While it might be a little dreary outside, Mosaic organizers say it's beautiful where they are.
Regina Multicultural Council Executive Director Annette Summerfield said so far the bad weather hasn't had an impact.
“I don’t think it’s going to impact it that much, I think the bus might be busier and when it’s raining you want to be inside and all our pavilions are inside,” she said.
In a new report released by Nova Scotia's Human Rights Commission, people of visible minorities feel they are more often the targets of offensive language or treated as potential thieves when shopping in that province.
As Saskatchewan's immigrant population continues to grow, it’s an important question to ask: how are visible minorities being treated here?
"Regina is the best place to live," said Asfaw Debia, president of Ethiopian organizing committee for Mosaic, "we don't have anything that we can say in a negative way."
All eyes will be on Regina and Mosaic Stadium when the Grey Cup is decided in November and with that in mind, one group wants the area around the stadium to look its best.
“It’s gotten such a bad rap, we just thought that this year we’re just going to clean it up and we’re going to show everyone what North Central can look like,” said Sandy Wankel, Executive Director of the North Central Family Centre.
After over 12 hours of live broadcasting, CJME Radio raised just under $91,000 dollars during its Day of Caring for the Penny Project, all of which will go towards building a Habitat for Humanity home in Regina.
Donations poured into a call centre set up at the Cornwall Centre throughout the day including one anonymous donation of $25,000. On Friday morning a call from Troy Verboom at Sherwood Co-op brought some great news.
Kids at the Rainbow Youth Centre in Regina are enjoying a few new bicycles after SaskCentral made a donation last week.
According to SaskCentral’s executive vice president Pam Skotnitsky, the bikes were originally used during a team building exercise that saw employees getting to know one another by competing against each other in an “old fashioned bike rally.”
Canada Post continues to experience troubling times financially, losing of millions of dollars a year. Now it’s making a pitch to thousands of homes.
A letter was sent out to about 900,000 homes across the country which are on the Consumers’ Choice program for those not wanting unaddressed ad mail—or junk mail.
Editor's note: After an investigation, it was determined that a burst pipe at the private property is to blame for the flooding. It was not a city water main break .
A burst pipe has left operations at the Saskatoon Canadian Institute for the Blind on hiatus for the time being
“At about 10 to 5 p.m., Monique started to leave, she said she heard a noise, she felt the water and got out of the building and phoned me,” said office administrator Cheryl McBean.
McBean quickly got to the scene and found a total mess coming out the front door.
A new laundry facility will soon be built for Saskatchewan health care regions.
3S Health and the Provincial Government announced on Wednesday that private company K-Bro has been chosen to build, own and operate the facility that will be built somewhere in Regina. Where hasn't been decided yet.
The new facility is expected to open in two years, in that time 3S, the Province and K-Bro will be working with the health regions and their unions to figure out what to do with jobs at similar facilities, that will then close, across the province.
Regina residents might have noticed the lack of a perennial pest as mosquito populations in the city have been much lower than recent years.
City of Regina pest control manager Ray Morgan said a dry fall and a slow spring melt have allowed the soil to soak up much of the water that the bugs normally breed in.
The province is investing in your food starting with how it grows.
The Saskatchewan government is putting $5 million toward wheat research projects.
The first three projects will receive about half that money. The researchers are focusing on improving wheat breeding, higher quality and performance wheat varieties, and looking at wheat fungicide strategies.
The money is coming from the province's agriculture development fund, and will be combined with another $5 million from the Canadian Wheat Alliance.