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The Town of Oxbow is offering a new grant program to non-profit organizations within the community of Oxbow. Following are the details. GUIDELINES: Applicants must be a registered non-profit that provides an overall benefit to the community. Religious or political organizations not eligible. The grant request must be for capital or equipment purchases, for specific programming or for a special project. It may not be used to supplement general operating costs. Maximum grant amount $3,000.... More...

Tuesday July 31, 2018 02:31PM - 0 Comment(s)



Almost every person I know is on a committee, and almost every committee I know is seeking funds for something. From bake sales, to chase the ace, from dances with a bar, to lotteries, each of these committees are training to raise funds mostly to improve the quality of life for some sector of our population. Grant writing is an important tool in the tool box for non-profit groups of all kinds. Some organizations depend on grants for their organizational operations, while others look to... More...

Wednesday July 25, 2018 10:35AM - 0 Comment(s)



When I read ads from small communities looking for an economic developer, I often notice that part of the job description involves some aspect of marketing the community so that people will bring their businesses from out of town to come and and set up shop in their town. This strikes me on a couple of levels. One, it clearly demonstrates that the committee that is hiring does not realize that no amount of marketing your community to business is going to result in a benefit to your community.... More...

Tuesday July 24, 2018 03:21PM - 0 Comment(s)



Introduction If you sit on a town, village or hamlet Council, it is important you understand that the decisions you make now, more than ever, will have a direct impact on whether or not your community is still around in the next 10 years. Gone are the days when you can just react to whatever thing is happening outside of your community limits. If your community is going to survive, and eventually thrive, it is time you started considering the following essentials when it comes to sustaining... More...

Monday July 16, 2018 01:33PM - 1 Comment(s)



PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that nominations of candidates for the office(s) of: Councillor: Town of Oxbow Number to be Elected: 1 will be received by the undersigned on the 8th day of August, 2018, from 8:30am to 4:00pm at the Town of Oxbow Office, and during regular business hours from July 24th to August 7th, 2018 at The Town of Oxbow Office. Nomination forms may be obtained at the following location(s): Town of Oxbow Office – 307 Main Street. Elections will be held in the Town of Oxbow... More...

Friday June 29, 2018 11:37AM - 0 Comment(s)



Please be advised, that effective immediately, the boil water advisory has been lifted. All required water samples have came back clear and the water is now safe to drink. More...

Friday June 22, 2018 05:18PM - 0 Comment(s)



The Town of Bienfait invites you to the Bienfait Legion on Monday, June 25th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for a come and go Q&A. Please click on the link below for more details. Community Meeting Poster More...

Wednesday June 20, 2018 04:26PM - 0 Comment(s)



Here is a link to some good resources on controlling the mosquito population in your yard, while the Town determines if it will be able to spray at this point. http://www.saskatchewan.ca/residents/health/diseases-and-conditions/west-nile-virus/west-nile-virus-awareness-and-prevention More...

Tuesday June 19, 2018 12:43PM - 0 Comment(s)



BIENFAIT WASTEWATER PROJECT CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY Please read the link below for information Bienfait News Release More...

Tuesday June 05, 2018 05:14PM - 0 Comment(s)



We are seeing water usage spiking during the peak daytime hours, causing challenges with our wells in keeping up. With the dry weather, the Public Works Department is requesting that you **limit watering of lawns and gardens** from 7:00 to 10:00 in the morning, and the same times in the evening. Thank you! More...

Tuesday May 29, 2018 02:15PM - 0 Comment(s)



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