Moose Jaw's Economic Advantage
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2017 BUILDING PERMITS
$39,635,878 (285 permits) 2016 Building Permits $39,635,878 (306 permits) 2015 Building Permits $53,255,742 (290 permits)
Grown in the region; chic peas, lentils, peas, soybean, mustard
Largest distribution centre for livestock in Saskatchewan
TRANSPORTATION AND UTILITY HUB
Two national railways; CP’s Soo rail line to Chicago; Trans-Canada Highway & #2 Highway; major power transmission lines, natural gas and water pipelines
Vast reserves of high quality potash – two solution mines are located near Moose Jaw
KEY ECONOMIC SECTORS
Potash Mining, Agriculture, Ag-value-added Processing, Nato Flying Training (15 Wing), Transportation (Trucking and Rail), Tourism, and Healthcare
SASKATCHEWAN’s 2018 POPULATION was 1,169,752
The TRADING AREA of Moose Jaw is 60,000
MOOSE JAW 2016 CENSUS POPULATION 33,890,
2018 POPULATION estimated at 35,124
What makes Moose Jaw the Right Place to Live, Work, Learn and Invest
PRAIRIE SPIRIT: The people of Moose Jaw really do have the heart and soul representative of hard-working prairie people, with a can-do attitude that gets things done.
FRESH AIR, SUN AND BLUE SKIES: “PRICELESS” Moose Jaw has more sunny days than most of Canada, averaging 2,338 sunshine hours each year.
SAFE AND NEIGHBOURLY: Tops in its class when it comes to having a low crime rate, Moose Jaw is a place where neighbours know and look out for one another.
HOME OF THE SNOWBIRDS: A symbol of our nation, our national pride and our ability to build a nation.
ANCIENT SEABEDS: Moose Jaw is tapped in and benefiting from mineral rich geothermal water lying deep below the city.
WESTERN ANCHOR TO THE MOOSE JAW-REGINA INDUSTRIAL CORRIDOR: A group of eight municipalities, including the cities of Moose Jaw and Regina, are using innovative thinking to develop the area between Moose Jaw and Regina along the Trans-Canada Highway.
MOST AMAZING MAIN STREET: in Canada
CHRISTMAS IN OCTOBER: complete with lights, decorated Christmas trees, and turkey dinners with all the trimmings
MIDNIGHT TROLLEY CAR: “Ghost Tours”
BUILDING-SIZE MURALS: above ground… Gangster Al Capone’s Tunnels underground
WARRIORS WHL HOCKEY TEAM: Moose Jaw is definitely hockey and Saskatchewan Roughrider kind of town.