City of Saskatoon
Saskatoon is located 50 kilometers west of the Sunburst Growers
yardsite. The city lies 780 kilometers northwest of Winnipeg, just
over 520 kilometers southeast of Edmonton, and a little over 300
kilometers north of the U.S. border. It is a magical city, a place
with a rare combination of big city amenities and small town spirit.
Established in the late 1800's by a group of settlers looking for
Utopia, it was named after the Cree word for an indigenous wild
berry. A cultural oasis, Saskatoon boasts amateur theatre groups,
a symphony and numerous art galleries. For those who love to play,
the offers many golf courses, swimming pools and other assorted
sporting facilities. Shopping and dining in saskatoon is a rewarding
and exiting experience with friendly courteous staff and a wide
variety of choice. Summer dayitme temperatures range from 20C to
35C with an average annual rainfall of 245mm ensuring lush gardens
and parks. Winter temperatures vary from +5C to -30C with enough
snowfall to encourage a wide variety of winter sports.
particle accelerator is under construction on the University
of Saskatchewan Campus. This syncrotron will be one of the four
most powerful in the world. A project like this demonstrates to
the scientific community that Saskatoon has always been, and will
continue to be, a center for scientific research.
Saskatoon is situated on the banks of the south Saskatchewan river
which is crossed by seven bridges within the city limits.
Contact the city’s Regional
Economic Development Authority for more information on Saskatoon’s
economy and business opportunities.
Saskatoon is the largest city in Saskatchewan with a population
With access to excellent k-12
schools and the University
of Saskatchewan, many educational opportunities are available
within the city limits. Innovation Place, located on the university
grounds, is one of the most successful university related research
parks in North America.
There is a wealth of things to do in and amongst sasktoon. Many
festivals and special events are celebrated annually.
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