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The lists below of Canadian mills was compiled by
Frank Korvemaker
, M.S.M., S.A.A. (Hon.)
 Retired Archivist / Construction Historian
Hon. Corporate Archivist for the Saskatchewan Association of Architects.

Frank was, and continues to be, a consultant to the Yorkton Brick Mill Heritage Society.


Illustrated Inventory of Flour and Grist Mills in Saskatchewan 
The 'Illustrated Inventory' is a comprehensive list of facilities by town
compiled by Frank Korvemaker, and downloadable in PDF format.

This is an onging project.  The file below is a recent update (May 2019), and lists 138 mills,
as compared to the 90 listed in the previous 2016 version.
If you have any information on these or other provincial sites that does not appear here,
(or questions), you can contact him here:    
fkorvemaker (at)
 Download the file here  ~   ~    (631kb)


Other Mills:

Nova Scotia
Balmoral Grist Mill

Prince Edward Island

Leard’s Grist Mill -  fundraising campaign
Charlevoix Mills


Holmfield Mill and Elevators


Esterhazy Flour Mill


Grist Mill, Strathcona

British Columbia

Harper’s Grist Mill
, Ashcroft
Keremeos Grist Mill: Link 1  Link 2 

  Publications / Reports
  Flour and Grist Milling Industry in Canada (1921)
(includes a reference to the Beck Mill, Yorkton on page 41)

A History of Flour Milling in Manitoba: Link 1  Link 2

A review of two books dealing with Canadian Mills

Flour Milling – the Canadian Encyclopedia

Milling – Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan

Mills in Ontario (open to the public)

Mills in Brant County, Ontario

Grist Mills

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