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Regina peace activist given Lifetime Achievement Award
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Regina peace activist given Lifetime Achievement Award

Ed Lehman began protesting for peace during the Vietnam War — and he never stopped. Now, after over 50 years of activism, the Regina resident is being honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Saskatchewan Council For International Cooperation (SCIC).    Lehman is the editor for the Saskatchewan Peace News, is the head of...

Regina housing sales boom despite pandemic uncertainty
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Regina housing sales boom despite pandemic uncertainty

A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the Regina housing market is hot. “We are seeing multiple offers,” said Rhonda Garratt, a realtor with JC Realty Regina. “Many properties are being sold above their list price and sold very quickly. Our inventory is low so it makes it a little more difficult for a buyer to...

‘This is the power of women’: Regina women celebrate International Women’s Day
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‘This is the power of women’: Regina women celebrate International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day, some advocates are working to make sure marginalized women are recognized in their celebrations. International Women’s Day occurs on March 8th every year. The day is meant to celebrate the achievements of women, but also spread awareness and fight for an end to gender inequality. Lynn Cote, an Anishinaabe women of...

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....

Sask. healthcare workers reflect on COVID-19 vaccine experience
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Sask. healthcare workers reflect on COVID-19 vaccine experience

As Saskatchewan prepares to launch into phase two of its COVID-19 vaccine rollout program, frontline workers who have received the vaccine are discussing their experiences. Amanda Kutsak is a radiology technologist in Fort Qu’Appelle who received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. She has received both doses of the vaccine. “It did sting a little bit,” said Kutsak....