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MOOSE JAW, 70km west of Regina, was founded as a railway depot in 1882 and is now Saskatchewan's fourth largest city, with 35,000 inhabitants – a number that has remained almost static since the 1940s. Its name may have come from a local word for "warm breezes", or the jaw-like turn that the river takes just outside town, or even the repairs made to a cartwheel by an early pioneer with the assistance of a moose's jawbone. Moose Jaw achieved some notoriety during Prohibition in the 1920s, when liquor was smuggled south by car or by train along the Soo Line, which ran from here to Chicago. For …
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