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Kindersley is a small town in West Central Saskatchewan, Canada with a population of around 4,600 (2016). It is a service centre to the oil and gas industry and agriculture production.



The Bakken shale oil and gas play, driven by hydraulic fracturing technologies, has contributed to Kindersley's economy since 2009.

Kindersley was named after Sir Robert Kindersley, a major shareholder in the Canadian Northern Railway (later merged into Canadian National Railways).


Winters are long, cold and dry, while summers are short and warm. Precipitation is low, with an annual average of 325 mm, and is heavily concentrated in the warmer months.

Get in[edit]

Kindersley is along Highway 7, a primary highway linking Calgary and Saskatoon; it is approximately 200 km (125 mi) west of Saskatoon and 415 km (260 mi) east of Calgary. There is no bus or train to Kindersley.

Get around[edit]


  • Kindersley Plains Museum, 903 11 Avenue E, +1 306 463-6620. Open from May to the end of September.



  • Kindersley Mall, Highway 7, 608 12 Ave E. M-Sa 9:30AM-6PM (Th until 9PM). Supermarket, agricultural supply store, and a dozen shops.


  • Coliseum Mediterranean Grill, 105 11th Avenue E, +1 306 463-4677. M-Sa 11AM-8:30PM. Pizza, steaks, fish and chips.
  • The Homesteader, 918 Main Street, +1 306 463-4100. Tu-Sa 11AM-9PM, Su 11AM-8PM. Chinese food.




Radio stations:CKVX 104.9 FM and CFYM 1210 AM

Go next[edit]

Routes through Kindersley
CalgaryOyen ← becomes  W  E  → Jct SRosetownSaskatoon
MaidstoneKerrobert  N  S  LeaderMaple Creek

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