Regina, Saskatchewan

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recorded within the City of Edmonton was , on August 5, 1998.

featured many non-Canadians whose trips to Toronto, where the show usually originated then, were paid by the CBC. (Gandhi was even flown from India to Toronto in the 1960s at the CBC's expense.) Occasionally, guests were featured for their involvement in stories that had nothing to do with their celebrity status. For example, Karloff was featured because he served as a rescue worker following a devastating 1912 tornado (Regina Cyclone) in Regina


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architect best known as the designer of the original World Trade Center in New York – in tandem with his starkly modernist design for the new Regina Campus of the University of Saskatchewan. Fletcher, Tom. "The Work of Minoru Yamasaki," ''New York Architecture Images and Notes''.. Retrieved 11 December 2007. Wascana Lake was created as a "stock watering hole" — for the Canadian Pacific


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was recruited to play major junior hockey for the Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League (WHL), though he declined to join the Blades as it would have cost him his eligibility to play for a National Collegiate Athletic Association school. Bourque felt that his education was paramount


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;ndash; Grant Park Music Festival begins its tradition of free summer symphonic music concert series in Chicago's Grant Park (Grant Park (Chicago)), which continues as the United States' only annual free outdoor classical music concert series. death_date death_place Regina (Regina, Saskatchewan), Northwest Territories, Canada occupation After the transfer, the territories were gradually whittled away


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individual donations, but also receives research grants, and has institutional support from trade unions. The CCPA has recently launched a new research and public awareness campaign called the Growing Gap. Its research claims to demonstrate the growth of income inequality in Canada and offer solutions. Irvine was involved with the events of the North-West Rebellion of 1885. On March 17, 1885, Irvine received a telegraph from Superintendent Leif Crozier


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Regina (Regina, Saskatchewan), SK (Saskatchewan), CAN (Canada) career_start 1981 '''Garth Butcher''' (born January 8, 1963 in Regina (Regina, Saskatchewan), Saskatchewan) is a retired professional (professional sports) ice hockey defenceman. Butcher was a top prospect as a junior player and was a member of the first Canadian team to win gold at the world junior championship. Butcher played in the National Hockey League for 14 seasons from 1981–82 NHL season


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OF DEATH Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, she received a Diploma in Nursing from the Royal Victoria Hospital (Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal) School of Nursing in Montreal, in 1939. She then worked in different hospitals as a nurse. She began her career in teaching nursing (Nursing educator) in 1953 at the Holy Family School of Nursing, in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. After moving to Winnipeg (Winnipeg, Manitoba) in 1955, she earned a certificate in teaching and supervision


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; south of Regina (w:Regina, Saskatchewan) in the tiny farming community of Rouleau (w:Rouleau, Saskatchewan). CTV will air tributes on April 13 in honour of Corner Gas and Dog River (w:Dog River, Saskatchewan#Dog River) which feature the cast and behind the scenes footage.


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censuses: Saskatchewan . Statistics Canada. Retrieved March 18, 2013 population_density_km2 1327.6 population_density_sq_mi 3438.4 timezone Central (CST) area_code 306 639 (Area code 306) utc_offset −6 timezone_DST utc_offset_DST latd 50 latm 27 lats 17 latNS N longd 104 longm 36 longs 24 longEW W elevation_m 577 elevation_ft 1893 blank_name NTS (National Topographic System) Map blank_info 072I07 blank1_name Geographical Names Board


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, Saskatchewan , where he was appearing in a play many years before horror films made him famous. was filming a movie in the U.K

Regina, Saskatchewan

leader_name3 title List of MLAs title_style list_style 1 Mark Docherty (Mark Docherty (politician)) (SKP (Saskatchewan Party)) - Regina Coronation Park 2 Kevin Doherty (Kevin Doherty (politician)) (SKP (Saskatchewan Party)) - Regina Northeast 3 Bill Hutchinson (Bill Hutchinson (politician)) (SKP (Saskatchewan Party)) - Regina South 4 Gene Makowsky (SKP (Saskatchewan Party)) - Regina Dewdney 5 Russ Marchuk (SKP (Saskatchewan Party)) - Regina Douglas Park 6 Warren McCall (NDP (Saskatchewan New Democratic Party)) - Regina Elphinstone-Centre 7 John Nilson (NDP (Saskatchewan New Democratic Party)) - Regina Lakeview 8 Laura Ross (Laura Ross (politician)) (SKP (Saskatchewan Party)) - Regina Qu'Appelle Valley 9 Warren Steinley (SKP (Saskatchewan Party)) - Regina Walsh Acres 10 Christine Tell (SKP (Saskatchewan Party)) - Regina Wascana Plains 11 Trent Wotherspoon (NDP (Saskatchewan New Democratic Party)) - Regina Rosemont established_title Established established_date 1882 area_magnitude area_total_km2 145.5 area_total_sq_mi 56.2 area_land_km2 area_land_sq_mi area_water_km2 area_water_sq_mi area_water_percent area_urban_km2 area_urban_sq_mi area_metro_km2 3408.26 area_metro_sq_mi 1315.94 population_as_of 2011 population_note population_total 193,100 (Ranked 24th (List of the 100 largest municipalities in Canada by population)) population_metro 210,556 (Ranked 18th (List of census metropolitan areas and agglomerations in Canada)) population_density_metro_km2 61.8 population_density_metro_sq_mi 160.1 population_urban 192,756 Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and population centres, 2011 and 2006 censuses: Saskatchewan. Statistics Canada. Retrieved March 18, 2013 population_density_km2 1327.6 population_density_sq_mi 3438.4 timezone Central (CST) area_code 306 639 (Area code 306) utc_offset −6 timezone_DST utc_offset_DST latd 50 latm 27 lats 17 latNS N longd 104 longm 36 longs 24 longEW W elevation_m 577 elevation_ft 1893 blank_name NTS (National Topographic System) Map blank_info 072I07 blank1_name GNBC (Geographical Names Board of Canada) Code blank1_info HAIMP website http: www.regina.ca footnotes population demonym Reginan

'''Regina''' ( Assiniboine (Assiniboine language): ''huhúžubina''; Cree (Plains Cree): ''oskana kā-asastēki'') title AISRI Dictionary Database Search--prototype version. Assiniboine. accessdate 2012-07-07 url http: zia.aisri.indiana.edu ~dictsearch cgi-bin testgetdetailsNP.pl?pass &hasfont 0&database assin&onelang &host zia&key Assin004260&glossnum 1&srchstring sask&sndformat mp3&nexthit 0&maxhits 200&data examples title That's Raven Talk: Holophrastic Readings of Contemporary Indigenous Literatures accessdate 2014-12-26 url https: books.google.ca books?id UzkFnQlFidoC&pg PA206&lpg PA206&dq cree+name+for+regina+oskana&source bl&ots ValYd8F2J3&sig z3lFCJxd5iDbQ1lCoki2xtOb2gY&hl en&sa X&ei JkGdVOPGBoaUyQSMnoHwBA&ved 0CFEQ6AEwCQ#v onepage&q cree%20name%20for%20regina%20oskana&f false is the capital city of the Canadian (Canada) province of Saskatchewan. The city is the second-largest in the province and a cultural and commercial centre for southern Saskatchewan. It is governed by Regina City Council. Regina is the cathedral city (Episcopal see) of the Roman Catholic (Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Regina) Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Regina website.. Retrieved 11 December 2007. and Romanian Orthodox Directory of Saskatchewan Churches. Retrieved 11 December 2007. Dioceses of Regina and the Anglican Diocese of Qu'Appelle. Anglican Diocese of Qu'Appelle website.. Retrieved 11 December 2007. The city is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Sherwood No. 159 (Sherwood No. 159, Saskatchewan). In 2013, Regina was named the 6th best Canadian mid-sized city (17th best overall) in which to live by MoneySense magazine. Mid-sized cities defined as having a population between 100 000 and 400 000. MoneySense: Canada's Best Places to Live 2013. Retrieved 6 April 2013.

Regina was previously the seat of government of the North-West Territories (Northwest Territories), of which the current provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta originally formed part, and of the District of Assiniboia. The site having previously been Wascana ("Buffalo Bones" in Cree), it was renamed in 1882 after Queen Victoria, ''Victoria Regina'', by her daughter Princess Louise (Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll), wife of the Marquess of Lorne (John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll), then the Governor General of Canada. Daria Coneghan, "Regina," The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan.. Retrieved 11 December 2007.

Unlike other planned cities in the Canadian West (Western Canada), on its treeless flat plain Regina has few topographical features other than the small spring run-off, Wascana Creek. Early planners took advantage of such opportunity by damming the creek to create a decorative lake to the south of the central business district with a dam a block and a half west of the later elaborate the MacKenzie Art Gallery and the Saskatchewan Centre of the Arts.

Residential neighbourhoods (Regina, Saskatchewan neighbourhoods) include precincts (Regina's historic buildings and precincts) beyond the historic city centre are historically or socially noteworthy neighbourhoods – namely Lakeview and The Crescents both of which lie directly south of downtown. Immediately to the north of the central business district is the old warehouse district, increasingly the focus of shopping, nightclubs and residential development; Regina's Old Warehouse District.. Retrieved 11 December 2007. as in other western cities of North America, the periphery contains shopping malls and big box stores (Big-box store).

In 1912, the Regina Cyclone destroyed much of the town; Dagmar Skamlová, "Regina Cyclone," ''Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan''.. Retrieved 11 December 2007. in the 1930s, the Regina Riot brought further attention and, in the midst of the 1930s drought and Great Depression, which hit the Canadian Prairies particularly hard with their economic focus on dry land grain farming. Steven J. Shirtliffe, "Agronomy," ''Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan''.. Retrieved 11 December 2007. The CCF (Co-operative Commonwealth Federation) (now the NDP (New Democratic Party (Canada)), a major left-wing political party in Canada), formulated its foundation Regina Manifesto, 1933 in Regina. "The Regina Manifesto (1933) Co-operative Commonwealth Federation Programme, Adopted by the founding convention in Regina, Saskatchewan, July 1933." ''Socialist History Project''. South Branch Publishing. Retrieved 11 December 2007. In recent years, Saskatchewan's agricultural and mineral resources have come into new demand, and it has entered a new period of strong economic growth. "Saskatchewan Poised for Strong Economic Growth Says RBC Economics," Royal Bank of Canada Financial Group, 30 March 2007. . Retrieved 11 December 2007.

The current estimate of the Regina CMA population, as of July 1, 2013, according to Statistics Canada is 232,090.

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