The City of Yorkton values our business sector as the key to a vibrant, diverse and healthy community.

Economic Development Office

Our Economic Development Office aims to strengthen Yorkton's economy. It does this by:

  • liaising with clients, site selectors, real estate professionals and stakeholders to:
    • attract new investment
    • grow existing businesses
  • marketing our region as a prime location for business
  • using statistics and data to analyze market conditions and inform decisions

Get to know our team members.

Yorkton’s Economic Development Team
Samuel Twumasi Jody MacDonald Jody Hahn
Economic Development Officer Marketing Coordinator Administrative Assistant
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Economic Development Committee

A volunteer Economic Development Committee supports the Economic Development Office. The Committee is made up of local business leaders who advise us on matters related to our local economy.

This year's committee members are:

  • Dustin Brears, Health & Safety Manager of Credence Construction
  • Connie Brown, Business Development Manager of Parkland College
  • Sarah Jakubiec, Owner of LoSa Chic Boutique
  • Aaron Kienle, Yorkton City Councillor
  • Charles Ryder, General Manager of Painted Hand Casino
  • Marty Sveinbjornson, Owner of SveinCo Developments
  • Terry Tyson, General Manager of Grain Millers Canada
  • Corey Werner, Owner of Core Real Estate
  • Darcy Zaharia, Yorkton City Councillor