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BIENFAIT COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE

April 12 2021

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

BIENFAIT MINOR BASEBALL

April 12 2021

Registration has now started. Please contact bienfaitminorball@gmail.com for more information or for a registration form. We are not requiring payment at this time, and please watch Facebook page for updates. We can't wait to get out onto the field! If you have any…

BIENFAIT LIONS SWIMMING POOL

April 1 2021

Swimming lesson registrations will be held at the pool on MAY 16, 2021 from 1pm-4pm                                                                                    MAY 17, 2021 from 5pm-9pm The Pool will open on July 1st,…

COMMUNITY CALENDARS

April 1 2021

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 LIBRARY

April 1 2021

    GET OUT & USE YOUR LIBRARY INCENTIVE- APRIL -JUNE: -For every book taken out, get your name entered for monthly prizes. -For every new library card issued, get your name entered 10 times for monthly prizes TAKE n’ MAKE KITS- we have a variety of kits planned.…

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS

March 31 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....

Water Meter Readings

March 31 2021

                                                                                      REMINDERWater Meter Readings are due June 25, 2021. They can be mailed, emailed or put into drop…

Utility Billing

March 31 2021

UTILITY BILLS ARE DUE BY May 15th, 2021 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. ...

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…

Pet Licenses Due January 1, 2021

January 1 2021

Time to renew your pet license January 2021Male/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...

Business Licenses due January 1, 2021

January 1 2021

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.306-388-29692021 Licenses are…

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…

Drinking Water

January 13 2016

Drinking Water Quality and Compliance Town Short Form – A Template for Annual Notice to Consumers (Note: This short form may be used for communities or waterworks serving a population of less than 5000). Introduction The Water Security Agency and the Ministry…

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…