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Regina is the capital and second largest city in Saskatchewan, after Saskatoon, with a total population of 215,106 and a metro population of 236,481. Regina city was established in 1882 and has a total land area 179.97 square kilometer and its metropolitan area has a land area of 4,324.39 square kilometers. Thus, the city has a population density of 1,195.2 per square kilometers and a metropolitan area population density of 54.7 per square kilometers. This makes the metropolitan area the 18th most populated metropolitan area in Canada.

It is also a commercial and cultural center in southern Saskatchewan. Previously, Regina was the seat of the North-West Territories until Saskatchewan became a province of its own. The name “Regina” is the Latin word for “Queen”. The city was so named in honor of Queen Victoria in 1882 – it was formerly known as Wascana which is a Cree word for “Buffalo Bones”.

The major drivers of Regina’s economy include oil and natural gas, bentonite, potash, kaolin and sodium sulphite. Regina is also notable for agriculture, and several industries, especially the automotive industry. The city has a remarkable cultural life in terms of music, dance and theatre, and so forth. Regina has Canada’s oldest continuously performing orchestra, the Regina Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra performs in the Saskatchewan Center of the Arts.

Regina is notable for several festivities. The city’s annual festivals include the Regina Folk Festival, the Regina Dragon Boat Festival, the Kiwanis Music Festival, Queen City Pride, the Craven County Jamboree, and many more.

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Best Walk-in Eye Clinics in Regina

According to Yelp, the best walk-in eye clinics in Regina are:

  • FYidoctors – 2223 Victoria Avenue E, Regina, SK S4N 6E4 – (306) 791-6899
  • Focus Eye Care Specialists – 4010 Dewdney Avenue, Regina, SK S4T 1A2 – (306) 546-5201
  • The Spectrum Eye Centre – 4401 Albert Street, Regina, SK S4S 6B6 – (306) 586-3937
  • Advance Eye Care Center – 3617B Pasqua Street, Regina, SK S4S 6W8 – (306) 586-7036
  • Urbanview Optometry – 338A University Park Drive, Regina, SK S4V 0Y8 – (306) 719-2020

Best Pharmacies in Regina

The following is a list of the lowest dispensing fees/ or best pharmacies in Regina:

  • The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy – 2550 12th Avenue, Regina, SK S4P 3X1
  • London Drugs – 2072 Prince of Wales Drive, Regina, SK S4V 3A6
  • Lorne Drugs – 2255 14 Avenue, Regina, SK S4P 0X9
  • Shoppers Drug Mart – 4130 Albert Street, Regina, SK S4S 3R8
  • Shoppers Drug Mart – 303 Albert Street N, Regina, SK S4R 3C3

Best Dental Clinics in Regina

The following is a list of the best dental clinics in Regina area:

  • Kim Neudorf, DMD – 3291 E Quance Street Regina, SK S4V 3B7
  • Paul Rondeau – 2550 15th Avenue Regina, SK S4P 1A5
  • Fourth Avenue Dental – 1005 Albert Street Regina, SK S4R 2P9
  • Manasa Chandramohan, DDS – 2010 11th Ave, Regina, SK S4P 0J3, Canada
  • Enhance Dental Centre – 1858 E Victoria Avenue Regina, SK S4N 7K3

Hospitals in Regina

There are 2 hospitals in Regina. The following are the hospitals in the city:

  • Regina General Hospital – 1440 14 Ave, Regina, SK S4P 0W5, Canada
  • Pasqua Hospital – 4101 Dewdney Ave, Regina, SK S4T 1A5, Canada

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Regina Health News

A recently opened community health center, the Gardens Community Health Center, is expected to provide seniors with a collaborative and multidisciplinary care approach. The Gardens Community Health Center, in conjunction with the Senior House Call Team Expansion, will receive $4.3 million in the 2018-2019 budget and afterward receive $3 million in support.

According to the Health Minister, Jim Reiter, the community health center will provide services to patients every day of the week, will operate on extended hours and will provide services during weekends. The services will offer care closer to home, minimize visits to emergency departments and serve patients with complex health issues in a better way. The team will offer a more comprehensive service to seniors than a traditional physician clinic.

Doctors Winston Lok and Hettie Bouwer will lead a team of healthcare providers consisting of paramedics, nurses, physicians, therapists, a nutritionist, and a pharmacist. Furthermore, Saskatchewan provincial government will be investing $19.2 million in federal funding under the Canada-Saskatchewan Home and Community Care and Mental Health and Addiction Funding Services Funding Agreement to ensure improvement via the Connected Care Strategy.

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