Rocanville, Saskatchewan

Town of Rocanville
Coordinates: 50°23′06″N 101°41′31″W / 50.385°N 101.692°W
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Region Saskatchewan
Census division No. 5
Rural Municipality No. 151
Post office Founded 1904
Town established 1904
• Mayor Daryl Fingas
M.P. (Souris—Moose Mountain) Ed Komarnicki (2008)
M.L.A. (Moosomin) Don Toth (2007)
Elevation 519 m (1,703 ft)
Population (2006)
• Total 869
Time zone CST
Postal code S0A 3L0
Area code(s) 306
Website rocanville.ca

Rocanville is a community in Saskatchewan, Canada, and home to the largest oil can in the world. It is home of the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (PCS) potash mine which recently announced a $1.6 billion expansion. The Rocanville and District Museum Site is on the Canadian Register of Historic Places. Rocanville is the home of the Symons Oiler factory which produced over 1 million oil cans during the Second World War. This factory, which is a heritage site, also has potential for becoming a profitable museum. The town has erected a giant oil can on the town outskirts and the factory is now an official Historic Site. Rocanville is also known for the crop circles that were discovered there in the fall of 1996.



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