District of Rainy River Sub-region

 

Overview 

The District of Rainy River sub-region is one of five sub-regions within the North West LHIN that represents a local planning area for health services. These sub-regions historically correspond to Integrated District Networks (IDNs) implemented through the Health Services Blueprint, which focus on providing equitable access to health care services for the residents within the district, improving health outcomes for the population and arranging for people to receive the level of care they need closer to home. 

District of Rainy River Map

Executive Summary 

The District of Rainy River sub-region contains four Local Health Hubs, including: Rainy River, Emo, Fort Frances, and Atikokan. 

Population 

  • The District of Rainy River sub-region is the fourth most populated district in the North West LHIN, with a total population of 20, 047 
  • The District of Rainy River sub-region accounts for 8.5% of the North West LHIN’s total population 
  • The District of Rainy River sub-region has the highest proportion of adults over the age of sixty-five (65) which accounts for 20.1% of the district population 
  • The District of Rainy River sub-region has an approximate total area of 15,474 square kilometers 

 

District of Rainy River Sub-region Planning Table Members

Director, District of Rainy River Sub-region - Tracy Stevenson, North West LHIN

  • Alex Berry
  • Barb Kwasnicia
  • Dan McCormick
  • Doug Moynihan
  • Henry Gauthier
  • Karen Lusignan
  • Kristan Miclash
  • Lisa Doerksen
  • Lori Maki
  • Marlene Davidson
  • Myrna Holman
  • Sheila Shaw
  • Ted Scholten