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Essay of Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan is one of the provinces of Canada. The limits of Saskatchewan are: The North West Territories to the north, Manitoba to the east, Alberta to the west and the United States to the south (1). The estimated population is about 1, 038, 018 people, so it is not very popular. Its Lieutenant Governor proclaimed the act of legislature that assented the flag of Saskatchewan on September 22, 1969. The official flower of Saskatchewan is the Prairie Lily it was established as the official flower in 1941. The Saskatchewan Natural History Society suggested the flower to a special committee, which had been set up to consider the matter. The official bird is the Sharp-Tailed grouse also known as the prairie chicken, and it is one of Saskatchewan’s most popular game birds. Saskatchewan adopted it as the province’s official bird in 1945. And the official tree is the Paper Birch; it can be easily recognized by its papery white bark. First Nations communities used it to make canoes, baskets and utensils (2). The official languages of CANADA are English and French, but 95% of the people in Saskatchewan speak either
English only, or English and Cree (a native language) or English and Ukrainian (mostly in farming communities).

Saskatchewan has nine cities. Four of the main cities are Saskatoon, Regina, Prince Albert and Moose Jaw (3). The capital is Regina. Saskatchewan was established when in 1905, the Canadian Government adopted the Saskatchewan Act and the Alberta Act, that’s when two new provinces joined Canada (2).

The history of Saskatchewan is the collective story of human groups adapting to harsh weather and an expansive landscape in order to survive and prosper. It is this history, which has forgotten a distinctive identity among those who call this place home, and the same fundamental reality will likely continue to shape the…...

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