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Community fridge usage continues to grow
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Community fridge usage continues to grow

By: Kayla Guerrette   On the corner of Dewdney Avenue and Cameron Street behind a pharmacy is a shed-sized fridge, freezer and shelving unit filled with free food and sundries for anyone who needs them.   More commonly known as the “community fridge,” it is a system run voluntarily by the community for the community....

New COVID variant worries officials
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New COVID variant worries officials

By: Kayla Guerrette With Saskatchewan leading all provinces in COVID-19 cases per capita, news of three new variants of the virus has health officials concerned. The first strain comes from the United Kingdom and is the variant experts like Dennis Kendel believe is the least troubling. “All viruses mutate. This is not something unique to...

Fall/Winter issue of Degrees hot off the press
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Fall/Winter issue of Degrees hot off the press

By: Kayla Guerrette Greg Campbell has been the editor of Degrees magazine since 2003 and, with the Fall/Winter issue available now online, feels fortunate to have been able to share the stories of people like Max Schmeiser.  This issue is filled with engaging stories of interesting alumni and people associated with the University of Regina,...

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Rising COVID-19 numbers have medical industry worried

By: Kayla Guerrette With the rising number of COVID-19 cases, doctors in Saskatchewan are banding together with one clear message— wear a mask or stay home! According to the Government of Saskatchewan, 211 is the average number of new cases per week and there have been 37 deaths so far. Some may feel like those...

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Mother upset over lack of autism funding

By: Kayla Guerrette Although the Saskatchewan government has once again promised to expand funding for autism families, Amanda Hayward — a mother of two autistic sons — doesn’t believe it’s going to happen. “I quit my job to be at home so I could better support my son,” said Hayward whose seven- year-old son needs...

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Minor hockey begins amid COVID-19 pandemic

Six months since the world was turned upside down from COVID-19, minor hockey is slowly trying to begin again in Regina and southern Saskatchewan. “It was difficult because you haven’t skated in such a long time,” said Brayden Barnett, a player for the under-18 Regina Pat Canadians.  “You just have to get everything back that...