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Map of Saskatchewan Canada

Saskatchewan is a prairie province in Canada that is landlocked.  It has a total area of 251,700 sq mi. Saskatchewan is bordered by Alberta on the west, The United States on the South, on the north by the Northwest Territories, and the east by Manitoba.   Saskatoon is the largest city.  Other major cities include Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, Yorkton, Estevan, Swift Current, and North Battleford.

The Mounties, the Mentalist, and the Murderer

The Mounties, the Mentalist, and the Murderer Canadian history is riddled with strange stories of "mentalists" who, through the use of some mysterious inherent quality, make accurate predictions based on past events of which they ought to have no knowledge.Last month, I wrote an article on incidents involving “Second Sight” on

Who Stole the Bell of Batoche?

The Battle of Batoche lasted for four days in May of 1885.  It ended the insurrection of the Métis on the Canadian prairies. The uprising was trying to keep the rights and culture of the Métis who had mixed ancestry of First Nations People and Europeans.The Métis under the political
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Fort Walsh and the Cypress Hills Massacre

 What's the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Canada?For many people, the answer to that question is one of five things: 1) maple syrup; 2) beavers; 3) hockey; 4) beer; and 5) Mounties. Of those five things, only Mounties- formally known as the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, or
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Tylosaurus

The Tylosaurus, the key to Turtle Lake Monster and Cadborosaurous? In 1938, in the Chalumna River in South Africa, a fish was discovered.  The Coelacanth (pictured below), lesser known as Latimeria chalumnae, was thought to have been extinct for almost 300 million years but there it was, swimming happily.  The find was
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