Why Souris? Top 10 Reasons

Where is Souris?

Closer than you think.

Souris sits 47km southwest of Brandon in the heart of southwest Manitoba. Just 20 minutes south of Highway #1, 60 minutes north of the US border, Souris is connected via major roadways and the CP Rail line. The Souris River Valley, Plum Creek and Victoria Park create a natural environment of profound beauty. A province in Western Canada, Manitoba is located along the Canada-U.S. border in the northern half of the North American continent.


 1. Vibrant small-town community atmosphere: safe, active, fun, quiet

 2. Beautiful landscape and scenery: greenspace, Souris River Valley

 3. Top notch amenities: school, healthcare, sports and recreation

 4. Work opportunities: Agriculture, education and healthcare: top 3 industries

 5. Family-oriented: good health and personal safety

 6. Retirement friendly: accommodations, activities, volunteering

 7. Proud Heritage: strong connection to the region

 8. Infrastructure and location: heart of Southwest Manitoba, connected by rail and highway

 9. Demographics: strong workforce in skilled trades, more high school graduates per capita

 10. Community life…helping and encouraging others; volunteering; having close friends and socializing with people