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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
Mayor – Fraser Tolmie
Fraser Tolmie was first elected to Moose Jaw City Council in 2009 as a City Councillor and served a three-year term. On October 28, 2016, he was elected as Mayor.
Mayor Tolmie served with the Royal Canadian Air Force as an Officer for seven years. He has an Honours Degree from Kings College University of London, UK in War Studies/Strategic Thought.
Mayor Tolmie has held various volunteer roles in the community. He was Chair of Moose Jaw Special Olympics and Chair of the organizing committee which hosted the 2017 Special Olympic Games in Moose Jaw for the first time. Mayor Tolmie is passionate about the next generation and is Chair of Kids Matter Leadership.
The Mayor has a commercial pilots license. He is an avid golfer and is committed to maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Mayor Tolmie is married to Cassandra (nee Golding) and they have two young daughters, Saoirse and Eilidh.