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Even Mayor Fougere wouldn’t live there

I guess it is sort of pretty, in an industrial, polluting kind of way

I was going to save this for the second Hate Feature (first one is here) that is coming out Thursday, but once I started writing I realized that all that needed to be said about this subject could not fit into the hundred words that the Hate Feature gives me. The new Somerset neighbourhood development that Regina City Council approved on Monday, March 18 is a terrible idea on every single level and demonstrates everything ...

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Wolseley: Canada’s Worst Neighbourhood

Last week, the Federal riding redistribution commission made their preliminary report and suggested new Federal ridings for Saskatchewan. While these new riding divisions are a marked improvement over the ridings that we currently have, which throw generally progressive urban voters together with their more conservative rural cousins, one major oversight appears to have been made with the riding of Regina-Qu’Appelle. While Regina will now have two nearly-exclusive urban ridings if the new plans are approved, ...

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Bloodless coup places Riders in power

  In what is being called the “Glorious Touchdown,” the Saskatchewan Roughriders declared Saturday that they now run the province. The bloodless coup took place shortly before 2 p.m. on July 14. A green-clad and beaming Pat Fiacco, flanked by Roughrider’s chairman Roger Brandvold, made the announcement to a mixture of muted resignation and fanatical applause. Brandishing the Memorandum of Understanding, Fiacco declared that a new era was upon both Regina and Saskatchewan. Grand Quarterback ...

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