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Wanuskewin Heritage Park campaign receives $500K donation from Mosaic

Wanuskewin facility after expansion and renovation. Courtesy: Wanuskewin Heritage Park

The Mosaic Company announced on Tuesday it is donating $500,000 towards the Wanuskewin Heritage Park.

Wanuskewin’s “Thundering Ahead” capital campaign was launched in 2017 to raise $40 million for its renewed vision.

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“By funding renewal of the trail system, we have the privilege of helping bring to life the tradition and stories of this sacred gathering place,” Bruce Bodine, Mosaic’s senior vice president – potash, said in a press release.

“Wanuskewin Heritage Park is a living reminder of the Northern Plains Indigenous peoples’ sacred relationship with the land.”

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The renewal campaign also intends to return bison to Wanuskewin’s plains and renovate the 25-year-old interpretive centre.

Wanuskewin Heritage Park, located five kilometers north of Saskatoon, opened in 1992.