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.
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.
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.
Canada census – Naicam, Saskatchewan Community Profile
Total private dwellings:
Mean household income:
690 (-9.3% from 2001)
1.69 km2 (0.65 sq mi)
407.9 /km2 (1,056 /sq mi)
42.4 (M: 38.5, F: 45.5)
The Pioneer School (c. 1923-8) is a Municipal Heritage Property on the Canadian Register of Historic Places.
There are several local businesses in Naicam, including:
- 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
- ACU Insurance Services
- Thompson Insurance Services
- Naicam Bakery
- SARCAN Bottle Depot
- Rob THE Builder
- Ramler Contracting
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- ^ Members of the Legislative Assembly, Legislative Directory System, retrieved November 18, 2009
- ^ Elections Canada On-line, http://www.elections.ca/home.asp, retrieved November 18, 2009
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- ^ Naicam Infrastructure
- ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. 2009-02-24. Retrieved 2009-02-24.
- ^ http://www.historicplaces.ca/visit-visite/affichage-display.aspx?id=8676 Canadian Register of Historic Places.
- ^ Naicam Business Directory
Coordinates: 52°25′N 104°30′W / 52.417°N 104.500°W