The following reports provide 2016 Census results on major topics with a focus on Saskatchewan. Government of Saskatchewan is not responsible for any damage or issues that may possibly result from using translated website content. "Germantown" 11th Avenue East. (See The Depression, the CCF and the Regina Riot.) The lowest temperature ever recorded was −50.0 °C (−58 °F) on 1 January 1885, while the highest recorded temperature was 43.9 °C (111 °F) on 5 July 1937. Saskatchewan became a province in 1905. Newer residential subdivisions in the northwest and southeast have, instead of spring runoff storm sewers, decorative landscaped lagoons. Saskatchewan is the 7th largest province in terms of area and the 6th largest in terms of population with a population density of about 2 people per square kilometer or 5 people per square mile. Modern transport has obviated the development of a significant manufacturing sector and local petroleum refining facilities: the General Motors assembly plant north on Winnipeg Street, built in 1927 – when Saskatchewan's agricultural economy was booming and briefly made it the third province of Canada after Ontario and Quebec in both population (at just under one million people, roughly the same population as today[93]) and GDP – ceased production during the depression of the 1930s. In 1962 Wascana Centre Authority was established to govern the sprawling 50 year old, 2300 acre urban park and legislative grounds. In 1933, Regina hosted the first national convention Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (predecessor of the NDP). There are also seasonal and charter flights to Las Vegas, Phoenix and Ottawa with destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean, including Cuba. The bus depot built in 2008 is being converted into use as the new Regina Police Service headquarters as of 2019.[116]. Victoria Park is in the central business district and numerous greenspaces throughout the residential subdivisions and newer subdivisions in the north and west of the city contain large ornamental ponds to add interest to residential precincts such as Rochdale, Lakewood, Lakeridge, Spruce Meadows and Windsor Park; older school playing fields throughout the city have also been converted into landscaped parks.[75]. As of July 2007 it was a wholly owned subsidiary of the Swedish steel company SSAB. Regina is a lovely city and the capital of Saskatchewan in Canada. [12] The CCF (now the NDP, a major left-wing political party in Canada), formulated its foundation Regina Manifesto of 1933 in Regina. 12.3% of the population's mother tongue was something other than English or French; German (1.4%), Tagalog (1.3%), Chinese (1.0%), Ukrainian (0.8%), Urdu (0.6%), Punjabi (0.5%), Spanish (0.5%) and Vietnamese (0.5%). the downtown business district, deemed "Market Square"; the historic and affluent Crescents area, immediately to the north of Wascana Creek west of the Albert Street bridge and dam which creates Wascana Lake; Lakeview, adjacent to the provincial Legislative Building and office buildings, a neighbourhood of some imposing mansions dating from before the First World War through the post-War '20s boom; and. [48] Fort Qu'Appelle and its neighbouring resort villages on the Fishing Lakes remain a summer vacation venue of choice;[49] Indian Head is far enough from Regina to have an autonomous identity but close enough that its charm and vitality attract commuters – it "has a range of professional services and tradespeople, financial institutions, and a number of retail establishments. Thomas Chase, "Casavant, Opus 1409, 1930/1993. The census provides a detailed picture of the population's characteristics at a point in time. Daria Coneghan, "Regina," The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan. Bus service in Saskatchewan was serviced by the Saskatchewan Government owned "STC" (Saskatchewan Transportation Company) until 2017 when it was closed and sold off in a controversial decision by the current sitting Saskatchewan government headed by "The Saskatchewan Party". The first European to explore Saskatchewan was Henry Kelsey in 1690, who traveled up the Saskatchewan River to establish a fur trade with natives. [47], Some of these towns have enjoyed somewhat of a renaissance as a result of the excellent roads that for many decades seemed likely to doom them; they – and to some extent the nearby city of Moose Jaw – are now undergoing a mild resurgence as commuter satellites for Regina. See, latterly deemed "Market Square," and not to be confused with the historic Market Square, the site of the. There, the Territories were remote and of little concern. As capital of the North-West Territories, Regina was the headquarters of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police (the RCMP's predecessor) before "the Force" became a national body with its headquarters in Ottawa in 1920. Fletcher, Tom. [8] Wascana Centre, created around the focal point of Wascana Lake, remains one of Regina's attractions and contains the Provincial Legislative Building, both campuses of the University of Regina, First Nations University of Canada, the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, the Regina Conservatory (in the original Regina College buildings), the Saskatchewan Science Centre,[9] the MacKenzie Art Gallery and the Saskatchewan Centre of the Arts. [106] Electricity is provided by SaskPower, a provincial Crown corporation which maintains a province-wide grid with power generated from coal-fired base load, natural gas-fired, hydroelectric and wind power facilities. Regina is capital city of Saskatchewan province. The site was previously called Wascana ("Buffalo Bones" in Cree), but was renamed to Regina (Latin for "Queen") in 1882 in honour of Queen Victoria. Mark Partridge, "The Ebb and Flow of Rural Growth: Spread, Backwash, or Stagnation." Saskatoon is located in central Saskatchewan and has an estimated metropolitan population of 300,000 in 2014 with a population density of around 1,060 people per square kilometer, or 2,746 per square mile. Regina has a substantial proportion of its overall area dedicated as parks and greenspaces, with biking paths, cross-country skiing venues and other recreational facilities throughout the city; Wascana Lake, the venue for summer boating activities, is regularly cleared of snow in winter for skating and there are toboggan runs both in Wascana Centre and downstream on the banks of Wascana Creek. The 2016 Census created a snapshot of life in Canada on May 10, 2016. Residential neighbourhoods include precincts beyond the historic city centre are historically or socially noteworthy neighbourhoods – namely Lakeview and The Crescents, both of which lie directly south of downtown. Qu'Appelle has recently seen more interest taken in it as a place to live. It occupies the former Plains Health Centre, previously a third hospital in Regina which in the course of rationalizing health services in Saskatchewan was in due course closed. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found at: Where an official translation is not available, Google™ Translate can be used. The first European settlement was a Hudson's Bay Company post at Cumberland House founded in 1774. "Pile-of-Bones", as the site for Regina was then called,[15] was by contrast located in arid and featureless grassland. [99], On 19 May 2009 it was announced that Viterra (formerly Saskatchewan Wheat Pool, becoming Viterra after acquisition of Agricore United), the largest grain handler in Canada, would acquire ABB Grain of Adelaide, South Australia in September 2009. Statistics Canada does not correct the census database or data products, but does publish population and dwelling count amendments, 2016 Census for affected census areas. Today, drinking water is supplied from Buffalo Pound Lake in the Qu'Appelle Valley, an artificial reservoir on the Qu'Appelle River, since 1967 with water diverted into it from Lake Diefenbaker behind the Gardiner Dam on the South Saskatchewan River. The city is situated on a broad, flat, treeless plain. With a population of 16,604, Swift Current is Saskatchewan’s fifth largest city. The provincial government continues to be a major driver in the civic economy. A 100-year plan was developed by World Trade Centre Architect Minoru Yamasaki[29] and landscape architect Thomas Church, as part of developing a new University of Saskatchewan campus in the southeast end of the park. Regina is a travel destination for residents of southeastern Saskatchewan and the immediately adjacent regions of the neighbouring US states of North Dakota and Montana, and an intermediate stopping point for travellers on the Trans-Canada Highway. Regina has a population density of about 1,328 people per square kilometer, or 3,438 per square mile. L'eau vive is a weekly newspaper publishing in French and serving all of Saskatchewan's francophone community. Before each census, Statistics Canada conducts a consultation program to gather views and ideas from data users and interested parties across Canada on: The consultation for the 2021 Census of Population was conducted from the fall of 2017 to the spring of 2018, and the results were released on April 8, 2019, in the report "2021 Census of Population Consultation Results: What we heard from Canadians." "[71] Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Cathedral[72] and Knox-Metropolitan United Church have particularly impressive Casavant Frères pipe organs, maintain substantial musical establishments and are frequently the venues for choral concerts and organ recitals. The Head Office would be relocated to Regina, with the worldwide malting headquarters remaining in Adelaide. Qu'Appelle, at one time intended to be the metropole for the original District of Assiniboia in the North-West Territories (as they then were), saw during the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s Regina cottagers pass through en route to the Qu'Appelle Valley; Highway 10, which bypassed Qu'Appelle, running directly from Balgonie to Fort Qu'Appelle off Highway Number 1, quickly ended this. Attractions for visitors in Regina include: The former large-scale Children's Day Parade and Travellers' Day Parade during Fair Week in the summer, which were substantially supported by the Masons and Shriners, has become the fair parade as such service clubs have lost vitality; the Regina Exhibition's travelling midway divides its time among other western Canadian and US cities. Find services and information for Saskatchewan residents and visitors. As far as education goes, for those who are 25 to 64 years old, the highest levels of education are as follows; 61.6% of people have a post-secondary schooling degree, 27.6% have a high school diploma (or equivalent to) and 10.8% have elementary. The City operates five municipal golf courses, including two in King's Park northeast of the city. Its facilities include the RPL Film theatre which plays non-mainstream cinema, the Dunlop Art Gallery, special literacy services and a prairie history collection. The city is surrounded by the Rural Municipality of Sherwood No. Ultimately, the financially hard-pressed United Church of Canada (the successor to the Methodist Church), which in any case had ideological difficulties with the concept of fee-paying private schooling given its longstanding espousal of universal free education from the time of its early father Egerton Ryerson, could no longer maintain Regina College during the Great Depression of the 1930s, and Regina College was disaffiliated from the Church and surrendered to the University of Saskatchewan; it became the Regina Campus of the University of Saskatchewan in 1961. The following services also hold jurisdiction in the city and are in partnership: Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Canadian National Railway Police Service and the Canadian Pacific Railway Police Service. [59] Regina lacked a large concert and live theatre venue for many years after the loss to fire of the Regina Theatre in 1938 and the demolition of the 1906 City Hall in 1964 at a time when preservation of heritage architecture was not yet a fashionable issue. The city's summer agricultural exhibition was originally established in 1884 as the Assiniboia Agricultural Association, then from the mid-1960s and up till 2009 as Buffalo Days[65] then from that time until today, the Queen City Ex.[66].