As the start date looms for Regina's curbside recycling program, the company that was awarded the sorting contract, Emterra, has been welcomed to the Global Transportation Hub.
In an interview with Regina's Morning News there was a suggestion that part of the $91 a year homeowners will be charged for the service will go to helping build the plant. Mayor Michael Fougere is now clarifying that is not the case.
The City will be sharing some of the risk of the program, but not in constructing or maintaining the building itself.
Six people are facing charges in connection to the alleged assault of a 19-year-old man in Regina that happened on January 30 or the early hours of January 31.
20-year-old Derrick Ewen Pasap appeared in court on Monday afternoon, after a 16-year-old made his first appearance in the case that morning.
21-year-old Natasha Tamara Frankie Genaille and 19 year-old Kyle Stephano Soop were in court on Friday.
Police heard the first report on the crime on February 1 and investigators found the man’s injuries were consistent with assault.
A new WestJet service is promising more planes and more routes. But those hoping for a direct flight from Regina to Winnipeg may be disappointed.
The airline announced it's Encore regional carrier service Monday, which adds Fort St. John and Nanaimo to their network. More flights between Calgary, Fort St. John, Vancouver, and Victoria will start in June.
As for Regina, Airport Authority President and CEO Jim Hunter says the only change will be in planes for one of their four daily flights to Calgary starting in August.
As the city of Regina prepares for its curbside recycling program to begin this summer, the recycling contractor is building a state-of-the-art material recovery facility at the Global Transportation Hub (GTH) in west Regina.
The news of Pope Benedict XVI resigning at the end of February because he lacks the strength to fulfill his duties is surprising and shocking Catholics around the world.
That includes in Regina.
Archbishop Daniel Bohan of the Archdiocese of Regina said the announcement caught him off guard.
“To be honest it was a shock, it was a big surprise. Right out of the blue for me,” Bohan said.
The Archbishop had a chance to meet with Pope Benedict a handful of times, most recently this past October.
Millions of people from New York and Maine to Boston are digging out after a historic blizzard dumped an average of two and up to three feet of snow in some areas.
On the Canadian prairies, blizzards seem like second nature – certainly not what you think of when you hear ‘state of emergency’. But could people in Regina actually handle that level of blizzard?
It’s a question Jay O’Connor to ask for his job as manager of emergency management and business continuity for the City of Regina. He admits Prairie people can have a cavalier attitude towards storms.
An explanation of how another fire and possible explosion happened at the Federated Co-Op refinery in Regina is likely a long way off but the company is adamant their facility is safe.
Calls came in to the News Talk Radio newsroom early Monday morning reporting massive flames at the upgrader site.
The University of Regina senate voted to cut eight degree programs this weekend, but they also added four.
One program that will be cut entirely is the Bachelor of Francophone studies, which currently has only one student.
Other programs will be amalgamated, for example rolling together two branches of the Applied Physics Bachelor of Science.
Does the show Toddlers and Tiaras give beauty pageants a bad rap?
Some businesses in a strip mall were evacuated Sunday afternoon after a fire broke out in a restaurant in west Regina.
Regina Fire and Protective Services were called to the fire shortly before 3 p.m. after surrounding businesses saw smoke coming from McCarthy Garden Chinese Food.
"When we arrived there was a small bit of smoke coming from the roof," explained senior captain Mike Andrews, "the entry team went in and found a fire in the cooking area."