Gasoline and diesel are available at our 24 hour self-serve cardlock gas station. A credit card is required for purchases.
Currency & Banking
Most businesses will accept US dollars and major credit cards for payment. Visitors are encouraged to exchange their currency into Canadian dollars at chartered banks and credit unions.
The Saskatchewan Provincial Sales Tax is six per cent. The Federal Goods and Services Tax (GST) is five per cent.
Saskatchewan is in the Central Standard Time Zone, however, Saskatchewan does not convert to Daylight Savings Time.
Liquor & Gaming
The legal minimum age to purchase liquor in Saskatchewan is 19.
To dial within the local calling area, use the area code, followed by the 7 digit local number:
Area Code (3 digits) + Local Number (7 digits).
Saskatchewan has two area codes: 306 and 639.
Provincial Dialling Procedures:
To dial within Canada:
Dial 1 + Area Code (3 digits) + Local Number (7 digits).
International Dialling Procedures:
To dial overseas: Dial 011 + Country Code (1-5 digits) + Routing Code (1-5 digits) + Local Number (2-9 digits). Country and Routing Codes can be found in the long distance services area near the front of the telephone book, or the operator (dial 0) will also be able to supply them.
Postal Rates & Codes
To mail a letter through Canada Post, visitors must use Canadian stamps.
Visit Canada Post for current rates.
All mail sent within Canada must include the postal code for each address. Postal outlets will have postal code directories.
Canada uses the metric system for weights, measures and distances.
Converting between metric and imperial:
1 Kilometre (km) = 5/8 mile
50 km/h = 30 mph
100 km/h = 60 mph
1 kilogram(kg) = 2.2 lb.
500 grams(g) = 1.1 lb.
In Canada, fuel and most other liquids are sold in litres
1 litre = 0.26 US gallons, or approximately 1 quart.