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Wolseley’s drive-in back in business
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Wolseley’s drive-in back in business

The Twilite Drive-In in Wolseley is back for its 67th season. The theatre is scheduled to open April 22 with a free show of Sonic the Hedgehog. Following the free show, from April 23-25 the theatre is scheduled to show Godzilla vs. Kong. “The lineup looks pretty good, we got King Kong for the first...

I Love Regina Run makes return in May
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I Love Regina Run makes return in May

After a cancellation in 2020,  The I Love Regina Run is back. The event is being hosted by the not-for-profit organization RunRegina in partnership with the City of Regina and the Mayor’s Office. The run is meant to encourage people to get active while also celebrating the city of Regina and its vibrant running community. ...

Urban farms: turning grass into vegetables
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Urban farms: turning grass into vegetables

City Street Farms is digging their horticulture hands into reminding Regina about the relationship between community, food and land. Co-owned and operated by Miranda Holt and Candace Benson, City Street Farms is a new urban farm initiative in Regina. Holt and Benson hold permaculture design certificates and want to “Farm Your Yard” with radishes, cabbages,...

Regina United Way’s Tampon Tuesday a success
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Regina United Way’s Tampon Tuesday a success

Period poverty in Regina is an issue for menstruators, where period products aren’t free. This comes in direct comparison to Edmonton, who announced in April 2021 that they would be providing free products in public restrooms. But there’s still change happening in Regina. In March, United Way Regina ran an event known as “Tampon Tuesday,”...

Prairie Harm Reduction denied provincial funding, turns to fundraising again
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Prairie Harm Reduction denied provincial funding, turns to fundraising again

After a sustained advocacy campaign, Saskatoon’s safe consumption site has been denied funding for the second year in a row. The provincial budget announced last week included $458 million allocated for mental health and addictions services. $2.6 million of that money will go towards addictions and harm reduction efforts; this included none for Prairie Harm...

Some Sask. residents resisting vaccines
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Some Sask. residents resisting vaccines

As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues across the province, Kipling residents John and Jeannette Gall said they will not be getting the vaccine. “I eat healthy, I take my vitamins, I exercise and I work, why do I need a vaccine?” said John Gall. Gall is a farmer from southeast Saskatchewan who avoids medications whenever...

Doulas help birth mothers with better support and outcomes
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Doulas help birth mothers with better support and outcomes

  Having been part of over 300 births, prenatal teacher and doula Angie Evans is focused on providing support and teachings she wishes she had at her own birth. “The birth mother is our primary focus,” said Evans. “We support partners, too. “A lot of times partners are an afterthought, and we know when we...

Playgrounds full as schools go remote
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Playgrounds full as schools go remote

Even with the threat of a new, more contagious COVID-19 variant the playgrounds in Regina’s public parks that were cordoned off for most of last year are now fully accessible to the public. And full.  Chris Mlazgar, a Regina resident who works from home, was attending Candy Cane Park on Wascana drive with his family...