WELCOME TO SASKATOON
Saskatoon is the largest city in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, the Traditional Territory of Treaty 6 First Nations and the Homeland of the Métis.
Saskatoon is home to the the Meewasin Valley Authority and Wanuskewin Heritage Park (a National Historic Site of Canada and UNESCO World Heritage applicant representing 6,000 years of First Nations history).
Fun Facts About Saskatoon
- The name Saskatoon comes from the Cree inanimate noun misâskwatômina “saskatoon berries”, which refers to the sweet, violet-coloured berry that grows in the area.
- The city has nine river crossings and is nicknamed ”Paris of the Prairies” and “Bridge City”.
- The world’s largest potash producer, Nutrien, has corporate headquarters in Saskatoon