Sedley, Saskatchewan

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Sedley
Village
Sedley is located in Saskatchewan
Sedley
Sedley
Sedley is located in Canada
Sedley
Sedley
Coordinates: 50°10′00″N 104°00′00″W / 50.16667°N 104.00000°W / 50.16667; -104.00000Coordinates: 50°10′00″N 104°00′00″W / 50.16667°N 104.00000°W / 50.16667; -104.00000
Country Canada
Province Saskatchewan
Rural Municipalities (R.M.) Francis No. 127
Post office Founded 1904-07-01
Government
 • Mayor Brian Leier
Area
 • Total 1.31 km2 (0.51 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 337
 • Density 256.8/km2 (665/sq mi)
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Postal code S0G 4K0
Area code(s) 306
Website Official website
[2][3][4][5]

Sedley is a village in Saskatchewan, south-east of Regina, Saskatchewan on Highway 33, 25 miles south east of Regina. This village is located at the intersection of Highway 33 and Highway 620. It had a population of 337 people in 2011. Sedley lies in a wheat producing agricultural district and is home to Sedley School.

History[edit]

The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) rail branch line helped to settle this community. Wascana Creek runs just to the west of Highway 33. It was named for Sedley Blanchard, a lawyer.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Area statistics[edit]

  • Lat (DMS) 50° 10' 00" N
  • Long (DMS) 104° 00' 00" W
  • Dominion Land Survey Sec.17, Twp.14, R.15, W2
  • Time zone (CST) UTC−6

Notable natives[edit]

  • Kelly Bechard (born January 28, 1978 in Sedley, Saskatchewan) is a women's ice hockey player. Bechard competed for Canada at the World Championships in 2000 and 2001.[7] In 2002, she competed for Canada at the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. She was also a provincial doubles badminton champion in High School.
  • Carol Morin grew up as Carol Adams in Sedley, although she has since changed her name to Carol Morin. She graduated from Sedley High School in 1981 then entered the study of broadcast at SAIT in Calgary, Alberta. Since then, Morin has been a member of the media, becoming the first First Nation person to ever broadcast in mainstream media - when she worked for CTV Regina in 1983. By 1989, she was the first Aboriginal person to anchor a national newscast - with CBC Newsworld. Since that time, Morin has won numerous awards for excellence in broadcasting. She currently works for CBC North Television based in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. She is the daughter of Joe and Dorothy Adams.

Published works[edit]

  • Title Outline history of Our Lady of Grace Church, Sedley, Saskatchewan : on the occasion of its 75th anniversary Author Baker, Leonard, Mrs Published Weyburn, Sask. : Weyburn Review Ltd., 1981

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Statistics Canada. Government of Canada. Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  2. ^ National Archives, Archivia Net. "Post Offices and Postmasters". Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  3. ^ Government of Saskatchewan, MRD Home. "Municipal Directory System". Retrieved 2014-08-21. 
  4. ^ Canadian Textiles Institute. (2005), CTI Determine your provincial constituency 
  5. ^ Commissioner of Canada Elections, Chief Electoral Officer of Canada (2005), Elections Canada On-line 
  6. ^ EPoduk - Sedley
  7. ^ Canadian Gold 2002, p. 114, Andrew Podnieks, Fenn Publishing Company Ltd, Bolton, Ontario, Canada, 2002

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