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Quick Facts


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 6% that applies to taxable goods and services consumed or used in Saskatchewan.

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)

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