<!-- Infobox begins -->Meander River
, is a settlement in Upper Hay River 212
, a part of the Dene Tha' Band, in Northern Alberta
. It serves as a transportation service center between Alberta
and the Northwest Territories
The settlement is located on the banks of the Hay River
, at an elevation of . The plant hardiness zone
of Meander River is 0B, the second lowest possible within Canada, due primarily to its Northern latitude.
The major source of employment in Meander River is provided via commute to High Level, 70 km to the South along the Mackenzie Highway
. There are three other sources of employment within the community, a provincially funded school built in 1996, a Dene Tha' Band office and a general store.
The community is connected to the internet via Alberta SuperNet with fiber optic cabling.
Two FM Radio stations are broadcast to the reserve, CFWE 89.9 FM and CIAM 92.3 FM.
There is one school in Meander River, Upper Hay River School.List of High Schools in Alberta
Medical care is provided by the Meander River Health Station.
- Recreational hockey/ball hockey league
- Recreational volleyball league.
- The area provides easy access to cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, canoeing, hunting and fishing.
There is one church in Meander... Read More