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Playgrounds full as schools go remote
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Playgrounds full as schools go remote

Even with the threat of a new, more contagious COVID-19 variant the playgrounds in Regina’s public parks that were cordoned off for most of last year are now fully accessible to the public. And full.  Chris Mlazgar, a Regina resident who works from home, was attending Candy Cane Park on Wascana drive with his family...

Low voter turnout in URSU’s General Election this year
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Low voter turnout in URSU’s General Election this year

The University of Regina Student’s Union held its 2021 General Election this past week. Like every other election worldwide, the pandemic has moved the campaign process online. While some people are missing the face-to-face interaction with candidates, others prefer the online strategy. “I liked the online campaigning,” said Destiny Brown, a third-year Secondary Education student....

U of S professor predicts Saskatoon will follow Regina’s lead in rising variant cases
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U of S professor predicts Saskatoon will follow Regina’s lead in rising variant cases

A University of Saskatchewan professor released a video yesterday that predicts Saskatoon will likely see a rise in COVID-19 variants, similar to Regina’s skyrocketing numbers. Kyle Anderson is a professor and the undergrad chair of biochemistry, microbiology, immunology for the College of Medicine in Saskatoon. “My focus has always been on knowledge and how to...

Regina peace activist given Lifetime Achievement Award
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Regina peace activist given Lifetime Achievement Award

Ed Lehman began protesting for peace during the Vietnam War — and he never stopped. Now, after over 50 years of activism, the Regina resident is being honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Saskatchewan Council For International Cooperation (SCIC).    Lehman is the editor for the Saskatchewan Peace News, is the head of...

Possible CFL/XFL merger sparks mixed reaction in football world
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Possible CFL/XFL merger sparks mixed reaction in football world

    A group of CFL aficionados had different opinions about the recent announcement of the possible merging with the XFL, with some sharply in favour of the idea.  “It’s about time,” said the former radio play-by-play voice of the Saskatchewan Riders, Rod Pedersen, who hosts the Rod Pedersen show that airs on Game+ TV....

U of R professor partners with city to sustain “living document” of resources and services for homeless population
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U of R professor partners with city to sustain “living document” of resources and services for homeless population

Every day, Regina’s homeless population relies on various organizations to serve them food, provide them shelter and medical services.   Until the creation of the Regina Survival Guide and Map, the city’s most vulnerable people were left with very few tools to point them in the right direction for help.   Now, a critical navigational tool for vulnerable people in the city has...

How to spend a purrfect day
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How to spend a purrfect day

If you like cuddling with a furry companion while enjoying a cup of coffee, the Excalipurr Cat Cafe will be hosting its first bake sale alongside A+ Animal Rescue — in hopes of raising funds to spay and neuter as many cats as possible this spring. The cafe is located in downtown Regina. Guests can...