The Town of Moosomin is located in southeast Saskatchewan on the Trans-Canada Highway, at the intersection of highway 8. Moosomin is 25 km west of the Manitoba border, and 125 km north of North Dakota, USA.
The Town & RM have a population of 3500, and serve a trading area of 56,000. Within a 350 km radius a market of over 1.3 million people is readily accessible via the Trans-Canada Highway.
Moosomin has a vibrant economy with strengths in Agriculture (23% of the workforce), Mining (12%), Health Care (11%), Retail (10%) and construction (10%). Moosomin is one of only a few rural Saskatchewan communities that continues to see population and economic growth.
With the two largest potash mines in Canada - Nutrien Rocanville and Mosaic Esterhazy - the potash mining industry in the area is strong and growing. These facilities have attracted billions of dollars in upgrades and expansions over the years, and their future remains bright.
Manufacturing has grown in the area in the last several years, with Vaderstad expanding its agriculture implement manufacturing plant at Langbank, IJACK developing an oilfield equipment manufacturing plant at Moosomin, and several companies in the area fabricating items for the mining industry.
The region has been home to continuous large scale projects over the past dozen years, including Red Lily Wind Farm, twinning of Trans-Canada Highway, a modern district hospital, multiple Potash Mine upgrades & expansions, Trans-Canada Pipeline, Enbridge Pipeline and the Parrish & Heimbecker Grain Terminal.
These ongoing construction projects help support a very robust hospitality industry, with the town hosting 3 national branded hotels, multiple motels and a host of restaurants including fast food, family and fine dining.
Average income is $103,000 per household, for a total regional income of $2.2 billion.
Major Employers (100 kms radius)
- Nutrien Potash Mine
- Mosaic Potash Mines
- Borderland Co-operative
- Vaderstad Industries (farm implement manufacturers)
- Bridgeview Manufacturing (farm implement manufacturing)
- Farm Equipment Dealerships– a cluster of 4 major farm implement dealerships
- Vehicle Dealerships – a cluster of 3 vehicle dealerships
- Parish & Heimbecker Grain Terminal
Quality of Life
Moosomin is a warm and welcoming rural community with the vibrancy of a much larger Town. A proud and engaged community that still reflects traditional rural values and where families enjoy a safe and caring environment.
Moosomin boasts recreation amenities of towns twice its size, along with the full offering of retail, professional, commercial and hospitality services.
If "getting away from it all" is your thing, the Town is in easy reach of the Moosomin Regional Park, the Kenosee Lake Tourist area, the eastern Qu’Appelle Valley chain of lakes, and Manitoba’s Asessippi Ski Resort.
Moosomin Key Business Assets
- Immediate access to Trans-Canada highway (east/west) and highway #8 (north/south)
- Daily flow of close to 7000 vehicles by our front door – amongst the highest highway traffic count of any rural Saskatchewan community
- Immediate access to CP rail line
- A strong, diverse economy anchored in agriculture & mining
- Exceptional healthcare services
- A growing “hub” community, drawing from 100 km radius.
- A forward thinking, business friendly community, with tax-incentives for eligible businesses
- Premium real estate still available
- An exceptional quality of life for your employees & their families!
|Industry Opportunity||Moosomin Advantage|
Distribution and Warehousing
Trans-Canada highway & rail line accessibility; prime real estate. A market of over 1.2 million people within 350 km
Agricultural Services or Ag Processing
highly productive canola and wheat farming region; Significant cattle industry; immediate access to rail & highway
Canada’s 2 largest potash mines within a 100 km radius. Close to 2000 employees.
Retail and Service
A regional market of 56,000 residents, plus drive-by traffic counts of nearly 7000 vehicles per day. Prime, highway visible/accessible real estate available.
Available real estate quick highway access; Rail access. Market of 1.3 million within 350 km
Healthcare & Senior’s Services
Moosomin is quickly evolving into a regional healthcare hub, with a modern District Hospital; public & private (pre-construction) Senior’s Care Facilities, & a large team of family doctors
Greg Gillespie joined the Town and RM of Moosomin as Economic Development Officer in February 2020. Greg’s mandate is to bring new business to the area, while helping current businesses grow. This role extends to working with individuals to help launch their new business ideas, and as well, connecting individuals and businesses for their mutual advantage.
Greg and his wife, Gayle moved to Moosomin, SK in February, 2015. They are originally from Nova Scotia, and have 4 children and 3 grandchildren.
Greg has a varied business background working in a wide range of industries, including: retail, farm equipment; poultry processing; manufacturing; processing; banking and brewing.
He started his career in strategic marketing/branding for Labatt Brewery 30 years ago, and advanced through a variety of roles over the years including Sales, Marketing, Operations and General Management.
A large part of Greg’s career was involved in starting up and/or managing new businesses; developing and launching new products; and building strategic alliances. His Marketing, Sales and Procurement responsibilities have taken him to many parts of the world, including the United States, British West Indies, Scandinavia, China and the Middle East.
It is the depth and breadth of business experience that makes Greg a great fit for this position.
Greg works with, and reports to, the Economic Development Committee - made up of Town and RM Council members, Community/Business Representatives, and the President of The Chamber of Commerce.