The arrival of missionaries in the North Saskatchewan River
valley coincided with a series of economic and diplomatic crises for the Plains Cree that directly influenced how missionaries organized their work and how Cree responded to them.
The attack may be rare, but the timing is particularly curious because it occurred on the same weekend when a roving gang of beavers attacked a dog in the North Saskatchewan River
Homes for the Homeless was a pilot program which concluded on March 31, but because of its success, the program continued with funding through its joint management committee of North Saskatchewan River
Metis Local # 269 and Jubilation Residential Centres Inc.
Irrelevancies are introduced for their presumed entertainment value ("[Frank] Crean, a terrible alcoholic, was sent to scout for additional agricultural land north of the North Saskatchewan River
"--what does his being an alcoholic have to do with anything?).
However, on May 22 a badly decomposed body was pulled from the North Saskatchewan River
near Redwater, some 65 km northeast of Edmonton.
The construction of the new North Saskatchewan River
bridge officially broke ground on July 19.
Edmonton's recently formed Mercury Opera presented Puccini's Il tabarro during the city's Fringe Festival mid-August, staging the piece on the Edmonton Queen riverboat and the riverbank where it was moored on the North Saskatchewan River
. The 15-piece orchestra, conducted by Chicago-based Anthony Barrese, sat under the paddle wheeler's upper-deck canopy.
Duncan's success can be attributed in part to her involvement in the city that sidles up to the North Saskatchewan River
. "It wasn't me who won that campaign, it was the whole community," she says.
Following the Icefields Parkway along the North Saskatchewan River
takes you to the Columbia Icefield, where glacial ice covers 150 square miles.
Much of the town is built on a hill that slopes south and west towards the North Saskatchewan River
. For the most part, the river is hidden, but the mountain views are breathtaking.
It sails the North Saskatchewan River
three times a day from Tuesday to Thursday with two leisure cruises and one dinner cruise.
If all that proves a little too sedate, thrill-seekers should take a trip up the North Saskatchewan River
with Klondike Jet Boats - it's worth every cent.