Need to Know: Remembrance Day Ceremonies, Street Sweeping, Covid

NEED-TO-KNOW-POLOPOLY

Regina will only have one Remembrance Day Ceremony this year as the one at the Brandt Centre is being cancelled due to Covid-19.

The ceremony at the Cenotaph in Victoria Park will continue with 150 in attendance following health guidelines.

Access Communications will do a live broadcast from the Cenotaph live. 

 

Fall Sweep Begins in Select Neighbourhoods

 Residents living in the Crescents, Cathedral, Lakeview and General Hospital areas are encouraged to watch for signs and visit Regina.ca/sweep to know when their streets will be swept. Parking off-street and sharing driveways with neighbours allows the sweeper to access curbs, parking lanes and catch basins to pick up leaves and reduce neighbourhood drainage issues. 

Starting today, City crews will begin the fall sweep program in the identified neighbourhoods between 4 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, and is expected to be complete by November 4, weather dependent.

 

Last Household Hazardous Waste Day of 2020

The last FREE Household Hazardous Waste Day event of 2020 is happening this weekend. Residents can drop off their chemicals, fertilizers, aerosols, batteries, light bulbs, propane tanks and more at the City’s Public Works Yard, 2400 6th Avenue.

Dates and times:

•           Friday, October 23 – 4 – 7 p.m. (NEW)

•           Saturday, October 24 – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Know before you go:

•           Do not attend the event if you are sick.

•           Residents must remain in their vehicle at all times.

•           Put hazardous waste in the box of your truck or trunks, not in the backseat, to allow staff to maintain physical distancing when unloading.

•           Bring fuel and oil in containers that may be left behind for recycling/disposal.

•           Material should be safely sealed in clearly marked containers. 

•           Containers will not be returned once handled by event staff.

•           Garbage, recyclables and electronics are not accepted. To avoid cross-contamination and interactions with staff, please do not bring these materials.

•           Tires will not be accepted at the event.

 

The Saskatchewan Health Authority is notifying the public of potential exposure to COVID-19 at the following businesses where a person or persons attended while likely infectious:

Regina

  • October 15
    • Brewed Awakening, 3115 Woodhams Drive, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
  • October 17
    • Smitty's Normanview, 368 McCarthy Boulevard (Normanview Mall), 10 to 11 a.m.
  • October 19
    • Shoppers Drug Mart, 2202 Broad Street, 10:45 to 11:15 a.m.

 

 

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