For some, the threat of Ebola is far scarier than the common seasonal flu. Yet the threat of influenza can be just as serious as any other communicable disease. The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region has begun its seasonal influenza campaign. During the campaign, a free influenza vaccine will be available at various locations across the city to all Saskatchewan residents six months of age or older.

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The City of Regina’s emergency response services and Area 6 pipeline cooperative held a training exercise to simulate an emergency on the pipeline corridor on Thursday, Oct. 22. The training exercise took place on the pipeline corridor between The Winston Knoll Collegiate and Michael A. Riffel Catholic High School in Regina.

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Sherry Clarke is competing for her eighth national championship in shuffleboard. She’s been playing for just shy of 40 years. It’s taken her all over the country, but this year she plans on winning at home. The National Championships are being hosted in the queen city in honour of the championship’s 50th anniversary.

 

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The University of Regina will be buzzing with activists this weekend. The Saskatchewan Peoples’ Social Forum is scheduled to run from Sept. 19- 21 and will address social issues, engaged learning, and creating change.  It will also focus on building change, solidarity, and a progressive community in the province.


“There’s something for everyone,” said Michelle Stewart, an assistant professor with the department of justice studies and one of the forum’s organizers.

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La Bodega assistant manager Frank Chow is asking the public to help identify a dine and dasher.

We’ve all heard of the infamous dine and dash, but a local restaurant is now calling on the public through Twitter to catch a particular culprit. La Bodega tweeted a security camera photo Monday of a man who left the restaurant without paying his bill. It’s captioned, “Beware of this dine and dasher!!”

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There are no supermarkets in North Central Regina, which is why Stephen McDavid and Helmi Scott are happy to spend $2 for soup and bannock at the Indian Metis Christian Fellowship. Photo by Jeremy Simes

We’re told an apple a day keeps the doctor away, yet getting fresh produce at a reasonable price in Regina’s North Central neighbourhood isn't a quick fix.

 

Helmi Scott, resident of North Central, said there aren’t any supermarkets in the area. In fact, North Central is among 76 per cent of Regina's neighbourhoods that don’t have a supermarket within 750 metres walking distance, stated Sask Trends Monitor’s June 2012 report.

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