Poplar River


Negginan, Manitoba
R0B 0Z0
Phone: (204) 244-2267
Fax: (204) 244-2690

Location: East side of Lake Winnipeg at the mouth of the Poplar River.

  • Reserve: I.R. No. 16
  • Area: 3,800 acres
  • Language: Anishiinabe
  • Economic Base: Fishing and trapping
  • Population:
    • On-reserve - 911
    • Off-reserve - 143
    • Total Population - 1054 (as of Dec. 31, 1996)
  • Transportation: There is no permanent access road to Poplar River. An annual winter road provides access from Pine Dock on the west side of Lake Winnipeg to Bloodvein, and north to Berens and Poplar River. Pine Dock is accessible by PHT # 234. A 2,500 foot gravel airstrip is maintained in Negginan and is serviced by scheduled and/or charter flights. goods are occasionally barged to the community from Selkirk. There are dock facilities for float planes and boats.

Commercial Businesses and/or Services:

  • First Poplar river Ventures/ Construction
  • Mitasosipe Trading Post
  • Northern Store
  • Poplar River Handicrafts
  • Dennis Bittern's Taxi
  • Mike & Bev's Cafe
  • Poplar River Transportation
Poplar River From Air
Poplar River Store
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