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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
SASKATOON (/ˌsæskəˈtuːn/ ( listen )) is the largest city in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
. Straddling a bend in the South Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
River and along the Trans- Canada
Canada
Yellowhead Highway , it has served as the region's cultural and economic hub since it was founded in 1882 as a Temperance colony. At its 2016 census population of 246,376, Saskatoon
Saskatoon
is the largest city in the province , while at a 2016 census population of 295,095, the Saskatoon
Saskatoon
census metropolitan area (CMA ) is the 17th largest CMA in Canada
Canada
. The City of Saskatoon has estimated its population to be 271,000 as of July 2017, while Statistics Canada
Canada
has estimated the CMA's population to have to be 315,200 as of 2016. Saskatoon
Saskatoon
is home to the University of Saskatchewan
University of Saskatchewan
, the Meewasin Valley Authority which protects the South Saskatchewan River
South Saskatchewan River
and provides for the city's popular riverbank park spaces, and Wanuskewin Heritage Park , a National Historic Site of Canada
Canada
representing 6,000 years of First Nations history. The Rural Municipality of Corman Park No
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Saskatoon (other)
SASKATOON can refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Geography * 2 Science and technology * 3 Sports * 4 Vessels GEOGRAPHY* Saskatoon
Saskatoon
, the largest city in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan * Saskatoon
Saskatoon
(electoral district) , a former Canadian federal electoral district * Saskatoon
Saskatoon
Metropolitan Area , the area around the city of Saskatoon * Saskatoon
Saskatoon
City (other) SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY * Amelanchier alnifolia
Amelanchier alnifolia
or saskatoon, a shrub and berry native to North America * Saskatoon
Saskatoon
experiment , an experiment to measure anisotropies in the cosmic microwave backgroundSPORTS * Saskatoon
Saskatoon
Blades , a Western Hockey League
Western Hockey League
ice hockey teamVESSELS * HMCS Saskatoon
Saskatoon
(MM 709) , a patrol vessel in the Canadian Forces This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title SASKATOON. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Saskatoon_(other) additional terms may apply. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy .® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc
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List Of Cities In Saskatchewan
A city is a type of incorporated urban municipality in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
. A city is created from a town by the Minister of Municipal Affairs by ministerial order via section 39 of The Cities Act if the town has a population of 5,000 or more and the change in status is requested by the town council. In the early history of the province, the threshold for city status was much lower, with both Saskatoon
Saskatoon
and Regina achieving city status with populations in the 3,000 range. One city, Melville, currently has a population well below the 5,000 mark, but retains its city status as of 2015. Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
has 16 cities including Lloydminster
Lloydminster
, which traverses the provincial border with Alberta
Alberta
, but not including Flin Flon , which traverses the provincial border with Manitoba
Manitoba
. Not including Flin Flon, Saskatchewan's cities had a cumulative population of 595,707 and an average population of 37,232 in the 2011 Census . Saskatchewan's largest and smallest cities are Saskatoon
Saskatoon
and Melville with populations of 222,189 and 4,546 respectively
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South Saskatchewan River
The SOUTH SASKATCHEWAN RIVER is a major river in Canada
Canada
that flows through the provinces of Alberta
Alberta
and Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
. For the first half of the 20th century, the South Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
would completely freeze over during winter, creating spectacular ice breaks and dangerous conditions in Saskatoon
Saskatoon
, Medicine Hat and elsewhere. At least one bridge in Saskatoon
Saskatoon
was destroyed by ice carried by the river. The construction of the Gardiner Dam in the 1960s, however, lessened the power of the river by diverting a substantial portion of the South Saskatchewan's natural flow into the Qu\'Appelle River . By the 1980s many permanent sandbars had formed due to the lowering of the level of the river. From the headwaters of the Bow River
Bow River
, the South Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
flows for 1,392 kilometres (865 mi). At its mouth at Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
River Forks , it has an average discharge of 280 cubic metres per second (9,900 cu ft/s) and has a watershed of 146,100 square kilometres (56,400 sq mi), 1,800 of which are in Montana
Montana
in the United States and 144,300 square kilometres (55,700 sq mi) in Alberta
Alberta
and Saskatchewan
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Delta Bessborough
The DELTA BESSBOROUGH hotel is a four-star (Canadian Star Quality Assurance), ten-story hotel in Downtown Saskatoon
Saskatoon
, Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
, Canada
Canada
. The hotel is a historical landmark in Saskatoon
Saskatoon
and is known for its castle-like appearance. The hotel was built by the Canadian National Railway from 1928 to 1932 and is designed in the same Château-style as many of Canada\'s other railway hotels . Although it is still referred to as "The Bessborough Hotel," many people have adopted an abbreviated form, known as "The Bess" (pronounced "Bez"). The landmark provides a picturesque eastern terminating vista for Saskatoon's 21st Street East. It is also a view terminus on Spadina Crescent from points south of the hotel. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Facilities * 3 References * 4 External links HISTORY See also: Saskatoon
Saskatoon
Royal Connections Construction of the Bessborough, 1931 After the Canadian Pacific Railway
Canadian Pacific Railway
built a railway hotel in Regina in 1926, the Saskatoon
Saskatoon
business community lobbied Canadian National Railway to build one in Saskatoon
Saskatoon
. On December 31, 1928, Sir Henry Thorton, President of the Canadian National Railway, announced that it would build a similar hotel in Saskatoon
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Broadway Avenue (Saskatoon)
BROADWAY AVENUE is an arterial road and commercial street in Saskatoon
Saskatoon
, Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
. It begins at the east end of the Broadway Bridge and continues south for about 4 kilometres until terminating at a cul-de-sac in the Avalon neighbourhood. The commercial portion, and the section usually referred to colloquially as "Broadway," is composed of the five blocks running south from the Broadway Bridge to 8th Street East , as well as the adjoining blocks east and west. This section makes up the Broadway Business Improvement District, and is a popular shopping and cultural destination of Saskatoon, featuring many restaurants and bars, boutique shops, local businesses, and annual street festivals, including the Saskatoon
Saskatoon
Fringe Theatre Festival . CONTENTS * 1 Businesses * 2 History * 3 Five Corners * 4 References * 5 External links BUSINESSESBroadway is home to many businesses, including bakeries, bars and pubs, bike shops, bookstores, butchers, coffee shops, clothing stores, financial services, fitness and sporting goods, florists, footwear sales and repair, galleries, hair salons, live music venues, and theatres
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Wanuskewin Heritage Park
WANUSKEWIN HERITAGE PARK is a non-profit cultural and historical centre of the First Nations
First Nations
. (In the Cree
Cree
language: ᐋᐧᓇᐢᑫᐃᐧᐣ / WâNASKêWIN means, "being at peace with oneself".) The site is a National Historic Site of Canada
Canada
due to the importance of its archaeological resources representing nearly 6000 years of the history of the Northern Plains peoples. In 2016, it was announced that Wanuskewin intends to seek UNESCO
UNESCO
World Heritage designation, which would make it the first World Heritage Site in Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
. BACKGROUNDThe Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
Wanuskewin Indian Heritage Incorporated (WIHI) organization was established to present the interests of regional first nations in planning the park. The Wanuskewin Heritage Park Authority (WHPA) is in turn a 12 member organization responsible for the operation of the park. The WHPA board has representation from the first nations community, Government of Canada
Canada
, Province of Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
, City of Saskatoon
Saskatoon
, University of Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
and Meewasin Valley Authority and the Friends of Wanuskewin. For more than 6,000 years people have gathered at this place
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University Of Saskatchewan
The UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN (U OF S) is a Canadian public research university , founded in 1907, and located on the east side of the South Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
River in Saskatoon
Saskatoon
, Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
, Canada. An "Act to establish and incorporate a University for the Province of Saskatchewan" was passed by the provincial legislature in 1907. It established the provincial university on April 3, 1907 "for the purpose of providing facilities for higher education in all its branches and enabling all persons without regard to race, creed or religion to take the fullest advantage". Coordinates : 52°7′47″N 106°37′58″W / 52.12972°N 106.63278°W / 52.12972; -106.63278 The University of Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
is the largest education institution in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. The University of Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
is one of Canada’s top research universities (based on the number of Canada Research Chairs ) and is a member of the U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities (the 15 most research-intensive universities in Canada). The university began as an agricultural college in 1907 and established the first Canadian university-based department of extension in 1910. There were 120 hectares (300 acres) set aside for university buildings and 400 ha (1,000 acres) for the U of S farm, and agricultural fields
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Saskatoon Berry
AMELANCHIER ALNIFOLIA, the SASKATOON, PACIFIC SERVICEBERRY, WESTERN SERVICEBERRY, ALDER-LEAF SHADBUSH, DWARF SHADBUSH, CHUCKLEY PEAR, or WESTERN JUNEBERRY, is a shrub with edible berry-like fruit, native to North America
North America
from Alaska
Alaska
across most of western Canada
Canada
and in the western and north-central United States
United States
. Historically, it was also called PIGEON BERRY. It grows from sea level in the north of the range, up to 2,600 m (8,530 ft) elevation in California and 3,400 m (11,200 ft) in the Rocky Mountains, and is a common shrub in the forest understory. CONTENTS * 1 Etymology * 2 Description * 3 Varieties * 4 Cultivation and uses * 5 Diseases and pests * 6 Nutrients * 7 Polyphenols * 8 References ETYMOLOGYThe name saskatoon derives from the Cree inanimate noun misâskwatômina (misâskwatômin NI sg, saskatoonberry, misâskwatômina NI pl saskatoonberries). The city of Saskatoon
Saskatoon
, Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
, is named after this berry. The species name alnifolia is a feminine adjective . It is a compound of the Latin
Latin
word for "alder ", alnus, and the word for "leaf", folium. DESCRIPTIONIt is a deciduous shrub or small tree that most often grows to 1–8 m (3–26 ft), rarely to 10 m or 33 ft, in height
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Broadway Bridge (Saskatoon)
BROADWAY BRIDGE is an arch bridge that spans the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon
Saskatoon
, Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
, Canada
Canada
. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 In popular culture * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORY Broadway Bridge under construction, 1931–1932 The bridge was constructed as a "make-work" project during the Great Depression . It was built in 1932 by the contractor R.J. Arrand Construction Co. It was designed by Chalmers Jack (C. J.) MacKenzie (on leave from his post as Dean of Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
). For this reason, the bridge was originally called The Dean's Bridge in its early period; it was formally named the Broadway Bridge as it connects Broadway Avenue on the east shore with 19th Street and 4th Avenue in Saskatoon's downtown core. The city once considered changing the name to George V Bridge in honour of the King. Construction of the bridge employed 1,593 men, who worked in three shifts around the clock. It is Saskatoon's steepest bridge, with a 4% grade , and the tallest at 24 metres (79 ft) above the river. The total cost at the time of construction was $850,000 CAD . In 1933, the streetcar lines of the Saskatoon
Saskatoon
Municipal Railway were re-routed from the Traffic Bridge
Traffic Bridge
to the Broadway Bridge
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Canada
Coordinates : 60°N 95°W / 60°N 95°W / 60; -95 CANADA _ Flag MOTTO: A Mari Usque Ad Mare _ (Latin ) (English: "From Sea to Sea") ANTHEM: " O Canada "------------------------- ROYAL ANTHEM : " God Save the Queen " CAPITAL Ottawa 45°24′N 75°40′W / 45.400°N 75.667°W / 45.400; -75.667 LARGEST CITY Toronto OFFICIAL LANGUAGES * English * French ETHNIC GROUPS Ethnic demography * 76.7% White * 14.2% Asian * 4.3% Indigenous * 2.9% Black * 1.2% Latin American * 0.5% Multiracial * 0.3% Other RELIGION List of religion
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Saskatchewan
SASKATCHEWAN (/səˈskætʃəwᵻn/ ( listen ) or /-ˌwɑːn/ ) is a prairie and boreal province in western Canada
Canada
, the only province without natural borders . It has an area of 651,900 square kilometres (251,700 sq mi), nearly 10 percent of which (59,366 square kilometres (22,900 sq mi)) is fresh water, composed mostly of rivers, reservoirs, and the province's 100,000 lakes . Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
is bordered on the west by Alberta
Alberta
, on the north by the Northwest Territories
Northwest Territories
, on the east by Manitoba
Manitoba
, to the northeast by Nunavut
Nunavut
, and on the south by the U.S. states of Montana
Montana
and North Dakota . As of December 2013, Saskatchewan's population was estimated at 1,114,170. Residents primarily live in the southern prairie half of the province, while the northern boreal half is mostly forested and sparsely populated. Of the total population, roughly half live in the province's largest city Saskatoon
Saskatoon
, or the provincial capital Regina . Other notable cities include Prince Albert , Moose Jaw , Yorkton , Swift Current
Swift Current
, North Battleford , and the border city Lloydminster (partially within Alberta)
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List Of Mayors Of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
This is a LIST OF MAYORS OF SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN. Mayors of Saskatoon MAYOR TERM REF. James Robert Wilson 1903-1904 Malcolm Isbister 1905 James Clinkskill
James Clinkskill
1906 James Robert Wilson 1907-1908 William Hopkins 1909-1910 James Clinkskill
James Clinkskill
1911-1912 Frederick E. Harrison 1913-1915 Alexander MacGillvray Young 1916-1918 Frank MacMillan 1919 Alexander MacGillvray Young 1920-1921 Howard McConnell 1922-1923 William Harvey Clare 1924-1925 Russell Wilson 1926 George Wesley Norman 1927-1929 John W. Hair 1930-1931 Joseph Edwin Underwood 1932 John Sproule Mills 1933-1934 Robert Mitford Pinder 1935-1938 Carl Niderost 1939-1940 S. N. MacEachern 1941-1943 Angus W. MacPherson 1944-1948 John Sproule Mills 1949-1953 J. D. McAskill 1954-1957 Sidney Buckwold 1958-1963 Percy C. Klaehn 1964 E. J. Cole 1965-1966 Sidney Buckwold 1967-1971 Bert Sears 1972-1976 Cliff E
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Charlie Clark (politician)
CHARLIE CLARK is a Canadian politician, who was elected Mayor of Saskatoon
Saskatoon
in the Saskatchewan municipal elections, 2016 . Prior to his election to the mayoralty, Clark served on Saskatoon City Council for ten years as councillor for Ward 6, and worked for the non-profit Core Neighbourhood Development Council and Quint Development Corporation as a mediator . He defeated incumbent mayor Don Atchison after a tight race during which Atchison maintained a narrow lead in public opinion polling, while both Clark and third-place finisher Kelley Moore traded the second-place position, throughout the campaign. He received a late-campaign endorsement from comedian and actor Zach Galifianakis
Zach Galifianakis
, whose wife is Clark's stepmother's niece. REFERENCES * ^ Tank, Phil (2016-10-31). "Clark rides \'optimism\' into mayor\'s chair". The StarPhoenix
The StarPhoenix
. Retrieved 2016-10-31. * ^ "Charlie Clark defeats Don Atchison to become Saskatoon\'s new mayor-elect". CBC News . 2016-10-26. Retrieved 2016-10-31. * ^ Hamilton, Charles (2016-10-13). "Clark wants to become the change voters are looking for". The Star-Phoenix . Retrieved 2016-10-31. * ^ "New Mainstreet poll shows tight 3-way race for mayor of Saskatoon". CBC News . 2016-09-30. Retrieved 2016-10-31
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Saskatoon City Council
SASKATOON CITY COUNCIL is the governing body of Saskatoon
Saskatoon
, Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
, Canada
Canada
. The council consists of the mayor and ten councillors representing wards . The current council sits between 2016 and 2020. The last civic election was held on October 26, 2016. The mayor and councillors were elected to three-year terms until 2012, when the terms were extended to four years. CONTENTS * 1 Mayor * 2 Councillors * 2.1 Ward 1 * 2.2 Ward 2 * 2.3 Ward 3 * 2.4 Ward 4 * 2.5 Ward 5 * 2.6 Ward 6 * 2.7 Ward 7 * 2.8 Ward 8 * 2.9 Ward 9 * 2.10 Ward 10 * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links MAYORThe mayor-elect of Saskatoon
Saskatoon
is Charlie Clark , who won the 2016 municipal election with 40.7% of the vote. Prior to being elected mayor, Clark served as a city Councillor for ward 6 for ten years. COUNCILLORSWARD 1Darren Hill is the councillor for Ward 1, which is located in Saskatoon's downtown core. He was born in 1968. He is the CEO of Junior Achievement of Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
and sits on the board of directors. Hill was first elected in 2006 and re-elected in 2009, 2012 and 2016
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Current Members Of The Canadian House Of Commons
This is a list of members of the House of Commons of Canada
House of Commons of Canada
in the 42nd Canadian Parliament . CONTENTS* 1 Members * 1.1 Alberta * 1.2 British Columbia * 1.3 Manitoba * 1.4 New Brunswick * 1.5 Newfoundland and Labrador * 1.6 Nova Scotia * 1.7 Ontario * 1.8 Prince Edward Island * 1.9 Quebec * 1.10 Saskatchewan * 1.11 The North * 2 Changes since the 42nd election * 2.1 Membership changes * 2.2 Standings * 3 References MEMBERSParty leaders are italicized. Cabinet ministers are in BOLDFACE. The Prime Minister is BOTH
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