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This municipality was named for the Little Saskatchewan River (also known as the Minnedosa River) that flows through it.

Present Status

Rural Municipality of Oakview (1 January 2015)

Incorporation History

Rural Municipality of Saskatchewan (22 December 1883)
Amalgamation of Blanshard, Rapid City and Saskatchewan (1 January 2015)

Adjoining Municipalities

Elton, Harrison Park, Minto-Odanah, Riverdale, Yellowhead

Constituent Communities

Basswood, Brumlie, Cardale, Norman, Oak River, Rapid City

Land Area (square km)

563.73

Population

Year

Total

1891

720

1896

1290

1901

1121

1911

1532

1921

1613

1931

1517

1941

1470

1951

1294

1956

1224

1961

1099

1966

1047

1971

922

1976

867

1981

789

1986

771

1991

677

1996

661

2001

639

2006

593

2011

570

Reeves

Term

Reeve

1884-1887

?

1888-1890

Gregor McGregor

1891

?

1892-1896

Peter Campbell

1897-1905

Edward Soldan (1854-1927)

1906-1918

A. B. St. John

1919-1922

Thomas Wolstenholme (1870-1952)

1923-1951

Roland Porter

1952-1957

W. A. Horner

1958-1959

F. Porter

1960-1980

Edward Duncan “Ed” Menzies (1923-1980)

1981-1983

Arthur G. Bayes

1984-2001

Clayton Murray

2002-2014

Robert Sharpe

2015

See Oakview

Memorable Manitobans

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Historic Sites

Go here for a list of historic sites in the former RM of Saskatchewan.

History Books

Go here for a list of history books for the former RM of Saskatchewan.

Maps

Sources

Geographic Names of Manitoba, Manitoba Conservation, 2000.

We thank Margaret Bell for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 May 2017

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