Shaunavon, Saskatchewan

What is Shaunavon, Saskatchewan known for?


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Stores Shuanavon is home to a variety of stores, from grocery to clothing stores.


great year

name "ReferenceA" , is located adjacent to Shaunavon (Shaunavon, Saskatchewan), Saskatchewan, Canada. - 22 F Hayley Wickenheiser - A R 178 77 08 12 78 Shaunavon, Saskatchewan Calgary Oval X-Treme '''Dollard''' is a small village situated on the historic Red Coat Trail in the southwest corner of Saskatchewan, Canada. It is 13 km west of the town of Shaunavon (Shaunavon, Saskatchewan) and 21 km east of the town of Eastend (Eastend, Saskatchewan). It is approximately 100 km from the Montana USA border and 130 km to the Alberta border.


main large

Monday to Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Services Government Services Shaunavon is the main large centre next to Swift Current in southwestern Saskatchewan meaning that the town has a lot of government services. The town houses a local RCMP detachment


current online

, Penny. "Shaunavon Skate Park Now Open." Swift Current Online. 28 Sept. 2012. Web. 30 Sept. 2014. Multiple baseball diamonds sit on the grounds of the Crescent Point Wickenheiser Centre. A swimming pool opens and cools off locals during the summer months. Two tennis courts are available to the public. "


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Shaunavon has many seasonal and year-round venues that help to boost tourism and entertain residents. It also has numerous organizations offering sport, culture, recreational and social opportunities including hockey, soccer, curling, figure skating, karate, fastball and baseball, volleyball, basketball, performing arts, and a variety of dance disciplines. The service groups include: Shaunavon Kinsmen & Kinettes, Shaunavon Legion & Legion Auxiliary, Shaunavon Elks & Royal Purple, Shawnees, Knights of Columbus, Hometown Club, Senior Citizens and a number of church organizations. Recreational facilities include: a bowling alley, walking trails, Recreation Complex, tennis courts, horseshoe pits, swimming pool, regional library, playgrounds, fitness gym, golf club, rinks, movie theatre, ball park, skating and curling. During the summer months, the skating rink serves as a community centre for various events and in the fall and winter is covered with ice again for both skating and curling. In the summer months an outdoor recreation swimming pool is available and a 9-hole golf course is also open. Camping is available at the Shawnee Campground adjacent to Memorial Park in the heart of the town. Shaunavon is home to the Shaunavon Badgers of the Southwest Saskatchewan Hockey League. Shaunavon hosted CBC's Fifth Annual Hockey Day in Canada on February 21, 2004. Infrastructure Transportation Saskatchewan Highways 13 (Saskatchewan Highway 13) and 37 (Saskatchewan Highway 37) connect to Shaunavon. Shaunavon is served by the Shaunavon Airport. Shaunavon's airport has a regulation asphalt, lighted runway, , is located adjacent to Shaunavon (Shaunavon, Saskatchewan), Saskatchewan, Canada. - 22 F Hayley Wickenheiser - A R 178 77 08 12 78 Shaunavon, Saskatchewan Calgary Oval X-Treme '''Dollard''' is a small village situated on the historic Red Coat Trail in the southwest corner of Saskatchewan, Canada. It is 13 km west of the town of Shaunavon (Shaunavon, Saskatchewan) and 21 km east of the town of Eastend (Eastend, Saskatchewan). It is approximately 100 km from the Montana USA border and 130 km to the Alberta border.


dramatic art

and director who was born in Shaunavon in 1927. http: www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca en article frances-hyland She was involved in radio dramas, film and television work. http: www.cbc.ca news canada veteran-actress-frances-hyland-dies-at-77-1.469635 She studied Arts at the University of Saskatchewan before entering the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, England. She made her London debut


field news

?option com_content&view article&id 20912:lower-shaunavon-seen-as-key-base-for-years-operator-reins-pass-to-majors&catid 23:oil-field-news&Itemid 284 ''Lower Shaunavon Seen as a Key Base for Years'' ''Petroleum News.'' Retrieved 2014-11-9. however, a $665 million purchase in 2009, ''Crescent Point pays $665M for Wave Energy'' ''Toronto Star.'' 24 Aug 2009. Retrieved 2014


place shows

? place Saskatoon publisher Western Producer Prairie Books year 1975 isbn 0-919306-39-X However, Shaughnessy was of Irish descent, but was born to dirt poor parents in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Thus, the existence of any kind of an old country estate is highly unlikely, and no such place shows up in Irish place name references. Since CP's files are silent on the subject, the derivation of the town name Shaunavon is likely to remain a mystery. Barry, Bill (1998) ''People Places: The Dictionary of Saskatchewan Place Names'', p. 327, Regina, Sask: People Places Publishing Ltd., ISBN 1-894022-19-X Political history Federal politics Since Shaunavon was founded in 1913, the town and surrounding area have been represented by several different political parties and leaders. The town became a part of the new Maple Creek electoral district (Maple Creek (electoral district)), established in 1914. In the 1917 federal election (Canadian federal election, 1917), Unionist (Unionist Party (Canada)) party member and Saskatchewan Grain Growers' Association organizer John Archibald Maharg ran unopposed, becoming the first Member of Parliament for the area. , is located adjacent to Shaunavon (Shaunavon, Saskatchewan), Saskatchewan, Canada. - 22 F Hayley Wickenheiser - A R 178 77 08 12 78 Shaunavon, Saskatchewan Calgary Oval X-Treme '''Dollard''' is a small village situated on the historic Red Coat Trail in the southwest corner of Saskatchewan, Canada. It is 13 km west of the town of Shaunavon (Shaunavon, Saskatchewan) and 21 km east of the town of Eastend (Eastend, Saskatchewan). It is approximately 100 km from the Montana USA border and 130 km to the Alberta border.


oil shows

;Grand Coteau" Oil In 1938, Shaunavon became the oil distribution centre for all plants within a 30-mile radius, as decided by the B.A. Oil Company. In 1942 Marsh, Arden & Hill, Peter. Saskatchewan Geological Survey & Saskatchewan Ministry Of The Economy. Off the Beaten Track: Oil Shows in the Upper Shaunavon Member, West of the Main Oil Field Trend, Southwestern Saskatchewan (n.d.). Geoconvention. Saskatchewan Ministry of the Economy, 2014. Web. the Tide Water Associated Oil Company was interested in the region of southwest Saskatchewan for the development of oil. The discovery of oil in the region was in 1952 , is located adjacent to Shaunavon (Shaunavon, Saskatchewan), Saskatchewan, Canada. - 22 F Hayley Wickenheiser - A R 178 77 08 12 78 Shaunavon, Saskatchewan Calgary Oval X-Treme '''Dollard''' is a small village situated on the historic Red Coat Trail in the southwest corner of Saskatchewan, Canada. It is 13 km west of the town of Shaunavon (Shaunavon, Saskatchewan) and 21 km east of the town of Eastend (Eastend, Saskatchewan). It is approximately 100 km from the Montana USA border and 130 km to the Alberta border.


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as Stella in ''A Streetcar Named Desire''. She made frequent appearances on television including ''The Great Detective'' on CBC. She had a role on CBC-TV's show ''Road to Avonlea'' where she played Sara Stanley's nanny Louisa J. Banks. http: www.imdb.com name nm0405082 bio Her awards include being named to the Order of Canada, lifetime achievement awards from the Governor General and the Toronto arts community, and ACTRA's John Dranie award for distinguished contribution to broadcasting. She passed away in 2004. '''Dwain Lingenfelter''' Dwain Lingenfelter was born in Shaunavon in 1949. http: esask.uregina.ca entry lingenfelter_dwain_matthew_1949-.html He was voted MLA of the constituency of Shaunavon from 1978 to 1986. He was a cabinet minister for former Saskatchewan Premier Roy Romanow and in 1995 he became Deputy Premier and was appointed Minister of the Crown Investments Corporation in 1997. He was appointed the Minister of Agriculture and Food in 1999 but resigned in 2000. He moved to Calgary as vice-president of government relations for Nexen, an international oil and gas company. He returned to politics and won the NDP provincial leadership in 2009 but resigned in 2011. http: www.huffingtonpost.ca 2011 11 08 ndps-lingenfelter-resigns-saskatchewan-election-losing-seat_n_1081874.html '''Ann Eriksson''' Ann Eriksson was born in Shaunavon in 1956. http: www.anneriksson.ca about-ann She is an author who has published 4 novels including ''Decomposing Maggie, In the Hands of Anubis, Falling from Grace'' and ''High Clear Bell of Morning'' that was released in 2014. He holds a biology degree from the University of Victoria. She is a member of the Writers Union of Canada. She is the founding director of the Thetis Island Nature Conservancy. '''Everett Baker''' Everett Baker was born in Minnesota and immigrated to Canada in 1916. http: esask.uregina.ca entry baker_everett_1893-1981.html He settled in Aneroid, Saskatchewan, and took up farming there. He and his wife, Ruth, lived in Shaunavon from 1945 until his death in 1981. Permanent Display at the Shaunavon Grand Coteau Heritage and Cultural Center In the late 1930s he began to take his photos. During his 21 years as a field man for the Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, he captured most of his images. He left 10,000 slides—now the property of the Saskatchewan History and Folklore Society. He became its first president in 1957. Mayors and Revees Mayors The Shaunavon Standard documented many accomplishments by town council, highlighted by the purchasing of fire equipment in the early years, the construction and maintenance of roads and sidewalks, and the focus on emergencies services and recreational initiatives throughout their history. class "wikitable" - ! Era , is located adjacent to Shaunavon (Shaunavon, Saskatchewan), Saskatchewan, Canada. - 22 F Hayley Wickenheiser - A R 178 77 08 12 78 Shaunavon, Saskatchewan Calgary Oval X-Treme '''Dollard''' is a small village situated on the historic Red Coat Trail in the southwest corner of Saskatchewan, Canada. It is 13 km west of the town of Shaunavon (Shaunavon, Saskatchewan) and 21 km east of the town of Eastend (Eastend, Saskatchewan). It is approximately 100 km from the Montana USA border and 130 km to the Alberta border.

Shaunavon, Saskatchewan

The town of '''Shaunavon''' is located in southwest Saskatchewan at the junction of Highways 37 (Saskatchewan Highway 37) and 13 (Saskatchewan Highway 13). It is 110 kilometres from Swift Current, 163 kilometres from the Alberta border and 74 kilometres from the Montana border. Shaunavon was established in 1913 along the Canadian Pacific Railway line.

The town has several nicknames including Bone Creek Basin, Boomtown, and Oasis of the Prairies. The latter name is derived from the park located in the centre of town. http: www.saskbiz.ca communityprofiles CommunityProfile.Asp?CommunityID 330 The Shaunavon Formation, a stratigraphical unit of the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin is named for the town.

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