Stobart Community School in Duck Lake, Valley Manor in Martensville and South Corman Park reported single cases as well. The wood duck is known to crossbred with as many as 20 other duck species, so it's not out of the question, but Walczykowski says so far, no one has spotted them with young. [3], In 1885, Duck Lake was the site of the Battle of Duck Lake, a conflict between Métis warriors and the Government of Canada, at the start of the North-West Rebellion. A male wood duck is catching birders' eyes around Regina's Wascana centre — not just for his striking good looks, but for his amorous ways. Incredible 10 Acre parcel in Lilly Plain ready to build your dream home on. A former teacher, educator director and Chief for Hatchet Lake First Nation, will receive one of the University of Regina’s highest honours. "But then we noticed he has a best friend —  a mallard.". Closed Captioning and Described Video is available for many CBC shows offered on CBC Gem. s Fred, a "purple red-truck-driving duck", and Regina, a musician-turned-construction-worker octopus The Regina A. Government information, town departments, and for residents, businesses and visitors. Meili’s leadership tour made it to Regina, Saskatoon, Moose Jaw, the Battlefords, Prince Albert, Swift Current, Balgonie, Indian Head, Southey, Duck Lake, Meadow Lake, Beauval and La Ronge. Listen to The Morning Edition's interview about the unusual relationship between a mallard and a wood duck: Walczykowski believes it to be the same pair meeting each year, based on her photos and observations, but neither has been banded, so it's not a given. Municipalities own and are responsible for municipal drinking water facilities and their operation. From 1882 to 1905 Duck Lake was within the District of Saskatchewan of the North-West Territories. Exciting, emotional day as first batch of guide dog puppies leave Regina to further training. "Maybe the reason he stays here, it was actually falling in love — with her. Last Mountain Getaways - Regina Beach, SK (30 min drive to Regina). Breadcrumb Trail Links Columnists Opinion: Reconciliation a work in progress on Beardy's & Okemasis Reconciliation work, made necessary by the fallout … Its location is 88 km (55 mi) north of Saskatoon and 44 km (27 mi) south of Prince Albert on highway 11, in the rural municipality of Duck Lake. They migrate south," says local bird enthusiast and amateur photographer Hanna Walczykowski. And they aren't supposed to do that, either. It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. 12.49 acres of rolling hills, grass and bush. Barrow's Goldeneye # 1 24 Oct 2020 Annie McLeod Regina Beach Show Details 111. Just 1 mile south of Nisbet Provincial Forest. There are 52km of trails that intersect throughout the network that has been built by the Saskatoon Nordic Ski Club. ", with files from CBC Saskatchewan's The Morning Edition. Duck Lake is a town in the boreal forest of central Saskatchewan, Canada. There is one case each at Grant Road School, Wilfred Hunt School, Albert Community School and Scott Collegiate. Learn more about this Single Family Home located at Lily Plain Acrege which has 4 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,100 Square Feet and has been on the market for 206 Days. For years. Town of Duck Lake official website. Its historic cemetery contains the graves of some of those who fought in the Battle of Duck Lake as well as those of other pioneers of the community.[5]. Coordinates: 52°49′N 106°14′W / 52.817°N 106.233°W / 52.817; -106.233 (Duck Lake, Saskatchewan), Places adjacent to Duck Lake, Saskatchewan, St. Michael's Indian Residential School (Duck Lake Indian Residential School), "Canadian Plains Research Center Mapping Division", Canada's Historic Places: All Saints Anglican Church, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Duck_Lake,_Saskatchewan&oldid=973943818, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 20 August 2020, at 04:57. "It's quite amazing to observe that couple actually," she said. Audience Relations, CBC P.O. Wood ducks typically leave Saskatchewan for winter, but one stays every winter, seemingly sticking close to a female mallard and earning them the nicknames Romeo and Juliet. A wood duck, who should fly south, seems to have paired with a female mallard. Walczykowski said he seems "protective" of the mallard — nicknamed Juliet — going so far as to chase away other ducks. A male wood duck is catching birders' eyes around Regina's Wascana centre — not just for his striking good looks, but for his amorous ways. "It's very unusual for wood ducks to stay in Saskatchewan for the winter. The 1973 western Alien Thunder was partially filmed here. The Battle of Duck Lake (26 March 1885) was an infantry skirmish 2.5 kilometres (1.6 mi) outside Duck Lake, Saskatchewan, between North-West Mounted Police forces of the Government of Canada, and the Métis militia of Louis Riel's newly established Provisional Government of Saskatchewan. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Water sample submissions are required Bringing you news, and events for the Duck Lake area. Quick Center for the Arts on the campus of There is also a Regina A. Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6. It's just one more reason to keep her eyes open and fixed on nature. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. For the past four or five years, local birders have seen him stay faithfully by the female mallard's side. Monthly stays ($1200/month) are available Jan 1, 2021-June2021 The disruption in the transmission of Cree language, culture, family systems and policy caused by the St. Michael’s Residential school created immense trauma and suffering through the generations of children and youth today who continue to seek justice by reclaiming their identity, culture, and language while supporting the survivors. "It's kind of like a love story, to us," she says, noting Romeo seems to persist through what is an inhospitable winter for most of his kind. CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices. Duck Lake was one of the 5 Southbranch Settlements settled by French speaking Métis from Manitoba in the 1860s and 1870s. By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). DUCK LAKE - EB's TRAILS The trails just 17km north of Duck Lake, Saskatchewan on Highway 11 offer a great day escape from the city. New and used items, cars, real estate, jobs, services, vacation rentals and more virtually anywhere in Saskatoon. Perhaps the bigger mystery, though, is whether the pair have had offspring. The wood duck commonly rates among the most promiscuous of waterfowl, but Romeo has proven to be a more faithful sort. In 1885, Duck Lake was the site of the Battle of Duck Lake, a conflict between Métis warriors and the Government of Canada, at the start of the North-West Rebellion. Duck Lake residence came under the control of the Saskatoon District Chiefs.1 The school was located a half a mile (.8 kms) from the Town of Duck Lake, facing the lake (Treaty 6). Regina 232.39 Prince Albert Moose Jaw 311.75 Lloydminster North Battleford 127.55 Yorkton Swift Current 389.21 Estevan Weyburn 86.32 Melfort Humboldt 81.7 Martensville Meadow Lake 236.96 Warman Kindersley 201.9 Comments are welcome while open. REGINA -- A funeral for Indigenous hockey icon Fred Sasakamoose was held on Saturday at the Fred Sasakamoose Community Arena, which he helped build … Duck Lake, Battle of On March 26, 1885, the opening engagement of the North-West Resistance began west of the settlement of Duck Lake on the Carlton Trail.Dissatisfaction and militancy among the area's Métis and Cree had been growing since the return of Louis Riel from his Montana exile in July 1884. Quick Center for the Arts (St. Bill began his Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted. The school was located a half a mile (.8 kms) from the Town of Duck Lake, facing the lake (Treaty 6). Find Duck Lake in Canada | Visit Kijiji Classifieds to buy, sell, or trade almost anything! Photos, Maps and Videos! Rosalie Tsannie-Burseth was named the 2020 recipient of the Professional Achievement Award, one of five categories … It is also the administrative centre of the Beardy's and Okemasis Cree First Nations band government. She said since Wascana Lake falls along a common migratory route, it isn't uncommon to see unique birds rest in Regina, even if only for a couple of hours. Duck Lake was home to one of the last operating Residential Schools in Canada, St. Michael's Indian Residential School (Duck Lake Indian Residential School), which closed in 1996. Plenty of room for a few horses and other toys. My Drinking Water Everyone in Saskatchewan needs a good supply of safe, clean drinking water. A Roman Catholic Mission was established in Duck Lake in 1874 by Father André O.M.I. lies to the east. Immediately to the north of Duck Lake is the south block of the Nisbet Provincial Forest. The Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation lands and the North Saskatchewan River are located to the west of the community; the South Saskatchewan River lies to the east. Duck Lake Regional Interpretive Centre, junction of Hwys 11 and 212, 5 Anderson Ave, May long weekend to Jun 30, Mon to Fri 10 a.m. - 5: 30 p.m.; Jul 1 to Labour Day, daily 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 306-467-2277 Four public schools in Regina also have individual cases. and by 1888 the village had a school, a post office (called Stobart), a flour mill (gristmill) and a trading post. Survivor Stories “We are strong people because we are still here and we will be here until the end of time,” said MaryAnn Napope , a residential school survivor whose parents, grandparents, siblings and children all attended St. Michael’s School in Duck Lake. We reserve the right to close comments at any time. Two fully-furnished cabins are available June - Sept 2021 for $840/week (Sun-Sun)/unit. Property north of Duck Lake just 1/4 mile off Highway #11. Explore the most popular trails near Duck Lake with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you. Long-tailed Duck # 1 24 Oct 2020 Annie McLeod Regina Beach Show Details 110. In 1895, members of the Arrow Band were R. S [4], Historic Carpenter Gothic style All Saints Anglican Church built in 1896 is a municipal heritage site. Halfway Point Between Saskatoon, SK and Duck Lake, SK If you want to meet halfway between Saskatoon, SK and Duck Lake, SK or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 52.478668 and -106.445953, or 52º 28' … Duck Lake Town, pop 624, located 88 km NE of Saskatoon and 44 km SW of Prince Albert at the junction of Hwys 11 and 212. We get the latest on Romeo and Juliet in Wascana, from a local birdwatcher and photographer. 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