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Women’s Day brings varying viewpoints
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Women’s Day brings varying viewpoints

The importance of continuing National Women’s Day, a tradition with international roots dating back to 1909, has drawn varying viewpoints. Kristina McInnis, an entrepreneur based in Portland, Ore., said it is important simply because she believes in equality. “For whatever reason (when) anyone says the word ‘feminist’ people think of burning bras and hating men,”...

Former roughrider opens up about mental health
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Former roughrider opens up about mental health

It was not until recently that Xavier Fulton, who used to play offensive line for the Saskatchewan Roughriders, has been open about his struggles with anxiety and depression. “I’m 6’5” I’m just over 300 pounds I can bench press the world but I have anxiety and depression,” said Xavier  “That’s not something I am strong...

Movies, discussions highlight mental health awareness week
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Movies, discussions highlight mental health awareness week

The University of Regina Students Union is hoping Mental Health Awareness Week will help students get the help they need. Shawn Wiskar, URSU president, helped organize the weeklong event and said students are struggling with things like mental health and financial stress. “Conversations around how to mitigate mental health crises, but also how to seek...

School of Rock
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School of Rock

A northern Saskatchewan community is the latest to partner with The Regina Cultural Exchange Society as part of its musician and residency program. Thanks to donations of various instruments, elementary and high school students in Stanley Mission, a First Nations community roughly 80 kilometres northeast of La Ronge, are learning it’s a long way to...

Step up to the plate, start swinging
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Step up to the plate, start swinging

For the members of Cowessess First Nation, fastball is more than just a sport. It is a lifestyle that brings the community together. Lianda Tanner, one of the team’s infielders started playing when she was in high school and has been playing ever since. ”We are proud to represent our First Nation and because we...