Amid a sluggish economic recovery for the rest of the world, Saskatchewan is humming along and recently marked a population increase to bring the province to 1,045,622 people, the highest it has ever been.
The University of Saskatchewan has been in the Canadian spotlight recently for research into a potential multiple sclerosis treatment.
Experiments that took place in Saskatoon and at the Weyburn mental hospital radically expanded the field of psychiatry and were a notable part of the shift from a focus on psychoanalysis to cognitive science, driven by drug therapy.
Despite recent economic growth in the province, many of Saskatchewan's students are struggling to find employment. Saskatchewan is enjoying an economic boom that appears even more dramatic in light of the bleak situation in neighbouring provinces and countries. Between June 2008 and June 2009, 14,500 new jobs were created in Saskatchewan. This