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 Village of Canwood, Saskatchewan
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Announcements and Notices

Toll-Free Phone Line for COVID-19 Questions

The Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency has launched a dedicated, toll-free phone line for people who have questions about the COVID-19 pandemic that are not health-specific. You can dial 1-855-559-5502 (306-787-8539 in Regina) between 6AM and 10PM for information ranging from government services to travel restrictions.

People who have symptoms or health concerns are encouraged to phone 811.

In response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus:

March 16, 2020: Effective immediately, the Village of Canwood is postponing the use of all recreational facilities and the Canwood Elk’s Community Hall and any events that may be scheduled at these facilities until further notice. Furthermore, the Village of Canwood office will also be closed to the public until further notice. 

The above decisions were not made lightly, however, reasonable steps need to be implemented with the best interest of our community as the highest priority.

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Request for Proposal

The Village of Canwood has a fully equipped restaurant available for lease as of April 2020. The seating capacity of the restaurant is approximately 40 to 50 guests and is
equipped with large coolers, deep freeze, grill with 4 burner stove and oven, deep fryer, some pots, dishes, cutlery, etc.

The lessee will be responsible for the monthly rental of $400.00 (includes water and sewer), natural gas and power. The lessee is also responsible for acquiring a tenant legal
liability and contents insurance package and applying for licensing with the Public Health Office to ensure that the business meets all health codes as required from the Public
Health Inspector.

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Notice of Assessment Roll

Notice is hereby given that the assessment roll for the Village of Canwood for the year 2020 has been prepared and is open to inspection in the office of the Assessor from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday to Thursday from March 6, 2020, to April 6, 2020.  

A bylaw pursuant to Section 214 of The Municipalities Act has been passed and the assessment notices have been sent as required. Any person who wishes to appeal against his or her assessment is required to file his or her notice of appeal with:

The Assessor, Village of Canwood
Box 172,Canwood, SK ,S0J 0K0 
by 3:00 p.m. on the 6th day of April, 2020.

Dated this 6th day of March, 2020.
Erin Robertson, Assessor

Rural Crime Watch Membership Drive

The Village and R.M. of Canwood No. 494 hosted a community meeting on November 29, 2018, to discuss starting a Rural Crime Watch. Those in attendance at the meeting expressed an interest in the development of a Rural Crime Watch Program.

What is the next step?  Read More Here

Please be advised of the following from Sgt. Kent Ashworth, Ahtahkakoop Detachment Commander:

The Ahtahkakoop/ Shellbrook RCMP are advising the community of Canwood to report all suspicious activity to the police. When reporting suspicious behaviour, please call 310-RCMP(7267). This number will put you directly with the RCMP communications centre where they will dispatch your complaint to an RCMP officer. 911 is used for emergencies, but when in doubt if your incident is an emergency or not, please call 310-RCMP(7267).


Village of Canwood Newsletter
March 2020

Canwood School Newsletter
March 2020

Village Council
Public Notices

April 2020 MEETING

Please take note that as per section 6 of Bylaw 2016 – 03, a bylaw to regulate the proceedings of Municipal Council and Council’s Committees, regular meetings of Council for the Village of Canwood will be held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. As per Resolution 048-20, the regular April meeting will be moved to Monday, April 20, 2020, commencing at 9:30 a.m. **Please note that the location of this meeting is set to take place at the Village Office, however, if you plan to attend it would be best to call the office at 306-468-2016 and confirm that the venue has not been changed.**

As per subsection 13.6 of the same Bylaw, anyone wanting to bring forth any items to council’s attention at this regular meeting is asked to please submit to the office no later than the Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. immediately preceding so it may be added to the agenda.

Erin Robertson, Administrator


Canwood Park

Canwood and Districts Volume II History Book

Available for purchase at:

R.M. of Canwood Office 
$60 per book 
For more information contact the office at (306)468-2014

Village Office Closed to the Public

Please note that the Village office is closed to the public until further notice, however staff will still be able to respond to any phone calls or emails during regular business hours.

If you have a utility or tax payment to make, please see if your financial institution can assist, mail the payment or place in the mail slot in the village door.
If you have any questions, please call the office at 306-468-2016.

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“On Call” Volunteers

Volunteer “Friends” – Whispering Pine Place, Canwood (306) 468-2900

Volunteers are matched with a patient/resident, and become their personal friend.  Volunteers might write letters, play cards, read, perform small favors, take their friend shopping, for coffee in or out of the hospital, and recognize birthdays, Christmas, & special occasions.

Shifts:  Flexible, once or twice per week.

If you are interested in this or any other Volunteer service position, or if you have a particular skill or talent you would like to share with the patients, residents or clients in the Health Region, please call your local health care facility to apply. You can also reach the PAPHR Volunteer Services Department at (306) 765-6010, by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or find us on the web at   We look forward to matching your talents and interests with the right position for you.

Friendly Visiting – Whispering Pine Place – Canwood (306) 468-2900

Duties include visiting residents on a one-to-one basis or in small groups, chatting, playing cards, reading, sitting outside with residents, portering residents, taking residents to functions, shopping trips, performing small favors, walking Alzheimer patients, etc.

9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. daily

Clubs and Organizations

Clubs may submit content for their own page if desired. Contact Village Office.

  • Make sure your organizational events are submitted to village office for our Community Calendar.
    Please pass along our new website link to friends and family.
  • We need photos. If you have good, high resolution shots of the Village and/or events please contact Village Office. Scenic shots are also welcome