North Saskatchewan River


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North Saskatchewan River

A river of south-central Canada flowing about 1,290 km (800 mi) generally eastward from the Rocky Mountains in western Alberta to central Saskatchewan, where it joins the South Saskatchewan River to form the Saskatchewan River.
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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.
This situation changed when gold was discovered in Montana Territory and on the upper waters of the North Saskatchewan River. This gave rise to the belief that there must be gold deposits all along the eastern edge of the Rocky Mountains from Rocky Mountain House to the Missouri River.
In-Fisherman Steven Yanyk fishes the North Saskatchewan River below Tobin Lake near Nipawin.
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.
Fisher, described the mild winter around him, which had been preceded by fires in the nearby North Saskatchewan River Valley.
The Kahasiniskak (referencing the nearby creek) pedestrian bridge will be at Connors Road and the Tawatina Bridge will cross the North Saskatchewan River. "The committee felt this was a very important opportunity to honour some major components of our city's geography as well as the Cree language that has been part of this area for many centuries," said committee chair Jeffrey Nachtigall.
Fort Saskatchewan is located downstream from Edmonton on the North Saskatchewan River. Busloads of school children descend upon the museum grounds where over one hundred volunteers provide hands-on experience of many pioneer activities such as making candles, frying bannock, weaving, blacksmithing, painting a teepee, playing old fashioned games, and meeting a buffalo.

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