Information and facts about Saskatoon

The population of Saskatoon is 233,900

Latitude: 52.12632
Longitude: -106.659297

Visitor Information Centre

Tourism Saskatoon

Phone: (306) 931-7572
Fax: (306) 242-1955
6 - 305 Idylwyld Drive North
Saskatoon SK
S7L 0Z1

Facts about Saskatoon

Industry:
The diversified economy in Saskatoon shows particular strengths in these clusters:

Agricultural Biotechnology & Bioproducts - Saskatoon is internationally recognized as a leader in this industry with 20% of the national industry located in Saskatoon.

Manufacturing – 33.4% of the employment in manufacturing across the province is located in Saskatoon. In the food processing sector, Saskatoon ranks 4th as the most competitive city in North America and 6th in the entire world.

Information & communication Technology – Saskatoon ranks #1 as the most cost competitive city in Midwest North America for electronic system development and testing.

Mining & Mining Supply – Oil and gas royalty structures are the most competitive in Canada. Headquartered mining companies include the world’s largest producers of potash & uranium.

Health Sciences – Saskatoon has the only Canadian University to house six life science colleges including Agriculture, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy & Nutrition, and Veterinary Medicine.

Saskatoon has more that 145 parks that cover over 2300 acres of land.

Saskatoon is also home to a number of theatre companies and annual festivals including the SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival (4th largest in Canada), Folkfest, Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Theatre, Saskatoon International Fringe Festival, and The Great Plains Comedy Festival

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