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Community Information
  • The average price of a house in Saskatoon is $375,370 as of January 2016
  • Household utility costs are below average when compared to other major Canadian citiies
  • There are no personal premiums or charges for basic and needed health care services in SK
  • Auto insurance rates are among the lowest in the country compared with other major Canadian cities
  • The cost of commuting is low as the average commute within Saskatoon is 16 minutes
  • As of January 2018 the population of Saskatoon is 323, 809Victoria Bridge.png

 Saskatoon is"The City of Bridges" and appropriately named due to the eight structures that span the South Saskatchewan River.

 

​Practice in Saskatoon

Why I chose to practice here and                  Why I am Grateful to call in Home!

​Kate Johnson, MD, FRCPC-Radiation Oncology, Saskatoon Cancer Centre Clinical Assistant Professor - University of Saskatchewan             

​Cost of LivingOne of the main reasons that Saskatoon's quality of life is high is that the cost of living is low.  Saskatchewan (SK) has the fastest growing population in the country creating many jobs to be filled.  Saskatchewan also has one of the lowest unemployment rates in Canada!

Childcare and Pre-Schools

​Education

  • Elementary and High School
  • Post Secondary Schools
Public schools are free of charge allowing all children to receive a quality education.  After high school, loans, burasaries and scholarships are available to ensure that higher education is affordable and attainable for everyone.

​Lifestyle

​Saskatoon has a lifestyle focused on family, community and entertainment.  Whether you're a film buff, an opera afficionado or a sports fanatic, there's no better place to be than Saskatoon.  With year-round festivals, live theatre and a vibrant music scene, it's a city with something for everyone
​Newcomer Information Centre​New to Canada...you may be looking to gather information and resources for new immigrants to better prepare yourself to start a new life in Canada!  Pre or Post Arrival assistance with Orientation, Settlement, Language, Employment, Healthcare, Transportation, Housing, Children & Family and Community information.
Recreation and Leisure​The Leisure Guide is Saskatoon's community source for arts, culture and recreational activities throughout the year.

Saskatoon Neighbourhoods-Wikipedia

Saskatoon Neighbourhood profiles

City of Saskatoon-Housing Information

​The city of Saskatoon currently has 65 neighbourhoods divided amonst 9 designated Suburban Areas.

Saskatchewan Roughriders (Football)

 

Saskatchewan Rush (Lacrosse)

  

Saskatoon Blades (Hockey)

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are a professional Canadian football team based in Regina (262 KM/3 hours from Saskatoon

​The Saskatchewan Rush are a professional box lacrosse team based in Saskatoon.  They are members of the Western Division of the National Lacrosse League

The Saskatoon Blades are a junior ice hockey team in the Eastern Division of the Western Hockey League based in Saskatoon.

​TaxationCanada Revenue Agency
​Weather​Saskatoon is one of the sunniest places in Canada with an average of 2,328 hours of sunshine per year.   The city experiences four distinct seasons – winter, spring, summer and fall. In summer, temperatures range as high as 30°C (86°F), while winter can see the temperature dip as low as -30°C (-22°F).

 

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