ManitouManitou is more than just a small town. As a caring community where nearly everyone knows one another it offers a secure, friendly environment for visitors and locals alike. The town’s rural lifestyle blends with modern conveniences including a variety of local services.

A combination of facilities including a state of the art swimming pool, multi-purpose arena, curling rink and 9-hole golf course, offer top notch programs and recreation to both residents and visitors.

Manitou belongs to Communities in Bloom as we are a community fostering civic pride, environmental responsibility and beautification through community participation.

In 2002 we received 4 Blooms and followed up in 2003 by receiving 5 Blooms in the Manitoba in Bloom competition. This led to our invitation to participate in the National Communities in Bloom where we received 5 Blooms in both 2004,2005 and 2007.
 
Manitou's Population as of the 2011 Census was 808.
 
Each year our community displays progress in civic pride, environmental responsibility and beautification - so no matter the award, the community always wins!"
 
Are you New to Manitou? Here are a few tips and links that may be helpful:
 
Garbage & Recycling Pickup

Dog Licences - All dogs 6 months or older must be licences - tags are available at the Municipal Office for a cost of $15.00 per year or $50.00 for the lifetime of the dog. 
 
Water Meter Readings - Should be called in to the Municipal Office at the end of March, June, September and December. If you have an automatic meter you do not need to submit readings. 
 
Building Permits - are required for renovations or new construction they can be obtained by calling MSTW Planning District at 204-822-6223
 
Taxes are due October 30th of every year. 
 
Manitou has a siren that will sound at 12 noon and 6pm daily.