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Regina’s downtown sees $13.5 million investment in electrical grid from SaskPower

Regina’s downtown sees $13.5 million investment in electrical grid from SaskPower

Apr 20, 2024 | 7:26am
SaskPower announced that it will begin work on upgrading and improving the electrical grid in Regina’s central business district to ensure ongoing reliability.  The $13.5 million investment will focus SaskPower’s work on infrastructure on 11th Avenue and Saskatchewan Drive, and it is expected to be completed this fall.   “This investment in Regina’s downtown will increase […]
Agribition sees report revenue, sponsorships, and rodeo attendance

Agribition sees report revenue, sponsorships, and rodeo attendance

Apr 19, 2024 | 3:07pm
Canadian Western Agribition (CWA) finances were in the green for the second year in a row. Last year’s net profit was $75,000, down slightly from last year’s profit of $83,450. Agribition’s CEO, Shaun Kindopp, said the organization is in a good spot despite the lower profits. “For the second consecutive year, we’ve got revenue at […]
Regina Food Bank highlights the importance of volunteers

Regina Food Bank highlights the importance of volunteers

Apr 18, 2024 | 6:00am
For over 40 years, the Regina Food Bank has relied on donations of cash, food, and time to keep in operation. “Volunteers are the heartbeat of our organization,” said David Froh, vice president of community with the Regina Food Bank. “We feed 16,000 people a day without any government funding, so these volunteers make lunches […]
Inmate found dead at Regina Correctional Centre

Inmate found dead at Regina Correctional Centre

Apr 17, 2024 | 5:31pm
A 36-year-old inmate was found dead earlier this week at the Regina Correctional Centre. The inmate was found unresponsive in a living unit at RCC at 9:20 a.m. on Tuesday. Corrections staff initiated life-saving measures and called EMS. EMS attended, and he was declared deceased at approximately 10:00 a.m. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police and […]
Man arrested following break-and-enter of business on Victoria Avenue

Man arrested following break-and-enter of business on Victoria Avenue

Apr 17, 2024 | 2:22pm
A 34-year-old was arrested following a business break-and-enter in the 400 block of Victoria Avenue East. Early Wednesday morning, police received a call where the caller said they had been alerted via security footage that the suspect had smashed a glass storefront and made off with various pieces of merchandise. Officers responded, viewed the footage […]
Six arrested during rail blockade in Regina

Six arrested during rail blockade in Regina

Apr 17, 2024 | 1:48pm
Six protesters were arrested Wednesday morning after blocking a Canadian Pacific Railway line in Regina. The blockade at Park Street delayed at least two trains loaded with cargo before police arrived to move the group. When some refused to leave, they were peacefully arrested. Oliver Davis, one of the protesters, says that they are calling […]
Regina Water Meter Upgrades moving into Ward 8

Regina Water Meter Upgrades moving into Ward 8

Apr 14, 2024 | 9:12am
The City of Regina’s Water Meter Upgrade project is moving into Ward 8. Neptune Technology Group, the City’s contractor, is now starting installations in Ward 8, and water customers can expect to receive an information sheet about how to book appointments over the next few months. Upon arrival, the Neptune technician will discuss the work […]
Regina Farmer’s Market moving to REAL District on Saturdays

Regina Farmer’s Market moving to REAL District on Saturdays

Apr 13, 2024 | 10:11am
The Regina Farmers’ Market will move to the REAL District for their Saturday markets. The move from the Pat Fiacco Plaza comes as the City of Regina is set to start construction on the 11 Avenue revitalization project. Starting May 4, the Saturday markets will move to Confederation Park every Saturday until October 12. The […]
Three arrested following four convenience store robberies

Three arrested following four convenience store robberies

Apr 13, 2024 | 9:38am
Three people have been arrested following four convenience store robberies dating back to December 2022. It was back on December 10, 2022, that police were dispatched to the first robbery, which occurred at a convenience store on the 200 block of Winnipeg Street. A man with a knife entered, demanded money and took merchandise, then […]