About the WRHA
The WRHA serves residents of the city of Winnipeg, as well as the northern community of Churchill and the rural municipalities of East and West St. Paul, representing a total population of more than 750,000. The WRHA also provides health-care support and specialty referral services to nearly half a million Manitobans who live beyond these boundaries, as well as residents of northwestern Ontario and Nunavut, who often require the services and expertise available within the WRHA.
Among the largest employers in Manitoba, the WRHA employs more than 14,000 people. With an annual operating budget of nearly $2.7 billion in the 2017-18 fiscal year, the WRHA is the largest health authority in the province, and operates or funds over 200 health service facilities and programs.