BOX 90

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

Winnipeg Sub Office: Phone: 204-953-5520

Fax: 204-953-5522

550-360 Broadway Avenue, Wpg, MB  R3C 0T6

Click here for Poplar River First Nation Website:


Current Chief & Council:

  • Chief Vera Mitchell
  • Councillor Darcy Bruce 
  • Councillor Russell Lambert
  • Councillor Guy Douglas
  • Councillor Langford Mason Sr.
  • Councillor Edwin R. Hudson
  • Councillor Tanya Bittern


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

Band No: 277

Reserve: I.R. No. 16

Area: 1537.8 Hectares  

Language: Anishinabe

Economic Base: Fishing and trapping



  • On-reserve - 1,340
  • Off-reserve -  601
  • Total Population - 1,941 (Effective December 31, 2019 as per ISC)


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:

  • Poplar River Band Office
  • Sagaday Lodge
  • Bunny's Restaurant
  • Sara's Diner
  • Negginan Hardware
  • B & B Networking
  • Poplar River Airport
  • Sanitation Service
  • Water Treatment Plant
  • Nursing Station
  • Headstart Program
  • Daycare Program
  • Northern Store 
Poplar River From Air
Poplar River Store
Southeast Resource Development Council Corp.
Head Office: Box 30 Scanterbury, Manitoba R0E 1W0
Winnipeg Office: 6th Floor - 360 Broadway, Winnipeg, MB R3C 0T6