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Criminal Record Check Deadline for Municipal Election Candidates Extended To October 26

Posted on Monday, September 28, 2020 02:30 PM

One member of the local Yorkton RCMP detachment has tested positive for COVID 19, and this impacts service levels for things like criminal record checks being done in a timely manner.

Council is taking steps to ensure no one will be prevented from running in the municipal election because of this issue. At a special meeting of Council today it was decided to extend the deadline for criminal record checks for prospective candidates in the upcoming municipal election to Monday, October 26. A criminal...

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City of Yorkton Launches New Website

Posted on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 08:30 AM

Refresh your browsers! The City of Yorkton has a new website.

After a 15 month effort involving every City department and dozens of staff, the City of Yorkton is excited to announce the launch of our new website –

The site has a fresh, contemporary look that will make it easier for visitors to navigate, with an improved sitemap structure and enhanced search engine capability to help users find the information they need faster. The site is also compatible with smartphones and tablets...

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Gloria Hayden Community Centre Opening September 28, 2020

Posted on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 10:33 AM

Welcome back!

Gloria Hayden will back open on September 28, 2020. Before visiting please review and be prepared with their COVID-19 protocols.


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Gallagher Centre Renewal Project

Posted on Thursday, September 17, 2020 02:00 PM

In 2018 the City of Yorkton began a planning exercise to explore rehabilitation and enhancements to the recreation infrastructure that serves our community, with a focus on the replacement of the Kinsmen Arena.

In October of 2019, Council directed administration to develop a design for a second ice facility that would be attached to the Gallagher Centre and advance to the Pre-Design step of the process. The Pre-Design step moves from a high level conceptual plan to a more detailed design,...

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New Sponsor for the Gallagher Centre Arena

Posted on Wednesday, September 02, 2020 12:00 PM

Effective September 1, the former Farrell Agencies Arena at the Gallagher Centre has become the Westland Arena, as Westland Insurance Group recently purchased Farrell Agencies Limited in Yorkton.

“Westland Insurance is excited to be part of the Yorkton community and to continue the relationship with the Gallagher Centre as Westland Arena. We are looking forward to continuing our involvement in the community and surrounding area,” said Tim Mackie, Executive Vice President, Operations,...