Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87
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Flag of Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87
Official seal of Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87
Location within Alberta
Location within Alberta
CountryCanada
ProvinceAlberta
RegionNorthern Alberta
Planning regionLower Athabasca
Established1914
Incorporated1955
Government
 • ReeveBarry Kalinski
 • Governing body
M.D. of Bonnyville Council
  • Ed Duchesne
  • Ben Fadeyiw
  • Marc Jubinville
  • Mike Krywiak
  • Greg Sawchuck
  • Darcy Skarsen
  • Dana Swigart
 • CAOAl Hoggan
 • Administrative officeBonnyville
Area
 (2021)[2]
 • Land6,005.3 km2 (2,318.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[2]
 • Total12,897
 • Density2.1/km2 (5/sq mi)
 • CSD
12,760
Time zoneUTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Postal code
T0A 1S1
Websitemd.bonnyville.ab.ca

The Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87 is a municipal district (MD) in northeastern Alberta, Canada in Division No. 12. On the east, it is adjacent to the province of Saskatchewan.

The district was incorporated on January 1, 1955, through the merger of the Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87, the Municipal District of Glendon No. 88 and part of Improvement District No. 101.[3]

On May 1, 2021, the municipal district annexed the adjacent Improvement District No. 349.[4]

Geography

Communities and localities

The following Métis settlements and Indian reserves are within the MD of Bonnyville No. 87.

The following localities are within the MD of Bonnyville No. 87.[6][7]

Localities

Demographics

As a census subdivision n the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the MD of Bonnyville No. 87 had a population of 12,897 living in 4,759 of its 5,487 total private dwellings, a change of 1.2% from its 2016 population of 12,745. With a land area of 6,005.3 km2 (2,318.7 sq mi), it had a population density of 2.1/km2 (5.6/sq mi) in 2021.[2]

As a census subdivision in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the MD of Bonnyville No. 87 originally had a population of 13,575 living in 4,820 of its 5,667 total private dwellings, a 21.3% change from its 2011 population of 11,191.[8] This included the population of two Metis settlements, Elizabeth (653) and Fishing Lake (446),[9] located within the census subdivision that are municipalities independent of the MD of Bonnyville No. 87.[6] Statistics Canada subsequently amended the 2016 census results for Bonnyville No. 87 to a population of 12,760 living in 4,589 of its 5,405 total dwellings, a 14% change from its 2011 population of 11,191.[10] With a land area of 6,064.73 km2 (2,341.61 sq mi), it had a population density of 2.1/km2 (5.4/sq mi) in 2016.[8][10] Excluding the two Metis settlements, the MD of Bonnyville No. 87 had a population of 11,661 in 2016,[11] a change of 15.4% from its 2011 population of 10,101.[12]

The population of the MD of Bonnyville No. 87 according to its 2014 municipal census is 11,836,[13] a 17.2% change from its 2011 population of 10,101.[12]

Visible minorities and Aboriginals

The following is a breakdown of the visible minority and Aboriginal populations of the Bonnyville No. 87 census subdivision that includes the Elizabeth and Fishing Lake Metis settlements.

Visible minority and Aboriginal population (Canada 2006 Census)
Population group Population % of total population
White 8,300 81.6%
Visible minority group
Source:[14]
South Asian 0 0%
Chinese 0 0%
Black 20 0.2%
Filipino 15 0.1%
Latin American 20 0.2%
Arab 0 0%
Southeast Asian 0 0%
West Asian 0 0%
Korean 0 0%
Japanese 0 0%
Visible minority, n.i.e. 0 0%
Multiple visible minority 0 0%
Total visible minority population 55 0.5%
Aboriginal group
Source:[15]
First Nations 375 3.7%
Métis 1,420 14%
Inuit 0 0%
Aboriginal, n.i.e. 0 0%
Multiple Aboriginal identity 10 0.1%
Total Aboriginal population 1,815 17.8%
Total population 10,170 100%

See also

References

  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. May 9, 2019. Retrieved October 1, 2021.
  2. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts: Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities)". Statistics Canada. February 9, 2022. Retrieved February 9, 2022.
  3. ^ Bonnyville Municipal profile - Alberta Municipal Affairs
  4. ^ "O.C. 121/2021". Government of Alberta. April 28, 2021. Retrieved April 28, 2021.
  5. ^ "Cold Lake, City (Census Subdivision), Alberta". Statistics Canada. June 20, 2012. Retrieved August 13, 2012.
  6. ^ a b c "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. January 12, 2022. Retrieved January 21, 2022.
  7. ^ "Standard Geographical Classification (SGC) 2006, Economic Regions: 4812004 - Bonnyville No. 87, geographical codes and localities, 2006". Statistics Canada. March 5, 2010. Retrieved August 11, 2012.
  8. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
  9. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and designated places, 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 9, 2017.
  10. ^ a b "Population and dwelling count amendments, 2016 Census". Statistics Canada. November 15, 2017. Retrieved December 9, 2017.
  11. ^ 2017 Municipal Affairs Population List (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. ISBN 978-1-4601-3652-2. Retrieved February 10, 2018.
  12. ^ a b "2012 Municipal Affairs Population List" (PDF). Alberta Municipal Affairs. November 22, 2012. Retrieved January 6, 2013.
  13. ^ "Council Highlights". Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87. June 25, 2014. Retrieved June 26, 2014.
  14. ^ Community Profiles from the 2006 Census, Statistics Canada - Census Subdivision
  15. ^ Aboriginal Population Profile from the 2006 Census, Statistics Canada - Census Subdivision