If you have not visited, please come to Saskatoon for
World Tourism Day
27 September 2018
September 27, an amazing autumn day with the spectacular colour of golden leaves gracing the river bank, after revelling in a glorious summer season with balmy temperatures from Easter through to October. Yet check out what Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada has to offer as a fantastic #WinterCityYXE. Any time of year is fantastic to visit the city of Saskatoon.
Mayor of Saskatoon, Charlie Clark writes “The
@nytimes has named Saskatoon #18 out of the top 52 places in the world to visit for 2018. The only Canadian City on the list. Highlighting the opening of the @RemaiModern. Welcome World! Come for the art, stay for the people.”
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall commented “Congratulations Saskatoon on being the only Canadian destination to rank in the
@nytimes 52 places to visit around the world. With the newly opened @RemaiModern adding to our downtown experience, #yxe truly is a great place to see.”
“Did you know that Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada [#YXE] was the only Canadian destination to make it on the New York times list “52 places to visit around the world” [ 52 places to Go in 2018 ~ A starter kit for exploring the world. ]
Check out the Saskatoon section of the New York Times facebook page for more spectacular Saskatoon sights!
Seth Sherwood, New York Times, writes of Saskatoon; “Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque and other heavyweight 20th-century artists now have a home in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, thanks to the new Remai Modern museum. ”
Do indeed, when arriving in Saskatoon, check out the Remai Modern museum, and relax along the South Saskatchewan River Valley with its amazing beaches especially those at Sutherland Beach, Chief Whitecap Park [Chief Whitecap Waterway], Fred Heal Canoe Launch [Map] and Poplar Bluffs Conservation Area.
While visiting Saskatoon [YXE] don’t forget to check out the Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area, and the George Genereux Urban Regional Park, for a walk amidst the trees and snap a photograph of a deer, squirrel, Black-crowned Night–Heron or bunny rabbit on your saunter.
Does this not just evoke the four Rs? Everyone is familiar with the three R’s ~ Reading, ‘Riting and ‘Rithmetic In Saskatoon experience the four R’s ~reflection, rest, relaxation and renewal 😉
Events and Attractions City of Saskatoon
Feeling dreary about winter? City of Saskatoon trying to change thatNew strategy designed to improve winter life, economy, accessibility, culture CBC News Jan 24, 2017
Saskatoon Winter City Strategy Update. January 10, 2017
Visitors. Meewasin Valley Authority
For more information:
Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area is located in Saskatoon, SK, CA north of Cedar Villa Road, within city limits, in the furthest south west area of the city.
Wikimapia Map: type in Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area
Google Maps South West Off Leash area location pin at parking lot
Web page: https://stbarbebaker.wordpress.com
Contact the Meewasin Valley Authority in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. The MVA has begun a Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area trust fund. If you wish to support the afforestation area with your donation, write a cheque to the “Meewasin Valley Authority Richard St. Barbe Baker Afforestation Area trust fund (MVA RSBBAA trust fund)”. Post to MVA 402 Third Avenue South Saskatoon, SK S7K 3G5 Please and thank you!
“In the stillness of the mighty woods, man is made aware of the divine”
Richard St. Barbe Baker