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Local news for Regina, SK continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

18 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

How Do Residents of Saskatchewan Want to Celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday?

Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages Shelly Glover visited Regina today to meet with community and private-sector representatives of the Regina area for a roundtable discussion on how Canada should celebrate our 150th birthday in 2017.

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22 hrs ago | EDGE

Bill and Pete's Not So Excellent Adventure: Hate Group Leader Back on American Soil

After a whirlwind tour of Saskatchewan that started with a prolonged detention at the Canadian border and ended in a jail cell, Peter LaBarbera, head of the Southern Poverty Law Center designated hate group Americans for the Truth About Homosexuality is back on American soil looking for cash to pay his legal bills.

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23 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York

ITa S Real! a Train selfiea and the man kicked in head by a conductora

The video has been watched over 5 million times in 48 hours, with plenty of people questioning why a man would stand next to a train going full speed.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Canada, Travel, Peru Travel

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBC News

Tuition rebate unknown to many Sask. newcomers

About 50,000 graduates, most from post-secondary schools in Saskatchewan, are currently taking part in the government's tuition rebate program.

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Prince George Citizen

A loyal elk

I happened to see an interview on CKPG TV last week that really caught my interest.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Star Phoenix

SGI launching photo radar in Saskatoon

RCMP officials say Nigel Wright, former chief of staff to Prime Minister Stephen Harper, won't face criminal charges in connection with the ongoing Senate expenses scandal.

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Free Republic

Pro-Life Speaker Peter LaBarbera Detained by Canadian Authorities for Opposing Homosexuality

Those considering an escape to Canada if the situation gets much worse in the USA might be persuaded to instead stay and fight for what is left of our freedom after learning of what happened to Peter LaBarbera when he headed north of the border to speak at a pro-life conference: A prominent U.S. pro-family activist was detained by the Canadian ... (more)

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Prince Albert Daily Herald

Saskatchewan RCMP Blotter - April 15, 2014

Saskatchewan RCMP have laid charges relating to historical sexual assaults. In April 2013, the Regina General Investigation Section within the Major Crime Branch of the RCMP in Saskatchewan received information from an adult female relating to historical sexual assaults.

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Canada.com

Moskaluke's confident in taking the next big step

Langenburg native Jess Moskaluke talks about her new album Light Up The Night with the Leader-Post's Jeff DeDekker.

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CBC News

Can minimum wage cover university tuition?

University of Regina student Taylor Groff believes a summer job at minimum wage would not be enough to cover her expenses for a year.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Georgia Straight

U.S anti-gay and Canadian anti-abortion activists arrested in Regina

I've been with my boyfriend since high school. We are in our early 30's. He's the only one I've been with.

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Related Topix: Activism, Gay/Lesbian, Abortion, Canada

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Free Republic

US Pro-Family Activist Detained by Canadian Customs for Alleged...

REGINA, Saskatchewan, April 11, 2014 - A prominent U.S. pro-family activist was detained by the Canadian Border Services Agency Thursday for alleged violations of Canada's 'hate propaganda' l Peter LaBarbera, president of Americans for Truth about Homosexuality , had flown into Regina International Airport to speak at the Saskatchewan Pro-Life ... (more)

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Star Phoenix

Controversial speaker destined for Weyburn pro-life convention denied entry to Canada

Two roads diverged in a wood, the poem goes. Edna Oleksyn took the long one. After about 17 years and at the age of 73, she's finally earned her bachelor's degree in fine arts from the University of Saskatchewan... It's time for federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz to "go back to the future" to find a lasting solution to the crisis in the grain ... (more)

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EDGE

Anti-Hate Speech Law Detains 'Porno Pete' at the Canadian Border

Since 1994, the Free Trade Agreement between the United States and Canada has served to eliminate barriers to trade in goods and services.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Christian Music, The Truth, Canada, Abortion

Star Phoenix

Saskatchewan standardized testing plan scrapped

REGINA, SK: MARCH 19, 2014 -- Saskatchewan MLA Don Morgan responds to the Saskatchewan Party 2014 budget in Regina on March 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada, Standardized Testing, Education, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Star Phoenix

Booze, wine sales rise in Saskatchewan

During the fiscal year ending March 31, 2013, they spent $624.2 million on alcohol in stores, according to a Statistics Canada report released Thursday.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Regina Leader Post

Man charged with attempted murder after stabbing in Regina

On Wednesday at 1:30 a.m. police were dispatched to Sangster Boulevard for a noise bylaw complaint and were led to a 25 year-old man inside a home who had sustained serious injuries.

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Brandon Sun

Happenings on the Scene - Virden goes big time with Streetheart arena rock

Kenny Shields and Streetheart play onstage at Rockin' the Fields of Minnedosa in 2007.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The News

St. John's fairly zombie-proof, blogger says

An engineer in Alberta did an analysis of which Canadian cities could best defend themselves against a zombie apocalypse, and St. John's is at the top of the list, thanks in part to its citizens' penchant for owning guns.

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CBC News

Tax time woes worse for thousands without technology

Stewart Smith is one of thousands of low-income people in Regina who rely on a volunteer run program to help with filing his taxes electronically.

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