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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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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.
of North Battleford, Saskatchewan will be building a replacement service centre at The Battlefords Provincial Park.
Andrew's, North Battleford, Saskatchewan, (1969 -1972), and then called to St.
Dorise Nielsen, an active member of the Labor Progressive Party, as the Communist Party of Canada was named in World War II after the party came under attack during the period of the Nazi-Soviet Pact, had been elected in 1940 as a United Progressive candidate in North Battleford, Saskatchewan.
A young James Frauds "Stocky" Edwards grew up during the Great Depression in Battleford, Saskatchewan.
Jeremy Reynoldson, ARM, Housing Authority Manager, North Battleford Housing Authority, North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada
Speaking at a press conference held that fall to announce a million dollar extension to the Sisters of Providence's Notre Dame Hospital at North Battleford, Saskatchewan, ironically the same city where Eugene Cullinane had drawn Pocock's concern for his public alignment with the CCF, he wryly observed, "When they [the government] understand that ,these sisters are giving their lives to this service, municipal, federal and provincial governments not now providing the hospital with any capital grants, will not see them left in the lurch.
HARLAN, Iowa, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- HTG Peer Groups, a network of IT solution provider executives formed to collaborate and share business best practices, today announced the appointment of Brad Kowerchuk, president of Bralin Technology Solutions, an IT services firm based in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, to its Advisory Council.
To date, the IDA19 subtype has been identified in only 1 sporadic case, in northern Ontario (7), and a subset of cases (seven ldA19 and 2 mixed IDA19 and IbA10G2) in the 2001 waterborne outbreak in North Battleford, Saskatchewan (5,8).
The helium balloon Michel Fournier was going to use to soar to the stratosphere became detached from its capsule as it was being inflated on the ground at an airport in North Battleford, Saskatchewan.
25, 1929, in Port Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada, to Sidney and Hilda Keech Weightman.
The tragic events that resulted from contaminated water supply in Walkerton, Ontario and North Battleford, Saskatchewan sparked a flurry of activity from provincial governments.