Entries by Kenton De Jong

Regina Indian Industrial School Cemetery Plaque Unveiling

Please join the Honourable Gene Makowsky, Minister of Parks, Culture and Sport, in unveiling the Provincial Heritage Property Plaque of the Regina Indian Industrial School Cemetery. The unveiling will occur August 14th at 2:00 p.m. at the cemetery site, which is located at 701 Pinkie Road in Regina (approximately 1.5km north of Dewdney Avenue). For any questions about […]

Saturdays Night was a Good Night for Car Enthusiasts

July 14 saw over 60 people join tour guide Dale Edward Johnson on a fascinating tour of Regina’s Downtown Car Dealerships. Dale’s knowledge of Regina’s car dealership history illustrated the rich history of the car business and its association with some of Regina’s Heritage buildings. Dale shared many interesting stories of the businessmen, the auto […]

Heritage Regina’s College Avenue Campus Salvage Sale

Heritage Regina’s College Avenue Campus Salvage Sale Respecting and Recycling Our Heritage The College Avenue Campus (CAC) has a rich history in Regina. Tracing the University of Regina’s roots back to College Avenue, these heritage buildings are an early and exceptional example of Collegiate Gothic architecture in our community. After more than 100 years of […]

2018 Summer Walking Tours!

HERITAGE REGINA TOUR SCHEDULE All Heritage Regina walks begin at 6 p.m. and last approximately two hours. The tours are free, with a suggested donation of $10. The Warehouse District June 30 at 6 p.m.  Meet guide Edward Willett, author of Historic Walks of Regina and Moose Jaw, at the north- east corner of Dewdney […]

Goodbye Lang’s Cafe

The Stokes Block was Constructed between 1905-1907 and started out as a commercial apartment building. In 1920 it was succeeded by various Chinese merchants and restaurateurs. One of the most well-known was Yick Lee Lung Company general store, which opened in 1928. and would later become a confectionery until 1974. The building was occupied by Lang’s Cafe until April […]