Regina Lewvan Constituent Knowledge
Every ten years, the Federal Electoral Boundaries are examined and redistributed based on a Census that has been completed. Elections Canada redistributes the riding boundaries according to the population movement and growth. Through these new boundaries, Regina-Lewvan was created. This riding is made up of the parts of the former Palliser and Regina-Lumsden-Lake Centre. The rural historical part of Regina Lewvan has been redistributed to Moose Jaw – Lake Centre-Lanigan and the urban section of the riding remained. The original name of the riding, Palliser, was after John Palliser, a geographer and western explorer. Regina Lewvan riding is the most populated riding in Regina and includes the RCMP Training Depot. According to Stats Canada the population of Regina- Lewvan constituency is 92,426 (Statistics Canada, 2016). This relatively new riding has been created as need to serve the growth and diversity of Saskatchewan. Within the constituency; there are plenty of recreational sites, parks and locally owned Regina businesses to connect with and engage in the community.
Education is vital, and for those with young families often the main reason for settling in and building within the community. There are 3 high schools; Winston Knoll, Martin Collegiate and Sheldon – Collegiate. There are number of elementary schools in the Riding of Regina-Lewvan. These schools included those that provide French Immersion. The following schools are located within the riding: Ecole St. Pius, Lakeview Elementary, Argyle Elementary, Albert Community, Ecole Harbour Landing, Ecole Connaught, W.F. Ready, Wilfred Walker, Holy Rosary, St. Gregory, St. Theresa, Ethel Milliken, Dr. A.E Perry, St. Francis Community, St. Jerome, Dr. L.M. Hanna, St. Angela Merici Elementary, Plainsview School, St. Nicholas School, Elsie Mironuck, R.M Buck, St. Josaphat, St. Joan of Arc, Walker, McLurg, Deshaye Catholic School, St. Kateri Tekakwitha School, St. Bernadette, St. Maryand Rosemount – Mount Royal.
There are also a number of independent schools located in Regina-Lewvan. These include, Curtis Home Christian School, Megaw’s Montessori School of Regina Academy and Luther College High School.
Regina-Lewvan is also home to many nurseries and day cares. These include: Prairie Sky School, Mes Amis School, Gingerbread Nursery, Turtle – Park Cooperative Child.
Need to do research, look up information? Our constituency boasts the George Bothwell Library, Connaught Public Library and Albert Park Public Library. These locations have been long offering service in relations to research and general borrowing of books for the everyday bookworm. What you may not be aware of is that they make great location for meeting. You can book the rooms online – https://www.reginalibrary.ca/locations/george-bothwell.
Another recreational site to utilize and be a part of community of Regina-Lewvan is through the leisure Centres. In this riding we have the Northwest Leisure Centre and Southwest Leisure Neighbourhood Centre. Be sure to check them out through the City of Regina website for public swim and skate times https://www.regina.ca/parks-recreation-culture/recreation-facilities/. During our winters, we have the outdoor hockey ice rinks that are so greatly taken care of by the city. All the times and locations for the public facilities and much more are all located on the City of Regina website; https://www.regina.ca/parks-recreation-culture/community/neighbourhood-centres/index.html. There are activities for all ages and people in various stages of life. These activities and events help keep you healthy physical and mentally; whether you wish to stay indoors and be active our enjoy the outdoors.
There are several parks in Regina-Lewvan. These include, Kiwanis Waterfall Park, Les Sherman Park, Kinsmen Park in the south part of Regina Lewvan to A.E. Wilson Park , Rick Hansen Optimist Park and Rosemont Park in the north park of the constituency. A number of these parks include an outdoor spray pad. We have highlighted a few, but be sure to check out what more our city has to offer: https://www.regina.ca/parks-recreation-culture/parks/parks-playgrounds-picnic-sites/. Our summers are beautiful and being outside in nature is a great way we hope you can connect within the community.