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Essay of Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan is one of the provinces of Canada. The limits of Saskatchewan are: The North West Territories to the north, Manitoba to the east, Alberta to the west and the United States to the south (1). The estimated population is about 1, 038, 018 people, so it is not very popular. Its Lieutenant Governor proclaimed the act of legislature that assented the flag of Saskatchewan on September 22, 1969. The official flower of Saskatchewan is the Prairie Lily it was established as the official flower in 1941. The Saskatchewan Natural History Society suggested the flower to a special committee, which had been set up to consider the matter. The official bird is the Sharp-Tailed grouse also known as the prairie chicken, and it is one of Saskatchewan’s most popular game birds. Saskatchewan adopted it as the province’s official bird in 1945. And the official tree is the Paper Birch; it can be easily recognized by its papery white bark. First Nations communities used it to make canoes, baskets and utensils (2). The official languages of CANADA are English and French, but 95% of the people in Saskatchewan speak either
English only, or English and Cree (a native language) or English and Ukrainian (mostly in farming communities).

Saskatchewan has nine cities. Four of the main cities are Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert and Moose Jaw (3). The capital is Regina. Saskatchewan was established when in 1905, the Canadian Government adopted the Saskatchewan Act and the Alberta Act, that’s when two new provinces joined Canada (2).

The history of Saskatchewan is the collective story of human groups adapting to harsh weather and an expansive landscape in order to survive and prosper. It is this history, which has forgotten a distinctive identity among those who call this place home, and the same fundamental reality will likely continue to shape the collective destiny of the provinces residents long into the future (4).

Saskatchewan has monuments such as: 1. Edward Gibney Sculptor in Saskatoon (5).

One of the largest cities of Saskatchewan is Saskatoon; Saskatoon has a population of 222,189. The Saskatoon area has been inhabited for at least 8,000 years. Buffalo kill sites, teepee rings and a medicine wheel can still be seen today and form an important link with the past.

The first European to set foot on the northern prairies was Henry Kelsey, a fur trader and explorer who arrived in 1690. Anthony Henday was the first European known to have passed through the Saskatoon area, in 1754 (6).

Another one is the capital Regina; Regina is the second largest city. It has a population about of 200,000 people. The Rural Municipality of Sherwood surrounds this city. Regina was established in 1882 when it became clear that Edgar Dewdney, the lieutenant-governor of the North-West Territories, eschewed the previously established and considered Battleford, Troy and Fort Qu’ Appelle, as the territorial seat of government (7).

Other main city is Prince Albert; Prince Albert is the third-largest city in Saskatchewan. It is situated in the Centre of the province on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River. It has a population of 42,673.
The city is known as the "Gateway to the North" because it is the last major Centre along the route to the resources of northern Saskatchewan.

The first white man to travel through the area that is now Prince Albert was Henry Kelsey in 1692. The first establishment in the area, from which it would eventually derive its name. The city itself is located in a transition zone between the aspen parkland and boreal forest biomes. The Rural Municipality of Prince Albert No. 461 and the Rural Municipality of Buckland No. 491 border Prince Albert (8).

The last city is Moose Jaw; Moose Jaw is a city in south-central Saskatchewan. It has a population of 35,629 people. The intersection of the Moose Jaw River and Thunder Creek was chosen and registered in 1881 as a site for a division point for the Canadian Pacific Railway, whose construction was significant in Confederation of Canada. The water supply there was significant for steam locomotives. Settlement began there in 1882 and the city was incorporated in 1903 (9).

Saskatchewan is Canada’s Land of Beautiful Skies because of the different colors the sky adopted during the sunset of this beautiful land. For us this is the best province of Canada (10).


1. Mr. Suarez told us the information. 2. Facts, Flags and Symbols of SK 3. About Saskatchewan 4. History 5. Google Images 6. About Saskatoon 7. About Regina,_Saskatchewan 8. About Prince Albert,_Saskatchewan 9. About Moose Jaw 10. Conclusion Our Minds 11. Youtube videos for the Audio Visual…...

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