Snowplows have hit the streets to push away this week’s winter woes.
City of Regina holiday schedule December 28 to January 2
Drivers should consider alternate routes on Thursday, December 29 as crews will be repairing a water leak on Victoria Avenue between Halifax Street and St. John Street.
After the holidays, residents who celebrate with a natural tree can drop them off at any of Regina's four Treecycle depots between December 28 and January 31.
The Sandra Schmirler retention pond will be dredged this winter to remove sediment buildup from the bottom.
City services from December 23, 2016 to January 2, 2017.
Transit riders donated $4,732.45 over the three-day Jingle Bus promotion. Rawlco Radio matched the generosity and topped up its donation to $6,000 for a total of $10,732.45, which was presented to the Salvation Army and Regina Food Bank.
Residents are encouraged to use these tips to keep the holidays merry:
As old man winter has arrived, outdoor rinks have been flooded and a number of them are ready for use.
Environment Canada has issued an Extreme Cold Warning that covers the Regina area. Environment Canada says temperatures could drop to -30C, or colder. With the wind chill, it could feel like -40C.
Drivers should consider alternate routes on Sunday, December 18 as crews will be repairing a water main break on 11th Avenue between McIntyre Street and Smith Street.
The City of Regina is improving parking availability by adding 19 new metered stalls that will be available during non-peak traffic hours.
Residents are encouraged to reduce waste and recycle the right stuff this holiday season. Regular wrapping paper can be recycled, but shiny metallic gift wrap needs to be sorted at home and not placed in the blue cart.
The City of Regina is reminding residents to renew annual licences for 2017 and be aware of other changes taking effect January 1.
Drivers will notice contractor crews completing sewer relining work along 7th Avenue over the next two months. Work will be completed in block-by-block phases and could be cancelled at any time due to frigid temperatures.