Residential neighbourhoods include precincts beyond the historic city centre are historically or socially noteworthy neighbourhoods – namely Lakeview and The Crescents both of which lie directly south of downtown.
Immediately to the north of the central business district is the old warehouse district, increasingly the focus of shopping, nightclubs and residential development; in the 1930s, the Regina Riot brought further attention and, in the midst of the 1930s drought and Great Depression, which hit the Canadian Prairies particularly hard with their economic focus on dry land grain farming.
A Saskatchewan woman who briefly dated Elizabeth Wettlaufer said she figured the woman was a bit off, but “I didn’t know she was that far off.”Sheila Andrews said she met the former Ontario nurse – who pleaded guilty Thursday to killing eight seniors in her care – through an online dating site in 2009.
READ MORE: Elizabeth Wettlaufer pleads guilty to all charges in killing of 8 seniors Andrews, 50, said they quickly found common ground because Wettlaufer, 49, worked closely with seniors and often discussed work, and at the time Andrews was caring for her elderly mother.“She was an awesome person to talk to online,” Andrews said.
Between 18, Battleford was the territorial capital of the North-West Territories (now Alberta, Saskatchewan, Nunavut, northern Quebec, northern Ontario and the Northwest Territories) and the NWMP fort (Fort Battleford) located there played an important role in the 1885 North-West Rebellion.