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100 Facts About Winnipeg

I have been told my entire life that Winnipeg was just like Regina, but slightly larger. This gave the impression that there wasn't much to see in Winnipeg and that it, along with ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Manitoba

Why The World Probably Won’t End Tomorrow

If you haven't been following the news (or you chose to tune it out ? in which case, I don't blame you) you may have missed the recent rhetoric between North Korea and the United S ...

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Categories: History

Regina’s Night of Horror

31 Known Dead; Over 100 Hurt in Disaster Regina Mourns for Scores Killed or Hurt as Tornado Cuts through Heart of City; Casualties and Loss are Terribly Heavy Originally printed ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Regina, Saskatchewan

Regina Spanish Flu Memorial Fund

While the newspapers screamed of war overseas, the real war was just beginning back home. After four long years of grueling trench warfare, thousands of Canadian soldiers left E ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Regina, Saskatchewan, Spanish Influenza

Why Doesn’t Regina Have A “Main Street”?

More often than not, a city or town has a "Main Street" somewhere in it. Moose Jaw has one, Saskatoon has one, Calgary has one and Disneyland has one, but Regina doesn't. Many peop ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Regina, Saskatchewan

One Year After Visiting Auschwitz

This week marks one year since I visited Auschwitz. Since then, I have told scores of people what I saw and how it impacted me. I found that the more people I shared my story with, ...

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Categories: Dark Tourism, History, Poland

Regina’s Glockenspiel and the Loss of Our Heritage

Progress is often considered a good thing. Progression is good for personal growth, for relationships and for society. Even the smallest bit of progress ? another two minutes at th ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Regina, Saskatchewan

Teotihuacan: Where Men Become Gods

Forty kilometers northwest of Mexico City is Teotihuacan, one of the most important locations in Mesoamerican history. The existence of Teotihuacan was so influential that its rise ...

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Categories: Dark Tourism, History, Mexico, Paranormal

How Travel Helped Me Appreciate Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day is approaching, and with it comes a barrage of Facebook posts, the white poppy debate and Terry Kelly's "A Pittance of Time". But what do these posts, poppies and s ...

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Categories: Canada, History

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    5 Weekend Destinations In Saskatchewan

    The past few weeks have been really busy for me, with a lot more time at the office and a lot less time travelling. Thankfully, the weekend is just around the corner and with it co ...

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    Categories: Canada, Saskatchewan

    Birthday Freebies in Regina – Updated for 2024!

    I originally wrote this article in 2020, but since then it's become one of my most popular articles -- and one that needs to be updated the most frequently. Some businesses closed, ...

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    Categories: Canada, Regina, Saskatchewan

    How Does a Buddhist Celebrate Christmas?

    With the holiday season upon us, many people have begun asking me if and how I plan to celebrate Christmas. This is a good question, and I completely understand the confusion since ...

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