Grow With Us!
Property is available for development and the Town and RM of Rockglen No. #12 is committed to fostering sustainable growth. Industry diversification and attraction are strategic priorities locally and regionally.
The Town of Rockglen infrastructure is capable of comfortably maintaining a population of 441 residents.
- Water Supply Source – 50,000 gallon reservoir and a 100,00 gallon reservoir
- Sewage – Lagoons
- Broadband – 450 MGB download speed
- Highway – located on secondary Highway #2.
- US Border – Rockglen is located 53.9 km north of the Ports of Rockglen and, Opheim Montana. The Port of Opheim is located 16 km north of Opheim, MT which is approximately 78 km north of US #2 highway. Rockglen is 118.6 km west of the Ports of Regway and Raymond Montana.
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- Poplar River Power Station – operated by SaskPower and is located 43.9 km east of Rockglen. An integral part of the operation is the Morrison Dam, Cookson Reservoir and Poplar River Coal Mine. The power station incorporates two 300-megawatt steam turbine driven generators. The building has a ground floor of 72,658 square feet and is 246 ft high. The stack is 25 feet in diameter at the base and 400 feet in height.
- Poplar River Mine – owned and operated by Westmoreland Coal Company is located 35.3 km east from Rockglen. It’s total coal production is used by the Poplar River Power Station for fuel. The lignite coal is exposed with two draglines. It is transported to the power station by a privately owned rail line.
2022 Census Data
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Labour Force Data
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Coronach is located in the Brown Soil Zone. The rolling land is nearly all suitable for grain farming, although some areas are only suitable for grazing and ranching.
The land is mostly strip-farmed and is suitable for most Western Canadian crops such as durum, canola, oats, flax, rye, mustard, pulses and winter wheat. Some of the highest protein concentrated wheat in the world is grown in this area and it is a major supplier of pulses to the international market.
2019 Crop Yields:
- Canola: 31.4 bu/acre
- Durum: 47 bu/acre
- Oats: 57 bu/acre
- Lentils: 1115 lbs/acre
- Flax: 23.6 bu/acre
- Pea 1350.5 lbs/acre
- Spring Wheat: 35.6 bu/acre
- Barley: 53.4 bu/acre
- Mustard: 625.8 lbs/acre
Source: Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture, 2019 RM’s 10, 11, 12, 40, 42,43
Industries active in our community include:
- Automotive Services
- Beauty Salons
- Convenience Store
- Gas Station
- Grocery Store
- Massage Therapy
- Natural Health
- Senior Centre
- Thrift Shop
- Wellness Centre
- Yard Maintenance
The community and trading area is also seeking people of all talents, bus drivers, cooks, servers, retail, farm hands, and hairdressers. Or be your own boss, provide locals with a niche service. Be the business that stands out in a crowd. We have a main street filled with opportunities – make your dream a reality!
Partnerships & Regional Economic Development
Rockglen is a proud member of Saskatchewan South Ready (SSR) which is an economic partnership representing nine rural communities. SSR was created in 2020 to shine a spotlight on the unique opportunities our region offers new investors and their workforce. Visit https://southsaskready.ca/ for more information and opportunities for potential investors.
April EllisCOMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OFFICER email@example.com