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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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Testing will occur in the western third of the province in communities as far north as Meadow Lake Provincial Park, extending south to the Montana border, west to the Alberta/Saskatchewan border and east to include the cities of Meadow Lake, North Battleford and Swift Current.
The previous week picketers appeared outside the North Battleford court house where Baptiste pleaded guilty to breach of probation.
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The Allan Sapp Gallery was established to serve the citizens of North Battleford and the province by exhibiting, collecting, preserving and interpreting the original works of Allan Sapp, and in so doing maintaining the artistic and cultural heritage within Saskatchewan.
When he was just three years old, his father was murdered and his mother, left with no means to support herself and her family, asked that three of her children be placed in the nearby Battleford industrial school.
The railway route from Lake Superior through the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific had been surveyed and a telegraph line was in operation from Winnipeg by way of Humboldt and Battleford to within 20 miles of Edmonton; railway construction had been begun both at Lake Superior and on the Pacific.
For the past eight weeks, members of the communities of Wilkie and North Battleford have been fighting for the right to protect our children's innocence.
NORTH BATTLEFORD, SK -- The Sakewew High School Child Care Centre is the first of its kind in Saskatchewan and has been identified as a model for potential future child care facilities within high schools.
Beach are original members of the congregation and descendants of the Assyrian community that moved to North Battleford in 1903.
It was hundreds of miles from her family on Red Pheasant Reserve near North Battleford.
Some viewers on the East Coast were surprised to recognize their parents' names on the quilt from North Battleford in Saskatchewan," said Mrs.
Purchasing several thousands of Sun Ray systems, schools in Moose Jaw and North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada, Amsterdam, Netherlands, and Maui, Hawaii are among the latest educational institutions that are leveraging Sun's simple to use, zero-administration, reliable platform, and alternative to the costly personal computer.