The Towns of Corner Gas — Jansen

Helen J

Character:  Helen Jansen, played by Jean Freeman. Mayor Fitzy’s grandmother. Helen was adamant that Dog River build the world’s biggest ‘hoe’.


Jansen, Saskatchewan:

Jansen was named for Nebraska rancher Peter Jansen.

community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 96 (-23.8% from 2011) 126 (-10.0% from 2006) 140 (-11.4% from 2001)
Land area: 0.85 km2 (0.33 sq mi) 0.85 km2 (0.33 sq mi) 0.85 km2 (0.33 sq mi)
Population density: 112.5/km2 (291/sq mi) 147.7/km2 (383/sq mi) 164.1/km2 (425/sq mi)
Median age: 61.2 (M: 61.5, F: 60.5) 57.0 (M: 56.8, F: 57.5) 51.5 (M: 49.2, F: 54.1)
Total private dwellings: 68 69
Median household income: $Not Available

Notable people

Hockey Players Brian Propp, Byron Briske, and Shannon Briske all lived here as children. Author and Poet C.M. Buckaway, for whom the local library is named, lived in Jansen.



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