In this Oct. 22, 2010 photo, a statue of Queen Elizabeth II on a horse stands outside the provincial legislature in Regina, Saskatchewan's capital. Saskatchewan is probably best known for producing ... more 
In this Oct. 22, 2010 photo, a statue of Queen Elizabeth II on a horse stands outside the provincial legislature in Regina, Saskatchewan's capital. Saskatchewan is probably best known for producing singer Joni Mitchell, hockey great Gordie Howe, and the late Tommy Douglas, the first socialist premier. These days, however, Saskatchewan is in the news for a more prosaic reason: potash, the mineral that lies under its prairies and fertilizes farms the world over. Premier Brad Wall believes it was a thwarted foreign takeover of Saskatchewan's biggest potash mines that awakened Canadians to the wealth in their midst. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Rob Gillies
Mon, Nov 29, 2010 12:04 AM EST