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Health services
Duck Lake and District Nursing Home - Goodwill Manor
The Duck Lake and District Nursing Home is located in the Town of Duck Lake at 501 Victoria Avenue. The thirty bed Nursing Home is affiliated with the Saskatoon Health Region and provides care to Level III and Level IV residents as well as Respite Care.


Other health related services

  1. Medical Clinic - Doctors from Rosthern come into town twice a week (Monday and Friday from 1:00 - 5:30 PM)
  2. Nurse Practitioner - Stobart Community School
  3. Pharmacy - Carlton Trail Pharmacy
  4. Home Care Services
  5. Public Health Nurse
  6. Baby Clinics once a month (second Wednesday of the month)
  7. Chiropodist - Available in Rosthern once a month
  8. Chiropractor - Tuesdays and Thursdays in Rosthern
  9. Ambulance services - Rosthern and District Ambulance Care Inc.
  10. Senior Citizens Housing complex

Rosthern Hospital is 18 kilometres South of Duck Lake and is operated by the Saskatoon Health District. There are six medical doctors and 53 full and part-time employees working at the hospital. There are 21 active treatment beds, 6 specialty beds, and 4 paediatric beds available.

Housing
Saskatchewn Housing Authority - Family, Senior and single housing - 47 units
Private rentals/sales - list of Landlords available at the Town Office.
Residential lots- please see Town office - property

Transportation services
Highways
Duck Lake is located midway between Prince Albert and Saskatoon on Highway #11 at the junction of Highway #212.

Truck Transport
Duck Lake is served by Rosthern Valley Transfer, Purolator Courier, Brinks, Co-Op and Loomis.


Passenger Bus Service
Duck Lake is serviced by the Saskatchewan Transportation Company seven days a week. There are six buses daily and packages up to 100 pounds are accommodated by bus freight services.

Ferry Service
There is ferry service on either side of Duck Lake. The Wingard Ferry to the west, crosses the North Saskatchewan River and connects people to various towns and northern lakes. To the east is the St. Laurent Ferry. It crosses the South Saskatchewan River, making a shorter trip to some of the historic sites.
These Ferries not only provide transportation but also enjoyment for those people who cross the river to fish, picnic or to experience the thrill of riding the ferry for the first time.

Railways
Rail service in Duck Lake is provided by Omnitrax. Consumer cars for freight are available by arrangement.

Air Service
Air Service is accessible in Prince Albert (46 km) and Saskatoon (88 km). The Prince Albert Air Strip is the closest Air Service available with a 1525 concrete runway. Regina has the nearest customs office.

Communication Services
The Saskatchewan Valley News
- based in Rosthern and is sold weekly in businesses or delivered to subscribers by mail.

The Star-Phoenix
- based in Saskatoon and is delivered daily to households by carrier

The Prince Albert Daily Herald
- based in Prince Albert

Western Producer
- based in Saskatoon

Rural Roots
- based in Prince Albert and is delivered weekly by mail

Saskatoon Sun
- based in Saskatoon and is delivered weekly to households by carrier

Radio Stations received - Numbers indicate dial location

AM Radio

  • CJWW Saskatoon 600
  • CKSW Swift Current 570
  • CKBI Prince Albert 900
  • CKCK Regina 620
  • CBC Watrous 540
  • CKOM Saskatoon 650 & Melfort 750
FM Radio
  • CFMC Saskatoon 95.1
  • CKOM Saskatoon 102.1
  • CFMM Prince Albert 99.1
  • CFQC Saskatoon 92.9
  • CBC Saskatoon 105.5
  • CBC Regina 89.1

Television

  • CFQC (CTV) Saskatoon
  • CBKST (CBC) Saskatoon
  • CBKFT (FRENCH) Regina
  • CKBI (CBC) Prince Albert
  • CFSK (STV) Saskatoon
  • CIPA (CTV) Prince Albert

Cable service is provided to Duck Lake by Access Communications out of Edmonton. Phone 1-866-363-2225 for service information.

High Speed Internet is available within the Town. Rural residents subcribe to dial-up or wireless high speed.

Emergency Services
Law Enforcement
The Town of Duck Lake receives services from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police detachment located in Rosthern.
The Rosthern detachment consists of fourteen staff, including civilians.

Fire Protection
The Duck Lake Volunteer Fire Department consists of 6 members who provide round-the-clock protection utilizing a 911 pager system which contacts them and transmits the location of the fire.

Ambulance
Ambulance service is provided by Rosthern and District Ambulance and can be accessed through the provincial 911 telephone system


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