McMunn and East Braintree are located on the most eastern edge of the municipality along the Trans Canada Highway and Provincial Road 308. The population of these two hamlets is 180. In McMunn, you will find McMunn Motor Inn, Nelda’s Cinnamon Bun Bakery, craft shop (Birch River Village), welding/repair shop (Birch River Enterprises), pulp cutting/shipping (Nakka Trucking and Anderson Trucking), sawmills (Feilberg Enterprises) and Braintree Sawmill Co., and contractors (Polar Enterprises).
In East Braintree, you will find a motel/seasonal campground (Whiteshell Lakeside Pines), plumber (Birch River Plumbing & Heating), electronics supplier (Maple Place Electronics), pulp cutting/shipping (Shelyn Forest Products), a piloting service for oversize loads (R. Karalash Enterprises), the East Braintree Community Church and Midwinter Heritage Museum. Children are bussed to Reynolds Elementary School (K to Grade 6) in Prawda and to Whitemouth School (Grade 7 to 12). East Braintree is situated on Provincial Road 308 which is an access to the USA. Residents travel to Kenora, Ste. Anne, Steinbach, Whitemouth or Winnipeg for their shopping or medical needs.