Known as the "City of Bridges" for its seven river crossings, Saskatoon is the largest city in the province.
The city is also home to the University of Saskatchewan. Saskatoon hosts many festivals and events in the summer, including the Jazz Festival, the children's festival, the Saskatoon International Fringe Festival (alternative Theatre), Folk Fest (cultural festival) and the Canada Remembers Airshow.
Saskatoon has the prettiest and toughest golf courses.
The first permanent settlement of Saskatoon occurred in 1883 when Toronto Methodists, wanting to escape the liquor trade in that city, decided to set up a "dry" community in the rapidly-growing Prairie region.
In 1906 Saskatoon became a city.