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Lumsden grateful for support despite Hockeyville loss
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Lumsden grateful for support despite Hockeyville loss

Lumsden’s run for Kraft Hockeyville didn’t end on a winning note, but the outpouring of support from Saskatchewan and all around the world made the organizer of the campaign, Jamie Lees, proud nonetheless.   “I can’t even explain the feeling of the support that poured in and just to unite a province in the year of a...

U of R professor partners with city to sustain “living document” of resources and services for homeless population
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U of R professor partners with city to sustain “living document” of resources and services for homeless population

Every day, Regina’s homeless population relies on various organizations to serve them food, provide them shelter and medical services.   Until the creation of the Regina Survival Guide and Map, the city’s most vulnerable people were left with very few tools to point them in the right direction for help.   Now, a critical navigational tool for vulnerable people in the city has...

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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...

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Covid-19 cases in Saskatchewan pass 10K mark

Ten thousand. That’s the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases Saskatchewan reached over the weekend. That’s enough to fill the Brandt Centre nearly twice.   Saskatchewan reported 415 new cases of COVID–19 on Sunday, pushing the total number of cases over the 10K mark at 10,139.   The province said in a press release yesterday that the spike in numbers is due to a data reporting issue which has now been resolved in Saskatoon.  

Saskatchewan official skating to the world juniors
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Saskatchewan official skating to the world juniors

A hobby has turned into a career for one Saskatchewan official who will experience a major milestone when he dons the stripes to work as a linesman for the upcoming IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship.   Tarrington Wyonzek got his start in officiating when he was 10 years old.   “I had a paper route to make some money as a kid,” said Wyonzek. “But all of the elderly people didn’t really like me running around on their lawn...

Engaging future voters with Student Vote Saskatchewan
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Engaging future voters with Student Vote Saskatchewan

Elementary and high school students throughout Saskatchewan had the opportunity to experience the ins and outs of provincial election day when they cast their votes on Oct. 26 with the help of the program “Student Vote Saskatchewan.”   Dan Allan, director of content for the program said only 16 per cent of young voters are actually casting their votes come election day and his hope is that this resource can change...

Finding your inner beauty at Miyosiwin Salon
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Finding your inner beauty at Miyosiwin Salon

Growing up as an Indigenous woman in an environment where her parents were shamed for their heritage, Jennifer Dubois, the owner of Miyosiwin Salon, said it is her job to forge the path to reconciliation and create a positive example of her culture.  Miyosiwin, meaning “beauty” in Cree, sits at 1751 Broad St. in downtown Regina and provides a unique spa experience to Indigenous and non-Indigenous clients who can find a place of comfort and relaxation inside the walls of the business.   “I...