Resort Municipality, Prince Edward Island

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Resort Municipality
Resort municipality
Resort Municipality of Stanley Bridge, Hope River, Bayview, Cavendish and North Rustico
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Resort Municipality
Coordinates: 46°29′N63°23′W / 46.483°N 63.383°W / 46.483; -63.383 Coordinates: 46°29′N63°23′W / 46.483°N 63.383°W / 46.483; -63.383
CountryCanada
Province Prince Edward Island
County Queens County
Parish Grenville, Charlotte
Township Lot 21, Lot 22, Lot 23, Lot 24
Incorporated [1] 1990
Government
[2]
  TypeMunicipal Council
  ChairpersonMatthew Jelley
  Councillors
List
   CAO Brenda MacDonald
Area
[3]
  Total37.79 km2 (14.59 sq mi)
Population
 (2016) [4]
  Total328
  Density8.7/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-4 (AST)
  Summer (DST) UTC-3 (ADT)
Canadian Postal code
C0A 1N0
Area code 902
Website Official website

Resort Municipality, officially named the Resort Municipality of Stanley Bridge, Hope River, Bayview, Cavendish and North Rustico, is the lone municipality in Prince Edward Island, Canada that holds resort municipality status. It was established in 1990.

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History

A rural resort area to the north and northwest of North Rustico, comprising several communities, was incorporated as the Resort Municipality of Stanley Bridge, Hope River, Bayview, Cavendish and North Rustico by order in council in 1990. [1]

Geography

Resort Municipality is located within Queens County [5] approximately 35 km (22 mi) northwest of Charlottetown. It borders the Town of North Rustico [6] and straddles several geographic levels in the province, including the townships of Lot 21, Lot 22, Lot 23 and Lot 24 as well as the parishes of Grenville and Charlotte.[ citation needed ]

Localities within Resort Municipality include Bayview, Cavendish, Stanley Bridge, and Green Gables. [5] The municipal office is located in Cavendish at the intersection of Route 6 and Route 13. [7]

Demographics

Federal census population history of Resort Municipality
YearPop.±%
1986261    
1991 256−1.9%
1996 255−0.4%
2001 267+4.7%
2006 272+1.9%
2011 266−2.2%
2016 328+23.3%
2021 359+9.5%
Source: Statistics Canada
[8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Stanley Bridge, Hope River, Bayview, Cavendish and North Rustico had a population of 359 living in 149 of its 330 total private dwellings, a change of

Government

Resort Municipality is governed by an elected council comprising a chair and six councillors. [15] The chair of the current council is Matthew Jelley while the remaining council seats are held by councillors David Gauthier, Kay Hryckiw, Linda Lowther, Edmond Richard, George Clark Dunning and Gwen Wyand. [2] The municipality's chief administrative officer is Brenda MacDonald. [2] Administrative Assistant - Darlene Howell.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Bill No. 58: Municipal Government Act" (PDF). Prince Edward Island Queen's Printer. 2016. Retrieved December 28, 2016.
  2. 1 2 3 "Municipal Councils and Contact Information" (PDF). Government of Prince Edward Island. December 15, 2016. Retrieved December 28, 2016.
  3. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Prince Edward Island)". Statistics Canada. August 9, 2016. Retrieved December 28, 2016.
  4. "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Resort Mun. Stan.B.-Hope R.-Bayv.-Cavend.-N.Rust., Community [Census subdivision], Prince Edward Island". Statistics Canada. Retrieved October 10, 2019.
  5. 1 2 "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 1102045 - Resort Mun. Stan.B.-Hope R.-Bayv.-Cavend.-N.Rust., geographical codes and localities". Statistics Canada. April 1, 2014. Retrieved December 29, 2016.
  6. "Prince Edward Island Municipal Boundaries" (PDF). Prince Edward Island Communities, Land and Environment. Retrieved December 29, 2016.
  7. "Contact Us". Resort Municipality of Stanley Bridge, Hope River, Bayview, Cavendish and North Rustico. Retrieved December 28, 2016.
  8. "91 Census: Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions - Population and Dwelling Counts" (PDF). Statistics Canada. April 1992. Retrieved February 2, 2022.
  9. "96 Census: A National Overview - Population and Dwelling Counts" (PDF). Statistics Canada. April 1997. Retrieved February 2, 2022.
  10. "Population and Dwelling Counts, for Canada, Provinces and Territories, and Census Subdivisions (Municipalities), 2001 and 1996 Censuses - 100% Data (Prince Edward Island)". Statistics Canada. August 15, 2012. Retrieved February 2, 2022.
  11. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data (Prince Edward Island)". Statistics Canada. August 20, 2021. Retrieved February 2, 2022.
  12. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Prince Edward Island)". Statistics Canada. July 25, 2021. Retrieved February 2, 2022.
  13. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Prince Edward Island)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 2, 2022.
  14. 1 2 "Population and dwelling counts: Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), Prince Edward Island". Statistics Canada. February 9, 2022. Retrieved March 3, 2022.
  15. "Council". Resort Municipality of Stanley Bridge, Hope River, Bayview, Cavendish and North Rustico. Retrieved December 28, 2016.