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Hidden Gem of the North

People that live in Manitouwadge are anxious to work towards the betterment of our community because we believe in the future of the town as a place to live, work and retire.
The people  of Manitouwadge are ambassadors for the community when traveling elsewhere because we believe in a lifestyle where hunting, fishing, curling, golfing and everyday enjoyment of the outdoors are readily available.

We live here because the air is clean and our children are safe.


Affordable Housing

Affordable Living in Manitouwadge; leave behind the bustle of the city and enjoy the serene atmosphere a small town has to offer.

If you are looking to settle into retirement or to find a close-knit, safe community for your family, you have come to the right place! Manitouwadge is a friendly community that offers something for all ages.

Situated in the Canadian Shield, Manitouwadge offers boundless opportunities to be one with nature –all in your backyard. Please visit the Activities link for an idea of what Manitouwadge has to offer.

There are many affordable houses available in Manitouwadge, whether you are looking to purchase or rent your next home, there is something suitable for everyone.

Please visit the Real Estate link for local realtors who can help you take the next step in your new adventure.  



From Grade School to Graduation

Three school boards serve the township of Manitouwadge. With three primary schools – Ecole Publique Franco-Manitou, Manitouwadge Public School, and Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School, plus a modern, well-equipped high school built in 1998 – you will be sure to find the same level of education and opportunities that you would find in any city.

The small class sizes foster an environment that promotes growth and development, ensuring that your children will receive excellent educational advantages.

Post-secondary and adult education opportunities are offered through Centre de Formation Manitouwadge Learning Centre, Contact North, and remotely through colleges and universities in Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie and throughout Ontario.

Link to school websites:
Superior North Catholic District School Board

– SNCDSB Recruitment Video – HR Testimonial
Superior-Greenstone District School Board
Conseil scolaire du district du Grand Nord de l’Ontario



Santé Manitouwadge Health is an award winning integrated health care organization that is unique in Ontario.  It offers 9 inpatient acute care beds, 9 inpatient long-term care beds, one community hospice bed and a 24-hour emergency department. SMH also provides the following services: respite care, meals on wheels, palliative care, rehabilitation services (physiotherapy and cardiac rehab), diagnostic services (laboratory, X-Ray and Ultrasound), home nursing services, specialist clinics enabled by video-conference, primary care and chronic disease management through the family health team and a physician practice, diabetes program, meals on wheels, client transportation, seniors programs and public health unit promotion. Within this structure are many unique programs designed to meet the needs of our residents.  Santé Manitouwadge Health represents a one-stop shop for health services in the community.

In addition, Manitouwadge hosts a full-service pharmacy, a dentist, and visiting chiropractors and veterinarians.


We know that there are inconveniences such as blackflies in the summer and extreme cold in the winter, but we choose to revel in these circumstances and even brag about them. Manitouwadge is truly a hidden gem of the north – you will have to see it for yourself!
Please join us in working towards a better MANITOUWADGE!