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The Province of
Saskatchewan (SK)


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The capital of Saskatchewan is Regina.

The 2-Letter Postal Abbreviation / Code for Saskatchewan: SK

Typical abbreviation for Saskatchewan: Sask.

When the people of Saskatchewan refer to themselves: 1:; 2:

Time Zone: Most of Saskatchewan lies in the Central Time (CST) zone and does not observe daylight saving time. Below are the exceptions:

- The city of Lloydminster, which straddles the border of Saskatchewan and Alberta, uses Mountain Time (MST/MDT) and does observe daylight saving time.

- The communities of Creighton and Denare Beach are in the Central Time (CST) and they observe daylight saving time.

Canada has two official languages: English and French. English is the most common language spoken in Saskatchewan, where approximately 95% of the residents speak only English (ie- Anglophones).

Nickname for Saskatchewan: "The Wheat Province"

Provincial Motto: "Multis E Gentibus Vires" (From many peoples, strength)

Provincial Bird: Sharp-Tailed Grouse (pedioectes phasianellus jamesi)

Provincial Tree: Paper Birch (betula papyrifera)

Provincial Flower: Western Red Lily (lilium philadelphicum)

Confederation: Saskatchewan joined the Confederation on Sep 1, 1905.

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