is on the map of the city, the Moose Jaw River is shaped like a moose's jaw. CFB Moose Jaw thumb left Canadair CT-114 Tutor CT-114 Tutor (File:Ct114 tutor snowbirds stcatharines 1.jpg) of the Snowbirds The area surrounding Moose Jaw has a high number of cloudless days, making it a good site for training pilots. The Royal Canadian Air Force under the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan established RCAF Station Moose Jaw in 1940. Following
wife Queen Elizabeth (Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon) (later known as Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother) visited during the Royal tour in 1939. Queen Elizabeth II first visited in 1959, and has come to the city a few times since. The Earl of Wessex (Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex) (Prince Edward) became Colonel-in-Chief of the Saskatchewan Dragoons of Moose Jaw on visiting Saskatchewan in 2003, when he congratulated the regiment on its "contribution to Canada's proud tradition of citizen
Cree and Assiniboine (Assiniboine people) people used the Moose Jaw area as a winter encampment. The Missouri Coteau (Coteau du Missouri) sheltered the valley and gave it warm breezes. The narrow river crossing and abundance of water and game made it a good location for settlement. Traditional native fur traders and Métis (Métis people (Canada)) buffalo hunters (Métis buffalo hunt) created the first permanent settlement at a place called "the turn", at present-day Kingways Park. The intersection of the Moose Jaw River and Thunder Creek was chosen and registered in 1881 as a site for a division point for the Canadian Pacific Railway, whose construction was significant in Confederation of Canada. The water supply there was significant for steam locomotives. Settlement began there in 1882 and the city was incorporated in 1903. WikiPedia:Moose Jaw
Racing Formula One , Sport Biplane, AT-6, Sport and Jet. It also features civil airshow acts, military flight demonstrations, and a large static aircraft display. Other promoters have run pylon racing events across the USA and Canada, including races in Las Vegas, NV in 1965, Lancaster, CA in 1965 and 1966, Mojave, California in 1970-71, and 1973-79; at Cape May, NJ in 1971, San Diego, CA in 1971, Miami, FL in 1973 and 1979, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in 1984; Hamilton, CA
railway junction for the area's agricultural produce. It is known for its giant historical murals on the exterior walls of buildings in its business district, and its tunnels were used for rum-running during Prohibition. CFB Moose Jaw is a NATO flight training school, and is home to the Snowbirds, Canada's military aerobatic air show flight demonstration team. Moose Jaw also has a casino (Casino Moose Jaw) and geothermal spa (Temple Gardens Mineral Spa Resort). History
the war, the RCAF remained in the community and used the facility for training pilots through the Cold War. The facility changed its name to CFB Moose Jaw in 1968 and it is currently Canada's primary military flight training centre and the home of 431 (Air Demonstration) Squadron (Snowbirds) (aka the "Snowbirds"). CFB Moose Jaw's primary lodger unit is "15 Wing". In the Canadian Forces Air Command, the lodger unit is frequently referred to as 15 Wing Moose Jaw
-soldiers in the community." Involved in peacekeeping operations in Cyprus, the Golan Heights, Bosnia and Croatia, the regiment has also provided aid during floods and forest fires in the prairies. The Prince returned to visit his regiment in 2006. The Earl of Wessex also inaugurated the Queen's Jubilee Rose Garden in Moose Jaw on his visit in 2003. Other royal connections to the city include King George School and Prince Arthur Community School, both named for members of the royal family
* Mike Blaisdell, former National Hockey League player Legends of Hockey: Mike Blaisdell Retrieved on 6 March 2009 * Ray Boughen, former mayor, current Member of Parliament (Canadian House of Commons) for the riding of Palliser (Palliser (Saskatchewan electoral district)) Canadian Parliament:
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estimates: Table 2 Quarterly demographic estimates publisher Statistics Canada date June 22, 2011 accessdate June 22, 2011 Residents primarily live in the southern half of the province. Of the total population, 257,300 live in the province's largest city, Saskatoon, while 210,000 live in the provincial capital, Regina (Regina, Saskatchewan). Other major cities include Prince Albert (Prince Albert, Saskatchewan), Moose Jaw, Yorkton, Swift Current and North
and is also in Kelly Clarkson's touring band as a guitarist violinist and backup vocalist. Has also toured with, Britney Spears and the Backstreet Boys IMDB: Cory Churko Retrieved on 6 March 2009 * Reggie Cleveland, World Series-starting baseball pitcher BaseballReference.com: Reggie Cleveland Retrieved on 6 March 2009 * Sylvio Paul
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, in 1988; at Dallas, TX in 1990, in Denver, CO in 1990 and 1992, in Kansas City in 1993, in Phoenix, Arizona in 1994 and 1995; and in Tunica, Mississippi in 2005. Numerous other venues across the United States, Canada, and Mexico have also hosted events featuring the smaller Formula One and Biplane classes. Geography It includes the city of Moose Jaw, the southwest quadrant of the city of Regina (Regina, Saskatchewan) and the rural areas around them. The 1921–22 WCHL season
'''Moose Jaw''' (Assiniboine (Assiniboine language): ''tácehubana'') title AISRI Dictionary Database Search--prototype version. Assiniboine. accessdate 2012-07-07 url http: zia.aisri.indiana.edu ~dictsearch cgi-bin testgetdetailsNP.pl?pass &hasfont 0&database assin&onelang &host zia&key Assin004259&glossnum 1&srchstring sask&sndformat mp3&nexthit 0&maxhits 200&data examples is a city in south-central Saskatchewan, Canada on the Moose Jaw River. It is situated on the Trans-Canada Highway, west of Regina (Regina, Saskatchewan). Residents of Moose Jaw are known as Moose Javians. Best known as a retirement and tourist city, it serves the small towns and farms of the surrounding region. The city is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Moose Jaw No. 161 (Moose Jaw No. 161, Saskatchewan).
Moose Jaw is an industrial centre and an important railway junction for the area's agricultural produce. It is known for its giant historical murals on the exterior walls of buildings in its business district, and its tunnels were used for rum-running during Prohibition. CFB Moose Jaw is a NATO flight training school, and is home to the Snowbirds, Canada's military aerobatic air show flight demonstration team. Moose Jaw also has a casino (Casino Moose Jaw) and geothermal spa (Temple Gardens Mineral Spa Resort).