Statistics Canada has released the population count results from the 2016 census.
It shows the population of the Manitoba portion of Flin Flon has gone down from the 2011 census by 7.8 percent to 4982 and the Saskatchewan portion down by 11 percent to 203 giving Flin Flon a population of 5185.
The population of Creighton has gone down 6.4 percent to 1402, Denare Beach down 5 percent to 779 and the Pas is down 2.6 percent to 5369. Thompson moved in the opposite direction with its population going up by 4.2 percent to 13,678 while Snow Lake went up 24 percent to 899.
Manitoba’s population now stands at 1,278,365 with Saskatchewan at 1,098, 352,