Regina is the capital of Saskatchewan and
the 16th largest city in Canada with a
population of 205,000 as per 2012 annual
Originally called Pile O’ Bones because of
the huge piles of bones left in the area by
First Nations hunters.
The community was renamed REGINA
(Latin for Queen) after Queen Victoria
who was the monarch at the time in
1882. It has been the "Queen City" ever
Regina has always had a diverse immigrant
population(Multicultural Population), with
immigrants from many European and
Eastern European countries, some as guest
workers, some as international students
with their families.
Regina has good recreational facilities like
large shopping malls.
It has good environmental facility like
Wascana Centre which is spread around
903 sq. km park around Wascana lake.
Crime Rate are still high compared to
It has attractive tourist destination like
the Royal Saskatchewan museum of
Lowest Industrial vacancy rate According
to colliers International.
CPR(Canadian Pacific Railway) No longer
gives regular services.
Every Year there is a increase of 10.7% in
the price of detached bungalow in
Regina is among the leading metropolitan
city for the economic growth in Canada .
Regina gives hope for the new
entrepreneurs to start a new venture and
has a open door for private investment.
A KPMG Study Says Regina has the lowest
Business cost in mid western North
Regina has been named one of the most affordable places to do business in western North America
several times over the past few years. The Regina and Region Economic Development Authority has
been established to attract new business to the area and to foster growth of existing businesses.
Oil and natural gas, potash, kaolin, sodium sulphite and bentonite contribute a great part of Regina
and area's economy. The completion of the train link between eastern Canada and the then-District
of Assiniboia in 1885.
Here are a few of Regina's thriving
Insurance, financial and data management
Regina's major industries include:
Steel and Manufacturing
Energy and Environment
Oil and natural gas exploration and
Finances & Insurance
Agricultural chemicals and equipment
Film and video production
Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian football league is
the only top league professional sports team of any sport in
Saskatchewan ,play their home games at mosaic stadium.
Regina is an intermediate stopping point for travelers on the
trans Canada Highway.
Regina is a travel destination for residents of southeastern
Saskatchewan and the immediately adjacent region of the
neighboring us states of north Dakota and Montana.
Regina is a beautiful oasis on the prairies with more than
350,000 hand-planted trees. There are many attractions and
events that take place all year in Regina for residents and
Regina as an prairie city is the perfect place to call home. It is an
excellent location to raise a family, with an abundance of parks,
sports and recreational facilities, bicycle pathways, family
attractions and an exceptional quality of life.