Rural Municipality of Kelsey

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Kelsey
Rural Municipality of Kelsey
Location within Manitoba
Location within Manitoba
CountryCanada
ProvinceManitoba
Federal ridingChurchill—Keewatinook Aski
Provincial ridingThe Pas-Kameesak
Government
 • ReeveRod Berezowecki
 • Office locationThe Pas
Area
 • Total867.64 km2 (335.00 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total2,424
Postal code
R9A 1K6
WebsiteOfficial website

Kelsey is a rural municipality in the province of Manitoba in Western Canada. It consists of several disjoint parts; the largest part is Carrot Valley, located around and southwest of The Pas along the Carrot River, but the communities of Wanless (54°11′40″N 101°22′22″W / 54.19444°N 101.37278°W / 54.19444; -101.37278) and Cranberry Portage (54°35′12″N 101°22′41″W / 54.58667°N 101.37806°W / 54.58667; -101.37806), located further north, are also part of the municipality. It is 867.64 km² large. Also lying in the area around The Pas is the Opaskwayak Cree Nation Indian reserve.

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Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 National Household Survey,[2] the population of Kelsey is 2,125; the population density was 2.6 per km². The racial make up of Kelsey is solely made up of Aboriginals (44.0%); First Nations (23.1%) and Metis (20.7%), and Whites (56.0%). The religious make up of Kelsey is; Christian (74.5%), non-religious (25.5%). Every resident of Kelsey is a Canadian citizen. About 4.0% of the population can speak a language that is not recognized as an official language of Canada.

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Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Municipal Officials Directory (PDF). Winnipeg, Manitoba: Manitoba Municipal Relations. 2019.
  2. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=CSD&Code1=4621052&Data=Count&SearchText=kelsey&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=Aboriginal%20peoples&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1

Coordinates: 53°44′08″N 101°23′42″W / 53.73556°N 101.39500°W / 53.73556; -101.39500