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Rebelling against COVID-19
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Rebelling against COVID-19

  Like many businesses across the world, Rebellion Brewing Co. in Regina has been impacted by the COVID-19 virus. “Were just like every other local business right now,” said Rebellion president Mark Heise. We’re all trying to get through this together.” Rebellion specializes in making a variety of craft beers and distributing them throughout Saskatchewan....

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Contributions help Regina Food Bank adapt during COVID-19

By Michelle Lerat  More people than ever are utilizing the Regina Food Bank due to the Coronavirus pandemic, changes are being made to ensure safety for employees and clients.   “We’ve still been seeing our usual clients plus some,” said Laura Murray, senior manager of community development at the Regina Food Bank. “We’ve already seen an increase...

Commentary: University slow to provide flexible grading options to students
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Commentary: University slow to provide flexible grading options to students

A student-led petition generated 4,500 on-line signatures — roughly one-quarter of the University of Regina’s enrolment — and helped convince the school to implement pass/fail grades for the current, virus-interrupted semester. In the petition she posted March 24 on www.change.org, U of R student Sara Birrell cited the disruption caused by the COVID-19 virus as...

Faith and social distancing: how religious communities adapt in a pandemic
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Faith and social distancing: how religious communities adapt in a pandemic

While some might find it tough to find their sense of community during a government-mandated lockdown, people of faith are finding ways to innovate and stay connected. Strasbourg Alliance Church is one such community. Located in Strasbourg, a town 90 kilometres northwest of Regina with a population of 750, they started hosting drive-in services on...

Pandemic taking away full experience of pregnancy
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Pandemic taking away full experience of pregnancy

While covid-19 has made its way into Saskatchewan and the world is pausing, unfortunately life itself does not stop. Pregnancies have been affected for women around the world and birth plans have been changed for the safety of women and their newborn babies. Kaylee Delorme is due July 6 but is scheduled to be induced...

Saskatchewan para-athlete keeping eyes on Tokyo 2021 despite postponed Games
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Saskatchewan para-athlete keeping eyes on Tokyo 2021 despite postponed Games

Team Canada para-swimmer Shelby Newkirk’s road to Tokyo just got longer – by a year. As COVID-19 continues to spread, public health concerns worldwide have escalated as medical officials attempt to slow the virus, prompting the unprecedented decision to postpone the 2020 Summer Olympics until 2021. The Canadian Olympic Committee announced March 22 it would...