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Teulon

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Teulon is a town located approximately 59 kilometers north of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, on Provincial Trunk Highway 7 Located between Stonewall and Gimli, Teulon is commonly referred to as "The Gateway to the Interlake" Teulon is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Rockwood

Contents

  • 1 History
  • 2 Education
  • 3 Government
    • 31 Municipal
    • 32 Provincial
    • 33 Federal
  • 4 Attractions
    • 41 Features
    • 42 Summer
    • 43 Winter
  • 5 Media
    • 51 Newspaper
    • 52 In film
  • 6 Notes
  • 7 External links

History

Teulon was founded in 1919, as a settlement for immigrant farmers, by Charles C Castle, and was affectionately named after his wife's maiden name of "Teulon" Teulon soon became a village, and then became a town in 1997 Its current population in 2016 stands at 1,201

Education

Teulon is situated in the South Interlake school division and is served by two schools:

  • Teulon Elementary School teaches kindergarten to grade 6 students
  • Teulon Collegiate Institute teaches grade 7 to grade 12

Government

Municipal

Teulon is represented by a Head of Council Mayor, a Deputy Mayor, and 3 councillors The current incumbents of the positions are:

  • Bert Campbell - Mayor
  • Jim Dola - Councillor
  • Danny Hutchinson - Councillor
  • Cherise Griffin - Councillor
  • Michael Ledarney - Councillor, Deputy Mayor

Provincial

Teulon is located in the Riding of Lakeside of Legislative Assembly of Manitoba and is currently represented by Ralph Eichler of the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba

Federal

Teulon is located in the Selkirk—Interlake electoral district with one Member of Parliament MP The district's current MP is James Bezan Teulon of the Conservative Party of Canada

The Winnipeg-Interlake division of the Senate is represented by Janis Johnson who was appointed by Brian Mulroney, and is a member of the Conservative Party of Canada

Attractions

Anglican church in Teulon

Features

Teulon's features include the Teulon Golf & Country Club, Green Acres Park & Campground, Teulon Curling Club, Teulon Rockwood Arena, Teulon Rockwood Centennial Centre, South Interlake Regional Library, and the Teulon and District Museum

A two-room motel and the Teulon Motor Hotel & Bar are available for visitors

Summer

Teulon has been known for its Truck & Tractor Pull, along with the Demolition Derby, at the rodeo grounds contained within Green Acres Park The contest brings out competitors from all over the county

Teulon Rodeo is also held at the end of August every year, featuring a full heartland rodeo schedule, chariot races, and other attractions

A short drive to Stonewall's "Quarry Days," Winnipeg Beach's "Boardwalk Days," and Gimli's "Icelandic Festival," visitors of Teulon are able to take in many stops of the Manitoba traveling carnival "Wonder Shows", as well as the local version known as "Teulon Dayz"

Also nearby are Kinsmen Lake, Lake Winnipeg, and Norris Lake

Winter

Annually, the Town of Teulon holds a Santa Claus parade started by Gloria Joy Anderson, most often followed by a bonspiel Volunteers create floats, decorating their vehicles and tractors, and toss candy to guests

Media

Newspaper

Local newspapers of Teulon include the Stonewall Teulon Tribune, the Stonewall Argus & Teulon Times and the Interlake Spectator

In film

In 2007, Teulon was the film location for The Haunting in Connecticut starring Virginia Madsen and Elias Koteas The film premiered on March 27, 2009

Notes

  1. ^ a b c Town of Teulon Official Website "Visitor information" teulonca Retrieved 2008-01-16 
  2. ^ a b "Census Profile" 2016 Census Statistics Canada 
  3. ^ Teulon Rodeo

External links

  • Official website
  • Rural Municipality of Rockwood
  • Map of Teulon at Statcan

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