Where We Are
Buffalo Lake is one of eight Metis Settlements in Alberta with a land base of 35,356 hectares (3.75 Townships) and that has a population of 1,236 people. Buffalo Lake is located in east-central Alberta, 200 km northeast of Edmonton and 50 km south-west of Lac La Biche. Other towns nearby include Boyle and Smoky Lake.
The Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement governance structure consists of five elected council members, with an administrative staff that oversee the daily operations of local government.
Buffalo Lake has come a long way since its first settlers arrived in 1951. They have constructed 210 homes, several roads and driveways, a water treatment plant, a recreation facility, recreation grounds, the Head Start building, Training Centre and a Family Centre.
For more information about Buffalo Lake Metis Settlement, visit their website at: https://buffalolakems.ca
Stan Delorme, Chair
Harold Blyan, Vice Chair
Archie Handel, Councillor
Lawrence Ladouceur, Councillor
Horace Patenaude, Councillor