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About Yorkton

Yorkton is a thriving city of nearly 20,000 which is the retail and service centre for more than 200,000 residents of the eastern part of our province, and western Manitoba.

Yorkton is served by three major highways. The east-west TransCanada Yellowhead (Highway 16) spans four provinces, three time zones, and more than 3,000 kilometres of western Canadian scenery and sights, earning it a reputation as one of the world's great drives.

Highway 9 takes you from Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan, all the way south to Bismarck, North Dakota and beyond, along the way passing through northern forest, prairie parkland, vast stretches of wheat-production, not to mention parks and coal mining country.

Highway 10 is the main road to Regina, Saskatchewan's capital city. It also leads through historic Fort Qu'Appelle and the scenic Qu'Appelle Valley.

Yorkton is rich in heritage, culture, and agricultural traditions. Yorkton’s flourishing artistic, cultural and recreational scene provides many opportunities for children and adults alike. Opportunities range from attending world class performances in curling to a presentation of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, participation in numerous festivals, organized sports, casual indoor and outdoor recreational activities, classes and programs.

We are among the top ten cities with the most hours of sunshine and clearest skies all year round.

Yorkton’s residents enjoy excellent schools, first-rate healthcare, great recreation opportunities, and quality housing that is affordable for families with a variety of incomes.

Yorkton residents enjoy Canada Day celebrations at the Western Development Museum.

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