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Living in Saskatoon


  • Ranked first in Canada for air and water quality by Chatelaine magazine
  • One of Canada’s sunniest cities with more than 2,300 hours of sunshine annually
  • Four distinct seasons
  • Average summer temperatures range from 11°C to 30°C (52°F to 86°F)
  • Average winter temperatures range from -12° to -22°C (10°F to -7.6°F)
  • Canada’s Science City
  • One of the lowest costs of living among major cities in Canada
  • A leading centre of culture and learning, Saskatoon is also one of the most socially engaged and most literate cities in Canada.


  • One of Canada’s strongest economies
  • World’s largest producer and exporter of potash and uranium
  • With approximately 100,000 lakes, nearly 10% of Saskatchewan’s surface area is water
  • Five million acres of parkland, including two national parks and 35 provincial parks
  • Culturally diverse and home to numerous acclaimed arts and culture festivals

Located on the banks of the picturesque South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, the U of S is found in the heart of our province's largest city.

Saskatoon is known for its high quality of life, modern amenities, welcoming people and sense of community. Our residents appreciate the city’s contribution to the booming provincial economy and our commitment to scientific excellence that is evident in the numerous world-class research facilities and centres of industry found on campus and throughout the community.

Visitors and new residents from nearby and from abroad are welcome here. Come discover for yourself why Saskatoon is a wonderful place to call home.

For more information about our beautiful city, visit:

saskatoon map

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