Saskatchewan is one of Canada's three Prairie Provinces and it is located in between the two other Prairie Provinces of Alberta and Manitoba. The province of Saskatchewan has roughly 1 million residents with most of these living in the cities of Saskatoon, Prince Albert, Moose Jaw, Yorkton, Swift Current, North Battleford and Regina (the province's capital). The three main industries and major sources of employment throughout Saskatchewan are agriculture, oil and natural gas production.
There are many cultural and tourist attractions in Saskatchewan. A few of its key museums and galleries are the Norman MacKenzie Art Gallery, the Mendel Art Gallery, the RCMP Heritage Centre and the Saskatchewan Western Development Museum. There are also many agricultural shows that happen throughout the province where all things agriculture are showcased including animals, machinery and even some sports. Other events that happen throughout the province year-round include The Saskatchewan Festival of Words, Saskatoon Jazz Festival, the Regina Folk Festival, Saskatoon Fringe Festival, and the Fort Qu'Appelle Midsummer Arts Festival.