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North Saskatchewan:

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river, c.340 mi (550 km) long, formed by the confluence of the North Saskatchewan (c.760 mi/1,220 km long) and the South Saskatchewan (c.550 mi/890 km long) rivers near Prince Albert, central Sask., Canada; the system drains most of the Canadian prairie provinces.
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North Saskatchewan

a river in W Canada, rising in W Alberta and flowing northeast, east, and southeast to join the South Saskatchewan River and form the Saskatchewan River. Length: 1223 km (760 miles)
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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 in Alberta.
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.
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.

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