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Little Village in the Queen City
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Little Village in the Queen City

Within a bustling café, young families have brunch while elderly friends mingle at a side table. This may not be the usual scene one thinks of when it comes to a care home, but Harbour Landing Village in Regina aims to do things differently by creating a sense of community through integrated living. “I always...

Cold snap brings warmth to North Central lodge
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Cold snap brings warmth to North Central lodge

While many worry about plugging in their cars or an increased power bill, one North Central community centre is helping out those most affected by the recent cold. With temperatures consistently below -25 C, the White Pony Lodge has opened its doors and kitchen to hungry and cold North Central residents. Curtis Weenie, an attendee...

Reawakening Cowessess: Language Program Seeks to Rejuvenate ‘sleeping’ languages
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Reawakening Cowessess: Language Program Seeks to Rejuvenate ‘sleeping’ languages

With approximately 4,500 residents on Cowessess First Nation, there are only 10 fluent speakers of Indigenous languages on the reserve, most of whom are elderly. Weekly classes seek to reawaken these “sleeping” languages. Cree and Saulteaux, collectively known as nehiyaw in Cree, are now taught to a group of 20 some students. Funded through Heritage...

White City parents raise over $5,000 for daughter with rare diagnosis
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White City parents raise over $5,000 for daughter with rare diagnosis

They say a parent’s love knows no bounds. White City mother Amanda Marcotte, along with her husband Andrew Muir raised $5,000 in two days through a Facebook fundraiser, after their seven year old daughter Evie was recently diagnosed with Rett’s syndrome. “Normally girls with Rett syndrome you’ll know fairly early on that there’s an issue,”...

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Buddhist Kathina ceremony celebrated in Regina

Sitting on meditation pillows in front of saffron-robed monks, with gifts at their feet and prayer flags adorning the walls, devotees filled the North East Community Centre in Regina on Sunday to commemorate Kathina, a traditional Buddhist robe offering ceremony. For the second year in a row, the Dhammanjali Meditation Centre in Regina celebrated Kathina,...

Researcher guides patients to their trauma to treat it
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Researcher guides patients to their trauma to treat it

Jane Simington says her own experience with trauma led her to help others with the same issue. Visiting the University of Regina to work with her research team, Simington discusses the reasons behind her work: “After my son was killed I went back to school to look at healing”, said Simington. “I had studied grief,...