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 2001 movie, "The Unsaid" and 2005 movie, "Just Friends"
Well-known residents have included:
· Leslie Nielsen, actor
· Amy Nixon, 2006 Olympics bronze medal winner (curling)
· Justin Warsyleweicz, 2006 Olympics silver medal winner (speed skating - team pursuit)
Nearby parks & recreation: Wascana Park, Waterfowl Park
Performing arts: Regina Symphony Orchestra
Sports teams: Roughriders (CFL)
Historic sites and museums: Government House, Regina Plains Museum, Royal Saskatchewan Museum, Saskatchewan Science Centre, RCMP Centennial Museum, Art Gallery of Regina, Saskatchewn Military Museum, Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame & Museum, MacKenzie Art Gallery
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