News and Events at the Provincial Archives


The Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan is pleased to announce the publication of the Fall/Winter 2016 issue of its magazine, Saskatchewan HistoryThis beautiful full-colour issue is filled with incredible photographs and compelling tales about the Saskatchewan experience.

Articles in this issue explore:

  • Production of “Our Gang” films using local children in Saskatoon and Regina;
  • Letters of a World War Two pilot officer serving in the RAF 242 (Canadian) Squadron;
  • Early settlement in the Theodore area as influenced by investor Richard Seeman;
  • Student perspectives at the University of Saskatchewan about the Great War.

To acquire copies of this issue call 306-933-5832, or enquire at one of the Archives’ offices in Saskatoon or Regina.

A Four-Piece Set of Posters Promoting the Archives and its Resources

With financial assistance from the Saskatchewan Council for Archives and Archivists (SCAA), the Provincial Archives, in partnership with the Saskatoon Friends group, has recently produced four posters featuring original archival documents. These posters celebrate the Archives as a repository for the heritage of the people of Saskatchewan.



Now Showing

The Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan is proud to present:

From the Prairies to the Trenches, Part III
Women’s Suffrage to the Somme
December 1915 to December 1916

This video, the third in a five-part series on the First World War, recalls the events of 1916, as seen by those Saskatchewanians serving in war-torn Europe and those remaining on the homefront.  The video features a rich selection of documentary material held by the Provincial Archives and its partners relating to Saskatchewan’s involvement in the First World War.

The video is on display at the Legislative Building and Government House in Regina, or can be viewed online at the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan’s YouTube channel

Please click here for the list of archival sources used for the development of this video.


New guided learning packages related to Saskatchewan and the Great War, 
including the enfranchisement of the women of Saskatchewan in 1916:

“Why Were Prairie Women Leaders In The Canadian Women’s Suffrage Movement?”



“The 46th Battalion ‘Suicide Battalion’ And Canada’s Role In World War One”



Students, teachers and history buffs alike are encouraged

to delve into these fascinating topics

from a historical thinking perspective.