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Manitoba Municipalities: Cartier

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This municipality was named for politician George-Étienne Cartier.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Cartier (21 February 1914)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Cartier (21 February 1914)

Adjoining Municipalities

Grey, Headingley, Macdonald, Portage la Prairie, St. Francois Xavier, Woodlands

Constituent Communities

Beaudry, Dacotah, Elie, St. Eustache, Springstein, White Plains

Land Area (square km)

553.42

Population

Year

Total

1871

719

1881

1400

1891

1400

1901

1495

1911

1986

1921

2476

1931

2876

1941

3500

1951

3248

1956

3240

1961

3161

1966

2972

1971

2987

1976

2896

1981

2825

1986

2924

1991

3115

1996

3009

2001

3120

2006

3162

2011

3153

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1914-1915

Ferdinand Lafleche

1916-1919

J. L. Picard

1920-1924

Edouard Payment

1925-1927

J. L. Picard

1928-1932

Ernest Bouchard

1933-1935

Amedee Beaudin

1936-1938

C. B. Franklin

1939-1943

Amedee Beaudin

1944-1951

Alfred Hamelin

1952-1957

Charles Chabot

1958-1989

Earl Vincent “Bud” Fossay (c1920-2004)

1990-1998

Joseph Ulric Legault (1927-1998)

1999-2001

Colin Vann

2002-2014

Roland Rasmussen

2015-?

Dale Fossay

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in Cartier.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for Cartier.

Maps

Sources

Treasures of Time: The Rural Municipality of Cartier, 1914-1984. Rural Municipality of Cartier, 1985. Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.C37.

They Stopped at a Good Place: The History of the Beausejour, Brokenhead, Garson and Tyndall Area of Manitoba, 1875-1981. Beausejour-Brokenhead Historical Committee, 1982. Manitoba Legislative Library F5648.B76.

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 December 2014

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