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Social media: the local business lifeline during COVID-19

With COVID-19 continuing to sweep across the prairies, Miyosiwin Salon and 1205 Bakery & Deli are two local establishments who have had to battle the unknowns of operating a business during a global pandemic.   Regina’s Miyosiwin Salon is located at 1751 Broad St, in the core of downtown, and offers services ranging from hair care...

Viral artist Tesher saves his YouTube channel after risk of being terminated
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Viral artist Tesher saves his YouTube channel after risk of being terminated

Canadian-Indian artist Tesher, who has 250,000 subscribers and over 49 million views on his YouTube channel, has successfully stopped the deletion of his account. “Everything happened really fast,” Tesher said Monday, after having his YouTube channel running again. “We were able to figure it out and save the channel which is amazing because this doesn’t...

Dry Feb highlights link between drinking, cancer
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Dry Feb highlights link between drinking, cancer

Danielle Mytopher started participating in the Dry Feb campaign hoping to raise $500 for the Canadian Cancer Society. Just under a week into the month of February, Mytopher had already raised more than $800. “I think within the first 24 hours I had surpassed that goal,” Mytopher said. “So now I’m just kind of excited.”...

Fall/Winter issue of Degrees hot off the press
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Fall/Winter issue of Degrees hot off the press

By: Kayla Guerrette Greg Campbell has been the editor of Degrees magazine since 2003 and, with the Fall/Winter issue available now online, feels fortunate to have been able to share the stories of people like Max Schmeiser.  This issue is filled with engaging stories of interesting alumni and people associated with the University of Regina,...

New COVID-19 measures for Moose Jaw facilities
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New COVID-19 measures for Moose Jaw facilities

The Moose Jaw Public Library is still offering readers safe access to their favourite books. “We have a limited browsing area, so the full library isn’t open,” said librarian Gwen Fisher. “We are doing curbside pickup for folks who don’t want to physically enter the library.” The library has offered this mode of pickup since...

Bushwakker customers raise a glass to Mead Day
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Bushwakker customers raise a glass to Mead Day

Mead Day looked very different this year as Regina’s Bushwakker Brewpub took its Christmas kickoff tradition curbside. For years, the first Saturday of December marks the day Bushwakker unveils its infamous blackberry mead. Usually, people assembled from all over to line up down the snow-covered blocks of Dewdney Avenue. Arriving early, customers would set up...

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Rising COVID-19 numbers have medical industry worried

By: Kayla Guerrette With the rising number of COVID-19 cases, doctors in Saskatchewan are banding together with one clear message— wear a mask or stay home! According to the Government of Saskatchewan, 211 is the average number of new cases per week and there have been 37 deaths so far. Some may feel like those...

Here’s how women can participate in Movember
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Here’s how women can participate in Movember

Ashley Ruecker is unable to grow a moustache, but that hasn’t stopped her from participating in Movember. “I started over eight years ago at my first salon,” said Ruecker, a hairstylist at Salon Haze in Regina. “I had a client that was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He just kind of reached out to me while...