It was the end of the line for SaskPower’s Substation No. 2 on the 1900 block of Elphinstone Street. Built in 1930 by the Regina Light and Power Company, the substation made it possible to extend power services to developing neighbourhoods. The building was designed to fit in with its residential environment, a practice that […]
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One of our Summer Walking Tour guides, Dale Edward Johnson, was recently interviewed on the CBC radio program “Saskatchewan Weekend.” During the 10-minute interview, Johnson chatted with program host Shauna Powers about some of the car dealerships that operated in Regina’s downtown over the years. The interview aired on August 10, 2019 and may be […]
In the coming months, the Provincial Archives will be consolidating its Permanent Collection—currently housed in Regina and Saskatoon—at its new location in the CBC building, 2440 Broad Street, Regina. For updates on this major undertaking, be sure to check the News and Events page at the Provincial Archives website.
From Canada’s History Society: “Canada’s History Society is currently looking for community-based history projects for the 2019 Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Community Programming. This award recognizes innovative projects that promote and encourage community engagement in history. Eligible projects include exhibits, preservation or restoration initiatives, oral histories, special events, or any other type […]
Take a walk through some of Regina’s most historic locations and discover the rich heritage of the province’s capital city. Our guided tours are offered throughout the summer, last approximately 2 hours, and are free (suggested donation of $10). The McNab Neighbourhood June 8 at 6 p.m. Meet guide Gareth Evans at 6 p.m. […]
Be part of saving a place that matters to you by nominating an endangered place for inclusion in the 2019 Top 10 Endangered Places List. The Top 10 List shines a national spotlight on historic places at risk due to neglect, lack of funding, inappropriate development or weak legislation. Nominate a place for inclusion in […]
This Thursday Heritage Regina will present the second lecture in its Winter Lecture Series titled Threads that Bind: The Connections Between Society, Art, and Architecture. Local architect and P3Architecture partner James Youck will lead attendees in a study of Regina’s cultural and societal context, as seen through the lens of the city’s ever-evolving architecture. From […]
Sources: “Friends of Wascana Pool 2019: Future of Wascana Pool” (PDF) “Pools Examples” (PDF) “Wascana Pool 2012 & Beyond” (PDF) Dear Mayor Fougere and Regina City Councillors: Thank you for your unanimous support for the motion brought forth in August 2018 by Councillors Hawkins, Stevens, and Bresciani, to Protect Wascana Park from Commercial Development. We […]
AND THE BAND PLAYED ON: 110 YEARS OF THE REGINA SYMPHONY Monday, January 28, 2019 2 Lectures: 6:30pm and 8pm A night of stories and performance with Dave Hedlund and Regina Symphony Chamber Players Advanced Tickets Only through the RSO Box Office 306-586-9555 Buy Tickets at Artesian Buy Tickets at RSO Box Office THREADS […]
Heritage Regina will undergo a facelift in 2019 as the organization ushers in a fresh new visual identity and strategic plan. The change in branding will reflect a vibrant new energy within Heritage Regina, and a renewed commitment to telling the stories of Regina’s history. The new look will include an updated logo, colour scheme, […]
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Heritage Regina is a group of dedicated volunteers who strive to preserve and protect sites of historical, cultural or architectural significance in Regina. Through educational programming, stewardship and advocacy, Heritage Regina creates an awareness of the community’s shared stories and of the importance of heritage in sustaining the culture and identity of the city.