In 1907 the C.P.R steel passed through the district, and 1908 marked the arrival of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railroad. The settlement of Biggar, which took its name from W. H. Biggar, General Counsel for the G.T.P.R., was incorporated as a village in 1909. In 1910, the G.T.P.R. decided to establish a divisional point, sparking a construction boom that shot the population over the 600 mark. Biggar became one of the home terminals where train crews changed. The station was one of the largest in the west, boasting an all-night restaurant. Biggar was incorporated as a Town in 1911.
Biggar is a great place to raise a family. Biggar is a community that has an abundance of parks, organized sports and sports facilities, and two excellent school systems.
While most people already know that Biggar is a friendly, family-orientated community, many people don't know that Biggar is a dynamic, progressive place to live. The quality of life in Biggar is exceptional. The citizens of Biggar have recently rededicated themselves to ensuring their future with a community spirit second to none. Please explore all that Biggar has to offer and visualize the potential of this great town.
- Cargill Prairie Malt
- AGI Envirotank
- Rack Petroleum
- E-Kay Enterprises Ltd
- Western Sales
- Sunwest School Division - Biggar Central School 2000
- Great Plains College
- Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools - St. Gabriel
- Town of Biggar