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Regina man charged with assault, forcible confinement of woman, child – Regina
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Regina man charged with assault, forcible confinement of woman, child – Regina

The Regina Police Service was called to a restaurant Monday morning after a woman and child where dragged away by a man. Police got the call of an assault around 5:30 a.m. on the 400 block of Albert Street North, and said the investigation led to a nearby apartment.Officers said as they entered the woman requested help, and had injuries consistent with assault.Police then learned that the man had conditions to have no contact with the woman, and that the man had threatened to further harm her if she called police. Trending Stories The Regina man was charged with aggravated assault, forcible confinement and failing to comply with conditions of a release order. Story continues below advertisement He was expected to make his first provin...
Regina educator Henry Braun honoured after passing away at the age of 91
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Regina educator Henry Braun honoured after passing away at the age of 91

The namesake of Henry Braun Elementary School in Regina has died at the age of 91. “Dad was an excellent educator, obviously an excellent father and we’re just proud of his legacy.” Read more: Liz MacDougall: Cancer fighter, loved by Regina community, dies aged 45 Read More Liz MacDougall: Cancer fighter, loved by Regina community, dies aged 45 Those were the words of Henry’s son Wes Braun as he looked at the people who gathered Thursday night to celebrate the life of his father.Henry Braun Elementary School hosted an open house and a memorial on Thursday night to honour the life of Henry Braun, for whom the school is named.Braun worked and contributed to Regin...
Nearly 65% of Saskatchewan crops have been harvested: crop report
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Nearly 65% of Saskatchewan crops have been harvested: crop report

Harvest in Saskatchewan has made “immense” progress according to this weeks crop report. Sixty-four per cent of the crop in the province has now been harvested, up from 42 per cent last week and ahead of the five-year average of 57 per cent. An additional 20 per cent of the crop is ready to swath or straight cut. Read more: Saskatchewan producers ask federal government to measure fertilizer emissions by examining effective use Read More Saskatchewan producers ask federal government to measure fertilizer emissions by examining effective use “Many producers in the southwest and west-central regions have completed harvest and are on to other field work,” the provi...
Saskatchewan Roughrider’s Cody Fajardo welcomes baby boy to the family
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Saskatchewan Roughrider’s Cody Fajardo welcomes baby boy to the family

Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Cody Fajardo confirmed Wednesday morning he was officially a father. In a tweet, Fajardo and his wife Laura announced their baby boy Luca was born on Sept. 14, at 1:42 a.m. He said everyone was healthy and safe.Baby Luca Arrived Sept 14th at 1:42 AM. Mom & baby are happy & healthy. @LauraV_Fajardo is as tough as they come she was absolutely amazing. God really blessed us with this little one! To everyone that has reached out & showered us with love & prayers we can’t thank you enough.— Cody Fajardo (@CodyFajardo17) September 14, 2022 Story continues below advertisement On Tuesday, Fajardo was seen leaving the field with cheers from teammates, as his wife was ready to have the baby.The Roughriders a...
Holy book allegedly stolen causes dispute between 2 Sikh temples in Regina – Regina
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Holy book allegedly stolen causes dispute between 2 Sikh temples in Regina – Regina

A holy book was allegedly stolen from a Sikh temple in Regina. Community leaders say it’s more than just a scripture for them, it is considered the voice of God and treated as a sovereign emperor would be. It was allegedly taken from the Gurudwara (Sikh temple) on the 1200 Block of Park St. in Regina on August 21 at around 4 p.m. by members of a different Gurudwara at 3905 Princess Drive.“Suddenly, around 15 people came into the temple and said we are taking away the holy book and threatened me by saying what is the need for another Gurudwara in Regina,” said Dharmender Singh, the priest at the Gurudwara. Image of the Sikh holy book that was allegedly stolen from the Sikh Temple on the 1200 Block of Park St. in Regina on August 21 at around 4 p.m. ...
Saskatchewan companies see over $3.7 million in total tourism relief funding
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Saskatchewan companies see over $3.7 million in total tourism relief funding

$3,755,465 in total federal funding is going to 19 Saskatchewan tourism projects around the province through PrairiesCan. That’s according to a news release from PrairiesCan on Monday, adding that the money will help organizations and businesses in the tourism sector to meet public health requirements, offer new products and services, or attract more visitors and prepare for future growth. Read more: Rural, northern Manitoba festivals to receive cultural funding from province “Today’s investment will support local economies and communities in Saskatchewan and help tourism operators to welcome visitors back in full force,” said Daniel Vandal, Minister for PrairiesCan.A full breakdown of the funding was given, and includes:$495,000 going to Wanuskewin Heritage...
Local Regina artists featured in Carmichael Outreach mural
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Local Regina artists featured in Carmichael Outreach mural

It’s been almost a month since Carmichael Outreach opened their doors to its new building, and now it will look a little different. “Since moving into our new building, it’s been Carmichael’s goal to create a safe, warm, and inviting space for people in the community,” Carmichael Outreach said in a press release. Read more: Two Saskatoon women fight through breast cancer together The project was started in 2020, when former board member William Neher saw an opportunity to highlight Regina artists.He said, “to have (the art) finally in place is an important milestone in Carmichael’s journey forward in this new location. It’s my hope that in the coming years they’ll be seen as part of the neighbourhood’s DNA and will continue to give a voice to artists who are...
Team Saskatchewan athlete sacrificed other sports to specialize in rowing – Regina
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Team Saskatchewan athlete sacrificed other sports to specialize in rowing – Regina

Sixteen-year-old Brooklyn Schwab will represent her home province in the upcoming Canada Summer Games in Niagara in August, but her journey to this point did not come without some sacrifices along the way. Schwab had to make the tough decision to give up not only ringette, but softball as well, both of which she had been playing competitively since she was five years old.Schwab said that saying goodbye to ringette was less of a blow, as she had lost the spark for the game, but softball was tougher to drop.“It was one of my favourite sports that I’ve played,” said Schwab. “It’s just such a nice community, so it was hard to leave some of my friends, and to leave the game itself. I miss being out at the diamonds.” Read more: Roughriders’ Cody Fajardo returns to the fie...
Saskatchewan scores C- on Restaurants Canada report card
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Saskatchewan scores C- on Restaurants Canada report card

Restaurants Canada is giving the government of Saskatchewan a passing grade when it comes to policy support for the hospitality sector, but the province is far from top of the class. The industry advocate has released its latest ‘Raise the Bar’ report card, which grades provinces annually, based on “how industry-friendly their liquor policy landscape is for bars and restaurants”. It has scored Saskatchewan with a C-. Story continues below advertisement “Saskatchewan needs to take decisive action to provide licensed establishments with more meaningful cost relief and move ahead with a comprehensive review of liquor policies, as was previously promised by the government,” said Western Canada Government Relations Director Jennifer Henshaw.“Restaurants Ca...
Team Saskatchewan officially announced for 2022 Canada Summer Games in Ontario
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Team Saskatchewan officially announced for 2022 Canada Summer Games in Ontario

Angel Besskkaystare is Saskatchewan’s newest flag bearer. On July 26, Team Saskatchewan made the official announcement about who would be representing the province at this year’s Canada Summer Games in Niagara, Ont. Read more: Inaugural Western Canadian regional pickle ball championship underway in Regina “It was shocking,” said Besskkaystare when she found out she would be the flag bearer for the opening ceremonies. “But I was excited at the same time because having to lead all the Saskatchewan athletes is big.”Besskkaystare is currently a University of Saskatchewan commit for wresting. She began her time on the mat in high school, after moving from Wollaston Lake to Prince Albert. It was in Prince Albert she went to her first wresting practice.After sleepi...