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Manitoba Municipalities: Mossey River (Rural Municipality)

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This municipality is named for a river that flows through it.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Mossey River (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Mossey River (1 May 1906)
Amalgamated with Winnipegosis (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Dauphin, Ethelbert, Lakeshore, Mountain, Ste. Rose

Constituent Communities

Fishing River, Fork River, Oak Brae, Ukraina, Volga, Winnipegosis

Land Area (square km)

1123.94

Population

Year

Total

1901

1479

1911

2399

1921

2681

1931

2674

1941

2838

1951

2314

1956

2156

1961

1918

1966

1707

1971

1438

1976

1202

1981

1061

1986

907

1991

819

1996

752

2001

686

2006

614

2011

1186

2016

1145

Reeves / Heads of Council

Term

Reeve

1906-1908

T. H. Whale

1909-1911

J. P. Grenon

1912-1913

Fred B. Lacey

1914

William King

1915-1918

Fred B. Lacey

1919

Thomas B. Venables

1920-1923

John D. Robertson

1924

George E. Basham

1925-1927

Peter Melnyk

1928-1936

A. E. Ogryzlo

1937-1938

Karl Fortney

1939-1940

William Berkis

1941-1942

John Pokotylo

1943-1944

William Berkis

1945-1952

John L. Solomon

1953-1971

M. J. Harrison

1972

?

1973-1986

Nick Pakaluk

1987-1998

Ben Bornn

1999-2005

Edward Pakulak

2006

?

2007-?

Ron Kostyshyn

?-2014

Larry Zurba

2015-?

Kate Basford

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Mossey River.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Mossey River.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

Memoirs “From the Past”: Rural Municipality of Mossey River, Mossey River History Book Committee, 1999. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.M69 Mem]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 March 2017

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