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Whether you look for commercial services or community services, you will find both are well-established in Weyburn.
Over 10,500 residents call Weyburn their home. Weyburn’s intermediate trading area services 50,000 people from nearby communities, villages and towns. Our main economic base is comprised of agricultural service and shipping, oilfield exploration, manufacturing and processing, and business and industry services.
Weyburn’s rich soils have made for excellent grain farming in the area, helping make Weyburn the country’s highest volume inland grain handling centre. Well over half a million tons of grain pass through the Weyburn terminals each and every year.
Canada’s major banks are represented, as well as a major credit union, plus a solid professional sector made up of accounting, insurance, legal and medical services. Communications services include newspapers, radio and cable television.
An extensive, modern education system includes one of the province’s leading comprehensive high schools, and extends to a regional college with university-level programs as well as vocational training. The City of Weyburn provides a wide variety of sports and recreation facilities, including many with free access. There are libraries, galleries, art centers and museums, and one of the province’s newest urban park developments.
As the headquarters of the Sun Country Health Region, Weyburn maintains an extensive health care network, including a hospital and other specialized care facilities.
Nearby water sources not only provide for home and business needs in the city and its surrounding area, but have also become major recreation centres for golf, boating, camping and fishing.
The civic infrastructure for transportation, electricity, natural gas and telecommunications is first class and includes the security of modern fire, police and emergency measures protection.
Visitors enjoy eight hotels and motels, and a diverse selection of restaurants. Civic and commercial properties supply a wide range of meeting and convention facilities.
Behind all these services stands a well-educated and highly motivated workforce, imbued with the self-reliant skills and initiative that characterize the practical prairie work ethic.
THE BOTTOM LINE: Weyburn has the solid economic and community foundation on which new opportunities are built.