About 300 people live in Armstrong with another 400 people living in the neighbouring First Nation of Whitesand. It is a peaceful place where land is very affordable, taxes are low and local infrastructure is modern. The town is run by a group of volunteers organized into a Local Services Board.
There are more amenities and services in Armstrong than you might expect from a community of this size. You can find shopping, places to eat, tourism operators, churches, health and social services, recreation facilities, a school, a virtual library and annual events. In addition, local utilities including water, telecommunications and hydro-electricity are up to date and well maintained.
Armstrong is a popular stopover for tourists and workers who are headed into the remote north by air. It is a significant hospitality and service centre for many remote outposts and First Nations; increasing the demand for high quality amenities.