The student-led team is putting the finishing touches on their airlock design, which could theoretically be used to help humans adapt to the hostile Martian environment.
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Connor O’Donovan joined the Global Regina newsroom as a digital broadcast journalist in April 2019.
After finding a meeting point for his love of writing and photography in TV journalism, he enrolled in NAIT’s Television Broadcasting program in 2014.
Following stints with CityNews Edmonton and the CKUA Radio Network, Connor hauled all of his possessions across the Prairies to the Queen City. Since then, he’s been eager to find out what makes Regina and southern Saskatchewan tick while slowly being converted into a Riders fan.
When not on the clock, Connor enjoys hiking, biking, and general meandering in the great outdoors. He also loves travel, a highlight of doing so being his 2014 trip through Nepal to Everest base camp with two of his childhood friends.
He’s excited to hit the road again once the pandemic subsides, and is eyeing South America for his next big adventure.
While his CFL loyalties may be flexible, his sporting roots will, of course, remain attached to the Edmonton Oilers.
Carmichael Outreach is among the organizations seeking resources like tents, fencing, porta potties and heaters to set up a central location for the homeless in Regina to gather.
The City of Regina’s executive committee voted to deny a letter of intent to provide $100,000 in funding to look at the feasibility of a new baseball stadium.
The parties differ, unsurprisingly, on how Thanksgiving gatherings should be restricted as COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to surge in Saskatchewan.
If you lost your wallet card and you’re having trouble accessing your vaccination record online, you can obtain it through an SHA Public Health Office. It’ll cost you $20, though.
Regina city council voted Wednesday to draft a pilot project which would build a small noise attenuation wall in the city starting next year. The pilot still needs budget approval.
Maverick, a five-year-old Regina boy, was admitted to hospital Tuesday testing positive for COVID-19. Since then, he’s been on an IV and heart monitor.
The Liberal government made several promises to protect Canadian land and water in its 2021 platform. Advocates say such protection is badly needed in Saskatchewan.
Since 2003, a student vote program has put ballot boxes in elementary and high schools. This time around, students elected a Liberal minority, with the NDP finishing close behind.
Initial reaction from the community was supportive of the Thursday announcement that proof of COVID vaccination will soon be required at many Saskatchewan businesses.
Shelby Curtis says she was told THC, which she uses as a form of harm reduction to treat her substance use disorder, is not allowed in SWAP’s Raising Hope housing program.
In a council report written by the city manager’s office, administration says more time is needed to develop an operational plan before asking the public for proof of immunization.
While the new pandemic measures announced by the province Friday were welcomed by healthcare workers, calls quickly arose calling for more actions to slow down COVID-19 spread.
RSO music director Gordon Girard said reaction to the new policy has been generally positive, with patrons thanking the organization for ‘making them feel safe.’
The group makes up 17.3 per cent of all COVID-19 cases identified in the province last month. One person under the age of 12 is reported to have been in the ICU with the disease.