20 questions with Michael Ellis, Owner of Michaels Coffee Shop and Bakery in Estevan and Carlyle

You know when you meet someone, and you want to hear their story because they seem interesting? If you haven’t, you haven’t met Michael Ellis, owner of Michaels coffee shop and bakery in Estevan and Carlyle. There is something about him; his energy and tenacity are welcoming, his laugher and good spirit is infectious. Be a fly on the wall with the conversation I had with Michael Ellis.


Tourism Estevan is at it again, building on its culinary experiences with the addition of a new program, Culinary Months. Four times throughout the year, restaurants in the community will be competing for three different claims.

Valentine’s Getaway in Estevan

This Valentine’s Day, surprise your partner with a getaway to one of the fantastic places in Saskatchewan! Here are 10 perfect ideas for your Southeast Saskatchewan winter romantic getaway!

The Thrill of the Thrift

I love their uniqueness and character. I love that they come with a story. I love giving them new life and saving them from a landfill and I love getting a great deal.

National Authors Day

Learn about three local authors’ that have spent countless hours sharing their incredible stories with us.

Local choices for your Christmas list

There is no shortage of talent here in Estevan, and you don’t have to look too hard to find great local works of art. I  find some really awesome local made ideas for your Christmas list!

Appetizing Estevan

On February 22nd Tourism Estevan debuted the Appetizing Estevan Culinary Tour. Months of preparation had come to this. I don’t know who was more excited, myself or my group! I had the pleasure of escorting 16 people that night.

My Summer…. Experiencing Estevan

I had an awesome summer working at the Visitor Centre here at the Estevan Leisure Centre. Lorin and I had the opportunity to meet some very kind people traveling from all over Canada and as well as the United States. I thought I would write to you one last time and give you a short over view of all the things I was lucky enough to experience this summer.

#ExperienceEstevan in 2018

We are so happy to see so many people experiencing Estevan. We love hearing about what you love to do in our city and we look forward to sharing our experiences with you too. Each year Summer Students work out of the Visitor Information Centre. They help book Energy Tours and guide visitors that are coming into our community with a wealth of knowledge about everything there is to do in Estevan. This year came with some new changes to the Visitor Centre. We changed locations and are now located in the Estevan Leisure Centre. We can’t wait to share our new space with you! 701  Souris Avenue North.