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Municipal / administrative history




Territory - Province: 1667 - 1867

1667 – Rupert’s Land
1870 – Manitoba and maybe a little piece of The North-West Territories
1881 – Manitoba

Source: Territorial Evolution of Canada [map], 2nd ed., 1969 (MCR 2306).

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Towns

1893 - Morris became a Town.
1879 - Emerson became a Town.
1889 - Emerson and West Lynne amalgamate as Emerson (Town).
1954 - Winkler became a Town.
1956 - Altona became a Town.
1998 - Gretna became a Town.
2000 - Plum Coulee became a Town.

Sources: Canadian Geographical Names Data Base; Canadian Encyclopedia; and Encyclopedia Canadiana.

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Other

1886 - West Lynne was incorporated.
1906 - Winkler became a Village.
1946 - Altona became a Village.
1949 - Glenboro became a Village.
1963 - Notre Dame de Lourdes became a Village.

Sources: Canadian Geographical Names Data Base; Canadian Encyclopedia; and Encyclopedia Canadiana.

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