Welcome to the Rural Municipality of St. Laurent

Poised on the shores of Lake Manitoba, St. Laurent offers some of the nicest beaches in Manitoba with over 600 lake front cottage lots.  With the most scenic and peaceful sunsets, St. Laurent is growing,  with many long standing seasonal residents choosing our community to call home.  And who could blame them!  Only a short drive to Winnipeg, St. Laurent offers all the amenities you could ever need including restaurants, grocery store, post office, ambulance and local fire station, assisted living centre with nursing aids and nurse practitioner, pharmacy,  recreation centre, baseball diamonds, and arena.  If you’re an avid sportsman St. Laurent offers great fishing and hunting as well as ATV, snowmobile trails and our Lake Manitoba Resort Golf Course.  St. Laurent is also a large farming community with many hectares of pasture land, cattle, hobby and professional.  We are proud to have our own meat packers plant as well.  Interlake Packers has been around for decades offering a fine assortment of smoked meats and custom cuts.
Explore and Enjoy:
  • Sandy Beaches: Enjoy the pristine shores of Lake Manitoba with its sandy beaches perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and picnicking.
  • Recreational Activities: Take part in a variety of recreational activities such as fishing, boating, and birdwatching. The area is renowned for its abundant wildlife and scenic landscapes.
  • Local Festivals: Experience the vibrant community spirit at local events and festivals, celebrating everything from arts and crafts to local cuisine and heritage.
  • Historic Sites: Visit the Métis Heritage Centre and other historical landmarks that tell the story of the area’s rich past.
  • Big Interlake Mechanical: Family owned and operated repair facility, retail store and rentals. They offer marine equipment, recreational vehicles, power sports equipment, and host multiple community events throughout the year!
Embrace the Métis Culture:
St. Laurent is a proud home to a significant Métis population, whose heritage and traditions are deeply woven into the fabric of the community. The Métis people, known for their unique blend of Indigenous and European ancestry, have a rich cultural legacy that is celebrated throughout the RM. Visitors can explore this vibrant culture through local museums, cultural centres, and events that showcase Métis music, dance, art, and traditional crafts. The annual Métis Days festival is a highlight, offering a lively celebration of Métis heritage with traditional foods, performances, and storytelling that provide a deeper understanding of this important cultural community.
Plan Your Visit:
More then just cottage country, St. Laurent is a proud Métis community which was chosen in 2004 by the prestigious Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC for their inaugural exhibit located in the new National Museum of the American Indian.  They chose our community above so many others across North America because of the true vitality and distinctiveness of the Métis identity. ​
So please come visit us.  We look forward to seeing you!