Regina Exhibition Association Limited

Special Council Meeting Set for discussion about REAL

Nov 24, 2023 | 4:58am
Regina City Council is holding a special meeting today at 3:00pm. The topic: the smoldering wreckage that is the Regina Exhibition Association Limited. This week, council narrowly voted to remove the board of directors of REAL. Minutes after that vote was confirmed, the entire board of directors voted unanimously to resign. REAL was hit hard […]

Report into “Experience Regina” launch released by REAL

Jul 13, 2023 | 11:38am

An independent review is shedding light on the controversial rebranding of Tourism Regina to “Experience Regina.” The 144-page report, conducted by George B. Cuff & Associates Ltd., based in Spruce Grove, Alta., details what happened and how the “incident” happened. Cuff found that on the same day of the “Experience Regina” launch, a REAL staff […]

Ballpark project takes a different route

Oct 27, 2021 | 6:33pm

Regina mayor Sandra Masters says she isn’t sure if there is a true need for a new baseball facility in Regina even though many delegations told her and council that there is on Wednesday during a meeting of Regina City Council. The Regina Red Sox and Living Sky Sports and Entertainment would like to build […]

2021 Queen City Ex sets all-time attendance record, Ice Cube to headline 2022

Sep 1, 2021 | 9:35am

An overall attendance record at the Queen City Ex has been set, with close to 275,000 people taking in the fair over eight days. The new record beats 2019 by roughly 40,000 visitors. REAL President and CEO Tim Reid says it’s amazing to have pulled off the event after so many months of uncertainty due […]

City of Regina, province working on scalable vaccine passport system

Aug 30, 2021 | 7:09am

Regina Mayor Sandra Masters says a time where proof of vaccination is needed for a variety of events in the Queen City, is coming. Masters says work is underway between the province, Regina Exhibition Association Limited and City of Regina (REAL) to create a QR code or bar code system to allow for easy proof […]

QCX returns with a bang, breaks single-day attendance record in first weekend

Aug 23, 2021 | 7:56am

The first weekend of the expanded Queen City Exhibition is in the books, and by all means it was a success REAL’s Mark Rathwell says despite a slow start due to weather on Friday, a record number of people walked through the gates Saturday. “We set a new single-day record for admissions to the Ex […]

FC Regina, REAL sign 25-year-lease aimed at growing soccer in Regina

Jul 23, 2021 | 12:53pm

The future of soccer in Regina is bright thanks to a new lease agreement between Futbol Club Regina (FCR) and Regina Exhibition Association Limited. The 25-year-agreement has a goal of expanding the field space available at Evraz Place by building a new outdoor synthetic soccer stadium on campus. REAL CEO Tim Reid says the agreement […]

QCX Parade cancelled among COVID-19 concerns, lack of preparation time

Jul 23, 2021 | 6:13am

This year’s QCX Parade is a no go. The event was cancelled by Regina Exhibition Association Limited on Thursday due to several factors relating to COVID-19. REAL CEO Tim Reid says with the uncertainty around reopening, many of this year’s participants weren’t going to be ready in time. “Those parade participants that were building floats […]

Regina distilling, brewing company moving in to Agribition Building

Jun 23, 2021 | 12:34pm

The Agribition Building at Evraz Place in Regina will soon have a new look. Regina Exhibition Association Limited (REAL) has announced it will be welcoming YQR Distillery and Fermentation Lab as a new tenant under a 40-year lease partnership. YQR Distillery is a new entity which recently acquired Sperling Silver Distillery, a local Regina company. […]

REAL looking to renovate Canada Centre to accommodate court sports, skateboarding

Jun 17, 2021 | 9:50am

Regina Exhibition Association Limited (REAL) went to Regina’s Executive Committee to propose a new and improved Canada Centre to create space for more sports in the city. The new space would feature basketball and volleyball courts, pickleball courts, and an indoor skate park. REAL CEO Tim Reid says he’s thrilled to have received support from […]