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Justice and Child Protection Systems are ‘Disproportionally involved with Indigenous peoples’: Regina-Elphinstone Center MLA

By Emilie Wren The newly-elected MLA for Regina-Elphinstone Center hopes to bring about change for her riding.  Meara Conway, a lawyer and musician born and raised in Regina has been elected as the incumbent for the riding comprised of a portion of downtown, cathedral area, and North-Central Regina. She hopes that in being elected, she...

Saskatchewan Health Authority receives $100 million as part of  $7.5 billion capital plan.
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Saskatchewan Health Authority receives $100 million as part of $7.5 billion capital plan.

By Daniel Reech        The Government of Saskatchewan is investing $100 Million in the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) for health renewal projects across the province. Over 1,000 projects have been identified for completion at SHA facilities.         Mental Health and Addictions, Seniors and Rural and Remote Health Minister Everett Hindley...

Saskatchewan housing market home to great sales despite Covid-19 challenges
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Saskatchewan housing market home to great sales despite Covid-19 challenges

While early predictions for Saskatchewan saw a weak 2020 housing market, Saskatchewan’s housing sales continue to defy expectations. The province’s real estate market has outperformed last year, having sales go up 54 per cent from last November. Increased Covid-19 restrictions have not kept people from buying and selling real estate. Sales in Regina were up...

Mourning in times of COVID-19
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Mourning in times of COVID-19

“It’s time to come home.” I waited for those words from my sister for days. Actually, for years, since the doctors first diagnosed my father with dementia in 2015. When my sister called me from Germany on March 20, I was in the middle of my first University of Regina online class. The U of...

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....

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...