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Battleford

(băt`əlfərd, –fôrd'), town (1991 pop. 4,107), N central Sask., Canada, at the confluence of the Battle and North Saskatchewan rivers. Battleford is one of the oldest towns in the central part of the province. It served as the capital (1876–83) of the Northwest Territories and figured prominently in Riel's Rebellion of 1885.
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APPLICATION OF RUBBER ASPHALT CRACK SEALANT on approximately 82 600 m of cracks on Highway pavements in the vicinity of Swift Current, Rosetown and North Battleford.
The company purchased Advantage Powder Coating in North Battleford, Saskatchewan at the start of 2017 and for the rest of the year the powder coating company continued to operate under that brand name.
Rae, the Indian agent at Battleford, but were put off for two days.
We now began to meet parties of "freighters" coming down to Winnipeg from all parts of the North-West for goods to take up to the traders in the settlements of Prince Albert, Duck Lake, Battleford, Edmonton, &c.
Battleford and C'Est Jersey represent us in the Louis Fitzgerald Hurdle (4.
Calgary-based Husky Energy notified the Saskatchewan government July 21 that about 200,000 liters of crude oil and other material had leaked into the North Saskatchewan River from its pipeline near Maidstone, forcing the city of North Battleford to shut down its water intake plant.
Synopsis: In 1956, pioneering psychedelic researchers Abram Hoffer and Humphry Osmond were invited to join members of the Red Pheasant First Nation near North Battleford, Saskatchewan, to participate in a peyote ceremony hosted by the Native American Church.
He has shown promise when runner-up to Ballela Boy in Naas and when fourth to Battleford here.
The 16th annual Lawrence Weenie Cup wrapped up this March 27 in North Battleford, Sask.
In a typically hard-fought and messy 23-runner race, Ballyandy (5-1) got the verdict by a nose from the Willie Mullins-trained Battleford (25-1).
After incidents in Walkerton, Ontario, in 2000, North Battleford, Saskatchewan, in 2001, and more recently in the First Nations community of Kashechewan, Ontario, in 2005, improving the safety of drinking water has become a priority in Canada, especially in First Nation communities.
In his written ruling from Battleford Court of Queen's Bench, Justice Brian Scherman said because the contract wasn't approved at a band council meeting it was not binding on Red Pheasant.