Why Souris? Top 10 Reasons

Where is Souris?

Closer than you think.

Souris sits 47km southwest of Brandon in the heart of southwest Manitoba. Just 20 minutes south of Highway #1, 60 minutes north of the US border, Souris is connected via major roadways and the CP Rail line. The Souris River Valley, Plum Creek and Victoria Park create a natural environment of profound beauty. A province in Western Canada, Manitoba is located along the Canada-U.S. border in the northern half of the North American continent. 

Top 10 Reasons you will love Souris

1. Vibrant small-town community atmosphere: safe, active, fun, quiet
2. Beautiful landscape and scenery: greenspace, Souris River Valley
3. Top notch amenities: school, healthcare, sports and recreation
4. Work opportunities: Agriculture, education and healthcare: top 3 industries
5. Family-oriented: good health and personal safety
6. Retirement friendly: accommodations, activities, volunteering
7. Proud Heritage: strong connection to the region
8. Infrastructure and location: heart of Southwest Manitoba, connected by rail and highway
9. Demographics: strong workforce in skilled trades, more high school graduates per capita
10. Community life…helping and encouraging others; volunteering; having close friends and socializing with people

Upcoming Events

all-day Comedian Matt Falk
Comedian Matt Falk
Apr 20 all-day
The Souris Glenwood Foundation is celebrating their 30th Anniversary on Thursday, April 20, 2023, with an “Encore Performance” by Matt Falk, comedian. We will give more info as time gets closer.
all-day Spring Fling & Town-wide Yard Sales
Spring Fling & Town-wide Yard Sales
May 5 – May 7 all-day
This is a Souris & Glenwood Chamber of Commerce hosted event. More information to follow!  
all-day Souris & Glenwood Ag Society Sum...
Souris & Glenwood Ag Society Sum...
Jul 7 – Jul 9 all-day
This is a Souris & Glenwood Chamber of Commerce event. More information to follow.