From Nov. 26-29, twenty-six students from across Canada met in Ottawa for Canada’s History Society’s 3rd Annual Young Citizens Youth Forum. Two winners from each province and territory were selected based on video projects that they completed as part of 2016 Heritage Fairs. Our Saskatchewan winners were Colby Hough of Eston, and Regina’s Ellery Nelson. […]
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From The Heritage Trust: Today, a Private Member’s Bill to create tax credits for rehabilitation of historic places was tabled in the House by Peter van Loan (Conservative critic for Canadian Heritage and National Historic Sites). Bill C-323 is designed to limit the destruction of Canada’s heritage buildings, and encourage rehabilitation of properties in the […]
City council has approved municipal heritage status for the Regina Indian Industrial School cemetery on September 26, 2016 with councillors voting unanimously in favour of the designation. An unknown number of students died at the residential school, and as many as 40 are believed to be buried in the cemetery, located near Pinkie Road and […]
A series of workshops in three Saskatchewan locations, as well as lectures in Regina and Saskatoon, will explore the concept of intangible cultural heritage and community engagement. Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) includes our community’s living cultural traditions, those ways of speaking, doing things, and understanding of our local environment that shape who we are and […]
Dr. Bill Brennan is teaching a course called “Exploring Regina’s History” at the Lifelong Learning Centre, College Avenue Campus, University of Regina this fall. Each class will run from 1:30-3:30 p.m. and there will be plenty of class discussion. “One of the joys of teaching at the Lifelong Learning Centre is that the students are […]
Heritage Regina made a presentation to City Council on July 26, recommending that an application to develop a four-storey apartment complex at Elphinstone St. and 13th Ave. be denied. At the end of a marathon session of public presentations, the majority of city councillors agreed. “Projects like these should not be rubber stamped because it […]
Building relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people will be a key focus of Heritage Rising, the National Trust’s 2016 conference in Hamilton this fall. Ry Moran, first director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, will speak on the challenges of how to commemorate the physical legacy of residential school buildings and sites. Before […]
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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.