Bissett, Manitoba

Bissett, Manitoba

Bissett is a community in the Canadian province of Manitoba. Situated on Rice Lake, the town was named after the respected physician, surgeon and politician Edgar Douglas Richmond Bissett, a Member of Parliament from September 1926 until July 1930.

Gold was discovered in the community in 1911 and was a steady industry for many years until closure of the mine in 1983. The community was recognized in 1972, and is represented by a mayor and council. The 1996 population was 159. A new mining project was started near the town in 2005.

Located on Manitoba Provincial Road 304, Bissett is an entry point to Nopiming Provincial Park.

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