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APPENDIX - 2006
ECONOMIC INFRASTRUCTURE

About Saskatchewan

1. Population

The population of Kenaston is 259 and the population of the surrounding rural municipalities of McCraney and Rosedale are about 801. The links below provide the Kenaston and area population, and various age brackets. On the Statistics Canada pages follow the links using Kenaston, McCraney, or Rosedale in the search function.

2006 Statistics Canada: Kenaston; McCraney 282; Rosedale 283

2. Language and Heritage

Kenaston is primarily English speaking and of European decent. The present generation is approximately 90% Canadian born with Catholic and Protestant religious affiliations. On the Statistics Canada pages follow the links using Kenaston, McCraney, or Rosedale in the search function.

2006 Statistics Canada: Kenaston; McCraney 282; Rosedale 283

3. Labour Force

The Village of Kenaston and surrounding municipalities are primarily agriculturally based. A significant percentage of the working population is locally employed, with a portion traveling to Saskatoon. The main industries and occupations are outlined in the links below. On the Statistics Canada pages follow the links using Kenaston, McCraney, or Rosedale in the search function.

2006 Statistics Canada: Kenaston; McCraney 282; Rosedale 283

4. Transportation:

Kenaston is centrally located along two major Highways #11 and #15, and the area is serviced by a several locally owned trucking companies. Rail service for agricultural products is readily available at Davidson's Inland Terminals. Scheduled passenger and parcel bus services are available at a Kenaston depot of the Saskatchewan Transportation Company (STC).

5. Agricultural Data

a. Crops: Visit this link for typical crops and yields over a 10 year period within the two municipalities surrounding Kenaston, which are McCraney #282 and Rosedale #283.

2006 Agriculture Census

b. Topographical Details: Access link for the details of the itemized categories below. Agriculture Development & Diversification (ADD) Board #15 Interactive Maps. (This Site Includes RM #282 McCraney data)

  • Agricultural Productivity
  • Erosion
  • Irrigation
  • Land Use Recommendations
  • Salinity
  • Wetlands and Water
  • Surficial Geology and Landscapes
  • Land Cover
  • Ownership


c. Livestock: Rural Saskatchewan has enormous potential for continued agricultural development, especially in the livestock industry where the province has several natural advantages.

Livestock production in Saskatchewan generates approximately $1.5 billion annually in farm cash receipts, accounting for approximately 28% of the Provinces total farm cash receipts. Livestock enterprises represent excellent initiatives in terms of value-added, economic activity and sustainability perspectives.

The beef and forage industries in Saskatchewan represent nearly $1 billion in annual farm cash receipts and the province's second largest commodity. Saskatchewan represents one quarter of the national cow herd and indications are for continued expansion.

d. Precipitation: Average precipitation for the Kenaston and surrounding area is outlined below, with links provided for current stats.

e. Farm Land For Sale: The sites listed below provide information regarding local farmland and acreages for sale.

6. Taxation

a. Kenaston - Local Taxation 2009

Property Class Name Minicipal Mill Rate Public School Mill Rate Total Uniform Mill Rate Mill Rate
Factor
Factored
Mill Rate
Agriculture 17.00 7.08 43.50 1.0000 43.50
Commercial & Industrial 17.00 12.25 43.50 1.1765 46.85
Residential 17.00 10.08 43.50 1.0000 43.50

b. Saskatchewan's Corporate Income Tax Rates
c. Proposed Transition Path for the Taxation of Resource Income
d. Corporation Capital Tax Rates (2002)
e. Sales Tax Rates (2003)

SaskBiz Web Link
See these categories under "Taxation" on the scroll menu of the SaskBiz website. Note: From the Kenaston start page on the SaskBiz site
select "Analyze and Evaluate"

Also

Saskatchewan Taxation
Saskatchewan Provincial Sales Tax

7. Utilities 2009

a. Kenaston Sewage Treatment

Provider Name Treatment Type Rated Capacity Cost per 1000 Gal ($CAN)
Village of Kenaston Lagoon 600 people $39.00 per quarter residential;
$78.00 per quarter school and hotel

b. Kenaston Water Treatment

Provider Name Treatment Type Rated Capacity Peak Demand Cost ($Can) Major Source % of Population Served
Village of Kenaston
Manganese
Greens and Filters
100,800
115,200
2.95 per 1000 gal. up to 13,2000;
1.36 per 1000 gal. after that
2 wells
100

c. Electricity: SaskPower Rates
d. Natural Gas: SaskEnergy Rates