Rural Municipality of St. Clements

Beginnings of the Rural Municipality of St. Clements

The Province of Manitoba passed legislation to allow the formation of the R.M of St. Clements on 7 July 1883. The legislation was proclaimed as law on 16 November 1883 and deemed effective by 22 December 1883. The original boundaries included: Portions of the County of Lisgar, from the Red River to the line between…

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Local Government for East Side of the Red River

By: slh BEGINNINGS It can safety be said that we, on the east side of the Red River, lying in the area now known as the Rural Municipality of St. Clements, had for our first local government, the old Governor and Council of the District of Assiniboia. This government was basically municipal in administration. Our…

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RM of St. Clements Boundaries

The rural municipality of St. Clements comprises of all those portions of townships 13, 14 and l5 in range 5 east lying to the east of the Red River and outside the limits of the Parishes of St. Andrews, St. Clements and St. Peters; all that portion of township 16 in range 5 east lying…

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St Clements Council Chambers

submitted by slh The first Council Chamber, to the best of my knowledge, was located on the old Main Road (now known as Henderson Highway) on part of Lot 94. It was the old McKay residence. A photo has been located after much searching and we include it here as a record of our humble…

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St. Peters Reserve

St Peters Reserve: Surrender, Land Dispute and Hay Marsh

Surrender, Land Dispute, and Hay Marsh: A Chronology  of Events Submitted  by slh In 1817 a Treaty was negotiated with the Salteaux Indians and they were granted land  running north from Sugar Point. This became the site of St. Peters Reserve. There were also many Cree Indians who made  their home in  this community. Soon,…

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St. Peter’s Settlement/Reserve

After Peguis, and his band, came to the region, they settled at Netley Creek, about 11 miles down river from St. Peter’s Church. They set up their camp and continued to live as they had done for generations, before contact with white society. They trapped and hunted animals for food, shelter, clothing, tools, and trade….

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