Regina is the capital city of Saskatchewan and the second largest city in the province. In 2013, MoneySense Magazine named Regina as the 6th best mid-sized city in Canada to live in. 2011 census statistics report that Regina’s population was 193,100. Regina has an area of 145.5km² and is in the Central Time Zone. This city experiences a dry continental climate with warm summers and very cold winters. Daytime average high temperature in the summer is 19°C and the average winter daytime high is -15°C.
Regina is a hotbed of activity and no matter what appeals to you; there is something in this bustling city for you. Should you enjoy the nightlife there are many night clubs, pubs and live music, lounges, casinos, billiards and sports bars. Casual and fine dining is always a short drive away as well as contemporary and international fare not to mention the usual fast food outlets. To help unwind after a stressful day there are several great spas to choose from. If shopping is on your list of things to enjoy then you’ll enjoy the vast array of boutiques, markets, shopping districts and shopping malls. There are plenty of attractions to check out including museums, art galleries, historical attractions and there is an Imax theatre. Regina is home of the Royal Canadian Mounties so there is the Heritage Centre to visit and if you can, be sure to see their colourful Sunset Retreat Ceremony. Be sure to check out one of the incredible golf courses Regina is home to. There isn’t a lot to offer in the way of sports activities but there are some to enjoy and of course you can see the Saskatchewan Roughriders live.