Community of Estevan
Welcome to the Energy City!
Estevan is committed to the success of its community. This makes it a great place to live and work. Estevan is a driving force of economic growth in the province, and home to a dynamic range of active industries. The population in the surrounding area reaches 50,000. Employment can be easily found in retail, recreation, outdoor adventures, health care, and the booming energy sectors. Rentals in Estevan are ever growing as a result of this beautiful community.
The city has an eye for business development that focuses on the prosperity and needs of the community. Officials work with developers and are committed to seeing the community grow and thrive. A number of rebates, grants, and loans are available for businesses and developers. Taxes are some of the lowest in Saskatchewan. Estevan’s strong economy has resulted in household incomes that are 33% above national average (FP Markets, 2012). Can you see why rentals in Estevan are growing?
Estevan is The Sunshine Capital of Canada.
It’s sunny weather is reflected in the spirit and warmth of the community. The city’s roots go back to 1892, and although it’s now one of the bigger cities in the province, it still has the heart of a small town. A great place to raise a family, there’s an active cultural scene, with many churches, galleries, museums, theatres, and outdoor and motor sports available year-round. The entire province is an outdoor playground and Estevan is close to many of its best features!
For climate, residents and tourists can expect dry winters where most of the precipitation is snow, and short warm summers. Summer and fall are generally short transitional seasons.
Estevan’s diverse and thriving economy is focused primarily on the energy sector. Two mines are in close proximity to the city, and the majority of employment is found in potash, uranium, diamonds, coal, god, gas and oil, rail, and manufacturing. Estevan is home to hundreds of businesses supporting the nearby resource industries, with thousands of jobs to support them. It’s no wonder the city is known as the Energy Capital of Saskatchewan – an impressive feat for the 8th largest city in the province.
Numerous Career Opportunities
If you’re new to the city, there are a number of career services available to help you find ideal placement and the right salary. Let the city of Estevan welcome you – we’re sure you’ll find more than enough reasons to make it your new home! Call us today to find a rental property that will help you make the most all Estevan has to offer!
The city is also home to a growing research and innovation industry, and is the future home of the $1.2 billion SaskPower Clean Coal Power Generating Plant. It’s also where you can find Saskatchewan’s Regional Energy Training Institute—a large training facility offering programs and courses for career advancement in the energy industries.
Estevan’s top employers include: