Intended to be an exclusively British utopian settlement centred on the idea of sobriety, the town was founded in 1903 by the Barr Colonists, who came directly from the United Kingdom.
The highest temperature ever recorded in Lloydminster was 38.1 °C on 12 July 2002. The coldest temperature ever recorded was −50.0 °C on 13 January 1911.
The Estimated Population of Lloydminster is 31,410.
The town was named for George Lloyd, an Anglican priest who in 1922 would become Bishop of Saskatchewan.
Lloydminster is 645 m above sea level.
On January 1, 1958, the Town of Lloydminster received its charter as the City of Lloydminster and became the tenth city in both provinces.
The newly founded hamlet of Lloydminster was located astride the fourth Meridian in the Northwest Territories. When the provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan were created in 1905 and the fourth Meridian selected as the inter-provincial boundary, the Village of Lloydminster was split in two.
Swift Current, also known as Speedy Creek, is the fifth-largest city in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.
In 2016, Swift Current became the first city in Saskatchewan to install a permanent rainbow crosswalk.
The highest temperature ever recorded in Swift Current was 41.7 °C on 12 July 1886. The coldest temperature ever recorded was −47.8 °C on 16 February 1936.
Swift Current’s tallest commercial building is the EI Wood Building, located downtown.
The longest-running business in Swift Current is the Imperial Hotel, also known as “The Big Eye” due to the large eye painted on the side. It was built in 1903 and was used as evidence that Swift Current should be granted village status.
The Estimated Population of Swift Current is 16,604.
The settlement of Swift Current was established in 1883 after the CPR surveyed a railway line as far as Swift Current Creek.
Swift Current host to the Windscape Kite Festival, which is the largest festival of its kind in Western Canada.
Swift Current is 817 m above sea level.
The Swift Current railway station has been designated a historic railway station in 1991.
Saskatoon hosts many festivals and events in the summer, including the Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival, The Great Plains Comedy Festival, the Jazz Festival and the Canada Remembers Airshow, among others.
The world’s largest potash producer, PotashCorp, has corporate headquarters in Saskatoon.
Saskatoon has welcomed members of the Royal Family since 1919.
Saskatoon has a significant Indigenous population and several urban Reserves.
Saskatchewan has experienced steady GDP growth over the past decade. The province posted a GDP of $81.5 billion in 2019.
Saskatoon’s Elevation is 454 m above sea level.
Saskatoon is one of the sunniest cities in Canada, averages 2,380.8 hours of sunshine per year.
The Estimated Population of Saskatoon is 273,010.
Wanuskewin Heritage Park, a National Historic Site of Canada representing 6,000 years of First Nations history.
There are more Tim Horton’s per capita than in any other city in Canada.
Saskatoon is home to the University of Saskatchewan.
Saskatoon lies on a long belt of rich, potassic chernozem in middle-southern Saskatchewan and is found in the aspen parkland biome.
Saskatoon has been inhabited for at least 6,000 years.
Saskatoon is twinned with Umeå, Sweden; Shijiazhuang, China; Cologne Germany & Tampere, Finland.
Saskatchewan grows half of the entire quantity of Canada’s major export crops: wheat, oats, barley, rye, flaxseed and canola. Saskatoon is at the heart of this market, providing a variety of services and products to the farm sector.
The highest elevations in Saskatchewan are found in the Cypress Hills, peaking at 4,567 feet above sea level.
Saskatoon’s other nickname, the “Hub City,” refers to its ideal central location for distribution and logistics.
Regina is the capital city of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.
The city is the second-largest in the province, after Saskatoon and is a commercial centre for southern Saskatchewan.
Regina sits at an elevation of 577 metres above sea level.
Government House is haunted by a ghost named Howie.
The site was previously called Wascana but was renamed Regina in 1882 in honour of Queen Victoria. This decision was made by Queen Victoria’s daughter Princess Louise, who was the wife of the Governor-General of Canada, the Marquess of Lorne.
Regina born and raised Tatiana Maslany won an Emmy for best lead actress in a drama at the 2016 awards.
Regina’s Wascana Centre park is bigger than Vancouver’s Stanley Park and Central Park in New York City combined, At 2,300 acres.
Regina was established as the territorial seat of government in 1882 when Edgar Dewdney, the lieutenant-governor of the North-West Territories, insisted on the site over the better developed Battleford, Troy and Fort Qu’Appelle.
The City of Regina maintains trade development programs, cultural, and educational partnerships in a twinning agreement with Bucharest, Romania and Jinan, Shandong, China, and a friendship agreement with Fujioka, Gunma, Japan.
Canada’s deadliest tornado spinning at a speed of 400 km/hour occurred in Regina on June 30th, 1912.
The Regina Symphony Orchestra is Canada’s longest continuously operating orchestra.
The first house in Regina was erected in May 1883. It is believed to have been located around what is now Cornwall Street.
The lowest temperature ever recorded was −50.0 °C on 1 January 1885, while the highest recorded temperature was 43.9 °C on 5 July 1937.
In 1933, Regina hosted the first national convention Co-operative Commonwealth Federation.
Every Royal Canadian Mounted Police Officer in Canada has undergone police training at Depot Division in Regina.
Regina is located on Treaty 4 land and within the traditional territory of the Metis.
Regina became a city in 1903. Two years later, Saskatchewan became a province and chose Regina as its capital.
The Estimated Population of Regina is 228,928.
Trafalgar Fountain has a twin that sits in Ottawa, The Fountain was a gift from London, England.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League are the only professional sports team in Regina.
Moose Jaw is the fourth largest city in Saskatchewan, Canada.
Moose Jaw is an industrial centre and important railway junction for the area’s agricultural produce.
many members of the Royal Family, Queen Elizabeth II first visited in 1959.
A network of underground tunnels connecting buildings in downtown Moose Jaw was constructed beginning around 1908. They were originally built as an underground steam system that was abandoned.
The highest temperature ever recorded in Moose Jaw was 43.3 °C on 5 July 1937. The coldest temperature ever recorded was −47.8 °C on 4 February 1907.
In the fictional Harry Potter universe, Moose Jaw is the hometown of the professional Quidditch team the Moose Jaw Meteorites, which are considered one of the most accomplished Quidditch teams in the world.
The Estimated Population of Moose Jaw is 33,890.
more than 45 murals throughout the downtown core and all of them depict parts of Moose Jaw’s history.
Moose Jaw is home to one of four Saskatchewan Western Development Museums. The Moose Jaw SWDM museum specializes in the history of transportation and has a Snowbirds gallery.
The elevation of Moose Jaw is 577 m (1892 ft) above sea level.