2001 population: 178,225
(Source: Statistics Canada)
Regina is in the province of Saskatchewan. The city is the provincial capital.
The city name derives from Latin for queen.
Filming location for 2005 movie, "Just Friends" and 2001 movie, "The Unsaid"
Well-known residents have included:
· Leslie Nielsen, actor
· Justin Warsyleweicz, 2006 Olympics silver medal winner (speed skating - team pursuit)
· Amy Nixon, 2006 Olympics bronze medal winner (curling)
Nearby parks & recreation: Wascana Park, Waterfowl Park
Performing arts: Regina Symphony Orchestra
Sports teams: Roughriders (CFL)
Historic sites and museums: Government House, MacKenzie Art Gallery, RCMP Centennial Museum, Regina Plains Museum, Art Gallery of Regina, Royal Saskatchewan Museum, Saskatchewn Military Museum, Saskatchewan Science Centre, Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame & Museum
Colleges and universities: University of Regina
"If you can say 'Regina' without giggling, give yourself 12 points."
-- How to Be a Canadian (Even if You Are One)
William Ferguson and Ian Ferguson