Compare Minot — City of Regina launches new website

In a case of compare Minot to others, the City of Regina launched a new website. It replaces the last website built in 2008. The cost: $1.2 million Canadian. If you use the City of Minot’s website, it’s worth taking a look to gather ideas and see what works. Check it out here: https://www.regina.ca

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Regina Fair adding Fortnite tournament to activities

Regina’s summer fair, known as Queen City Ex, is stepping into the world eSports at their event later this summer. In partnership with local gaming-focused businesses, the fair will host tournament style competitions in the game Fortnite with a top prize of $8,500. There’s a $40 entry fee with room for 640 competitors, but registration will

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Regina Flying Club aims to take on more students amid pilot shortage

Pilots — they’re yet another example of how labor shortages are choking our economy, and the problem doesn’t honor international boundaries. In Regina, one local flying club is taking the national issue up at a local level. They’re investing in their club with tools like flight simulators and expanding training scholarship opportunities to get new

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Regina’s residential construction industry in ‘deep recession’

In an insular world, it’s easy to think we’re the only people and place facing a down economy. It’s not so as this article from the Regina Leader Post points out. Also worth noting, the cause attached to the slow down; top-down policies that carry consequences into places they weren’t intended for. It’s a call

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Saskatchewan must act quickly in Chinese trade dispute

Have you noticed the global economy reorganizing in relation to all these trade conversations? Ask a soybean farmer if trade and tariff posturing and global politics matter in North Dakota; if they’re paying attention, they’ll tell you international politics matter on small North Dakota farms. And we’re not alone; our neighbors to the North are

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Regina city council eliminates permit fee for new street-painting program

How do you build community? In Regina, street painting is one activity that’s showing promise. How do you discourage street painting? By charging a large administration free. The City’s administration was proposing just such a fee, but the City Council said otherwise. To them, the benefit was worth more than the cost of the not-inconsequential

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Project Seeks Stories of Downtown Regina

The Tale of a Town is a national Canadian project to memorialize ‘Main Street’. And it’s using the art of storytelling and performances to capture the peoples’ recollections of Regina’s downtown through the years.

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In Downtown Regina, Windows Become Galleries

How do you create foot traffic, generate buzz, and get peoples’ minds off the never ending construction? In Regina, artists are working with shopkeepers to create galleries in storefront windows.

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€’Naked’€™ Saskatchewan Trekkers Blamed for Malaysian Earthquake

Know the laws of the country you’re visiting before you go. For two Saskatchewan travelers, the learning curve is steep; they’re blamed with angering a mountain spirit and causing an earthquake because of a picture taken atop the mountain. They were not naked by our standards.

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City of Regina Seeks Thoughts on Infill Housing

Rather than continue to grow out, forcing the construction of new roads and infrastructure, the City of Regina is making a conscious effort to expand housing from within the existing city. They’re calling the concept ‘infill housing’ and they’re looking for ways to incentivize the behavior.

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Saskatchewan Filmmaker Uses Prairie as Setting for Movie

A native prairie filmmaker brought his production crew back to Southern Saskatchewan to film portions of his first feature film. Get the story on the movie ‘Big Muddy’ from the Regina Leader Post.

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Saskatchewan Government Contiues Support for Boundary Dam Carbon Capturing

The coal-fueled power plant outside of Estevan is on the cutting edge of carbon capture research and a recent decision by the U.S. Dept. of Energy to discontinue research on a similar plant in Illinois won’t dissuade SaskPower from continuing research aimed at delivering cleaner energy.

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