top of page

Creating a shared vision for Emerson-Franklin

Emerson-Franklin 2050: Steaming Ahead is a long-term Community Plan that will guide future development of Emerson-Franklin for future generations. It will lay the foundation for land use, future growth and community development.

Emerson Franklin Timeline.png

Our Commitment to Reconciliation

Emerson-Franklin is located on Treaty One lands, the original territories of the Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene Peoples, and on the National Homeland of the Red River Métis. We proudly acknowledge our role in the many relationships that make up our home and commit to a spirit of reconciliation and collaboration for the future.

Share Your Thoughts

We welcome you to share your vision and thoughts about the future of Emerson-Franklin. We will provide several opportunities for the community to share their stories, perspectives and thoughts throughout the project.


The Story of Emerson-Franklin

Cover photo-01.jpg

The history of Emerson-Franklin dates back to the early 1870’s when two railway entrepreneurs, Thomas Carney and William Fairbanks, planned a settlement on the east banks of the Red River immediately north of the United States border. Now known as the Gateway to the Canadian Mid-West, Emerson-Franklin continues to play a major part in facilitating north south trade.


Sign Up for Updates

Please provide your email if you would like to be kept informed about the project.

Thanks for subscribing!

E-F Logo.png
bottom of page