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 […]
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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 […]
They started in the 90s and after a lengthy hiatus, Regina Cemetery Tours are back for another summer. Sarah Komadina has the details.
The Top 10 Endangered Places List shines a national spotlight on historic places at risk due to neglect or lack of funding. The List brings media attention and gives a welcome shot in the arm for local groups involved in challenging campaigns to save places that matter. As part of its 100th anniversary celebrations, the Canadian Construction […]
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 […]
May 29th, 2018, Regina, SK – Heritage Saskatchewan is excited to officially announce the winners of the 2018 Lieutenant Governor Heritage Awards. His Honour the Honourable W. Thomas Malloy will present the worthy winners with their awards on Wednesday June 13 at Government House, Regina. This annual event celebrates those projects that safeguard the Living […]
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 […]
Wanting to keep a historical piece of the old Weston’s Bakery with you!? Their bricks are for sale! A pallet of bricks costs $40. Individual bricks are $0.25. Message LocalMarketYQR at email@example.com or 306 861 0487 or to come by and check them out. Constructed in 1929, the three-storey building with a red tile roof is […]
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 […]
Originally published on CBC.ca. Images found by SavedTheSpot. Two women from Chicago are on a mission to solve the mystery of photos printed in Regina back in the 1940s that somehow found their way to a goodwill store in their city — and they’re hoping they can find the family in the long-forgotten photos Maria […]
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