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2001 population: 196,811
 (Source:
Statistics Canada)

"Potash Capital of the World"

Saskatoon is a city in the province of Saskatchewan. It is on the South Saskatchewan River.

The city's name derives from a Creek word for "berries."


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Saskatoon was founded as a temperance colony in 1883.

Major growth occurred after the Canadian Pacific and Grand Truck Pacific railways built new lines here in the early 1900s.

Saskatoon became a city in 1906 when it merged with Nutana and Riverdale.

Ranked No. 7 among Canada's Best Cities for Business, by Canadian Business magazine, Sept-Oct 2005.
Well-known residents have included:
· Harry Percival Watson, hockey player
· Amy Nixon, 2006 Olympics bronze medal winner (curling)
Performing arts: Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra
Historic sites and museums: Canadian Military Heritage Museum, Gabriel Dumont Institute, Kenderdine Art Gallery, Mendel Art Gallery, Museum of Antiquities, Paved Art + New Media, Ukrainian Museum of Canada, 1910 Boomtown
Colleges and universities: Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology, Saint Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies
Quotes:
"Saskatoon is one of the most sudden of all the world's cities. Until the coming of the railway it was hardly more than a huddle of shacks and tents."
-- City to City
Jan Morris
Listed places in Saskatoon:
 Airports (1)
 Archives (1)
 Cemeteries (1)
 Colleges (2)
 Hotels (18)
 Museums (2)
 Newspapers (1)
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Sections below provide additional information and links about Saskatoon travel and tourism, maps, recreation, government and transportation.

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Saskatoon Web sites
 Saskatoon local government
 Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce
 Saskatoon tourism

Ancestry & family history
 Saskatchewan genealogy page (GenWeb)
 Saskatchewan genealogical society
 Canadian Genealogy Centre
 Early Canadiana Online
 Saskatchewan family search
 Upper and Lower Canada marriage bonds

  Census records (historic):
  1901 census
  1911 census

  City directories:
  Library and Archives Canada collection

  Immigration:
  Immigration records, 1925-1935
  Land:
  Canadian County Atlas

  Military:
  Soldiers of World War I

Archives
 Archives in Saskatoon include Saskatchewan Archives - Saskatoon

 Saskatchewan archive
 Library & Archives Canada

Arts

  Music
  Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra


Attractions
 Saskatoon museums


Cemeteries
 Cemeteries in Saskatoon include Sasakatoon Cemetery

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 Communities near Saskatoon

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Education
Colleges and universities in Saskatoon include Saint Thomas More College, University of Saskatchewan

 Colleges in Saskatchewan

Environment
 Air quality forecasts for Saskatchewan
 Environment Canada
 Nature Conservancy in Canada

Events
 Saskatoon festival web sites:
  Jazz Festival
  Sundog Arts & Entertainment Faire

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Food & restaurants
 Chowhound message boards for Canada

Government
 Saskatoon local government Web site
 Saskatchewan provincial government

History
 Archives in Saskatchewan
 Library & Archives Canada
 Heritage Canada

Jobs
 Jobs in Saskatoon


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Media
Newspapers in Saskatoon include Saskatoon StarPhoenix

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 Airports near Saskatoon
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