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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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.
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.
The Kahasiniskak (referencing the nearby creek) pedestrian bridge will be at Connors Road and the Tawatina Bridge will cross the North Saskatchewan River.
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.
Homes for the Homeless was a pilot program which concluded on March 31, but because of its success, the program continued with funding through its joint management committee of North Saskatchewan River Metis Local # 269 and Jubilation Residential Centres Inc.
However, on May 22 a badly decomposed body was pulled from the North Saskatchewan River near Redwater, some 65 km northeast of Edmonton.

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