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Pasqua First Nation wrestler makes AEW debut

Jan 17, 2023 | 1:45pm

A wrestler with roots in Saskatchewan made his debut for one of the world’s largest wrestling promotions. Sebastien Wolfe, from the Pasqua First Nations, appeared on the January 10th edition of All Elite Wrestling’s Dark, the company’s weekly YouTube show. “It was a really great experience. One I am still reeling over at the moment,” […]

Trudeau should have visited First Nation during Saskatchewan stop: Indigenous leaders

Jan 16, 2023 | 5:06pm

The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations says it is dismayed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did not visit the First Nation where a child’s bone was found at a former residential school site while he was in the province. The Star Blanket Cree Nation announced last week that a fragment of a child’s jawbone was unearthed […]

U of R professor appointed to Order of Canada

Jan 16, 2023 | 2:08pm

A professor at the University of Regina has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada for his ongoing research, mentorship, and clinical practice in mental health research and treatment. Dr. Gordon Asmundson, a psychology professor at the U of R, said he is still shocked by being appointed to the Order of Canada, […]

Consultations underway to see how City can better serve 2SLGBTQIAP+ community

Jan 15, 2023 | 12:15pm

Consultations are underway as the City of Regina looks to see how it can better serve the 2SLGBTQIAP+ people. Last June, Regina City Council passed a motion asking City Administration to prepare a report on how the City can better serve 2SLGBTQIAP+ people. Now, Ivy + Dean Consulting is hosting a series of consultations focusing on […]

SaskPower projecting loss of over $100 million in 2022-23 fiscal year

Jan 13, 2023 | 2:33pm

SaskPower is in the red regarding its finances so far this fiscal year. The crown corporation’s second-quarter financial report showed a net loss of $97 million as of September 30. That is compared to $13 million in net income in the same period last fiscal year. The $110 million decrease was due to a $172 […]

Sask. NDP concerned about auctions of SLGA store permits

Jan 11, 2023 | 3:36pm

With auctions to sell permits of SLGA stores beginning next month, the Sask. NDP is questioning the Government’s decision. Lorri Carr, the Minister Responsible for the SLGA, has said the Government is selling 35 liquor stores due to a drop in revenue. Nathaniel Teed, the Official Opposition SLGA Critic, said they have never supported selling […]

City of Regina looking for business to run new Wascana Pool concession

Jan 9, 2023 | 12:22pm

The City of Regina is looking for a business to take charge of the concession of the newly built Wascana Pool. The newly built aquatics facility is slated to open this year, along with a spray pad and accessible playground. With the grand opening closing in, the City has issued a request for proposals in […]

Regina Crime Stoppers releases 2022 numbers

Jan 5, 2023 | 3:26pm

2022 was a successful year for Regina Crime Stoppers (RCS). RCS received 715 tips last year, which resulted in 24 arrests, 44 charges laid, and 35 cleared cases with a total value of property, drugs and cash seized or recovered, totalling $686,400. “Overall, last year we saw fewer tips, arrests, charges, and cases cleared than […]

Regina’s Residential Road Snow Plow underway

Jan 4, 2023 | 10:39am

The City of Regina kicked off its Residental Road Snow Plow on Monday after receiving around 14 centimetres of snow over the past week. City crews will plow every residential street between 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. every day until complete until January 16. With over 500 kilometres of residential roads to plow, Bien says […]

Stranded passengers have all been returned from Mexico, Sunwing says

Jan 3, 2023 | 3:54pm

Sunwing says it has completed all of its scheduled recovery flights to bring home passengers stranded in Mexico after winter storms disrupted its operations during the holidays. The travel company says in a statement that its teams have worked around the clock to return its affected customers home. Some travellers from Saskatchewan say the airline […]