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Liquor Laws
The minimum age for consumption of alcohol in Saskatchewan is 19 years. Alcohol, beer and wine are sold in government liquor stores as well as cold beer and wine stores in several locations throughout the city. Restaurants are licensed to serve alcoholic beverages.

Sales Tax
A federal tax of 5% is levied on all goods and services. A provincial tax of 5% is assessed on all goods with the exception of food, restaurant meals and children's clothing.

Smoking
The City of Saskatoon is a smoke-free city which makes all public places and private clubs smoke-free. This includes bars, nightclubs, bingo halls, bowling centres, private clubs and restaurants. In addition, smoking is not allowed in outdoor seating areas associated with these establishments or in temporary tent shelters at public events.
For information on the by-law, please contact Tobacco Control Helpline Saskatoon Health Region Public Health Services 306.655.4685.

Time
Saskatchewan observes Central Standard Time year round. 

Frequently Called Numbers

Emergency   
Police/Fire/Ambulance 911 
Saskatoon City Police 306.975.8300 
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)  306.975.5173
   
Chamber of Commerce  306.244.2151 
City Hall  306.975.3200
Highway Hotline  1.888.335.7623
Saskatoon Public Library  306.975.7558 
Saskatoon Region Economic Development Authority  306.664.0720 
tcutickets.ca at TCU Place  306.975.7799 or 1.888.639.7770 
Ticketmaster at SaskTel Centre  306.938.7800 or 1.800.970.7328 
Time of Day  306.244.6411 
Tourism Saskatchewan  1.877.237.2273 
Weather Office  306.975.4266 
   
Hospitals   
Royal University Hospital - 103 Hospital Drive  306.655.1000 
Saskatoon City's Hospital - 701 Queen Street  306.655.8000 
St. Paul's Hospital - 1702 20th Street West  306.655.5000 

Location
Altitude

481.78 metres

Latitude

52 ° 7 minutes 54 seconds N

Longitude

106 ° 39 minutes 9 seconds W

Area

170.83 km (65.95 square miles)

101-202 Fourth Avenue North, Saskatoon, SK S7K 0K1
Phone: (306) 242-1206 | Fax: (306) 242-1955 | 1-800-567-2444