Red Lake, Ontario

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Red Lake is proud of its warm, welcoming and friendly atmosphere.  With less than 5,000 residents, Red Lake maintains a small-town mentality that can't be beat.  With friendly neighbours, courteous businesses, and approachable community leaders, you and your family should feel right at home here.  A smile awaits you! 


Family Oriented

Red Lake is a family-friendly community, with plenty to keep you and your kids busy.  Programs and activities are available for kids of all ages.  Modern daycares and schools, several recreation facilities, and a variety of clubs should meet all of your family's needs.    You can be sure you won't have any trouble filling your calendar!

Close to Nature

Red Lake has some of the most beautiful and pure nature in Canada...found right out your backdoor.  Enjoy all that nature has to offer - pristine waters, rugged shorelines, and secluded forests.  No matter the season, Red Lake has something to offer the nature-lover in you.  Don't miss nature's beauty at its best!


Clean & Healthy

Fresh air, clear lakes, pristine wilderness and animals in their natural habitat...Red Lake offers a clean and healthy lifestyle.  Leave behind the roar of the traffic, the nightly sirens and the smell of smog in the air...come and experience the feeling of crisp, clean air in your lungs, the sight of a star-filled sky and the joy of a five minute commute. 
Live healthy, live happy!




Red Lake is a community that prides itself on safety and security.  Being a small town, you can feel confident that your family is safe.  There is a  community-wide commitment to making Red Lake a safe and secure place to live and raise your family, starting with our dedicated local emergency services personnel, including OPP and Volunteer Fire Departments.



Red Lake has a rich history, but is also a very progressive community.  Red Lake  offers community facilities that are modern and clean.  New and up-to-date schools, daycare centres, medical facilities,  recreational buildings, and local infrastructure offer everything your family requires.  Red Lake is a modern community nestled in among nature. 

 Culturally Rich

Red Lake has a rich and celebrated history in aviation, mining and aboriginal heritage. And with a still 
significant aviation sector and a current boom in the mining industry, as well as vibrant aboriginal culture, this history is still strong today. The Red Lake Regional Heritage Centre showcases exhibits on the community's history and aboriginal heritage.


Vibrant Economy

Red Lake has a very vibrant and bustling economy.  The local economy is based on mining, tourism and wood resources.  Balmertown is home to one of the world's richest gold mines, which is the area's largest employer.  The area is also home to many resorts and lodges, specializing in fishing, hunting or canoeing.  There has also been efforts to pursue value-added forestry.


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If you are new to the community and are interested in receiving a Welcome Bag,
please visit us at 137 Howey Street.

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Learn more about your local Community Development Committee

Canada FedNor The Chukuni Communities Development Corporation
A Community Futures Development Corporation
137 Howey Street, Box 250, Red Lake, Ontario Canada P0V 2M0
Phone: 807 727-3275 Fax: 807-727-3285 Email List