Gravelbourg is a rural town in south central Saskatchewan, approximately 125 kilometres from Moose Jaw, Swift Current, and the United States border. Thanks to its bilingual heritage, regal architecture and rich culture, Gravelbourg is known as the 'Cultural Gem' of Saskatchewan. Although the town has a growing tourism industry and manufacturing base, the primary industry in Gravelbourg is agriculture. The town has a population of 1096.
Saskatoon is the most populous city in Saskatchewan with 223,200 inhabitants (2010). It is in central Saskatchewan, on the South Saskatchewan River. Saskatoon's economy is fueled by the potash industry, agriculture, oil and gas as well as livestock, uranium, gold, diamond, coal and their spin off industries. Nearly two-thirds of the world's recoverable potash reserves are located in the Saskatoon region. "Saskatoon" is derived from 'mis-sask-quah-toomina', the Cree Indian name for a local indigenous berry.