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New food guide goes nuts for veggies
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New food guide goes nuts for veggies

School bulletin boards and doctors offices used to be painted in the Canada Food Guide’s colours of the rainbow. Eating healthy meant getting daily servings from each of the four food groups. A toddler running around the house needed four daily servings of fruits and vegetables, three of grain products, two of milk and alternatives...

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...

“They can’t speak so I will be their voice”
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“They can’t speak so I will be their voice”

Children dressed in black, wearing masks and holding “TRUTH” signs were part of a street art demonstration showing graphic videos of alleged farm animal exploitation, to try and convince some interested pedestrians to become vegans. The group “Anonymous for the Voiceless” put on the street art demonstration called Cube of Truth. They are not affiliated...

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,”...

Boost to autism funding still excludes most school-aged kids
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Boost to autism funding still excludes most school-aged kids

Wednesday’s provincial budget announcement saw an increase for autism individualized funding for children six-years-old and under. In the 2018-19 budget, the province announced each child diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who meets the age requirement would receive $4,000. This year, it is increased to $6,000. While some considered the boost a positive enhancement, one...

Red Tape Delays Church Upgrade
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Red Tape Delays Church Upgrade

A Regina evangelical church had its plans to move to a new location to accommodate it’s growing congregation confounded by city red tape. Regina Victory Church (RVC) purchased the Regina Austrian Canadian Edelweiss Club building last summer, but worshipers have still not moved in. Purchased for nearly $880,000, the church has spent eight months persuading...

Not just white women: Advocates calling for a wider definition of feminism
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Not just white women: Advocates calling for a wider definition of feminism

Prominent Regina feminists want the definition of feminism to be expanded to include human rights issues for all ethnicities. Alejandra Cabrera, founder of Regina’s Feminist Killjoy Club, and Brittany Muir, a feminist advocate, believe failing to include groups such as the LGBTQ+ and Indigenous people is hindering the purpose of feminism. Although feminism might have...

“Ancient art” of storytelling revived through local event
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“Ancient art” of storytelling revived through local event

Ashley Kilback has a degree in marketing, but her business expands far beyond a nine-to-five job. Kilback is founder of The Storytellers Club, a local organization that seeks to bring back what it calls “the art of storytelling.” “Storytelling is such an ancient art that’s been around for thousands of years,” said Kilback. “But I...

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The Bumpy Road To Profit

For two decades, Siman Auto Sales has been a fixture in the Regina business community. Started in 1999 by Dwight Siman and his wife Lana the second-hand car dealership started with a mobile phone and $1,000, and is now one of Regina’s most established businesses. But the road to success would be a bumpy one....