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NDP renewing call for Saskatchewan government to offer universal coverage for Mifegymiso

Jun 3, 2019 | 3:05pm

A decision by the Manitoba government in which they have announced they will provide universal access to the abortion pill known as Mifegymiso (miff-a-juh-meeso) means Saskatchewan is now the lone province that does doesn’t. The Saskatchewan NDP says that must change. In a release, health critic Vicki Mowat says the government has stalled on providing […]

Insolvency rates nearing ‘all-time high’ in Regina-Moose Mountain region

Jun 3, 2019 | 1:00pm

People in the Regina-Moose Mountain region are having more difficulty dealing with debt according to statistics from the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy. Those numbers released last month and show the highest rate of insolvency is found in the region. Since the stats were tracked beginning in 1987, the number of consumer insolvencies per thousand […]

Jon Ryan to be recognized this week during spring convocation at U of R

Jun 3, 2019 | 12:29pm

The University of Regina will be handing out an honorary degree to current Rider and former NFL’er Jon Ryan this week during convocation ceremonies as he is recognized for a lot of the charity work he has done for Regina. The 37-year-old says giving back is a lesson he learned early in life. “It’s in […]

Discussion paper on carbon offset program is released by Saskatchewan government

Jun 3, 2019 | 12:07pm

A discussion paper is being released by the provincial government  to launch development of a carbon offset framework for the province, fulfilling another commitment in the Prairie Resilience climate change strategy. The paper poses a series of questions to help develop a carbon offset framework that will create additional value for actions that result in […]

Federal government invests over $4.4 Million in research at University of Regina

Jun 3, 2019 | 12:00pm

32 researchers and students from the University of Regina are receiving federal funds through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Over $4.4 Million is being allocated to studies at the U of R, most of which coming from the Discovery Grants Program that has recently announced $588 Million in funding across the country. […]

Regina’s Josh Miller reaches top three in MasterChef Canada

Jun 3, 2019 | 9:54am

Regina’s Josh Miller has been representing Saskatchewan in the latest season of MasterChef Canada. His fans from back home have more to cheer about as of late after Miller made the top three following a “double knockout” on last week’s episode. Miller mentioned how proud he is to be the ‘Bearded Prairie Chef’ from Saskatchewan […]

Conexus Credit union closing nine branches this October

Jun 3, 2019 | 9:36am

Conexus Credit Union announced Monday morning that nine branches will be closing across Saskatchewan October 2nd. Branches being shut down are Chamberlain, Cupar, Drake, Middle Lake, Mossbank, Spy Hill, Young and Regina’s 5th Avenue and Wallace branches. In a news release, Conexus said on May 31st they began advising members in those locations of the […]

SaskPower signs 20 year deal with First Nations Power Authority

Jun 3, 2019 | 6:30am

SaskPower and the First Nations Power Authority have signed a 20 year, 20 megawatt solar power deal worth about $85-million. 10 megawatts will be generated at a shared site between the George Gordon and Star Blanket First Nations, while another 10 megawatts will be produced on the Cowessess First Nation. President and CEO of SaskPower […]

University of Regina receives large donation of Ken Lochhead artwork

Jun 2, 2019 | 6:11pm

The family of Ken Lochhead has donated over $700,000 worth of his work to the University of Regina. The paintings will be put on display at the newly-renovated College Avenue Campus, where Lochhead spent the first part of his career. Lochhead’s wife Joanne said it was a way to enhance the experience of the Campus. […]

Wascana Centre advises public against feeding bread to birds

Jun 2, 2019 | 3:00pm

One of the most popular tourist attractions to visit in Regina is the large body of water in the middle of the city – Wascana Lake. It’s a hot spot during the summertime, and you may even come across some geese during your visit. It may be tempting to share a snack with birds at […]