Mayor – Saskatoon
Mayor Donald Atchison has guided Saskatoon through more than a decade of exceptional economic expansion and population growth. Saskatoon is recognized as one of Canada’s most diverse and balanced regional economies.
Mayor Atchison believes leadership matters. His philosophy and cooperative attitude bring together governments, the private sector, not-for-profits and diverse community groups to build a great city.
Under his leadership Saskatoon is now home to nationally and internationally recognized projects including the Shaw Centre for Aquatics, the SaskTel Sports Centre and the Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan.
As Mayor of Saskatoon he taps into his life experience. He and his wife raised their five children in Saskatoon. As he says, “If anything teaches consensus building, it’s having five children.”
Mayor Atchison sees challenges as opportunities and looks for creative solutions to generate the greatest benefit for all the citizens of Saskatoon.