Regina is the capital city of the province of Saskatchewan, Canada. It is the second largest in the province and is governed by the Regina City Council. The city is home to almost 200,000 residents. In 2012 the city was deemed the fifth best place to live in Canada.
Major industries in Regina include energy, finance, insurance, steel, manufacturing, agri-business, and film production. The largest employers in the area are the provincial government, the Crown Corporations, Evraz Inc, Kalium Chemicals, and Brandt Industries. There are many locations that offer executive suites in the area. In total, there are around four thousand and seven hundred businesses in Regina engaged in manufacturing and processing, retail and wholesale services, financial services, telecommunications, and agricultural support.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Regina has a lot to offer in terms of sights and things to do. For those interested in science and history the city provides access to several museums, such as the The Royal Saskatchewan Museum, Saskatchewan Science Centre, and RCMP Heritage Centre. There are a number of parks and green spaces, such as the Wascana Centre, Victoria Park, and A.E. Wilson Park. Sports fans might be interested in visiting the various golf courses. The city also has a lot of performing art and attraction venues. Examples include Regina Symphony Orchestra, Regina International Fringe Theatre Festival, Regina Folk Festival, and many others. At least seventy eating establishments are located in downtown Regina. They offer a variety of flavours and cuisines. Examples include: The Fainting Goat Restaurant that serves Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and North African food and Luiggi’s Pasta House an affordable family-friendly Italian restaurant. The pubs and clubs are mostly located in Regina’s old warehouse district.
Regina has its own airport, Regina International Airport, which is only a few minutes from the city centre. The city lies on Highway 1, making it easily accessible. Bus services to Regina are provided by the Saskatchewan Transportation Company and Greyhound. Getting around downtown Regina is quite easy, as most roads are on a grid. Public bus service in town is provided by Regina Transit.