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Recognized as one of the best places to live in Canada, Saskatoon shines as a vibrant urban centre, successfully combining big city amenities with small town hospitality. The city is situated on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River, and has used this location to its full advantage with over 300 acres of breathtaking riverbank parks for everyone to enjoy. This cosmopolitan city of approximately 254,000 people (June 30, 2014 estimate) is proud of its multicultural heritage, and delights in current day arts with numerous festivals, galleries, clubs and special events.
Location & Environment
Saskatoon, a commercial and educational centre in the Province of Saskatchewan, is located 216 miles north of the U.S. border, 140 miles from the Alberta border and 215 miles from the Manitoba border. The city lies at the heart of the Canadian Prairies and maintains a worldwide reputation for safety, affordability, and hospitality.
The City of Saskatoon experiences four distinct seasons every year with mean temperatures ranging from normal highs of 25ºC (77°F) in July to normal lows of -23°C (-9°F) in January. The varying temperatures allow residents to take full advantage of the activities that are available with the different seasons.
Saskatoon has a newly renovated international airport located at the north end of the city. The expansion and renovation at the John G. Diefenbaker International Airport has increased passenger capacity by 75% since 2002, and accommodates numerous airlines with connections throughout the world.
Saskatoon is also connected to other large cities in Canada by major highways including Highway 16 from Winnipeg to Edmonton, and Highway 11, a four-lane highway with a direct connection to the Trans-Canada Highway at Regina. Additional transportation options to the rest of the country include both Via Rail and Greyhound Bus terminals. The Saskatoon Public Transit System and various taxi services offer excellent and reliable transportation within city limits.
The Saskatoon region is considered to have one of the most diversified economies in western Canada. There are 6 dominant industries within the region, including Mining and Energy; Manufacturing; Transportation; Life Sciences; Construction; and Agriculture. Saskatoon is proud to be a world leader in the science and technology community, conducting leading research and manufacturing innovative products in a wide variety of industry sectors. Research and development efforts are particularly active, largely due to the excellent collaboration between academics at the University of Saskatchewan and industry.
Source: City of Saskatoon, Neighbourhood Profiles, Dec. 2014.pdf
City of Saskatoon
Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority
Saskatoon Public Schools
Saskatoon Catholic Schools
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus
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