Tag Archives: ghost towns; tourism; agriculture; rural; Saskatchewan

Sad, Empty Places? Marketing ‘Ghost Towns’ in Saskatchewan

by Merle Massie A new and fashionable trend in tourism is invading rural regions of western Canada. SUV crossovers, front windows obscured by maps and cameras, are driving down gravel backroads, sweeping around correction line curves and screeching to a stop when a wide-eyed fox creeps across to its den in the culvert. Are lazy Sunday drives, once the mainstay… Read more »