A day full of discussion is in the bag and all three levels of government are in agreement when it comes to the mayor's Housing Summit.
The two-day conference in Regina is now half over. Mayor Michael Fougere set it up after promising such a meeting in last year's election campaign, hoping to advance the conversation around housing from complaints to solutions. He's hopeful that a wide-ranging discussion from people involved in housing here and in cities like Vancouver and Calgary will help improve the situation.
Interest in the space program has blasted off at the Saskatchewan Science Centre, all thanks to Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield.
Hadfield became the first Canadian to command the International Space Station for the last part of his five-month mission on board. On Monday, he leaves the space station to return home to earth.
Bunking down in a homeless shelter, couch surfing or sharing a three bedroom house with 10 people those are the options for people left without affordable housing in Regina.
While politicians meet with developers at the Regina Mayor's Housing Summit, a group of protesters spent Monday afternoon marching from Scott Collegiate to city hall to tell their stories.
Darren Maxie has spent four years without a place to call his own.
Explosions, gun shots and black smoke surrounding the Dundurn area during the next couple of months, is part of a planned military training operation to dispose of obsolete ammunition and explosives.
The Canadian Forces Ammunition Depot is calling the disposal process Operation Dusty Thunder 13.
Explosions are expected to be higher than normal on the Dundurn Destruction Range, about five kilometers north of the community.
The operation will also help train Ammunition Technicians from across the Canadian military.
A new youth-centric housing project is breaking ground in the Heritage area of Regina.
The Ranch Ehrlo Society held a ceremony on Montreal Street just off 11th Avenue on Monday morning to celebrate the start of construction of "Chaz Court." The site will eventually house a two-storey, eight-unit apartment building. It will offer affordable bachelor suite-style units to young people who are exiting provincial care.
In addition to offering a place for young people to live, the construction is also helping give them another leg up.
As Commander Chris Hadfield sent out a farewell video cover of David Bowie's Space Oddity, the news of his journey home sparked a chorus of thank-yous from his fans in Saskatchewan.
Regina's mayor is hoping Monday will mark the beginning of the end of the city's housing crisis.
A two-day "housing summit" aims to bring together governments, home builders, and developers to find a solution to the city's abysmal rental housing vacancy rate which remains at just one per cent. Several other issues related to housing have been in the spotlight over the past week.
With his mission on the International Space Station (ISS) set to wrap up today, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has put together one last treat for his fans.
Hadfield developed a legion of followers on social media with his posts of jaw-dropping images taken from space, and his accessibility to people from all walks of life, including special efforts to connect with the country's school kids.
The first ever beard and mustache battle at Regina's Pile O' Bones tattoo convention was a major draw for men looking to take home the prestige of first place.
They brought along wax, combs, and even lawn gnomes as props.
As a judge for categories like full beard groomed, full beard natural, mustache, freestyle and partial beard, Ben Lester got to decide what the contestants had to offer.
This included creativity, length, fullness, volume and how long the beard took to grow.
After entering her very first beauty pageant, 22 year-old Camille Munro has become the first Saskatchewan woman to win the Miss World Canada Crown in 50 years.
"I just started crying. It just was the first reaction that happened. But it wasn't sad tears, it was tears of joy and shock," said Munro of hearing her name called at the finals in Richmond B.C.
She said she is thrilled at the opportunity the pageant provided to represent the province, and her home city of Regina.