North Saskatchewan


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North Saskatchewan

n
(Placename) a river in W Canada, rising in W Alberta and flowing northeast, east, and southeast to join the South Saskatchewan River and form the Saskatchewan River. Length: 1223 km (760 miles)
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There is also a new pedestrian bridge with a lookout over the North Saskatchewan River offering unparalleled views of the Citys signature River Valley.
North West Company fur trader Alexander Henry the Younger made a trip on horseback from the post at Fort Vermilion/Paint Creek House--which is located on the north bank of the North Saskatchewan River directly across from its confluence with the Vermilion River--to a Blackfoot camp and buffalo pound.
I've also served with the North Saskatchewan Regiment and the Royal Winnipeg Rifles.
Informed by this revisionist scholarship, this article explores the uses of Christianity and missionaries by Plains Cree leaders in the area of the North Saskatchewan River valley between the late 1850s and the early 1870s.
Calgary-based Husky Energy notified the Saskatchewan government July 21 that about 200,000 liters of crude oil and other material had leaked into the North Saskatchewan River from its pipeline near Maidstone, forcing the city of North Battleford to shut down its water intake plant.
The heavy oil and diluent leaked from Husky's Saskatchewan Gathering System pipeline Thursday, flowing into the North Saskatchewan River, which supplies drinking water to several communities in the western Canadian province.
The Tawatin, Bridge--meaning "valley" in Cree--will span the North Saskatchewan River from a tunnel at the east end of Louise McKinney Park.
In Alberta, the eastern boundaries to such a Blackfoot homeland extended from areas of the North Saskatchewan to Nose Hill (just to the south of the Ribstone River, a tributary of the Battle River), through the hills along Sounding Creek and the South Saskatchewan River, to the central plains "oasis" of the Cypress Hills, and beyond into present-day Montana.
It also recognized Metis presence along the North Saskatchewan River in central Alberta, which the current harvesting policy does not do.
Some of the features include activities and tours along the North Saskatchewan River, a number of interpretive trails, and "tipi-style" all-season cabin accommodations.
Fort Saskatchewan is located downstream from Edmonton on the North Saskatchewan River.
The attack may be rare, but the timing is particularly curious because it occurred on the same weekend when a roving gang of beavers attacked a dog in the North Saskatchewan River in Alberta.

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