The Melfort and region business community is diversified and growing. The region has long been sustained by some of the best farmland in western Canada and from these roots has grown a manufacturing cluster the envy of the province. Melfort is ideally situated in the centre of this cluster with over 1,000 employees in manufacturing or processing within 60 kilometres of the city. Just visit our job opportunities links included in this business section and see a sampling of some of the larger employers.
The city is strategically located on the intersection of Highways 3, 6 & 41 and serves as the major retail and service centre of northeastern Saskatchewan. With over 115 billion dollars in annual retail sales, Melfort has one of the strongest retail sectors per capita in Saskatchewan. Click here for a full Community Profile.
Mining may become a very important part of our future with Shore Gold’s diamond exploration project at Fort à la Corne. This is one of the largest mining exploration projects in the world and Melfort is strategically located to capitalize on spin-off opportunities, as well as being an ideal location for employees to live in. Visit Shore Gold’s web site to find out more at www.shoregold.com.
Doing business is Melfort is rewarding, with employees that symbolize the Saskatchewan work ethic combined with lifestyle and amenities the envy all over the province. Look at establishing your business in Melfort by calling City Hall at 306-752-5911 and talk to our local realtors for up to date information on property listings.
Brent Lutz, Director of Planning, Development & Community Relations
Melfort City Hall
Economic Development Links:
Saskatchewan Ministry of the Economy: www.economy.gov.sk.ca/
New Sask Community Futures: www.newsaskcfdc.ca