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Saskatchewan is the birthplace of many important medical innovations. Five of these advancements were especially influential in kickstarting programs on both the national and international stage. more


Tips from Tommy

Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan R-B2908-3

Tommy Douglas left a legacy of pithy sayings and wise practices, some that you may not have heard of until now. more


Little Stone Schoolhouse


The evolution of Saskatchewan's education system is long and varied -- marked by numerous pioneers and pivotal milestones. more


Treaty 4 Pictograph

Royal Saskatchewan Museum

The numbered treaties between the Crown and the many First Nations that inhabited what was called Rupert’s Land were seen as necessary by the new nation to extend its jurisdiction all the way from western Ontario to the Pacific Ocean. more


Idle No More

Thunder Currier

The Treaties signed between the British Crown and the First Nations in the late 1800s have shaped Saskatchewan and Canadian political and judicial culture. The founding of the Idle No More movement by four Saskatoon women seems to confirm that fact. more


Delmar Waiting for Brent

Myles Charles

Allen Sapp broke ground for First Nations artists using paint and canvas to reveal the intimacies between nature and Indigenous peoples. Myles Charles brings novelty and gentleness to this nationally important tradition. more


For years, baseball has been a fan favourite and centre of community in Saskatchewan. Our province has contributed national and international players to the game. more

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Veregin Prayer Home and statue

Ruth Bitner

The Doukhobor Prayer Home in Veregin celebrates its 100th anniversary at the National Doukhobor Heritage Village July 15-16. The celebration will draw people from all over Canada and the United States who have ties to the area. more


Jean Sauve

Barbara Woodley / Labatt Breweries Canada / Library and Archives Canada

Saskatchwewan politicians have always been dynamic and relevant to the national scene. Five milestones highlight our influence. more


Olympian Ethel Catherwood

Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan R-A28518

Saskatchewan has contributed to Canada’s Olympic teams since the inter-war years. We’ve picked five notables among the dozens who have competed over the decades. more