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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...

Regina’s Indoor Facilities attendance Drop-off
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Regina’s Indoor Facilities attendance Drop-off

  While COVID-19 led to increased tee times at city golf courses during the summer, restrictions, fear and weather are causing decreased numbers in indoor facilities this winter. “People aren’t comfortable coming to public fitness facilities for the fear of becoming infected,” Ted Girgulis, a coordinator for the City of Regina Program of Park and...

U of R students still adapting to online learning
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U of R students still adapting to online learning

It’s been nearly a year since the initial lockdown in Saskatchewan due to COVID-19. A lot has changed since then and some University of Regina students’ views regarding online learning are no exception. “It’s getting a lot easier because I’m getting more used to the online schooling part,” said Faith, a second-year social work student...

Regina’s Youth NFL Flag Football league forced to cancel winter season
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Regina’s Youth NFL Flag Football league forced to cancel winter season

Covid-19 continues to create problems in the sports world. The Regina Youth NFL Flag Football League had big plans for its newly launched winter league, however, the season had to be cancelled after one weekend due to Covid-19 restrictions. Mike Thomas, the league’s convenor said registration for the winter league was very promising. “We essentially...

Indigenous woman finds support at The Gathering Place after being evicted from Raising Hope
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Indigenous woman finds support at The Gathering Place after being evicted from Raising Hope

Despite not feeling ready to leave her residence, Fay Munro was evicted from Raising Hope last month. “In the written eviction notice, one of the reasons they gave was that I was speaking badly about Raising Hope in the media,” said Munro. Munro has been vocal about the lack of support she felt from management...

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...

How Regina theatre is adapting to COVID-19
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How Regina theatre is adapting to COVID-19

While many theatre organizations in the city have cancelled their 2021 seasons, there are a few who are adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Regina Little Theatre has had to postpone its mainstage production of Writers’ Runaround from this month to April. The dates in April are tentative and will depend on Regina’s COVID-19 case...

New COVID variant worries officials
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New COVID variant worries officials

By: Kayla Guerrette With Saskatchewan leading all provinces in COVID-19 cases per capita, news of three new variants of the virus has health officials concerned. The first strain comes from the United Kingdom and is the variant experts like Dennis Kendel believe is the least troubling. “All viruses mutate. This is not something unique to...

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.”...