Saskatchewan, Canada Gift Basket Ideas

Wendy Wood

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Joining Manitoba and Alberta, the province of Saskatchewan serves as the middle region within the section of Canada known as “the Three Prairie Provinces. " Within this interesting stretch of land, the largest city, Saskatoon, boasts a population close to 250,000 with other major cities trailing behind, such as Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, and Swift Current. As a gift basket business owner, there are plenty of ideas to tap into when it comes to exploring the culture, arts, and history of Saskatchewan.

Historically, the land serving as home to Saskatchewan was populated by an array of Native American groups that occupied the territory before European settlement took place. Prior to the first European to step foot on Saskatchewan soil, Algonquian, Sioux, and Cree tribes inhabited the vicinity during the late 1600s. To explore the beauty of the Native American culture, gift baskets may include an assortment of pearls, precious and semi-precious stones that allow consumers to create their own necklaces, bracelets, and other pieces of jewelry. A do-it-yourself guidebook coupled with a finished piece may also accompany the arrangement. This kind of basket would make the perfect unique bridesmaid gift or graduation gift for a student.

In Saskatchewan, the centennial of the province was celebrated in 2005. To pay homage, the Royal Canadian Mint issued a commemorative 5-dollar coin that displayed the wheat fields of the country. Wheat is seen as a strong symbol of Canada, also making an appearance on license plates throughout Saskatchewan in the form of three stalks. Today, a boost in wheat-related products has made strides in promoting a healthier outlook on diet. A gift basket with wheat pasta, fruit and nut wheat breads, wheat crackers, wheat bran, and flavored shredded wheat stands to turn a profit.

Hockey is also a popular aspect of Saskatchewan, as it is one of the top provinces to send the most players per capita to the National Hockey League (NHL). Signature pucks, stuffed animal mascots, and colorfully decorated snacks are just some of the ways to fill a hockey-related gift basket.

When it comes to golf, Saskatchewan is probably not one of the first places to come to mind when it comes to courses. Throughout the province, there are almost 250 golf courses scattered about the area, which is said to possess more courses per capita than any other location in the world. Obviously, there must be enough golfers in the province to keep these establishments thriving. Gift baskets offering tees, novelty golf balls, stuffed animals in golfing attire, and even golf-themed pasta could prove quite beneficial.

Wendy Wood is the owner of Seek Gift Baskets, an online gift basket directory. For more information on gift baskets Saskatchewan visit


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