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Fishing Lake Metis Settlement
Metis Settlement
Motto(s): 
"Our Culture, Our Land, Our People"
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census division 12
Area
 (2016)
 • Land 355.51 km2 (137.26 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total 446
 • Density 1.3/km2 (3/sq mi)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)

Fishing Lake Metis Settlement is a Metis settlement in central Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Bonnyville No. 87 and Treaty Six lands. It is located approximately 15 km (9.3 mi) east of Highway 897 and 52 km (32 mi) south of Cold Lake.

Demographics

As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Fishing Lake Metis Settlement recorded a population of 446 living in 160 of its 190 total private dwellings, a change of 2.3% from its 2011 population of 436. With a land area of 355.51 km2 (137.26 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.3/km2 (3.4/sq mi) in 2016.

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Fishing Lake had a population of 436 living in 153 of its 170 total dwellings, a change of -9.9% from its 2006 population of 484. With a land area of 355.74 km2 (137.35 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.2256/km2 (3.174/sq mi) in 2011.

The population of the Fishing Lake Metis Settlement according to its 2009 municipal census is 952.

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