Regina is a Major Event and Convention Destination

2018 is looking to be a banner year for Regina, recently named the number one destination, with a population less than 500,000, to host a national or international sporting event by the Canadian Sports Tourism Alliance. The newly developed Global Sport Impact Canada Index was created to rank all cities in their hosting performance, with Regina ranking 8th overall in the country. "Regina… Read More

Issue 25

Bright Future for the GRA Yesterday was a historic day for the future of the GRA and Saskatchewan economy, as well as for partners in Manitoba and Alberta, with the announcement of dollars from the Government of Canada Supercluster Initiative being invested into Protein Industries Canada (PIC). PIC was one of five chosen for funding, out of 50 applications. This initiative is great news for the… Read More

Supercluster Funds Welcomed in Regina

(Regina) Protein Industries Canada (PIC) will share in over $950 million in federal funding as part of the Innovation Supercluster Initiative announced earlier today. The federal funding will supplement the hundreds of millions of cash, in-kind commitments and venture capital support already secured from PIC’s members.  These funds will help PIC partners to feed the world with plant… Read More

Business Leaders Come Together to Celebrate Entrepreneurship

Economic Development Regina (EDR) is proud to announce Regina’s first Council for Entrepreneurship Growth (CEG) and their goal to build a robust entrepreneurial eco-system in the Greater Regina Area.  As part of the council’s role in championing entrepreneurship within the community, they announced a movement called “AudaCity YQR,” which will promote and support the… Read More

Issue 24

Celebrating Entrepreneurs Wow - what a great night! It was my pleasure to attend the EDR/Council for Entrepreneurship Growth event last night to launch the process of building a new eco-system that will support and assist entrepreneurs in the Greater Regina Area. Their first step is a concept called “AudaCity YQR” that aims to promote and bolster the idea of Regina as a great… Read More