With a strong Métis and Franco-Manitoban community, the riding is known as “The French Quarter”. Nearly 12% of the population speaks French as their mother tongue. It is the only Western Canadian riding which regularly elects Francophone candidates to Parliament.
About 18% of the riding’s population are immigrants, with some of the largest populations born in the Philippines, India, and the United Kingdom. Tagalog and German are the most common non-official mother tongues in the riding.
Approximately 12% of the riding’s population identify as Aboriginal. Ojibway is the most commonly spoken Indigenous language.
Average individual income is $48,198.