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Saskatchewan seniors will enjoy a new $15 drug plan - the most significant expansion of Medicare in a generation.
Graduates from Saskatchewan - or those who move to our province to build their future - will benefit from a new Graduate Tax Exemption program.
Cassie Nesbitt from Saskatoon is sharing her thoughts about life in Saskatchewan with you.
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  Saskatchewan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saskatchewan is (approximately) a quadrilateral bounded on the west by Alberta, on the north by the Northwest Territories, on the east by Manitoba, and on the south by the American states of Montana and North Dakota.
Prior to European settlement, Saskatchewan was settled by Athabaskan, Algonquian, and Sioux tribes.
Saskatchewan has the same form of government as the other Canadian provinces with a premier, legislature, and lieutenant-governor, who is the representative of the Crown.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saskatchewan   (1651 words)

 Saskatchewan (province) - MSN Encarta
Saskatchewan is one of the Prairie provinces, the others being Manitoba and Alberta.
Until 1870, most of Saskatchewan was included in the vast Rupert’s Land domain of the Hudson’s Bay Company, which had a monopoly on the North American fur trade.
Saskatchewan is a long, narrow swath of territory that stretches 1,225 km (761 mi) from the 49th parallel of north latitude, the United States boundary, to the 60th parallel.
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Crossed by a vast belt of flat prairie land, Saskatchewan is, with Alberta and Manitoba, one of the Prairie provinces.
Saskatchewan is represented in the Canadian Parliament by 14 elected representatives in the House of Commons and by six senators who are appointed by the federal government.
In 1924 Saskatchewan farmers were still convinced that the system of wheat marketing left the farmer at the mercy of the grain elevators, the large milling concerns, and the speculator.
autocww.colorado.edu /~blackmon/E64ContentFiles/CanadianGeography/saskatchewan.htm   (6289 words)

 Government of Saskatchewan - About Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan is 1 of 10 Canadian provinces and is situated in the heart of North America.
Saskatchewan became a province of Canada in 1905 and is now home to approximately 1,000,000 people with 64% of the population in urban centres and 36% in rural areas.
Saskatchewan produces 54% of the wheat grown in Canada and while agriculture is still very important to our economy, generating almost $2 billion annually, service-based sectors such as finance, insurance and real estate ($3.3 billion) also make a significant impact.
www.gov.sk.ca /aboutsask   (367 words)

Saskatchewan, almost rectangular in shape, is located between the two other prairie provinces, with Manitoba to the east and Alberta to the west.
Saskatchewan's municipalities are classified as the following: rural municipalities, villages, resort villages, towns, and cities, as well as northern towns, northern villages, northern hamlets, and northern settlements.
Saskatchewan's population density is the lowest among the four provinces of western Canada.
cms.westport.k12.ct.us /cmslmc/foreignlanguages/canada/saskat.htm   (4129 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Saskatchewan and Alberta
Saskatchewan was made up of the unorganized districts of Assiniboia, Saskatchewan, and Eastern Athabasca, while the original Territory of Alberta and the remaining half of Athabasca contributed to form the second province.
Saskatchewan is 393 miles wide in the south, and 277 in the north, thus forming an immense quadrangle of 250,650 sq.
Saskatchewan may be described as a vast plain, quite treeless in the south, with an average elevation of 1500 feet above the sea-level.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13482b.htm   (3189 words)

 This Province is available to be hosted, Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan, one of the three Prairie provinces of Canada, bounded on the North by the Northwest Territories, on the East by Manitoba, on the S. by the states of North Dakota and Montana, and on the West by Alberta.
Saskatchewan entered the Canadian Confederacy on September 1, 1905, along with Alberta, as the eighth and ninth provinces.
Saskatchewan is called Canada's Breadbasket because it is one of the largest wheat producing areas in the world.
www.ahgp.org /canorphan/saskatchewan.htm   (198 words)

Until 1870, the land that was to become the province of Saskatchewan lay under the suzerainty of the Hudson's Bay Company's flag.
In 1964, with the province's 60th anniversary approaching, Saskatchewan held a contest to design a flag to mark the occasion.
And there the issue should sit, except for one tantalizing hint that just maybe the Lieutenant Governor's flag for Saskatchewan was used in the early years of the century.
fraser.cc /FlagsCan/Provinces/Saskatchewan.html   (1695 words)

 Canadian Genealogy and History Links - Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan Archives Board Responsible for acquiring, preserving and making accessible documentary records bearing on all aspects of the history of Saskatchewan, and facilitating the management of the records of government institutions.
Saskatchewan Western Development Museum The museum of social and economic history for the Province of Saskatchewan.
Saskatchewan War Memorial Project Dedicating a memorial to those those who did not return from WW II, the Korean conflict and any who are lost in subsequent Peace Keeping duties.
www.islandnet.com /~jveinot/cghl/saskatchewan.html   (1124 words)

 Official Site of Tourism Saskatchewan
Mon to Fri, the colourful Sergeant Major's Parade is held shortly after 12:45pm on the Parade Square in front of the RCMP Chapel.
Receive monthly updates about important Saskatchewan information and access to exclusive contests.
Click here to learn more and read the current issue.
www.sasktourism.com   (90 words)

 Saskatchewan Environment
Saskatchewan Industry and Resources and Saskatchewan Environment are co-leading the development of a Saskatchewan position on climate change.
Saskatchewan Environment in partnership with Climate Change Saskatchewan has launched a provincial vehicle idling awareness campaign supported by Natural Resources Canada.
Addressing the challenges that climate change poses to Saskatchewan's economy, environment and people, this web site is designed to build awareness and understanding of climate change impacts, motivate individuals to action and develop public support for policy changes geared towards reducing emissions.
www.se.gov.sk.ca /environment/climatechange   (325 words)

 Saskatchewan Student loans and Financial Aid. Information on applying for loans
After the applicant's eligibility for Saskatchewan Student Loan assistance is determined, the student borrows the money from the Royal Bank of Canada which has entered into an agreement with the Government of Saskatchewan.
Monthly Saskatchewan Student Loan disbursements are made by the Royal Bank to the student on the first day of each month that the student is in school.
Saskatchewan Student Loans are interest-free while the recipient is a full-time student.
www.campusaccess.com /campus_web/educ/e4fin_prosa.htm   (794 words)

 Saskatchewan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Although the legislative scope of practice for the chiropractic profession is broad, chiropractors in Saskatchewan have chosen to restrict their scope of practice to that which can be reasonably scientifically validated.
Therefore, Saskatchewan Doctors of Chiropractic focus on the treatment of neuromusculoskeletal disorders with emphasis on spinal, head and extremity pain.
Saskatchewan chiropractors provide back schools, mainly in Regina and Saskatoon, for individuals who wish to learn to better manage their back problems.
www.scca.ca /prov_sk.html   (1010 words)

On the shield are three bundles of wheat that stand for the farming in Saskatchewan and at the top is the royal red lion.
The provincial bird of Saskatchewan is the Sharp-tailed Grouse.
It was chosen because it lives in Saskatchewan all year (it doesn't fly south for the winter) and it is very popular with hunters.
sd71.bc.ca /Sd71/Edulinks/Canada/saskindex.htm   (380 words)

 Saskatchewan: The Land of Living Skies!: Saskatchewan Encyclopedia
According to the CBC news there has been a new Saskatchewan encyclopedia published by the University of Regina.
Apparently it took 800 writers nine years to write and edit to have it ready for the Saskatchewan Centennial.
This is a paragraph of text that could go in the sidebar.
www.livingskies.info /2005/09/saskatchewan-encyclopedia.php   (77 words)

 Hunting for Whitetail Deer and waterfowl hunting in Saskatchewan - Hunting Outfitters
Saskatchewan holds the world record with the Hanson Buck scoring in the 213 range and the number 5 buck in the world scoring 205.
With over forty percent of North America's duck population hatched in the wetlands of Saskatchewan, this is where it all begins.
Canadian residents have access to trophy whitetails in the scenic hills and valleys surrounding the farmland of southern Saskatchewan.
www.huntingoutfitters.ca /Saskatchewan_hunting_outfitters.htm   (407 words)

 Saskatchewan - Georgia Outdoor News Forum
The first is moving from testing the heads of whitetail and mule deer taken by hunters from all over the province to an intensive testing program focusing on the areas where the disease has been found.
This year Saskatchewan is moving away from testing animals from the entire province and is focusing on the areas where the disease has been found; reducing the deer population in the affected areas and looking to the future which will include sampling along the edges of the affected areas and continuous, intensive herd reduction.
The disease exists mainly in three areas of Saskatchewan: the South Saskatchewan River corridor near Swift Current, a portion of the Bronson Forest and the Manitou Sand Hills.
forum.gon.com /showthread.php?t=1172   (1288 words)

 Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan is one of two components of the Legislature of Saskatchewan, the other being the Lieutenant-Governor of Saskatchewan.
The Legislature was unicameral from its establishment; there has never been a provincial upper house.
Premier Lorne Calvert called a by-election on May 19th, 2006, for a by-election on June 19th, 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Legislative_Assembly_of_Saskatchewan   (121 words)

 Saskatchewan Environment - Fishing & Hunting
Information on where game fish are stocked (2004), (2005), and the population status of game fish in certain water bodies can be found as well as a length to weight conversion chart, and Catch and Release Certificates which recognize the conservation efforts of anglers who catch-and-release large fish.
Also available is a summary (PDF) of Saskatchewan's fishing regulations in Chinese.
Saskatchewan Environment is leading the establishment of a network of ecologically important land and water areas across the province.
www.se.gov.sk.ca /fishwild   (612 words)

 Saskatchewan (Canada)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The flag was last confirmed by an 'Act respecting Provincial Emblems and Honours' dated 29 June 1988 (being Chapter P-30.2 of the 'Statutes of Saskatchewan.
"A flag in the rectangular shape consisting of two horizontal bars, the upper green, the lower yellow (gold), with the shield of arms of Saskatchewan occupying the upper quarter next to the staff and the floral emblem, the eastern red lily, occupying the half farthest from the staff".
There are two main differences between the illustration supplied in 1998, and that in the Schedule of 1969.
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/ca-sk.html   (483 words)

 Link to Saskatchewan!   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tourism Saskatchewan - Saskatchewan's official tourism site is a vital resource for anyone currently in Saskatchewan, or anyone planning on visiting.
Saskatchewan Teacher's Federation - This site is the home of the Saskatchewan Teacher's Federation, an essential page for links, resources, and any information surrounding Saskatchewan's teaching profession.
Saskatchewan Roughriders - This is the home of Saskatchewan's CFL team...the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
www.kn.pacbell.com /wired/fil/pages/listsaskatchca.html   (631 words)

The Saskatchewan Assistance Plan is a program of last resort for families and individuals who, for various reasons, including disability, illness, low income or unemployment, cannot meet basic living costs.
The Saskatchewan Institute of Public Policy (SIPP) is a non-profit, independent, non-partisan institute at the University of Regina committed to stimulating public policy debate and providing expertise, research and analysis on social, economic, fiscal, environmental, and administrative issues related to public policy.
Saskatchewan Jobs is a new service of SaskNetWork that provides job seekers and employers with assistance to find and post employment opportunities in Saskatchewan.
www.canadiansocialresearch.net /skbkmrk.htm   (5540 words)

 CBC Saskatchewan
Led by Andy Fantuz and Kerry Joseph, the Saskatchewan Roughriders stopped a three-game slide with a 33-22 win over the Montreal Alouettes at gusty Mosiac Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
A Saskatchewan man has raised concerns about how donations are raised at the Miracle Channel, CBC-TV's Steve Pasqualatto reports (Runs 13:08 in RealPlayer).
With an election in the wind, we're on the lookout for citizen bloggers.
www.cbc.ca /sask   (821 words)

 Government of Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan has 158 of the 293 identified species of Canadian butterflies.
24, 2007 - More than $3 million will be invested by the Province to improve transportation links in the Deschambault Lake and Pelican Narrows regions of northeast Saskatchewan.
24, 2007 - Saskatchewan residents have until October 18 to nominate individuals for the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal.
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