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Accelerating the Cultivation of Canadian Agtech

Economic Development Regina, Cultivator + Emmertech to Launch Saskatchewan’s First Agtech Accelerator Economic Development Regina (EDR), Cultivator powered by Conexus (Cultivator) and soon-to-be-launched venture capital fund, Emmertech, are excited to announce we’re teaming up to launch an Agtech Accelerator. Through this partnership, we’re solidifying Saskatchewan as a global… Read More

KRUGOFEST RETURNS FOR A SECOND YEAR: CANADIAN ACTS HEADLINE COVID-SAFE ROOFTOP CONCERT SERIES

Following a safe, successful debut in 2020, KrugoFest is back for another year. The summer rooftop concert series will feature great Canadian artists, fantastic food, and warm Saskatchewan summer nights. KrugoFest will once again be set on the parkade rooftop of Regina’s Doubletree by Hilton Hotel. Attendees will get the VIP treatment, viewing the stage from their own room on the north side… Read More

The Worst is Behind Us

See the GRA's monthly Economic Report Card for the full story. Anyone who has experienced the changing of the seasons in Saskatchewan will know that May Long Weekend has become the true symbolic dividing line between winter and summer (“spring” is rarely more than a messy week-long memory). As we saw last month, the chance of a return to snow and sub-zero temperatures looms… Read More

RED LEAF PULP LTD. CHOOSES REGINA FOR SUSTAINABLE WHEAT STRAW PULP FACILITY

Red Leaf Pulp Ltd. has chosen Regina as the location of Canada’s first non-wood pulp mill. The facility will turn wheat straw into compostable cellulose pulp for use in packaging, tissue and other paper products. To be located on the west side of the city, the $350 million project will provide 250 jobs during the construction phase with 110 full-time jobs (and another 450+ indirect jobs)… Read More

REGINA FORMALLY SUBMITS PROPOSAL TO HOST THE CANADA WATER AGENCY

On behalf of the City of Regina and File Hills Qu’Appelle Tribal Council, and with support from a broad range of government, academic, business and environmental organizations from across Saskatchewan, Economic Development Regina has formally submitted its proposal to make Regina home to the new Canada Water Agency (CWA). The proposal was shared with all 338 Members of Parliament in both… Read More