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Rural Municipality of Sliding Hills No. 273



The Rural Municipality of Sliding Hills No. 273 (2016 population: 421) is a rural municipality (RM) in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan within Census Division No. 9 and SARM Division No. 4.

Sliding Hills No. 273
Rural Municipality of Sliding Hills No. 273
Location of the RM of Sliding Hills No. 273 in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: [1]
CountryCanada
ProvinceSaskatchewan
Census division9
SARM division4
Formed[2]January 1, 1913
Government
 • ReeveHarvey Malanowich
 • Governing bodyRM of Sliding Hills No. 273 Council
 • AdministratorTodd Steele
 • Office locationMikado
Area
 (2016)[4]
 • Land855.28 km2 (330.23 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[4]
 • Total421
 • Density0.5/km2 (1/sq mi)
Time zoneCST
 • Summer (DST)CST
Area code(s)306 and 639

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History

The RM of Sliding Hills No. 273 incorporated as a rural municipality on January 1, 1913.[2]

Heritage properties

There are three historical buildings located within the RM.

  • 'Greek Catholic Church of Transfiguration (also called the Dneiper Catholic Church) - Constructed in 1931 in a byzantine cruciform style. The church is of historic significance within the community.[5]
  • Holy Assumption St. Mary’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church (also called Holy Assumption of St. Mary and the Boychuk Church) - Constructed in 1902 and officially opened in 1927, the church still hosts an annual service attended by descendants of early immigrants to the area.[6]
  • St. Michael’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church - Constructed in 1924, the church includes a separate bell tower and is of historical significance in the community.[7]

Demographics

Population history
(1981–2016)
YearPop.±%
19811,042—    
1986957−8.2%
1991784−18.1%
1996650−17.1%
2001565−13.1%
2006462−18.2%
2011520+12.6%
2016421−19.0%
Source: Statistics Canada via Saskatchewan Bureau of Statistics[8][9]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the RM of Sliding Hills No. 273 recorded a population of 421 living in 191 of its 267 total private dwellings, a -19% change from its 2011 population of 520. With a land area of 855.28 km2 (330.23 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.5/km2 (1.3/sq mi) in 2016.[4]

In the 2011 Census of Population, the RM of Sliding Hills No. 273 recorded a population of 520, a -1.3% change from its 2006 population of 527. With a land area of 855.28 km2 (330.23 sq mi), it had a population density of 0.6/km2 (1.6/sq mi) in 2011.[10]


Government

The RM of Sliding Hills No. 273 is governed by an elected municipal council and an appointed administrator that meets on the second Monday of every month.[3] The reeve of the RM is Harvey Malanowich while its administrator is Todd Steele.[3] The RM's office is located in Mikado.[3]


Transportation

Passenger rail service is provided to the RM by Via Rail at its Mikado flag stop.


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Information as of: 17.08.2021 06:48:59 CEST

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