Northern Affairs

Northern Affairs supports thriving, healthy and safe Indigenous and northern communities through the provision of municipal programs and services to 48 designated communities and settlements in Manitoba, as designated by The Northern Affairs Act.
The Division provides support, consulting and advisory services related to the planning, administration, and delivery of municipal services and capital projects via offices in Thompson, Dauphin, The Pas and Winnipeg.
Other responsibilities include the coordination of service delivery with other provincial departments and strategic partnerships with other government departments and agencies to facilitate the improvement of social, economic and environmental conditions in Northern Affairs Communities.
The Branch also leads cottage administration modernization in the unorganized territory.