Definitions for Saskatchewan
sæˈskætʃ əˌwɒn, -wənsaskatchewan
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one of the three prairie provinces in west central Canada
"vast fields of wheat grow on Saskatchewan's prairies"
A river in Canada.
Prairie province in western Canada (named after the river, which flows through it) which has Regina as its capital city.
Saskatchewan ( (listen) sə-SKATCH-ə-wən; Canadian French: [saskatʃəwan]) is a province in western Canada, bordered on the west by Alberta, on the north by the Northwest Territories, on the east by Manitoba, to the northeast by Nunavut, and on the south by the U.S. states of Montana and North Dakota. Saskatchewan and Alberta are the only landlocked provinces of Canada. In 2022, Saskatchewan's population was estimated at 1,205,119. Nearly 10% of Saskatchewan’s total area of 651,900 square kilometres (251,700 sq mi) is fresh water, mostly rivers, reservoirs and lakes. Residents primarily live in the southern prairie half of the province, while the northern half is mostly forested and sparsely populated. Roughly half live in the province's largest city Saskatoon or the provincial capital Regina. Other notable cities include Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, Yorkton, Swift Current, North Battleford, Melfort, and the border city Lloydminster. English is the primary language of the province, with 82.4% of Saskatchewanians speaking English as their first language.Saskatchewan has been inhabited for thousands of years by indigenous groups. Europeans first explored the area in 1690 and first settled in the area in 1774. It became a province in 1905, carved out from the vast North-West Territories, which had until then included most of the Canadian Prairies. In the early 20th century, the province became known as a stronghold for Canadian social democracy; North America's first social-democratic government was elected in 1944. The province's economy is based on agriculture, mining, and energy. Saskatchewan is presently governed by premier Scott Moe, a member of the Saskatchewan Party which has been in power since 2007. In 1992, the federal and provincial governments signed a historic land claim agreement with First Nations in Saskatchewan. The First Nations received compensation which they could use to buy land on the open market for the bands. They have acquired about 3,079 square kilometres (761,000 acres; 1,189 sq mi), new reserve lands under this process. Some First Nations have used their settlement to invest in urban areas, including Regina and Saskatoon.
Saskatchewan is a province located in the central part of Canada. It is known for its prairies, forests, and lakes. The capital city is Regina, while its largest city is Saskatoon. The province's economy is primarily based on agriculture, mining, and energy. Saskatchewan is also home to several indigenous communities and plays a crucial part in Canada's cultural and historical identity.
Saskatchewan is a prairie province in Canada, which has a total area of 651,900 square kilometres and a land area of 592,534 square kilometres, the remainder being water area. Saskatchewan is bordered on the west by the Province of Alberta, on the north by the Northwest Territories, on the east by Manitoba, and on the south by the U.S. states of Montana and North Dakota. As of July 2012, the population of Saskatchewan was estimated at 1,079,958. Residents primarily live in the southern half of the province. Of the total population, 257,300 live in the province's largest city, Saskatoon, while 210,000 live in the provincial capital, Regina. Other major cities include Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, Yorkton, Swift Current and North Battleford. Saskatchewan was first explored by Europeans in 1690 and settled in 1774, having also been inhabited for thousands of years by various indigenous groups. It became a province in 1905. Saskatchewan's current premier is Brad Wall and its lieutenant-governor is Vaughn Solomon Schofield. Its major economic activities are agriculture, mining, and energy. "In 1992, the federal and provincial governments signed a historic land claim agreement with Saskatchewan First Nations. Under the Agreement, the First Nations received money to buy land on the open market. As a result, about 761,000 acres have been turned into reserve land and many First Nations continue to invest their settlement dollars in urban areas", including Saskatoon. The province's name is derived from the Saskatchewan River. Earlier, the river was designated kisiskāciwani-sīpiy in the Cree language.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
one of the great and navigable rivers of Canada, rises among the Rockies in two great branches, called respectively the North and South Saskatchewan, 770 and 810 m., which flowing generally E., unite, and after a course of 282 m. pass into Lake Winnipeg, whence it issues as the Nelson, and flows 400 m. NE. to Hudson's Bay. The upper branches traverse and give their name to one of the western territories of Canada.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A province of Canada, lying between the provinces of Alberta and Manitoba. Its capital is Regina. It is entirely a plains region with prairie in the south and wooded country with many lakes and swamps in the north. The name was taken from the Saskatchewan River from the Cree name Kisiskatchewani Sipi, meaning rapid-flowing river. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1083 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p486)
The numerical value of Saskatchewan in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Saskatchewan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Based on an historical analysis of the last oil crash and recent payment behavior trends, we expect materially higher delinquency rates in Alberta and Saskatchewan in the second half of 2015.
We would expect the biggest losses to be associated with the consumer loan portfolios in the oil-producing provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sympathy to the Humboldt community in a tweet, saying Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was unable to imagine what the team's parents must be going through. Humboldt Mayor Rob Muenchtold CBC Rob Muenchtold was devastated. Humboldt Mayor Rob Muenchtold CBC's going to hit the community hard, humboldt Mayor Rob Muenchtold CBC's not a good day for Humboldt. Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe tweeted that there were no words to describe the loss. To the City of Humboldt, the entire Humboldt Broncos organization, and the families impacted by this tragedy, please know Nick Shumlanski are in Saskatchewan's hearts, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe wrote.
The real opportunity is in Alberta and Saskatchewan, which still have relatively dirty electricity grids.
Saskatchewan has done quite well, it feels alive, and has become a province that Canada and other parts of the world are paying attention to, and No. 2, they have a leader who exudes confidence and has not really made any major mistakes politically.
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