Sportsnet Brings Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling to Regina for the Tour Challenge in Fall 2017
REGINA (January 26, 2017) As announced earlier today, Regina will play host to the world’s best curlers this fall as Sportsnet brings the Tour Challenge – the first event of the 2017-18 Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling season – to town from September 5 to 10. This marks the first time Regina will host a Grand Slam curling event. The announcement was made today at a media event hosted by local hometown favourite and 1998 Olympic gold medallist Joan McCusker, alongside Regina Mayor Michael Fougere, Saskatchewan Minister of Tourism Jeremy Harrison, …Read More
2018 Tim Hortons Brier Awarded to Regina
There will be a distinctively green flavour to the Tim Hortons Brier in approximately 17 months. The 2018 Canadian Men’s Curling Championship will be staged at the Brandt Centre in Regina from March 3-11, it was announced today by Curling Canada. “Curling’s roots go deep in the province of Saskatchewan, and based on past history, I have no doubt that the city of Regina will embrace the 2018 Tim Hortons Brier,” said Peter Inch, Chair of the Curling Canada Board of Governors. “The Tim Hortons Brier is the world’s most famous curling championship, and …Read More
Regina Celebrated Pulses and Showed That We Love Them!
Regina came together last week to celebrate pulses with ‘The Great Canadian Pulse Off’, presented by AGT Foods. The celebration included guerilla marketing, an integrated social media campaign, media tours, restaurant competition and website: greatcanadianpulseoff.ca. From October 24 through 28, five restaurants competed in the PULSE OFF!: Jack Keatons’ BBQ, Lancaster Taphouse, Victoria’s Tavern, Spices of Punjab and Malt City. They each created a signature pulse-inspired dish and the public voted. And the winner, capturing the most online votes is: Victoria’s Tavern. During the week, pulses were featured “from field …Read More
It’s Official, Regina Loves Pulses!
His Worship Mayor Michael Fougere has officially declared Friday, October 28, 2016 as Regina’s “We Love Pulses Day!” The proclamation highlights a week-long celebration in support of the International Year of Pulses. Between October 24 and 29, industry, government and media has come together with the Great Canadian Pulse Off presented by AGT foods. All week, our restaurants, our residents and our visitors have been celebrating pulses, enjoying the variety of dishes and beers that embrace pulse crops. The Saskatchewan pulse trade has increased to nearly $4 billion in exports …Read More
Regina to Host 2017 Skate Canada International
Skate Canada is pleased to announce that the 2017 Skate Canada International will take place in Regina, Saskatchewan from October 26-29, 2017 at the Brandt Centre located at Evraz Place. “We are tremendously excited to be back in Regina for this event after more than 30 years. The event will be a critical stop on the road to PyeongChang, as skaters look to perfect their programs in the lead-up to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Many skaters will be debuting their Olympic programs for the first time at the Brandt …Read More
Celebrating the International Year of Pulses, the Regina Way
REGINA – 2016 marks the International Year of Pulses. Saskatchewan grows more pulses than anywhere else in Canada and Regina is at the heart of it all. To celebrate this, Economic Development Regina, Tourism Regina and partners have created a campaign titled: ‘The Great Canadian Pulse Off’ presented by AGT Foods. “Economic Development Regina is committed to advancing value added agriculture, and pulses are a main contributor to Regina’s agribusiness sector which represents over $467 million of the City’s GDP. This economic strength coupled with our thriving restaurant scene, has Regina …Read More
360° videos and latest Regina Ambassador launched on new platform
Regina, SK (Oct. 11, 2016) Tourism Regina has announced its third Ambassador and a new platform to show off all the great experiences our City has to offer. Suzy Krause was chosen in mid-September with overwhelming support from social media. She’ll join Ambassadors Justin Reves and Katie Bially while they await the fourth and final Ambassador to be announced in October. To show off all of the content the Ambassadors are generating, a new platform has been created by Tourism Regina—www.seeyqr.ca. This intuitive microsite, still part of tourismregina.com, will include …Read More
Regina to host international event with World Broomball Championship
Regina, SK (Sept. 27, 2016) – The Co-operators Centre arenas are going to be packed from Nov. 1 to 5 with broomball players from around the globe. An estimated 1,100 athletes and coaches from 48 teams from Japan, Italy, Australia, Sweden, the United States, Canada, and others will be in Regina for the five-day 2016 World Broomball Championship. “It is so exciting to have so many teams involved as the World Broomball Championship comes to Regina for the first time,” said Mayor Michael Fougere. “It will be a thrill for …Read More