Oakburn

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50°33'55"N
100°34'44"W
Country
 Canada
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Oakburn is a community in the Municipality of Shoal Lake, Manitoba, Canada. Oakburn is located at the junction of Highway #21 and #45, 14 km north of Shoal Lake. It began when the Canadian National Railway was built in 1906. Although it was named by Scottish settlers, the area boasts a strong Ukrainian heritage with many historical sites still well preserved. There is a Nursery School program available in the former Oakburn School. A Ukrainian Catholic and Ukrainian Orthodox Church are located in town and the Catholic Church also has a Parish Hall. The Oakburn Memorial Rink has two sheets of natural curling ice and a natural ice skating rink. The Rossburn Sub-Division of the TransCanada Trail passes through the community. Oakburn has a general store and fuel station/garage.
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