Sitting in the heart of North America, the central province of Saskatchewan is the undiscovered treasure of Canada. Defined by its prairie lands, aboriginal heritage, spectacular wildlife and unequalled hospitality, the Heartlands slow the pace of this magical country.
Southern Saskatchewan’s Big Muddy Lake region was home to the outlaw Butch Cassidy. Visit cave hideouts where stolen horses were hidden and explore the network of tunnels under the streets of Moose Jaw, used by gangsters and bootleggers during the 1920s prohibition era. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Academy offers a fascinating insight into the history and work of the famous Mounties, while the Western Development Museums in Saskatoon, Moose Jaw, Yorkton and North Battleford pay tribute to Saskatchewan’s early pioneers and immigrants. Manitoba’s original inhabitants came from six different nations, leaving a rich legacy, best appreciated at the Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site and Manitoba Museum.