Grenfell, Saskatchewan

What is Grenfell, Saskatchewan known for?


lively+local '

commercial and political metropole of Regina that its residents do not feel impossibly remote and can repair there when occasion demands; it is far enough away that a lively local community persists. The town has long been known for cultural vitality; in 1974 the University of Saskatchewan, Regina Campus (University of Regina) choir gave a concert in the Community Hall with the audience filling the hall, students accommodated by town and farm families. Eminent provincial academics, lawyers, medical


community life

into the 1960s. A cinema on Front Avenue opposite the railway line continued in business until the 1960s, much beyond the time when such facilities had lapsed in other, larger prairie towns which were closer to urban metropoles. No doubt this was in part because television transmission remained poor, Grenfell being a good east of the broadcast locus in Regina. However they might have regretted the lack of choice, community life was assuredly enhanced by first-release films being


community school

; Grenfell Elementary Community School offers pre-school to grade 6 with an enrolment near 160 pupils. Grenfell High Community School offers Grade 7 to Grade 12 to an enrolment of about 134 students. ref>

; Both a part of the Prairie Valley School Division #208 (Prairie Valley School Division). Historically several one-room school houses served Grenfell and area. Faulkner School


sporting activities

of Saskatchewan publisher Canadian Plains Research Centre University of Regina year 2006 url http: esask.uregina.ca entry bands.html accessdate 2009-05-18 The early English settlers had a flair for sporting activities, kept hounds and horses and also established a run similar to that of fox hunting runs in Britain in the 1800s.


online historical

Broadview . It is here that in 1925, the time zone changed from Central Standard Time (Central Time Zone (Americas)) to Mountain Standard Time (Mountain Time Zone).

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extremely successful

into the Qu'Appelle Valley at various junctures along its course, notably Echo Creek immediately upriver from Fort Qu'Appelle, and Last Oak Creek, north of Grenfell (Grenfell, Saskatchewan) and Broadview (Broadview, Saskatchewan), in the past the locus of an extremely successful aboriginal-managed ski resort. The other tributaries include the Moose Jaw River, Wascana Creek, Loon Creek, Jumping Deer Creek, Pheasant Creek, Kaposvar Creek and Lanigan Creek


independent film

University of Regina year 2006 url http: esask.uregina.ca entry grenfell.html accessdate 2009-05-18 as was Lorne MacPherson, the Canadian entertainment lawyer, founder of the Alberta Motion Picture Development Corporation and independent film producer. "Billington Award to Lorne MacPherson," MediaMag.ca


community interest

on July 6, 1973." "Attractions," in Town of Grenfell, http: www.grenfell.ca recreation-tourism attractions Retrieved February 2, 2013. name "SaskBiz" A reputation for unusual community interest in culture was demonstrated in 1974 when the choir of the then-University of Saskatchewan, Regina Campus (University of Regina) chose to perform in Grenfell's Community Hall among its destinations on a provincial tour. Grenfell Regional Park located


unusual+community

on July 6, 1973." "Attractions," in Town of Grenfell, http: www.grenfell.ca recreation-tourism attractions Retrieved February 2, 2013. name "SaskBiz" A reputation for unusual community interest in culture was demonstrated in 1974 when the choir of the then-University of Saskatchewan, Regina Campus (University of Regina) chose to perform in Grenfell's Community Hall among its destinations on a provincial tour. Grenfell Regional Park located on the west side of Grenfell features picnic, playground area, showers, food services, and a nine hole sand greens golf course.


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, Saskatchewan Kamsack Lanigan

Grenfell, Saskatchewan

'''Grenfell''' (Canada 2011 Census population 1,049) is a town in Southern Saskatchewan (List of communities in Saskatchewan), Canada. It is situated at the junction of Highway 47 (Saskatchewan Highway 47) and the Trans Canada Highway south of the Qu'Appelle Valley where Crooked Lake Provincial Park (at Crooked Lake (Crooked Lake (Saskatchewan))) and Bird's Point Resort (at Round Lake (Round Lake (Saskatchewan))) are popular beach destinations in summer and are accessed by Highway 47 (Saskatchewan Highway 47).

European settlement from Ontario and the British Isles began in 1882 before the Canadian Pacific Railway reached the site of the town. David McLennan, "Gremfell," ''The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan'' http: esask.uregina.ca entry grenfell.html (retrieved March 23, 2014) The post office was established in 1883; "the town’s name honours Pasco du Pre Grenfell, a railway company official." David McLennon, "Grenfell," Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan. Retrieved 19 November 2007.

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