Economic Development

Thriving in StURgis

Economic Activity in Our Community

Sturgis, Saskatchewan is a town that has long been a hub of economic activity in the region. Situated at the junction of the north-south CN mainline from Winnipeg to Churchill and the CN branch line from Swan River in the east, the town is strategically located to facilitate the transportation of goods and services. This has helped to spur the growth of many thriving industries in the area, including agriculture and logging. 

  Agriculture is the backbone of Sturgis’ economy, with the region being known for its fertile soil and ideal climate for growing crops. Farmers in the area cultivate a variety of crops, including wheat, canola, and barley, among others. The town has a number of agricultural businesses that support the industry, including seed and fertilizer dealers, machinery dealerships, and crop insurance providers. 

Town of Sturgis

Town Office
209 1st Ave SE

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
closed 12pm-1pm

Box 520 Sturgis, SK S0A 4A0
(306) 548-2108 — Phone
(306) 548-2948 — Fax


The logging industry is another important contributor to Sturgis’ economy. The town is surrounded by dense forests that are rich in wildlife and provide a source of income for local residents. The forests are home to a variety of tree species, including pine, spruce, and birch, which are harvested for lumber and pulpwood. The town has a number of sawmills and pulp mills that provide employment for local residents.   

In addition to agriculture and logging, Sturgis is also known for its excellent hunting and fishing opportunities. The town is located just 25 kilometres from the beautiful Crystal Lake and Golf Course, which is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. The lake is stocked with a variety of fish, including walleye, northern pike, and perch, and is a popular spot for fishing. Hunters in the area can also enjoy a variety of game, including moose, deer, and bear.   

Sturgis’ location at the intersection of Primary Highways No. 9 and No. 49 is another key factor in the town’s economic success. The highways provide excellent access to the north, south, east, and west, making it easy for businesses to transport their goods and services to markets in other parts of Saskatchewan and beyond.   

Sturgis is a town that is characterized by a thriving economy and a strong sense of community. Its agricultural and logging industries provide a stable source of employment for local residents, while its beautiful natural surroundings offer a range of recreational opportunities. With its strategic location and supportive business environment, Sturgis is well-positioned to continue to grow and prosper in the years to come.