Welcome to the Rural Municipality of Oakview, featuring the communities of Oak River, Cardale, Rapid City and Basswood. We invite you to visit our region and experience the small community values to be found in Oakview. The R.M. of Oakview is made up of an area of 1120 square km. and has a population of about 1513 people. Grain and mixed farming are the backbone of the economic base of the municipality.

Our municipality is a friendly community with a sense of harmony and security. Agriculture provides a strong economic base while well developed infrastructure, roads and housing, allow for light industry - providing jobs and accommodations for those commuting to larger centers for work.

Local Restaurant Hours

Oak River Inn
Wednesday 4 pm – 12 am (midnight)
Thursday 12 pm (noon) – 12 am (midnight)
Friday 12 pm (noon) – 2:30 am
Saturday 2 pm – 2:30 am

Monday & Tuesday 8 am – 7:30 pm
Wednesday 8 am – 7:30 pm (She does a Senior supper on Wednesdays)
Thursday & Friday 8 am –7:30 pm
Saturday 8:30 – 7:30 pm
Sunday 8:30 – 7:30 pm


Jan 18, 2017 IMPORTANT! Rapid City is under a Boil Water Advisory. Please see the two links below. (to access the fact sheets, open Rapid City letter and clink on the links)

Boil Water Advisory
Sept 2016 Technical Report - Verbruggen Prairie Farms
Sept 2016 APPLICATION FOR A CONDITIONAL USE ORDER To provide for the Establishment of a Livestock Operation
Sept 19, 2016 Board of Revision - 2017 Assessment Roll Notice


The cost of living is one of the lowest in southwestern Manitoba. The purchase price and tax rates remain low in the municipality providing affordable housing. Developers can build in our community without the worry of high property taxes. For more information about the real estate in Oakview municipality, contact Way-Mor Agencies at 566-2490 or 328-5264.