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Rural Municipality of Corman Park No. 344

Rural Municipality of Corman Park No. 344

Saskatoon (SK), S7K 5W1, Canada

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Description The Rural Municipality of Corman Park No. 344 is a rural municipality (RM) that surrounds the City of Saskatoon in central Saskatchewan, Canada. It was formed in 1970 through the amalgamation of three smaller RMs - the RM of Cory No. 344, the RM of Warman No. 374, and the RM of Park No. 375. The RM is bisected by the South Saskatchewan River while the North Saskatchewan River forms part of its northwest boundary. The RM works closely with the Meewasin Valley Authority to protect the South Saskatchewan River valley.The RM of Corman Park No. 344 is home to a Super Dual Auroral Radar Network radar site operated by the University of Saskatchewan.HistoryThe RM of Corman Park No. 344 was formed by the amalgamation of three rural municipalities – the RMs of Cory No. 344, Warman No. 374 and Park No. 375. The three RMs were disorganized on December 31, 1969 to enable the incorporation of the RM of Corman Park No. 344 on January 1, 1970.Two designated historical properties are located in the RM: Opimihaw (now referred to as Wanuskewin Heritage Park) is a 58 hectare property with 14 precontact archaeological sites in the Opimihaw Creek valley. Bone Trail in the 1800s buffalo bones were collected on the prairie, and transported along this trail to Saskatoon for transfer onto rail cars so that they could be sent to eastern Canada where they were crushed into fertilizer.

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