The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan

 

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 Apr 26, 1880 - The first lignite coal mined in Saskatchewan was floated in barges down the Souris and Assiniboine Rivers to Winnipeg.
This web site was produced with financial assistance
provided by Western Economic Diversification Canada and the Government of Saskatchewan.
University of Regina Government of Canada Government of Saskatchewan Canadian Plains Research Center
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Diversification de l'économie de l'Ouest Canada et le gouvernement de la Saskatchewan.