Special Areas

Special Areas (2, 3, 4)

Special Areas is home to the 780 megawatt Sheerness Power Generating Station, which delivers coal and natural gas fired energy to the provincial grid. 2 million acres of farm and ranch land generate nearly $2 billion of agricultural receipts for the economy. CN Rail serves the area, terminating in the town of Oyen. Highways #9, #36, and #41 connect Special Areas to Calgary, Saskatoon, Red Deer and Medicine Hat. Hanna, Oyen and Consort are the region’s primary service centers.

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