Yorkton, Saskatchewan City Profile

Back in the late 1880′s (around 1882 to be exact) a group of York County, Ontario settlers came to the edge of a massive glacial lake.  The town was originally located  where the Airport is currently at.  There is really no forest here as it is almost 100% agriculture in this area.  One of the […]

Swift Current, Saskatchewan City Profile

Established in 1883, Swift Current was originally just a stop on the Pacific Canada Railway.  Basically what it was, was the end of the line at one point.  Due to this happening in 1882 citizens began flocking to the end of the line in order to make money and live a decent life.  The economy […]

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan City Profile

Saskatoon was originally founded and developed as a dry town in which people would not have to deal with the liquor trade.  This escape was something that was necessary for a group of people and so the Temperance Colonization Society was given 21 sections of land where Saskatoon is currently located.  In 30 years the […]

Regina, Saskatchewan City Profile

Regina was established back in 1882.  The crazy thing about this place (other than the casinos) is really how flat everything is.  Something that is truly amazing is how far you can see if you just step right outside.  Its located in the Regina Basin which has very little elevation change.   Its home to the Roughriders of […]

Moosomin, Saskatchewan City Profile

Moosomin was established back in 1882 and was originally known as Moosomin Station.  Business gradually came in and started establishing themselves by 1884 creating 4 Hotels, 2 Livery Stations, 2 Blacksmith’s, a Doctor, Lawyer and others.  As of 2011/2012 Moosomin was experiencing an amazing amount of growth due to a huge Potash mine just north […]

Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan City Profile

Moose Jaw has been around for over 100 years from around the time Saskatchewan first entered into confederation.  It’s a great distribution center for most of Western Canada as it is located on not only both the Trans-Canada Highway and east-west rail across Canada, but also the north-south rail to Chicago.  It’s the only city […]

Indian Head, Saskatchewan City Profile

Indian Head was settled in 1882 just ahead of the Canadian Pacific Railroad.  The town became popular once the railroad was put in because of the one attraction in the area which was the Bell Farm.  Tourists who were taking the train out West would often stop and watch the daily harvesting of the land.  […]

Broadview, Saskatchewan City Profile

Broadview was settled in 1885 and was set up as a divisional post for the North-West Mounted Police.  When you drive through here you will notice that its not unlike most of the towns in Saskatchewan in that its located on “rolling” plains which is actually pretty flat.  Its a small town as you can […]