- Biggar, Saskatchewan
official_name = Town of Biggar
motto = "New York is big, but this is Biggar."
pushpin_map_caption = Location of Biggar
pushpin_label_position = right
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subdivision_name = CAN
subdivision_type1 = Province
subdivision_name1 = SK
subdivision_type2 = Region
subdivision_type3 = Census division
subdivision_name3 = 12
subdivision_type4 = Rural Municipality
subdivision_name4 = Biggar
leader_name = Raymond Sadler
leader_name1 = R. G. (Bob) Tyler
leader_title2 = Governing body
leader_name2 = Biggar Town Council
established_title = Post office Founded
established_title2 = Incorporated (Village)
established_title3 = Incorporated (Town)
area_total_km2 = 15.75
population_as_of = 2006
population_total = 2,033
population_density_km2 = 129.1
population_blank1_title = National Population Rank (Out of 5,008)
population_density_blank1_km2 = |population_density_blank1_sq_mi =
timezone = CST
postal_code = S0K 0M0
area_code = 306
blank_name = Highways
blank1_name = Waterways
website = * [http://www.townofbiggar.com/ Official Town Website]
Biggar is a town located in
Saskatchewan, Canada. It is the hometown of 1998 Olympic gold medalist in women's curling, Sandra Schmirler. Its former Member of Parliament was M.J. Coldwell, the leader of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federationin the 1940s and 1950s. He represented the town for 23 years, from 1935-1958 and was one of the architects of Canada's social safety net.
Biggar railway stationwas constructed in 1907 and is serviced by Via Railwith The Canadianserving the station three times per week.
The town is also home to the World Famous "Hanson Buck". [cite web
title=Story of the World Record Whitetail Deer
work=King's Outdoor World|accessdate=2008-05-25]
[http://www.prairiemaltltd.com Prairie Malt Limited] , a large barley processing plant, is also located in Biggar. The malthouse has an annual capacity of 220,000 metric tonnes. Malt is a primary ingredient in
It is located within the
Sun West School Division.
The town is known for its slogan "New York is big, but this is Biggar."
List of communities in Saskatchewan
List of towns in Saskatchewan
* [http://www.townofbiggar.com/ Official Town Website]
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