The town of Qu’Appelle*, (not to be confused with the town of 'Fort' Qu’Appelle), is on the CPR mainline 30 miles east of Regina, just north of the Trans Canada Highway on Highway 35. Like many small Canadian prairie towns, Qu'Appelle, with a population of 648 in 2001, has enjoyed a much more lively past than a present, but Qu'Appelle, in particular, has had an especially unfortunate, near-miss history. *[Qu’Appelle means “who calls” in French, which explains why the lakes along the ... (more)