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ChangeMAKERS About

SEDA and our Program Partners are committed to the economic vibrancy, competitiveness and resilience of Saskatchewan communities. The Saskatchewan ChangeMAKERS Program identified community initiatives that contribute to local and regional sustainability. By celebrating the efforts of local leaders and the community at large, we hope to inspire others to take action.

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We welcome your ideas and tools to create change in your life and community.
Contact us directly at 1-877-551-SEDA or seda@seda.sk.ca

We welcome your ideas and tools to create change in your life and community.
Contact us directly at 1-877-551-SEDA or seda@seda.sk.ca


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Town of Tisdale

We don’t want our town to be left behind. Further investment in Tisdale today is going to mean a stable and growing community going forward. read more →

Town of Eastend

Town of Eastend

Valley of Hidden Secrets Founded in 1914, the Town of Eastend is a jewel nestled in the historic Frenchman River Valley, better known as the “Valley of Hidden Secrets”.  read more →

Village of Abbey

Village of Abbey

After the unfortunate closure of the Village of Abbey’s School in 2013, the building was turned over to the local municipality by the School Division. read more →


Spiritwood Embraces Main Street Revitalization

In 2011, the Town of Spiritwood in partnership with the Northern Lights Economic Development Corporation embarked upon a multi-year project of Main Street revitalization. read more →


Town of Maple Creek

Renewal, Revitalization … and Resilience Known as the first “Cow Town” of the old West, historic Maple Creek is now a vibrant growing community that serves as a gateway for an estimated 250,000 tourists heading to Cypress Hills and Fort Walsh… read more →

Lindsay Alliban

Lindsay Alliban – Rural Enthusiast and Saskatchewan ChangeMaker

Lindsay Alliban is a rural development specialist and recipient of a Canada 150 Medal for her contributions to southwest Saskatchewan. read more →

megan allard

Megan Allard Community Builder and Changemaker

Nineteen year old Megan Allard is one of the most visible volunteers and leaders in Spiritwood. Through her involvement with the Saskatchewan Association for Community Living (SACL) read more →

Keewatin Community Development Association

Saskatchewan ChangeMaker: Keewatin Community Development Association

One of the first plants to grow after a fire is Epilobium Angustifolium. It is commonly called Willowherb. In northern Saskatchewan it is referred to as ‘Fireweed’. read more →


Saskatchewan ChangeMaker: MidSask Municipal Alliance

The MidSask Municipal Alliance (MSMA) is a group of thirteen municipalities working together to maximize the economic impact of the mining industry. read more →


Saskatchewan ChangeMaker: The North East Outreach & Support Services

In June 2016 North East Outreach & Support Services opened the first newly built Domestic Violence Shelter in the province since 1989. read more →


Town of Carrot River – Saskatchewan’s Outback

“The Saskatchewan Outback brand is incredibly important to Carrot River” says local Economic Development Coordinator Maggie Doerksen. read more →

Ile A La Crosse

ChangeMAKER Profile: The Community of Île à la Crosse

The Northern Village of Île à la Crosse is Planning for the Future. Île à la Crosse is a historic Métis community where hunting fishing and trapping have always been important. read more →

Town of Leask

ChangeMAKER Profile: The Village of Leask

The Village of Leask is Investing in their own Future. In 2015, the Home Hardware store, owned by an individual in town, approached the Village Council as he was ready to retire read more →


ChangeMAKER Profile: The Town of Watrous

This Changemaker Community is Entrepreneur Friendly What we are is we are a weekly newspaper, we offer local content and local features, we try and make it local, make it a community newspaper that people can enjoy. read more →