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Wawanesa is an unincorporated urban community in the Municipality of Oakland – Wawanesa within the Canadian province of Manitoba that held village status prior to January 1, 2015. It is the birthplace of The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Co.
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The Assiniboine River is a 1,070-kilometre (660 mi) river that runs through the prairies of Western Canada in Saskatchewan and Manitoba. It is a tributary of the Red River. The Assiniboine is a typical meandering river with a single main channel embanked within a flat, shallow valley in some places and a steep valley in others. Its main tributaries are the Qu'Appelle, Souris and Whitesand Rivers. For early history and exploration see Assiniboine River fur trade.
The Souris River or Mouse River is a river in central North America. It is about 700 km (435 mi) in length and drains about 23,600 square miles (61,100 km2). It rises in the Yellow Grass Marshes north of Weyburn, Saskatchewan. It wanders south through North Dakota beyond Minot to its most southern point at the city of Velva, and then back north into Manitoba. The river passes through the communities of Melita, Hartney, Souris and Wawanesa and on to its confluence with the Assiniboine River at Treesbank, about 25 miles (40 km) south east of Brandon. The main tributaries which flow into the Souris in Manitoba are the Antler River, the Gainsborough and Plum Creeks. Much of its drainage basin is fertile silt and clay deposited by former glacial Lake Souris.
Cliff Cullen is a politician in Manitoba, Canada. He was first elected to the Manitoba legislature in a by-election, held in the summer of 2004.
Westman is a region in the southwestern area of Manitoba, Canada. The region's urban centre is Brandon. The region comprises four of Statistics Canada's census divisions of Canada, Manitoba Census Divisions No. 5, No. 6, No. 7, and No. 15. Together they have a land area of 27,242.06 km² and had a population of 108,868 at the 2011 census.
Minnedosa was a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It was created in 1881 with the expansion of the province's western boundary, and has existed continuously since that time. From 1886 to 1888, it was divided into two ridings, Minnedosa East and Minnedosa West.
Gilbert Harrison Grant was a politician in Manitoba, Canada. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1945 to 1949 as a Liberal-Progressive.
The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Co. is a Canadian insurance firm. Currently, the company's executive offices are located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, with regional offices across Canada and operations in the United States. With assets of over $9.5 billion and over two million policies inforce, Wawanesa is one of the 10 largest property and casualty insurers in Canada.
George Adam Scott was a Canadian provincial politician. He was born in either Portage la Prairie or Winnipeg, Manitoba, to John and Jane (Bell) Scott, the fifth of eight children. His father was an active member of the Liberal Party, and once ran for public office, but lost. His cousin Walter Scott served as premier of Saskatchewan.
Esmond Unwin Butler, OC, CVO was a Canadian diplomat. He was Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Morocco. Previously, from 1959-1985, he was Secretary to the Governor General of Canada.
Division No. 7 is part of the Westman Region in the south western area of the province of Manitoba, Canada. The area's major service center is the city of Brandon, the second largest city in the province. The area population in 2001 was 57,148. The major industries of the Brandon area are agriculture, fertilizer manufacturing, livestock production, and packaging. The Canadian Forces are a major employer due to their training base near the community of Shilo.
The Rural Municipality of Oakland is a former rural municipality (RM) in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It was originally incorporated as a rural municipality on December 22, 1883. It ceased on January 1, 2015 as a result of its provincially mandated amalgamation with the Village of Wawanesa to form the Municipality of Oakland – Wawanesa.
Provincial Highway 18 by the Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation is a Regional Transportation Advisory Committee RTAC Route of Manitoba is a north–south highway in southern Manitoba. Beginning near St. John, North Dakota the route travels through Killarney and Ninette ending at Highway 2, 7.1 km southeast of Wawanesa. The RTAC route is capable of handling RTAC vehicles such as a truck, a truck and pony trailer, a truck and full trailer, a truck tractor and semi-trailer, an A-train, a B-train, or a C-train.
Frank Oliver Fowler was a Canadian politician serving as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba, then in Winnipeg city politics as an alderman and subsequently as the 29th Mayor.
Provincial Trunk Highway 19 is a short east-west provincial highway in the west-central region of the Canadian province of Manitoba. It runs from PTH 5 near Norgate to PTH 10 near Wasagaming.
Spruce Woods is a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It was created by redistribution in 2008 out of parts of other ridings.
Manitoba Provincial Road 344 is a very short provincial road in the Canadian province of Manitoba.
Manitoba Provincial Road 340 is a provincial road in the southwestern section of the Canadian province of Manitoba.
The Municipality of Oakland – Wawanesa is a rural municipality (RM) in the Canadian province of Manitoba that incorporated on January 1, 2015 via the amalgamation of the RM of Oakland and the Village of Wawanesa. It was formed as a requirement of The Municipal Amalgamations Act, which required that municipalities with a population less than 1,000 amalgamate with one or more neighbouring municipalities by 2015. The Government of Manitoba initiated these amalgamations in order for municipalities to meet the 1997 minimum population requirement of 1,000 to incorporate a municipality.