Welcome to Yorkton, a vibrant city of about 20,000 people located in east-central Saskatchewan, one and a half hours northeast of the provincial capital city of Regina.
We are a growing community with new investment in industry, business, housing and recreation. Yorkton has more than 1,000 businesses employing over 9,000 workers. The city provides services for the surrounding trading area of 150,000 people. Our key industries include construction, scientific and technical services, retail trade, manufacturing, mining and food processing.
Yorkton offers affordable housing and excellent educational, health care, leisure and recreational opportunities. People from many different cultures call Yorkton home. Our diverse population, well-educated and skilled workforce, and good job opportunities make Yorkton one of the best places to live, work, play and invest. Once you visit Yorkton, you’ll see how special our city is. We invite you to build your dreams in our community of endless opportunities.
Visit the City of Yorkton website for more information on the community. The city's Moving to Yorkton website provides information on housing, employment, education, quality of life, and all other community services and activities for immigrants and newcomers who are moving to and settling in Yorkton.
The Yorkton Newcomer Welcome Centre also provides a variety of free services for immigrants, including language assessment and information on community activities.