Naicam

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Town of Naicam
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Naicam is located in Saskatchewan
Naicam
Location of Naicam in Saskatchewan
Coordinates: 52°25′12″N 104°30′03″W / 52.419932°N 104.500966°W / 52.419932; -104.500966
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Federal Electoral District Saskatoon-Humboldt
Census division 14
Provincial Electoral District Melfort
Rural Municipality Pleasantdale No. 398
Government
 • Mayor Rodger Hayward
 • Administrator Lowell Prefontaine
 • MP Brad Trost
 • MLA Rod Gantefoer
Area
 • Total 1.69 km2 (0.65 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 690
 • Density 407.9/km2 (1,056/sq mi)
Time zone CST
Postal code S0K 2Z0
Area code(s) 306
Highways Highway 6, Highway 349
Website Town of Naicam
[1][2][3]

Naicam is a small town in rural Saskatchewan. It is located 224 km (139 mi) north of the province's capital city, Regina. In 2006 the population was 690.[4]

Naicam receives several radio stations from both Saskatoon and Regina. The local cable television company for the Naicam area is Image Cable. SaskTel provides cellular service to the area.[5]

The Town of Naicam offers water, sewer and power to all households and businesses. Provincial bus service is provided by Saskatchewan Transit Company (STC). Saskatchewan Highway 6 and Saskatchewan Highway 349 both serve the town. There is a local airstrip located adjacent to the town.

Naicam has a Kindergarten to grade 12 school that also serves other communities in the area such as Pleasantdale, Spalding, and Saint Front.

Viking Sportsplex is the hub of Naicam's recreational activity. With an arena playing home to all ages of hockey ranging from junior novice to senior. Hence the arena's name, all of the hockey teams in the town are called the "Naicam Vikings". The facility also houses a three sheet curling rink, and a virtual golf simulator.

Viking SportsPlex

Demographics[edit]

Attractions[edit]

The Pioneer School (c. 1923-8) is a Municipal Heritage Property on the Canadian Register of Historic Places.[7]

Businesses[edit]

There are several local businesses in Naicam, including:[8]

  • Naicam Hotel & Beverage Room
  • Naicam Motel & Breakfast Nook
  • Chan's Diner
  • The Home Quarter Restaurant
  • Cropper Motors
  • Naicam CO-OP (grocery, lumber, agro, gas-station/c-store)
  • Shop Easy Foods
  • Hi Way Garage
  • Zenner's Tire
  • Vern's Paint and Body
  • Personal Touch Hair and Floral Design
  • Draude Construction
  • Curtis Construction
  • Advantage Credit Union
  • CIBC
  • Pharmasave
  • ACU Insurance Services
  • Thompson Insurance Services
  • Naicam Bakery
  • SARCAN Bottle Depot
  • Rob THE Builder
  • Ramler Contracting

References[edit]

  1. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home, Municipal Directory System, retrieved November 18, 2009 
  2. ^ Members of the Legislative Assembly, Legislative Directory System, retrieved November 18, 2009 
  3. ^ Elections Canada On-line, http://www.elections.ca/home.asp, retrieved November 18, 2009  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/details/page.cfm?B1=All&Code1=4714032&Code2=47&Custom=&Data=Count&Geo1=CSD&Geo2=PR&Lang=E&SearchPR=01&SearchText=Naicam&SearchType=Begins/
  5. ^ Naicam Infrastructure
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  7. ^ http://www.historicplaces.ca/visit-visite/affichage-display.aspx?id=8676 Canadian Register of Historic Places.
  8. ^ Naicam Business Directory

Coordinates: 52°25′N 104°30′W / 52.417°N 104.500°W / 52.417; -104.500 (Naicam, Saskatchewan)