With the announcement of the Keystone XL Pipeline being constructed, Shaunavon Mayor, Grant Greenslade, says it's a definite plus for the town of Shaunavon.

"The announcement of the Keystone XL Pipeline is very important to our community. It's going to create jobs when we really need jobs the most. This COVID 19 and low oil prices have been devastating to the energy sector, and this will just be a huge boost to our community."

The Pipeline is expected to run just west of Shaunavon, and Mayor Greenslade says there is supposed to be a camp for workers, which will lessen the COVID 19 recession.

Greenslade is hoping work can start as early as this summer.