North Saskatchewan


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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)
References in periodicals archive ?
Firefighters rescued hundreds of cruise passengers from the Edmonton Riverboat after it became stranded on the North Saskatchewan River over the weekend.
Desperate to break free of his internal and external monotony, Adam takes drastic action, throwing himself at the North Saskatchewan River's ice because, in Edmonton, the day the ice breaks, spring begins.
They might fight with the Blackfeet for a hunting ground, or they might plunder the settlements and Hudson's Bay Co.'s forts on the North Saskatchewan.
This is the case on many famous rivers during much of fall, notably the Winnipeg, Red, Rainy, and North Saskatchewan. Presentations in some instances might include the combination of crankbait and spinner rig or lead (usually a bottom bouncer, sometimes including a colored bouncer) and lure.
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.
In the light of the countless boil water advisories in many Indigenous communities and this summer's Husky oil spill on the North Saskatchewan River, which led to the Muskoday First Nation declaring a state of emergency after being shut off from its normal water supply, Perry's work has much to teach us about the politics of water, colonialism and Canadian history.
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.

Full browser ?