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Water Meter Readings

March 8 2022

                                                                                      REMINDERWater Meter Readings are due March 25, 2022. They can be mailed, emailed or put into drop…

Utility Billing

March 8 2022

UTILITY BILLS ARE DUE BY May 15th, 2022 A $15.00 penalty will be added on to all utility accounts after this date. Payments can be made by debit, Mastercard, Visa, online, mail or by using the drop box located in front of the Town Office. ...

COMMUNITY CALENDARS

March 8 2022

Order your Bienfait Community Calendars now. With a purchase of only $15.00 you can add birthdays, anniversary, and memorials. Deadline to order is April 30th. A great reminder for those special days....

BIENFAIT COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE

March 8 2022

TENTATIVELY BBOOKED FOR JUNE 4th & JUNE 5th Friday June 3th:  5:00pm-9:00pm Saturday June 4th:  9:00am-3:00pm   STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER UPDATES...............................

BIENFAIT MINOR BASEBALL

March 4 2022

There will be a meeting March 07 at 7:00pm at the Rink for everyone to attend. The position of Secretary, Rec Board Rep and Grounds Keeper are open to be filled. Registration will be in April. Stay tuned for date. ...

Business Licenses due January 1, 2022

January 1 2022

All contractors, home-based business and salespersons are required to purchase a current business license to conduct business in the Town of Bienfait.If you are looking for a business that has a business license, phone the Town Office.306-388-29692022 Licenses are…

Pet Licenses Due January 1, 2022

January 1 2022

Time to renew your pet license January 01Male/Female Dog $15.00Male/Female Dog Neutered $10.00Restricted Dog with Conditions $25.00Male/Female Cat $15.00Male/Female Cat Neutered $10.00Lost Tag Replacement $ 2.00...

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS

March 8 2021

Bienfait Centennial Parks and Recreation Board is looking for volunteers to help with the July 1st Celebrations. Anyone wishing to be a volunteer for the July 1st Celebrations, please contact any board member or call the Town Office at 306-388-2969....

RECYCLING

January 1 2021

The GREEN RECYCLE bin at the end of Main Street is for paper and cardboard only. Please compact cardboard when using the paper recycle bin.   The BLACK RECYCLE bin at the end of Main Street is for metal only....

Landfill Load Charge Changes

January 1 2021

  NOTICE OF LANDFILL LOAD CHARGE CHANGESBIENFAIT RESIDENTS:Refuse:0-99 kg: No Charge100 kg-499 kg: $ 2.00/load (includes tax)500kg and up- $65.00/tonne  (plus tax)NON-RESIDENT:Refuse0- 450 kg:    $10.00/load (plus tax)451 kg and up: $65.00 (plus tax)SPECIAL HANDLINGStandard…

Rat Bait Stations

January 1 2021

This is a Rodent Bait station. They are baited with rat Poison by a professional, Provincially Licensed Pest Control Officer.  Bait stations are placed mainly on Town property, under garbage stands, overgrown weeds and grass, under garages and other buildings/structures…

Old Dump Site

May 1 2020

WARNING for OLD DUMP SITE Environment Canada has issued the following warning to the Town of Bienfait : "Due to the large number of dangerous "Sink Holes" on the old dump site there will not be any access to that property by the public or any…

Pet First Aid

March 31 2015

       YOUR PETS AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS Animals, like every other member of your family, deserve the protection and security of emergency preparation. A comprehensive emergency plan includes planning care for your pets before, during…

Local Historian

March 6 2015

 A film company has expressed interest in producing a documentary on the Bienfait train engine and its part in the local history of the mining in the area. Well after the steam era ended in the rest of Canada, steam locomotives operated by coal mines in the Bienfait…

History with Youthful Faces

January 1 2014

Youthful Faces appear among these underground miners in 1926. Photograph courtesy of Bienfait Coalfields Historical Society Museum. Used with Permission from: David McLennan, “Our Towns: Saskatchewan Communities from Abbey to Zenon Park.”...

History with Cause and Death

January 1 2014

United In A Cause And Then United In Death: the final resting place of the miners killed in the Estevan Coal Strike in the northwest corner of the Bienfait cemetery. Over the years, authorities had vandalized the tombstone, removing “R.C.M.P.” It was always…

History with Canadian Pacific Steam Locomotive

January 1 2014

This Canadian Pacific Steam Locomotive was built in 1907 and was one of the last to operate in Canada. It was donated to the Town of Bienfait by the Manitoba and Saskatchewan Coal Company Ltd. in 1968. A plaque dedicates the locomotive, which now sits in the town’s…

History with Gravesite Plaque

January 1 2014

The Plaque Erected at the gravesite in 1997. Photograph taken August 22, 2003. Used with Permission from: David McLennan, “Our Towns: Saskatchewan Communities from Abbey to Zenon Park.”...

History with Going Underground

January 1 2014

Going Underground: Workers of Bienfait Mines Ltd. in 1915. Note the “pit pony” in the center of the rear of the picture. These animals were stabled underground and used for hauling coal in the mines. Some rarely saw the light of day. Photograph courtesy…

Our History with Annie Buller

January 1 2014

Annie Buller, one of the founding members of the Communist Party of Canada and an ardent promoter of radical trade unionism, addressing a crowd in Bienfait two days before the Estevan Riot. Buller was asked to go to Bienfait to offer support and encouragement to the…