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News work Enterprise Saskatchewan publisher Government of Saskatchewan date September 19, 2008 url http: enr091908 doi accessdate 2009-04-26 south of the city. Blackstrap Park is often used for school field trips. Batoche (Batoche, Saskatchewan) is located

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as numerous residential neighbourhoods. The only developments allowed on the publicly-owned riverbank are some of the most worthwhile attractions in the city: '''River Landing''', a downtown-adjacent multi-use public space, including a childrens' water park, an amphitheatre, a concession, and public art; the '''Mendel Art Gallery''', a public art gallery on the river surrounded by park space and home to many events; and the Bessborough Hotel, mentioned above. Be sure to check out the six bridges (including two railway bridges). A seventh bridge will open in mid-2013. It links the south industrial Stonebridge area to the west end of Saskatoon, crossing just south of the Queen Elizabeth Power Plant. Do If you have young children, the rides at Kinsmen Park cannot be beat. There is a miniature train, Ferris wheel and merry-go-round. Each ride costs $1 per person. Adult goes free with a paid child's ticket. This attraction is near the Kinsmen Play Village, the Ukranian Museum of Canada and across the street from the Mendel Art Gallery. The Kinsmen Park rides are closed for 2013 due to renovation, and will reopen in 2014. All of the rides are being rebuilt. The Kinsmen Waterpark is still open and features a kiddie pool, a maze, multiple sandboxes, and multiple playground playsets. There are various shopping malls all around the city. Midtown Plaza, is probably the most convenient place for tourists to go to since it is in downtown Saskatoon. It is known to be the largest mall in the city with over 130 stores and services, with two fairly large department stores such as Sears and The Bay. Saskatoon Blades - Catch the local Western Hockey League team in action at the Credit Union Centre. Festivals Saskatoon hosts many festivals and events during the summer. These include: '''Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan''' - Saskatchewan's only professional theatre. Performs Shakespearian plays in a pair of large tents beside the Mendel Art Gallery in July and August. '''Art in the Heart''' - this is a great little event in the Caswell area. There is artist vendors from Saskatoon, as well as crafts, face-painting and henna. Live local music is playing all day, and there is a kid's area in the Church Basement where they can do crafts and learn a play. Truly a unique experience to check out when in Saskatoon. Late September. '''SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival''' - Major jazz festival. Combines free public performances, beer gardens at the Bessborough Hotel with major artists, and various paid performances in venues around the city. Runs from mid-June through the beginning of July. '''Northern Saskatchewan International Children's Festival''' - Children oriented activities located on the riverbank of Saskatoon in June. '''Saskatoon International Fringe Festival''' - Street performances and alternative theatre centred around Broadway Avenue in August. '''Folk Fest''' - an annual, multi-cultural festival comprised of up to 25 ethnic pavilions located throughout the city. Inside each pavilion, visitors will find cultural displays, dance, song, food, folklore, fables and skits. Runs in August. '''Canada Remembers Airshow''' - Dedicating to remembering Canada's veterans, combines ground displays of intage aircraft, WW II trainers, fighters and bombers as well as the latest in jet-powered aircraft. Has active air acts which include vintage WWII aircraft, current military aircraft, and the Canadian Forces' Snowbirds Demonstration Team. Runs in August. 2009 will be its last year of performance. '''Taste of Saskatchewan''' - An annual festival in which 30 of Saskatoon's finest restaurants provide hors d'oeuvres alongside live entertainment. Often taking place in the latter half of July, the festival's riverside location (next to the Bessborough Hotel) provides an excellent atmosphere. Learn '''Diefenbaker Canada Centre''' - The Diefenbaker Canada Centre is a unique public facility, combining the only Prime Ministerial archives, museum and research centre in Canada. The galleries feature permanent exhibits on Mr Diefenbaker, period replicas of the Prime Minister's Office and Cabinet Room (ca. 1950's) and temporary exhibits relating to diverse topics. '''Mendel Art Galley''' (950 Spadina Cres E) - The Mendel Art Gallery features contemporary and historical art. It is open every day except Christmas Day. '''Meewasin Valley Centre''' 402 Third Ave S (along the S Saskatchewan River), ☎ +1 306 665-6887, 9AM-5PM. Local cultural and natural history - free. '''Ukrainian Museum of Canada''' - The Ukrainian Museum of Canada vividly preserves and recreates Ukrainian culture in Canada through temporary and permanent displays. '''Wanuskewin Heritage Park''' - 5 km north of Saskatoon on Wanuskewin Rd. Wanuskewin is an international visitor site to learn about 6,000 years of First Nations culture. '''Western Development Museum''' - The museum features 1910 Boomtown, the longest indoor museum street in Canada, which presents the time of pioneer settlement and farm expansion in the Canadian West. It illustrates the technological progression of agricultural and transportation practices through interpretive displays and extensive artifact displays. It also has a large collection of vintage farm machinery which is worth a look if you are interested in mechanical things. '''University of Saskatchewan''' - Many buildings in the University have permanent, free exhibits set up. Most notable is the Biology Building, which has 2 full-size models of dinosaur bones, as well as some animals to look at. 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in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada on the weekend ending 1 April 2007. These ceremonies honoured music industry achievements in Canada during most of 2006. The event was well known for a possible tape delay by the CTV television network so the network could syndicate ''The Amazing Race''. Albert's brother, William Alexander Silverwood, moved to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 1907. He became a successful cattle rancher and operated a bottling plant north of the city. The present

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will be placed on meeting functional requirements while also providing an appropriate signature architectural presence in the city’s south downtown. The atrium that is visualized for the front of the Gallery will provide not only adequate space for Gallery functions and activities and special public events but will also be a gathering place at River landing and will include visitor services and a gift shop. There will also be a bistro, restaurant, and catering support. The site will also incorporate an underground parking facility with 250 parking spaces. WikiPedia:Saskatoon Dmoz:Regional North_America Canada Saskatchewan Localities S Saskatoon Commons:Category:Saskatoon

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Baltzan and Beth Baltzan. DATE OF BIRTH October 31, 1929 PLACE OF BIRTH Saskatoon, Saskatchewan DATE OF DEATH January 1, 2005 In 1947, he moved to Saskatoon, Canada for a position teaching English literature at the University of Saskatchewan. Two year afterwards, he left for New York to pursue a doctorate at Columbia University. His Ph.D. dissertation became the key Ukrainian literary scholarly text, ''Literary Politics in the Soviet Ukraine, 1917–1934

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residence Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan Born in Saskatoon, Harrison joined the Reform Party in 1996 and served in numerous positions in Reform, the Canadian Alliance, and the Conservative Party of Canada, including time as a political staffer in the Office of the Leader of the Opposition in Ottawa. He worked for Stephen Harper's leadership campaign in 2002, and from 2002 to 2004 he served on the national executive of the Canadian Alliance. During this time Harrison was also


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481.5 elevation_ft postal_code_type Postal code span postal_code S7H to S7W area_code 306, 639 blank2_name '''Pronunciation''' blank2_info '''Saskatoon''' is a city in central Saskatchewan, Canada, on the South Saskatchewan River. Residents of the city of Saskatoon are called ''Saskatonians''. The city is surrounded by the Corman Park No. 344

and it is very easy to get anywhere in the city from this terminal, located between 2nd and 3rd Avenue on 23rd Street. Timetables for every bus can be found at the downtown terminal or online At outlying stops, call the 'Phone & Go' line (+1 306-975-7500) and use the 4-digit stop code to determine information about the routes that service that stop. Saskatoon is a very bicycling friendly city and boasts the second highest

, educational and cultural attractions. Taxis are easy to find but generally pricey. A ten minute drive (enough to get you most places in the city if it's not rush hour) will cost $10-15. Call Blueline at +1 306-653-3333 or Radio at +1 306-242-1221, or just hail a taxi. Prices are set by the city so the cost should be equal. See thumb right 203px Bessborough on an early evening from the street(s). (Image:Bessborough.JPG) '''The Bessborough Hotel''' overlooks the South Saskatchewan

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the Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification (Minister of Western Economic Diversification (Canada)). Awards Rock's career both as a producer and musician was recognized at the 2007 Juno Awards Ceremony in Saskatoon for his lifetime contribution to popular music. He was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS). "Bob is a musical craftsman whose wide range of talents show no signs

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eastward, in effect observing negative DST. The United Kingdom and Ireland (Republic of Ireland) experimented with year-round DST from 1968 to 1971 but abandoned it because of its unpopularity, particularly in northern regions. * Edwards School


leader_title3 MLAs (Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan) leader_name3 title List of MLAs title_style list_style 1 Cam Broten (NDP (Saskatchewan New Democratic Party)) – Saskatoon Massey Place 2 Jennifer Campeau (SKP (Saskatchewan Party)) – Saskatoon Fairview 3 Danielle Chartier (NDP (Saskatchewan New Democratic Party)) – Saskatoon Riversdale 4 Ken Cheveldayoff (SKP (Saskatchewan Party)) – Saskatoon Silver Springs 5 David Forbes (David Forbes (politician)) (NDP (Saskatchewan New Democratic Party)) – Saskatoon Centre 6 Paul Merriman (SKP (Saskatchewan Party)) – Saskatoon Sutherland 7 Don Morgan (SKP (Saskatchewan Party)) – Saskatoon Southeast 8 Rob Norris (SKP (Saskatchewan Party)) – Saskatoon Greystone 9 Roger Parent (SKP (Saskatchewan Party)) – Saskatoon Meewasin 10 Cathy Sproule (NDP (Saskatchewan New Democratic Party)) – Saskatoon Nutana 11 Corey Tochor (SKP (Saskatchewan Party)) – Saskatoon Eastview 12 Gordon Wyant (SKP (Saskatchewan Party)) – Saskatoon Northwest leader_title4 leader_name4 established_title Establishment established_date 1883 established_title2 Incorporation established_date2 1906 established_title3 established_date3 area_magnitude unit_pref area_footnotes area_total_km2 170.8 area_land_km2 area_water_km2 area_total_sq_mi area_land_sq_mi area_water_sq_mi area_water_percent area_urban_km2 area_urban_sq_mi area_metro_sq_mi population_as_of July 2014 Estimates population_footnotes population_note population_total 261,000 population_density_km2 1120.1 population_density_sq_mi population_metro 295,600 population_density_metro_km2 population_density_metro_sq_mi population_urban population_density_urban_km2 population_density_urban_sq_mi population_blank1_title population_blank1 population_density_blank1_km2 population_density_blank1_sq_mi population_demonym Saskatonian timezone CST (North American Central Time Zone) utc_offset −6 timezone_DST utc_offset_DST latd 52 latm 08 latNS N longd 106 longm 41 longEW W elevation_footnotes elevation_m 481.5 elevation_ft postal_code_type Postal code span postal_code S7H to S7W area_code 306, 639 blank2_name '''Pronunciation''' blank2_info website footnotes

'''Saskatoon''' is a city in central Saskatchewan, Canada, on the South Saskatchewan River. Residents of the city of Saskatoon are called ''Saskatonians''. The city is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Corman Park No. 344 (Corman Park No. 344, Saskatchewan). As of March 2014, it is the largest city in the province with an estimated population of 261,000 and an estimated metropolitan area (census metropolitan area) population of 300,000. url http: FORUM News%20Releases Pages SASKATOONSPOPULATIONTOPS250000MARK.aspx title Saskatoon's Population Tops 250,000 Mark publisher City of Saskatoon accessdate 2014-03-03

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