Laureen Smith (pictured left) stands with a union representative on the picket line.

Driving by the Best Western Seven Oaks on north Albert Street in Regina motorists may notice members of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 1400 walking the picket line. Members voted to take job action on Dec 14, 2015.

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Twins Ashley and Meagan Rankin

Regina Public Schools decided that the International Baccalaureate (IB) program will be permanently phased out of the school division, at a board meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 12.

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House explosion in North Regina.

Destroyed walls, shattered windows and couches in the garden. The house on 152 Cooper Crescent was destroyed after exploding the night of Feb. 24. Shocked neighbours of the house wonder what caused the incident while police continues an investigation.

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Dale Claypool at Cowtown

Cowboys and cowgirls will be in for a change in 2016 at the Canadian Western Agribition when the Canadian Cowboys Association Rodeo moves to Swift Current following a decade-long partnership with Agribition.

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A mural off 13th Ave painted by Josh Goff. Photo by Rebekah Lesko.

Artistic, creative and intriguing versus destructive, pointless and vandalism.

These are the two perspectives on graffiti. The vast range from extravagant murals to hateful racial slurs feed the debate on graffiti. The question lies between art and vandalism. It all just depends on who you ask.

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Job ads at the university

 

Over 700 new jobs were generated in Regina over 2014, with mines and utilities experiencing the biggest growth. However, experts don’t see a bright future for employment in the city as hiring grew by 0.4 per cent throughout the year, down from 5.9 per cent in 2013.

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