Remembrance Day

Regina, Canadians gather for Remembrance Day

Regina, Canadians gather for Remembrance Day

Nov 12, 2023 | 11:11am
Canadians gathered with heads bowed for sombre Remembrance Day ceremonies across the country on Saturday at a time when wars rage in Ukraine and the Gaza Strip, and peace seems far off for many. That included here in Regina, where a pair of ceremonies were held. An indoor ceremony at the Brandt Centre and one […]
Mental health app for Canadian veterans named after Saskatchewan mass stabbing victim

Mental health app for Canadian veterans named after Saskatchewan mass stabbing victim

Nov 11, 2023 | 11:35am
Earl Burns was a veteran of the Canadian military who tried to protect his family and Saskatchewan community of James Smith Cree Nation until his very last breath. A non-profit app in the works has been named in his honour. The Burns Way chat app would allow veterans to instantly connect with trained military peer […]
Regina-born author tells her parent’s story about meeting during war

Regina-born author tells her parent’s story about meeting during war

Nov 11, 2023 | 6:53am
Le Touquet is a small seaside town in northern France, but 79 years ago, it was the scene to something you could only imagine in a book. Dorothy Borutti vowed she would embrace the first liberation that came to free her and her hometime of Le Tourquet from German occupiers during World War II. Borutti […]
Indigenous soldiers determined to carry on family legacies

Indigenous soldiers determined to carry on family legacies

Nov 7, 2023 | 8:52am
Indigenous Peoples have been part of Canada’s military history dating back to the War of 1812, when it’s estimated more than 10,000 First Nations people fought. More than 7,000 Indigenous people later served in the First and Second World Wars and the Korean War. Many continue to serve today. Wednesday is National Aboriginal Veterans Day, […]

Canadians honour country’s war dead at sombre Remembrance Day ceremonies

Nov 11, 2022 | 11:15am

Canadians are paying respects to the country’s war dead at sombre Remembrance Day ceremonies across the country Friday. Thousands of people wearing poppies stood in silence as cannons boomed and military aircraft flew past the National War Memorial in Ottawa when the clock on the Peace Tower struck 11 a.m. Navy Capt. Bonita Mason said […]

Here’s what’s happening in Regina for Remembrance Day

Nov 11, 2022 | 7:47am

To honour the brave men and women who have fought and died in wars across the world, Regina is hosting its Remembrance Day ceremonies this morning. The Regina Royal Canadian Legion is holding a Remembrance Day ceremony at the Brandt Centre. The doors will open to the public at 9 a.m. and will hold as […]

Here’s the Remembrance Day hours for city operations

Nov 10, 2022 | 3:38pm

As the city pays tribute to the men and women who’ve laid down their lives and continue to fight in war, the city of Regina has provided a list of available operations in the city on November 11. On Remembrance Day: Civic Offices are closed. The landfill is open from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. […]

Remembrance wreaths now lay at the Legislative building

Nov 9, 2022 | 1:01pm

The Legislative Building has hosted its Service of Remembrance for the Public Service. The ceremony brought together dozens of government and military officials including Premier Scott Moe and Opposition leader Carla Beck. The ceremony consisted of officials sharing stories, prayers, the last post with a moment of silence, and the remembrance wreath laying. Moe spoke […]

War Veterans honoured with signs in Maryfield and Fairlight

Nov 11, 2021 | 8:51am

The Maryfield and District Lions Club took on a project to honour war veterans from not only Maryfield, but the community of Fairlight and the surrounding area with banners hanging on the town’s street lights. The signs are 2-feet wide and 4-feet high, with a picture of a veteran, their name, and when they served […]

Dozens of people participate in outdoor Remembrance Day ceremony

Nov 11, 2020 | 1:38pm

Dozens of people braved the cold, and the pandemic, to gather in Victoria Park to honour Remembrance Day at the Cenotaph Wednesday. The socially distanced, masked up crowd stood in silence as they remembered fallen military members, and those still serving. President and CEO of the Regina Legion, Ron Hitchcock says he was happy to […]