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A recently designed project led by Dennis Whyte, Director of the Plasma Science and Fusion Center at MIT, made ground-breaking advances in fusion energy, altering the realm of carbon-free energy production altogether. This technological advance entails the creation of the strongest fusion magnet in the world which was accomplished for the first time ever on September 5, 2021.

Maintenance II Job Opportunity

The Town of Shaunavon is currently seeking a qualified, motivated individual to join our staff. The successful candidate will be able to operate and maintain a wide range of equipment; be capable of working as part of a team or unsupervised; be capable of being ‘on call’ on weekends; be capable of working in the Town’s Parks and Recreation and Leisure Facilities; may be required to obtain Water, Wastewater, Refrigeration and Pool Operators Certifications.

We are proud to pay consideration to the new sign that was installed in the Town of Shaunavon in honour of local celebrities, The Hunter Brothers! Council made the decision to put up this landmark to pay tribute to this talented group of artists and all of their successes. Witnessing their growth and achievements throughout their journey has been, and will continue to be, an honour for the community.

This past week, Shaunavon Town Council adopted the Economic Development Strategy 2021-2025. The Economic Development Strategy was developed over the past year by EDO Lauren Johnson, in collaboration with the Town, the Economic Development Committee and guidance from MuniMentor Consulting Co. Economic Development was identified as a primary goal in the Town’s Strategic Plan (2017-2022), with a major component of that being the creation of an Economic Development Strategy.

TOWN HALL WINDOW REPLACEMENT

All windows were replaced on the main floor of the Town Hall building this past August 2021, for a total of 12 new window installations. Until this project, the windows were the originals from when the Town Hall was built in 1926, making them 95 years old! A grant was received from the Saskatchewan Heritage Foundation to cover some of the costs, with a requirement to maintain the historical appearance of the building.

The Town of Shaunavon would like to officially introduce two new staff members! Jennifer Holmberg began the role of full-time Office Clerk on May 26th, 2021, and Trudy Enns took over the full-time Finance Clerk position back in February. You may have had the pleasure to see their smiling faces at the Town Office or speak with them over the phone.