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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...

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Unprecedented move by hockey team in eastern Saskatchewan who forfeits playoff series due to player safety

An unprecedented move by a Saskatchewan senior hockey team to forfeit a playoff series after the safety of their players came into question. The Theodore Buffalos senior hockey team forfeited the fourth and deciding game of their Triangle Hockey League (THL) playoff series against the Ochapowace Thunder. The statement of the forfeiture came in a...

New indoor amusement park soars high above the rest
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New indoor amusement park soars high above the rest

A new indoor amusement park has just recently opened its doors in Regina. SkyPark is a family friendly indoor amusement park for people of all ages. Activities include a rope course and rock climbing wall, mini-golf, a soft play area, and go-karts. The brand new business opened its doors for the first time on Feb....

Overhousing in Regina could be beneficial for first-time buyers
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Overhousing in Regina could be beneficial for first-time buyers

  For potential first-time homeowner Stevan Cooper, the recent Housing Marketing Assessment (HMA) that came out of the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) held news that could be beneficial to achieving his and his partner’s goal. “I feel better about it then I would have before,” said Cooper. “Just because in a situation like...

Queen City becomes Tree City
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Queen City becomes Tree City

The Queen City has a new label: Tree City of the World. The Mayor’s office released on Tuesday that Regina had become the ninth Canadian city – 59th in the world – to be granted the title. “This designation is the result of generations of care and attention dating back to the founding of Regina,”...