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Clearance Sale on Regina stores
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Clearance Sale on Regina stores

Businesses within Regina-based shopping centres Northgate, Cornwall and Southland took a hit this January as several stores closed their doors. “It’s unfortunately a lot more complicated than one expects,” said Mitchell Cohen, Chief Operating Officer of Westdale Properties (the company that owns Northgate), “Firstly, retail has been changing for hundreds of years, since the first...

New elite hockey team hires first head coach
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New elite hockey team hires first head coach

Jeff Smith is anxious about his first head coaching job after being hired by the Estevan U18 AAA Bears for its inaugural season. “[I was] shocked,” said Smith. “I threw my hat in to get the experience of the process. The three other coaching jobs I’ve had kind of fell onto my lap whereas this...

Canadian-led NATO mission in Latvia meant to deter, support. Take a look beyond the barbed wire
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Canadian-led NATO mission in Latvia meant to deter, support. Take a look beyond the barbed wire

The forests in Latvia are dense with thick undergrowth and trees reaching high into the sky. The tree trunks are tinted orange and darken as they grow taller. Latvians park along the roads and begin to walk throughout the area as they search for wild mushrooms. The scenery looks like a moment caught in time...

Sharing Christmas through a shoebox
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Sharing Christmas through a shoebox

REGINA – With the Christmas season fast approaching, Charlotte Kessler sat at her kitchen table packing and unpacking different items into two small red and green shoeboxes. Notebooks, deflated soccer balls and toothbrushes are just some of the things she is placing inside, knowing that packing these boxes for Operation Christmas Child (OCC) will impact...

School strike leader casts ballot for climate
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School strike leader casts ballot for climate

The first federal ballot North Hunter ever cast was for Regina-Wascana Green Party candidate Tamela Friesen, said the 21-year-old climate strike organizer upon leaving her polling station Monday morning. Hunter was less than a month shy of being able to vote in the 2015 election. “Hopefully, being a voter will lend a little more voice...

Canadian Inmates hit the Polls on Oct. 9.
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Canadian Inmates hit the Polls on Oct. 9.

When Canadian voters enter their poll station they sit down, open their ballot, look at the options available, and mark a big X beside the candidate they want. This is not the same process for those in correctional facilities. The Regina Provincial Correctional Centre houses about 650 inmates, this year 360 showed up to the...

The actual thriving metropolis of Raymore
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The actual thriving metropolis of Raymore

Coming into the town of Raymore, located an hour north of Regina along Highway 6, there is an air of unassuming that shrouds the town. The dirt road, small housing and Esso gas station gives off the impression that this town is like any other town one would find in Saskatchewan. Digging below the surface...

Raymore mayor the jack of all trades
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Raymore mayor the jack of all trades

  On the corner of Highway 6 and 15 sits the small Saskatchewan town of Raymore. Like many small towns around the country, Raymore is identified by its senior hockey team and numerous family-run businesses. Most find work hard enough dealing with one restaurant or service, but one local man sees diversity as the key...