Rural Municipality of Dauphin

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Dauphin is a rural municipality in Manitoba, Canada. It is located in the Parkland Region of Manitoba, and lies just north of Riding Mountain National Park, part of which extends into the RM. The municipality surrounds the separately administered city of Dauphin.

Communities[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Air[edit]

Dauphin Municipal Airport

  • Regional airport
  • Paved runways of 2,750 and 5,000 feet (1,500 m) long
  • Daily service to Winnipeg
  • Perimeter Airlines
  • Night and all-weather facilities
  • Avgas and aircraft maintenance
  • Capable of landing 737 and Hercules Transport

Rail[edit]

  • Canadian National Rail Secondary Mainline
  • Via Rail Canada passenger service

Road[edit]

  • Provincial Trunk Highways #5, #10 and #20
  • Greyhound Bus Lines
  • Gardewine North trucking, Purolator & Loomis Courier
  • Local short/long-distance trucking companies

Energy & communications[edit]

Hydro electricity[edit]

Natural gas[edit]

Communications[edit]

Water & waste management[edit]

Water supply source[edit]

  • Edwards Lake/Creek System and Vermillion Reservoir

Waste management[edit]

  • Total capacity of storage site is 196 million imperial gallons (890,000 m3)
  • Currently operating at 75% capacity
  • $2.5 million upgrading 2003 and 2005
  • 2 landfills (one at Sifton; one shared with City of Dauphin)
  • Recycling program

Industrial park[edit]

  • Fully Serviced
  • Land available in Sifton, Dauphin and other areas

Planning & conservation district member[edit]

  • Member of Dauphin Planning District
  • Member of Intermountain Conservation District
  • TOTAL REAL PROPERTY ASSESSMENT - 2009
  • Rural Municipality of Dauphin $212,181,200

Education[edit]

  • Total K-12 School Enrollment: 1,769 (source: Mountain View School Division, February 2009)
  • Ecole MacNeill K-6 School 149
  • Henderson Elementary 239
  • Barker K-6 School 269
  • Smith-Jackson K-6 School 95
  • Whitmore K-6 School 127
  • Mackenzie Middle 7-8 School 274
  • Dauphin Regional Comprehensive School 616

Post-secondary School:

  • Assiniboine Community College (Dauphin) varies
  • Campus Manitoba (Dauphin) varies
  • College & University available through Continuing Education & Distance Education

Services[edit]

Fire department[edit]

As of 2003:

  • Total of 35 member volunteers
  • 1 rural tanker
  • 4 pumper trucks
  • 1 aerial ladder
  • 3 rescue wagons
  • 1 portable trailer
  • 1 kodiak rescue boat
  • 1 snowmobile rescue sleigh
  • jaws-of-life

Ambulance[edit]

  • 4 ambulances
  • 24-hour service
  • Advanced life support service

Police[edit]

Post office[edit]

  • Full Service

Local media[edit]

  • Dauphin Herald newspaper (weekly)
  • Parkland Shopper newspaper (weekly)
  • 730 CKDM radio (Dauphin)

Licensed day care[edit]

List available at MB Child Day Care office

Health[edit]

Dauphin Regional Health Centre:

  • 107 beds
  • Laboratory testing, x-ray, EKG, CT scanner, hemodialysis, ultra-sound, fluoroscopy, medical and surgical wards
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Parkland Family Medicine Residency Program
  • Community Health Services
  • 911 emergency services

Special care services[edit]

  • Doctors: 21 and visiting medical staff available
  • Dentists: 8
  • Optometrists: 3
  • Chiropractors: 4
  • Personal Care Home: 70 beds
  • Other Services: Handi-van
  • Home Care & Meals on Wheels
  • Telehealth

Recreation[edit]

  • Parkland Recreation Complex:
  • Curling rink - 6 sheets of ice
  • Indoor leisure & waved pool, waterslide, 2 indoor arenas,
  • 1 outdoor arena
  • 18-hole golf course (RM of Ochre River)
  • Beach and campgrounds
  • Vermillion Park Sportsplex (baseball & soccer)
  • Selo Ukraina amphitheatre (10,000 seats)
  • International festivals: National Ukrainian Festival, Countryfest and Dauphin's Christian Music Festival (Jesus Manifest)
  • Historical sites and district museums
  • Dauphin Bible Camp

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°11′57″N 100°03′48″W / 51.19917°N 100.06333°W / 51.19917; -100.06333