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Nearly 700 UFOs seen in Saskatchewan during the past 25 years

The Canadian province of Saskatchewan is rife with UFO sightings.

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UFO researcher Chris Rutkowski from the group UFOlogy Research told Canadian daily newspaper Metro, “Saskatchewan is very well represented in UFO reports over the past number of years.”

UFOlogy Research compiles UFO sighting data to publish an annual Canadian UFO Survey. The 2013 Canadian UFO Survey showed that more than forty percent of Canada’s 2013 UFO reports were in the province of Ontario. And the typical sighting lasted approximately thirteen minutes. But the most interesting detail reveled by the 2013 data was that approximately fourteen percent of Canada’s 2013 UFO reports were classified as unexplained.

Saskatoon Skyline. (Credit: Tomtheman5/Wikimedia Commons)

Saskatoon Skyline. (Credit: Tomtheman5/Wikimedia Commons)

Rutkowski recently informed Metro that UFOlogy Research is currently working on a special Canadian UFO Survey report that will detail UFO sightings in Canada spanning the last twenty-five years. Although the group hopes to release this study within the next month, Rutkowski revealed to Metro, “Throughout the past 25 years, there are almost 700 UFO reports from Saskatchewan alone . . . That’s a little less than 5 per cent of the total number of cases in Canada.”

Here is an interactive map that allows you to explore where UFO sightings in Saskatchewan took place in 2013.

Rutkowski is searching for answers to explain these UFOs. As Metro reports, he views his search as an “interesting detective challenge” trying to identify unusual aerial objects. He explains, “In a small proportion of cases, a few per cent every year, we can’t come up with an explanation, and those are the ones that really fascinate us.”

About Jason McClellan

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Jason McClellan is a UFO journalist and the producer/co-host of the web series Spacing Out! He is also the web content manager and staff writer for OpenMinds.tv, and a co-organizer and technical producer of the International UFO Congress. As a founding member of Open Minds, Jason served as a writer and editor for the now defunct Open Minds magazine. He has appeared on Syfy, NatGeo, and, most recently, he co-starred on H2's Hangar 1: The UFO Files. ------ Follow Jason on Twitter @acecentric and subscribe to Jason's updates on Facebook.

2 comments

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    Saskatchewan is a huge province, larger than Alaska. With a total of maybe 800 thousand people there is very little light pollution, and with the clear prairie skies no wonder the ufos are visible. Or perhaps the craft are refuelling with the tremendous amounts of uranium located there…..

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    I am a Bangladeshi.one day me and my some friends walking on a road, it was afternoon….
    saddenly my one friend told me that look at the sky…. when I look at the sky I jast saw that a white light go with full speed. its going to north to south, its not normal speed like other flying machine…. I don’t know what is this thing….

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