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Community Profile

Location

The R.M of Wallace-Woodworth is located at the intersection of the longest east-west highway in Canada (Trans Canada #1) and the longest north-south highway in North America (Highway #83), a short 231 kilometers from the geographical centre of North America.

Distance to Major Centres / 24-hour Border Crossings/ Ports

Location

Kilometers

Miles

Winnipeg

292

181

Brandon

82

51

Regina

286

177

Saskatoon

543

337

Edmonton

1066

662

Calgary

1048

651

Vancouver

2033

1263

Minneapolis

970

602

Chicago

1626

1010

24 Hour Border Crossings

 

 

North Portal

221

137

Boissevain/ International Peace Gardens 

161

100

Emerson

360

223

Trade Zones/ Ports

 

 

CentrePort

293

182

Global Transportation Hub

161

100

Churchill 

1084

673








Labour Force:

Dennis County Labour Force Study

http://www.investsouthwest.ca/p/labour-workforce

Transportation

Our municipality can be accesses by highway, rail or air. We have close proximity to two Foreign Trade Zones, Centreport in Winnipeg and Global Transportation Hub in Regina.

Highways

Trans Canada #1 Highway is a RTAC 63,500KG rate route. Information about Truck weight limits, configurations, and Manitoba highway ratings can be found here.

https://www.gov.mb.ca/mit/mcd/resources/twlm.html

Rail

Canadian Pacific rail operates the CP Broadview subdivision from Brandon, Manitoba to Broadview, Saskatchewan. This is CP’s main line through Manitoba and Saskatchewan. The CP Rocanville Subdivision runs from Virden, MB to Sylvite, SK and serves the Rocanville Potash Mine.

Airports-

 Wallace-Woodworth is served by the Virden/R.J. (Bob) Andrew Field Regional Aerodrome that provides a 4320 X75 ft asphalt runway and 100LL, JA-1 (FSII) fuel available.

Not far away, Brandon Municipal Airport offers daily flights to Calgary. Wallace-Woodworth is equal distance from both Winnipeg’s James Armstrong Richardson International airport and the Regina International Airport.

Real Estate

In 2019 bare land (hay/pasture) sold for between $1583/acre and $629/acre with an average per acre price of $1330/ acre.