Real Estate in Sifton, Manitoba
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For the rural municipality in the Virden, Manitoba area, see the Rural Municipality of Sifton.
Sifton is an unincorporated community located in the Rural Municipality of Dauphin in the Canadian province of Manitoba approximately 20 km north of Dauphin in the Parkland area. Large influxes of Ukrainians settled this region in the mid-1890s, part of a mass immigration undertaken by the federal government. Sifton is named after Minister of the Interior Clifford Sifton, who viewed farmers from Eastern Europe as ideal for settling and opening the Canadian West. About 250 families both in town and in the surrounding countryside today call Sifton, Manitoba their home.