Leask, Saskatchewan

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Leask
Village
Village of Leask
Leask is located in Saskatchewan
Leask
Leask
Location of Leask in Saskatchewan
Leask is located in Canada
Leask
Leask
Leask (Canada)
Coordinates: 53°01′N 106°44′W / 53.02°N 106.74°W / 53.02; -106.74
Country  Canada
Province  Saskatchewan
Region Central
Census division 16
Rural Municipality Leask No. 464
Post office founded 1912
Incorporated (Village) 1912
Government
 • Type Municipal
 • Governing body Leask Village Council[1]
 • Mayor Maurice Stieb
 • Administrator Brenda Lockhart
Area
 • Total 0.75 km2 (0.29 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 399
 • Density 532.4/km2 (1,379/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
Postal code S0J 1M0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Hwy 40
Hwy 792
Website Village of Leask
[2][3][4][5]

Leask is a village within the rural municipality of Leask No. 464, in the boreal forest of central Saskatchewan, Canada. This village is eighty kilometers southwest of the City of Prince Albert. It is the administrative headquarters of the Mistawasis First Nation band government and municipal seat to the rural municipality of Leask No. 464, which had a larger population of 686 in 2016. The village of Leask had a population of 399 in the 2016 Canada Census (a 3.4% decrease from 413 in the 2011 Canada Census).

History[edit]

The village was incorporated in 1912.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Leask, Saskatchewan community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 399 (-3.4% from 2011) 413 (-1.2% from 2006) 418 (-6.5% from 2001)
Land area: 0.75 km2 (0.29 sq mi) 0.75 km2 (0.29 sq mi) 0.75 km2 (0.29 sq mi)
Population density: 532.4/km2 (1,379/sq mi) 551.1/km2 (1,427/sq mi) 557.8/km2 (1,445/sq mi)
Median age: 55.6 (M: 53.8, F: 58.2) 51.9 (M: 52.5, F: 51.2) 46.4 (M: 45.5, F: 47.2)
Total private dwellings: 211 199 199
Median household income:
References: 2016[7] 2011[8] 2006[9] earlier[10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leask Village Council
  2. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net. "Post Offices and Postmasters". Archived from the original on 2006-10-06. Retrieved 2014-07-12.
  3. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home. "Municipal Directory System". Archived from the original on 2016-01-15. Retrieved 2014-07-12.
  4. ^ Canadian Textiles Institute. (2005), CTI Determine your provincial constituency, archived from the original on 2007-09-11
  5. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005), Elections Canada On-line, archived from the original on 2007-04-21
  6. ^ A Lasting Legacy. Leask and District. 1990. p. 33. ISBN 978-0-88925-863-1.
  7. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". Canada 2016 Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2017-03-15.
  8. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-10-14.
  9. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-20.
  10. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 53°01′N 106°44′W / 53.02°N 106.74°W / 53.02; -106.74