Regina Overview

  • Originally known as ‘Pile ‘o Bones’ after the heaps of buffalo bones left by First Nations hunters, the city of Regina was renamed Regina (latin for Queen) after Queen Victoria, and is known today as Canada’s Queen City
  • The Legislative Building in Regina is the largest in Canada, and its architecture reflects that of the English Renaissance
  • Take a ferry boat across to Willow Island in Wascana Park, where you can have a delightful summer picnic on the grass
  • The University of Regina is home to 13,000 full and part-time students
  • Regina is the largest city closest to the geographical center of North America
  • Casino Regina is located in the historic CPR Station and is the province’s number one tourist attraction
  • Regina is home to Saskatchewan’s own CFL football team, the Saskatchewan Roughriders, who play at Taylor Field
  • The Deer Valley Golf and Estates is one of the top golf courses in Saskatchewan

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