in area, half of it is forests, and one third of it is cultivated lands. In
southern Saskatchewan average temperatures range from 0-65 degrees farenheight.
In Northern Saskatchewan temperatures range from 23-57 degrees farenheight.
Grayling, trout, pike, and pickeral are found in the northern lakes, while mule,
Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina, and Saskatoon. Saskatchewan is the only province
government consists of a lieutenant govener (Sylvia O. Fedoruk), a premier (Roy
Romanow and New Democratic party), a parliament (6 senate members, 10 new
democrats, and 4 conservatives), and a provincial legistator (64 members).
Saskatchewan was admitted to the confederation on Sept.1, 1905 with Alberta, the
eighth and ninth provinces. Saskatchewan politics were dominated by the liberal
party from 1905 to 1944, when the CCF defeated them, they ruled until 1964, when
History Tribes of Algonquin, Siouan, and Athapaskan were the first known people
in Saskatchewan. Charles 11 gave Prince Rupert?s Land to the Hudson Bay
Company in 1670. About 1690 the first European visitor came to the area, his
name was Henery Kelsey. Homesteading was encouraged by the transfer of Prince
1880s. Rapid growth associated with agricultual settlement led to the creation
of Saskatchewan. In 1921 Saskatchewan?s population was ranked just behind
Quebec and Ontario. The Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, started in 1924, is still in
rapidly, Saskatchewan?s potash reserves are among the world?s largest. The
rivers have abundent hydro-electric power, and the rich soils and northern
forests are major resources for the province. The province has 14,000 oil wells
that produce 12% of Canada?s oil output. Saskatchewan mainly produces oil,
uranium, potash, coal, and lumber.