BUSINESS

Gull Lake is situated on two major highways: Highway #37 from the U.S. border, north to Cabri, and the TransCanada (#1) highway. There is a scheduled bus, courier, transport and Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR). Gull Lake perfectly situated for business with easy access to larger communities such as Swift Current to the east or Medicine Hat to the west, and other areas north and south on Hwy 37.

 

Farming, ranching, oil, and gas still form the basis of the local economy; there are two inland grain terminals; and numerous oil businesses, pump jacks, gas wells, and battery sites which dot the landscape. Wind power is another important energy resource that is being developed within the Gull Lake area.

 

The Town Council of Gull Lake, along with the Economic Development Committee, are working diligently on a growth, development and sustainability mandate. Growing our communities economy is priority one and if you are thinking of setting up a business in our community Contact the Mayor.

 

Business Links

Whether you are an entrepreneur just thinking about starting a business, or if you are an owner of an existing business looking forward to expanding or diversifying, the links below will help you find the information you are looking for.

 

Local Resources:

Community ProfileDevelopment;  Permits and Licencing; Taxes;

Regional Resources:

Community Futures Southwest works with new and existing entrepreneurs to develop business plans, to obtain financial assistance, as well as other business counseling services.

 

Provincial and Federal Resources

The Saskatchewan Corporate Registry provides services including: incorporating legal entities; registering sole proprietorships, partnerships; maintaining a registry of names; and enforcing registration and compliance requirements.

 

Canada Business Network provides information on the process for starting a business, customizable by province and type of business.

 

Futurpreneur Canada is a non-profit organization provides financing, mentoring, and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18 – 39