An all-around great place to live, the MSMA Region boasts a High Quality of Life. Great schools, lively recreation and health facilities are available throughout the region, and access to two post-secondary facilities provides the opportunity to learn where you live and work. With a long tradition of strong family values and community spirit, the MSMA Region welcomes new Canadians as part of its diverse and vibrant community and offers support and stability in employment, education and everyday life. A lower cost of living and a slower pace of life add to the Rural Charm, while an implicit energy and sense of freedom inspires opportunity.




The MSMA Region has a wide variety of housing options available to area residents. With everything from starter homes to new housing developments, families have a wide variety of affordable housing options, in a variety of communities – whether you’re looking for small town living, an acreage, or to settle in a larger centre.

Area residents will also find new rental accommodation units in various sizes across the region, to meet the needs of a growing young labour force.

The MSMA Region is home to a diverse population, we invite you to make it your new home!


Area Listings

MLS Listings
Remax Humboldt
Century 21 Humboldt
Realty Executives Watrous
Town of Watrous
City of Humboldt
Town of LeRoy
Prairie View Properties


Special housing satisfies the needs of an aging population. This includes affordable rental units, “aging in place” opportunities, seniors housing complexes with support facilities, proximity to amenities.

The Watrous Housing Authority also offers 62 senior housing units. This includes 28 duplex units, 24 units located in Diamond Jubilee Court and 10 units at West Ridge Manor.

The City of Humboldt has a number of senior housing options. including: the Housing Authority (includes East Side Village, Harry Ford Centre and Sunset Manor), Caleb Village Retirement Community, Kinsmen Court, Silver Ridge Heights, and St. Mary’s Villa.

Other senior’s housing options within the MSMA Region include
The Village of Drake Housing Authority
The Town of LeRoy Housing Authority.



There are many regional parks, camps, lakes and golf courses. Some of the attractions offered include the beaches and spa at the Resort Village of Manitou Beach.
The mineral waters in Little Manitou Lake, referred to as the Dead Sea of Canada, are believed to have healing powers. This is a favoured tourist attraction.
The Zelma Reservoir, Quill Lakes and other locations can be utilized for bird watching, fishing and hunting game.
In the summer boating, swimming and water sports abound. In the winter skating, hockey, curling, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and sledding are favoured activities.
Residents enjoy the beauty of The MSMA Region year round!


Several museums & cultural centres are established in the region.

Humboldt & District Museum & Gallery
Lanigan & District Heritage Centre
LeRoy & District Heritage Museum
Nokomis District Museum
Watson & District Heritage Museum



The Horizon School Division has a mission to educate the whole student by providing adaptive and responsive opportunities for personal success, the Horizon School Division with its progressive management teaches inclusiveness and leadership to students and staff across the division.

Elementary Schools:



High Schools:
Lanigan Central High School
Watrous’s Winston High School


Carlton Trail Regional College has three campuses; one campus, along with its Administrative Offices, is located in the city Humboldt, the largest centre in the region. The two additional campuses are located in the towns of Watrous and Wynyard.
These campuses are there to focus and serve the career, employment, training and educational needs of students, business and industry in east central Saskatchewan. With classrooms and instruction throughout the region, these programs and services provide important academic, social and economic advantages for the students and the businesses that employ them.


Saint Peter’s College is affiliated with the University of Saskatchewan, the College provides first and second-year students with fully accredited Arts and Science, Business and Agriculture courses. Many students start their degree program at the College or fulfill the entry requirements for professional colleges such as Medicine, Law, Nutrition, Education, Kinesiology, and Pharmacy at other universities. The College also offers a Creative Writing Diploma, the Certificate in Criminology and Addictions Programs, and other university, professional and community programming. St. Peter’s College award-winning, experienced and friendly faculty and staff, combined with engaging small class sizes and strong sense of community, ensure the students receive the finest quality of instruction and the experience they need to be successful.