Carmichael Outreach

Residents rage to raise funds for Carmichael Outreach

Jun 9, 2023 | 3:58pm

It wasn’t an excellent afternoon for printers in the Queen City, as dozens were destroyed as part of the Rage (Against the Machines) for Carmichael Outreach fundraiser. Channelling the movie ‘Office Space,’ Webb’s Office Equipment partnered with Carmichael Outreach while providing the printers and equipment, with residents supplying the “rage” and donations. Michelle Keith, a Webb’s […]

Former Snowbird Carmichael named city manager for Moose Jaw

May 3, 2023 | 11:31am

She may not be ‘notorious’, as the city’s tourism motto suggests, but former Snowbirds team lead Maryse Carmichael has been named city manager for the city of Moose Jaw. Carmichael was the first female pilot for the Snowbirds in 2000 and was the commanding officer for the team for a stint beginning in 2010. The […]

Homeless in Regina: Are YOU the Solution?

Mar 22, 2023 | 11:16am

Our leaders –  appear to be turning their backs on the city of Regina’s homeless population. Changes made to provincial programs put our poorest citizens in even more jeopardy. A lack of funding has led to many community initiatives being being scaled back, or outright dismantled. Truth be told – many in our city are […]

Overnight warming bus set up by City for homeless

Nov 15, 2022 | 3:36pm

With temperatures dipping further into the minuses, the City of Regina has made an overnight warming bus available to people experiencing homelessness. The warming bus is near Mobile Crisis Services on the 1600 block of 11th Avenue. The bus is available from 8:15 p.m. to 7:45 a.m., seven nights a week. Kim Olsen, the manager […]

Provinces plan to increase shelter space might not be enough

Nov 8, 2022 | 2:54pm

The Government of Saskatchewan announced that they would be providing up to $1.7 million in additional funding to increase the number of emergency shelter spaces in the province. The Ministry of Social Services will provide an additional $800,000 to community partners to support seasonal cost pressures and $900,000 to increase emergency shelter capacity by up […]

Arrest made in Carmichael Outreach break-in

Dec 9, 2021 | 2:56pm

It was a crime that had many in the community talking with several reaching out to help including one of our sister stations–Play 92. On November 19, Carmichael Outreach was the victim of a break-in.   That break-in resulted in the safe, a few laptops,  cash and cheque donations that were to be deposited being taken. […]

Close to $17,000 raised for Carmichael Outreach by play 92

Nov 28, 2021 | 12:37pm

It wasn’t your typical fundraiser, but it was a success. play 92’s Mark Johnston, and Jessica Frost spent the night in the Victoria Square Shopping Centre to raise money for Regina’s Carmichael Outreach, which was had donation money and staff laptops stolen last weekend. The morning hosts from our sister station raised $16,850, with donations […]

Anti-Poverty protest breaks out at the Legislature before Wednesday’s Throne Speech

Oct 27, 2021 | 4:46pm

Several anti-homelessness advocates were a part of a protest outside of the Legislature Wednesday as the start of session proceeded. The protests called on the government to open up the 300 social housing units that currently sit vacant, as well as increase Saskatchewan Income Support benefits and reverse previously-made changes to the benefit. Doreen Lloyd […]

Queen City Ribfest delayed due to Thursday’s storm

Jul 23, 2021 | 6:45am

Those planning on putting their bibs on and heading to Evraz Place this weekend for the first-ever Queen City Ribfest may be out of luck due to Thursday’s storm. If the event does take place, you will be able to sample some dishes whether it be pork, beef or chicken as the best in southern […]