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Janvier South or Janvier is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada within the Regional Municipality (R.M.) of Wood Buffalo. The hamlet's official name is Janvier South according to Alberta Municipal Affairs. However, it is more commonly known and referred to as Janvier by the R.M. of Wood Buffalo and its residents. It is further alternately known as Chard. The latter name is after A. Chard, a transportation official.

Janvier South (a.k.a. Janvier or Chard) is located 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) northeast of Highway 881, approximately 94 kilometres (58 mi) southeast of Fort McMurray and 45 kilometres (28 mi) west of the Saskatchewan border.


As a designated place in the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Janvier South recorded a population of 100 living in 41 of its 60 total private dwellings, a change of -3.8% from its 2011 population of 104. With a land area of 5.06 km2 (1.95 sq mi), it had a population density of 19.8/km2 (51/sq mi) in 2016.

The population of Janvier in 2012 was 171 according to a municipal census conducted by the R.M of Wood Buffalo.

As a designated place in the 2011 Census, Janvier South had a population of 104 living in 41 of its 55 total dwellings, compared to its reported 2006 population of 0. With a land area of 5.12 km2 (1.98 sq mi), it had a population density of 20.31/km2 (52.6/sq mi) in 2011.

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