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Sacred Heart Community School visits Wascana Centre

What started out as a class project, turned into a great afternoon for some Grade 4 students from Sacred Heart Community School.   In November of 2015, the students wrote letters to Regina Mayor Michael Fougere regarding their concern of light pollution in Wascana Centre - particularly the historic globe lights found in the Centre.  …

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Monument Monday: British Empire Loyalist Cairn

The Loyalist Cairn honors Americans who sided with Britain during the American Revolution.  The monument is dedicated to the Saskatchewan pioneers of Loyalist descent who settled in the surrounding Regina area.  The United Empire Loyalists’ Association of Canada’s Regina branch constructed and raised the monument in 2004 and…

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WASCANA CENTRE AUTHORITY AND UNIVERSITY OF REGINA UNVEIL MASTER PLANS

Wascana Centre Authority and the University of Regina unveiled their 2016 Master Plan updates earlier today at Wascana Place. Throughout 2015 Wascana Centre Authority and University of Regina representatives solicited feedback through public consultations and website surveys. This helped the Master Plan architects to better understand the…

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Wascana Lake

HISTORY Wascana Lake was originally created in 1883 by damming Wascana Creek between Angus and Rae Streets, 1½ blocks west of the present Albert Street dam and bridge, to provide a "stock watering hole.” The Lake was soon turned to recreational use and Reginans took to the lake for sailing and canoeing. Its size was slightly…

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Wascana Centre Authority Horticulture Spotlight

Ever wonder about what goes on in the Wascana Centre Greenhouse during the winter? Steven Weir, Horticulture Supervisor with Wascana Centre Authority talks about working in the Greenhouse and preparing for spring and summer.     (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js =…

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