|Community Profile - Town of Beausejour|
The Town of Beausejour is situated 46km North East of Winnipeg on PTH #44. The Town is in the forefront of commercial and industrial expansion in Eastern Manitoba and is also the gateway to the Whiteshell - some of Manitoba’s best vacation lands. Its proximity to the beaches and to work centres like Winnipeg have led many to consider Beausejour the perfect town to settle in. Over 2800 people currently call Beausejour home.
Tourism has become an important economic tool for the community. Beausejour boasts about the Superior Inn Motel & Conference Centre that has 36 rooms, including 6 theme rooms and a room designated for handicapped accessibility. The Motel offers a 75 seat banquet/conference room, a 30 seat breakfast/meeting room, a 12 person spa, a steam and sauna room and a 700 square foot indoor pool.
The community is proud of the fact that a state of the art racetrack is located in their community, bringing motocross and snowmobile racing to Eastern Manitoba. The Canadian Power Toboggan Championships and Double B Rodeo are events that take place in the town. Beausejour’s recreational opportunities are unlimited and include an ice arena, 6- sheet curling rink, swimming pool, nature and ski trails, golf course plus a recreational hall. A new 30 bed hospital with an attached Primary Care Centre and two medical clinics provide the health care as required. One personal care home, five senior residences plus the Burgoyne Station +55 and Moya Doma Condos are available to serve the region’s seniors.
Beausejour is a town with a well-developed infrastructure that supports business and encourages growth. The town is the central grain-handling facility for the region.
The community of Beausejour enjoys a stable economy based on agriculture and tourism, with grain production being the mainstay of the agricultural activities in the surrounding area. Rail line service, natural gas, hydro, a four-lane highway, a stable tax rate and a fully-serviced industrial park makes Beausejour an attractive location for industrial growth. Residents are able to enjoy all the amenities and a high quality of lifestyle while living just a short drive from a major urban centre, the City of Winnipeg.
Beausejour Location and Climate
Beausejour Location: 46 km North East of Winnipeg off Highway #44
Distance to major North American cities (Km):
Elevation: 302 metres
Average Temperature (C):
Annual Precipitation: 406.9
Eastman Region Population: (1996) 83,994
Zoning: Community zoning, district zoning, local council zoning
Local regulations affect: Signs, land use and hazardous material
Mayor & Councilors: 5
Term: 4 years