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People and places

Th-th-that’s all folks This year, the Carillon gave me the excellent opportunity to have conversations with several influential and interesting people every week. I really appreciate the opportunity and had a lot of fun discussing topics that people are passionate about. For the final instalment of my People and Places column, I’ve put together some of my favourite moments of my interviews.   CBC Morning Edition host Sheila Coles on the secret to hosting a ...

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People and places: Chris Matchett

Bouncer, man-about-town, Chris Matchett Chris “Tiny” Matchett, Regina’s favourite bouncer, recently took some time to speak with the Carillon about his long-time part-time job.   When and how did you start bouncing? Well, it was one million years ago, back in 1992 when I was a varsity wrestler at the U of R. There was a bar across the street where the McDonald’s now is and all the bouncers were guys off the wrestling team… ...

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Of wolves and krampus’

Emersen Ziffle and the magic of cinema WolfCop is a fun and exciting movie that a lot of people around the world have seen and enjoyed. But the film admittedly meant a whole lot more for Emersen Ziffle, a 31-year-old Regina product who worked extensively as a special effects makeup artist on the movie, than most others. “It had a huge impact on my life,” Ziffle says. “Absolutely.” WolfCop was a big turning point in ...

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People and places: Brad Provick

One of Regina’s strongest people Regina strongman star Brad Provick recently sat down with the Carillon to talk about his love for lifting.   Why put yourself through all of this pain? Well, for me, it started as me trying to look good in a t-shirt, so I went to the gym to lift a little bit. I knew right away that I was stronger than everyone around me, just automatically, and I got talked ...

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People and places: Sheila Coles

That one friendly voice in the morning CBC Morning Edition host Sheila Coles spoke with the Carillon about her time behind the microphone and getting bitten by the travel bug. What’s the secret to hosting a radio show well? Coffee (laughs). Lots of coffee. I’m not sure I can answer that other than telling you that you’ve got to be curious and enjoy hearing peoples’ stories. When I was trying to get in journalism school, ...

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Why come back?

Going back to school paper a no brainer Last year, I was presented the opportunity to return to the Carillon as an arts and culture writer, and I jumped at the opportunity. In fact, it was a no-brainer. I was excited to work with my brother, who dutifully edits the A&C section. And the Carillon, after all, was where my writing “career” began a few years ago. First, I was a news writer with the ...

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People and places: Austin Davis

Regina Leader-Post journalist, and University of Regina alumni, Austin Davis recently caught up with the Carillon as he was travelling to La Loche to cover the recent school-shooting tragedy in that community.   What’s going through your mind on the road to La Loche? Safety first. We’ve got to get there safe to be any good. That’s the first rule of travelling and doing journalism. In terms of the story, I’ve never been to La ...

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People and places

Journalist and Australian ex-pat, Emma Graney Australian-born Leader-Post journalist Emma Graney caught up with the Carillon to talk about her life and career in the media.   If someone told you when you were growing up in Australia that you’d someday be working as a journalist in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, would you have believed them? (Laughs) Mate, I’d never heard of Saskatchewan when I was young. I did want to be a journalist as far ...

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Like wrangling cats

LEAN: The Musical takes on audit culture head-on There are a lot of different ways to get a point across. One of those ways, offers University of Regina student Krystal Lewis, is through the art of theatre. With that in mind, Lewis and her team are in the final stages of preparing LEAN: The Musical for audiences, March 20-22 at the Shoebox Theatre in the Riddell Centre. The target of LEAN: The Musical, which was ...

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