Regina International Airport is an international airport located in Regina, Canada, located 2 nautical miles south-west and 7 km west south-west of the city centre. It is run by the Regina Airport Authority, it was, in 2010, the second busiest Nav Canada airport in Saskatchewan. The airport is classified as an airport of entry by Nav Canada and is staffed by the Canada Border Services Agency. CBSA officers at this airport can handle aircraft with no more than 120 passengers. However, they can handle up to 250; the first site in Regina used for flying was the infield at Regina Exhibition Park's horse race track, where visiting barnstormer "Lucky Bob" St. Pierre flew a Curtiss Model D biplane in August, 1911. A few other barnstormers, notably aviator Katherine Stinson of the famous aviation family, appeared in Regina and other prairie cities in the years thereafter, but there was no other aviation activity in Western Canada during the First World War. After the First World War, Reginan Roland Groome returned from military service as a flying instructor in Southern Ontario and, with partners, set up a company called the "Aerial Service Co."
Its primitive airfield was located near what is the current intersection of Hill Avenue and Cameron Street in the city's southern Lakeview district. In May 1920, federal government regulators assigned this field the designation of Canada's first licensed "air harbour". Groome received Canadian commercial pilot's licence No. 1 and mechanic Robert McCombie was given air engineer's licence No. 1. The airport site was developed from 1928-30. A terminal building was built in 1940. Scheduled airline service was provided by Moose Jaw-based Prairie Airways and Trans-Canada Air Lines. From the beginning of the war the Regina Flying Club was involved in the contract training for the Royal Canadian Air Force; the majority of this training was conducted out of the Regina Municipal Airport. The implementation of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan in the early 1940s resulted in the formation of No. 15 Elementary Flying Training School and RCAF Station Regina at the Airport on 11 November 1940. The School was managed by the Regina Flying Club and was in operation at the site until it was closed on the 11 Aug 1944.
From 1-30 November 1945 the former 15 EFTS facilities at the airport were used as a release center for Airmen leaving the service. In 1942 the airport was listed as RCAF & D of T Aerodrome - Regina, Saskachewan at 50°26′N 104°39′W with a variation of 17 degrees east and elevation of 1,885 ft. Three runways were listed as follows: A new terminal building was erected in 1960. Major renovations to this terminal building were conducted in 1983-86. A $24-million expansion started in January 2004, increasing its capacity to 1.2 million passengers per year. The first stage of the expansion included the expansion of the terminal and includes a larger post-security holding room, another passenger loading bridge, an expansion to the international arrivals area and more baggage carousels; the first phase was completed in August 2005. The second phase is now under way and includes further expansion for security services and for facilities for new tenants such as stores and eating establishments. In 2009, construction began on two new jetways, one between gates 5 and 6, to the right of the glass atrium, the other as an offshoot of gate 1.
This is to keep up with airport demand and to further increase passenger comfort and safety in winter months. On May 1, 1995, under the Canada-US Open Skies agreement, Northwest Airlines began service to Minneapolis–Saint Paul. United Express began non-stop service to Chicago O'Hare and Denver. In 1996 WestJet began Boeing 737-200 service. Air Canada, which began scheduled service to Regina in early 1939, ended mainline service into Regina and six other medium-sized Canadian cities in October 2005, turning over these routes to its subsidiary Air Canada Jazz and its fleet of Canadair Regional Jets. Mainline service to Toronto returned on November 2008 using the Embraer E-190 aircraft. In the summer of 2010, Air Canada Jazz introduced summer seasonal service between Regina and Ottawa using the CRJ-705 aircraft, as well late in 2013 WestJet Encore has started service to Calgary using the Dash 8 Q400 aircraft. Since Edmonton and Winnipeg have been added to WestJet's Encore network out of Regina. Starting in the 2014 summer season, WestJet has added two weekly flights to Las Vegas, one flight on Wednesday, the other being on Saturday.
In late 2014, United Airlines cancelled service to Chicago, on February 28, 2015 cancelled service to Denver. In May 2016, Delta Air Lines confirmed that service to Minneapolis would cease on July 31, 2016, ending the last year-round service from Regina to the United States. For a short period of time in 2016, ultra low-cost carrier NewLeaf operated flights to and from Kelowna before suspending the service on November 1, 2016. There were as of August 2018 service has not continued; as of 2019, the CEO of Regina Airport was in talks with multiple airlines for possible services back to the United States with a 1.55% increase in passengers in 2018. The last scheduled year-long flight to the United States was in 2016 with Delta Airlines flight to Minneapolis International Airport. Passenger services at YQR are under significant renovation. In late 2013 and early 2014, Regina Airport Authority undertook efforts to develop and execute a strategy to improve retail and beve
Mumble Bumble is a Canadian-Danish animated television series created by Christian Skjøtt and produced by Egmont Imagination, CINAR and Knowledge Kids. It follows the adventures of an imaginative blue hippopotamus named MumbleBumble, the title character, his best friends, Chic'o, the inquisitive chicken, Greens, the busy frog who never looks before he leaps. Recurring characters include Oink; the idea, designed to be both educational and entertaining for a preschool audience, was devised by an architect called Christian Skjøtt, creator of the show. In Canada, it was broadcast on Knowledge Kids. In Italia, it was broadcast on Rai 3. In Ireland, it was broadcast on Network 2. In South Africa, it was broadcast on e.tv. In Hong Kong, it was broadcast on ATV. Mumble Bumble on IMDb
Wesley Willis: The Daddy of Rock'n' Roll is a 2003 documentary film directed by Daniel Bitton about rock musician and artist Wesley Willis, who died four months after the film's release at age 40. Willis, challenged by a weight disorder as well as paranoid schizophrenia, is followed in his daily tasks and tribulations in autumn 2000, showing him writing his unique yet identical songs, playing a show, attending to daily chores, working on his ink paintings at Genesis. Shot in and around Willis' native Chicago area, the documentary shows footage of Willis' daily life with his songs serving as the soundtrack. Willis appears unkempt and mentally unstable, his songwriting technique is shown as he visits a local Kinko's dressed sloppily and barefoot, types expletives and repetitive bestiality references on a computer as lyrics and prints the document. His songs deal with subjects such as praise for celebrities that he had met or admired, reports on bands that he had seen, stories about violent confrontations with superheroes, expletive-packed rants at his mental demons.
Willis says music helps him silence the discouraging mental voices, but his fan following comes from people who find his songs humorous. Many of his compositions are similar, a fact, highlighted by scenes of him recording songs such as "I Whipped Superman's Ass", "I Whipped Spider-Man's Ass" and "I Whupped Batman's Ass", which are overlaid to highlight their similarities. Willis visits a zoo, overdubbed with one of his many songs about bestiality. Towards the end Willis is shown playing with the Wesley Willis Fiasco. Several of Willis' friends are interviewed, among them recording engineer Steve Albini, they reminisce over how they feel about him. They are all sympathetic about his plight and it is stated he would be dead if he had not cultivated such a network. One friend describes Willis' poor upbringing, touchingly, Willis' own despair at his condition: "I'm doomed. I can't find a girlfriend, I can't do a goddamned thing." Wesley Willis: The Daddy of Rock'n' Roll on IMDb Wesley Willis: The Daddy of Rock'n' Roll at AllMovie Review of Wesley Willis - The Daddy of Rock'n' Roll - Documentary
Moundville is a village in Vernon County, United States. The population was 124 at the 2010 census. Moundville was platted in 1869; the village was so named on account of a natural mound near the original town site. A post office called Mounds was established in 1870, the name was changed to Moundville in 1886. Moundville is located at 37°45′54″N 94°27′6″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.16 square miles, all land. As of the census of 2010, there were 124 people, 49 households, 35 families living in the village; the population density was 775.0 inhabitants per square mile. There were 57 housing units at an average density of 356.3 per square mile. The racial makeup of the village was 97.6% White, 0.8% from other races, 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.4% of the population. There were 49 households of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.1% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, 28.6% were non-families.
22.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.97. The median age in the village was 40 years. 24.2% of residents were under the age of 18. The gender makeup of the village was 54.0% male and 46.0% female. As of the census of 2000, there were 103 people, 49 households, 31 families living in the town; the population density was 620.6 people per square mile. There were 59 housing units at an average density of 355.5 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 1.94 % Native American. There were 49 households out of which 22.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.1% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 34.7% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.4% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.63.
In the town the population was spread out with 17.5% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, 22.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 123.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.5 males. The median income for a household in the town was $25,625, the median income for a family was $31,875. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $14,107 for females; the per capita income for the town was $14,051. There were no families and 2.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 7.1% of those over 64
The Quality of Life In Depression Scale is a disease specific patient-reported outcome which assesses the impact that depression has on a patient's quality of life. It is a 34 item self rated questionnaire which consists of dichotomous response questions, with the response being either True/Not True or Yes/No, it is scored binomially and high scores on the QLDS indicated a lower quality of life. The QLDS was funded by Lilly Industries, it was developed in the United Kingdom. The items in the QLDS were derived from statements made in qualitative interviews by 30 depressed or recovered patients. Further interviews were held with patients in order to assess whether the proposed scale had face and content validity. Since its development, the QLDS has been adapted and validated in 12 languages other than UK English, including Norwegian and Spanish; this has allowed the QLDS to be used in research and clinical studies worldwide. Studies utilizing the QLDS include investigations into venlafaxine and bupropion
A Grand Night for Swinging is an album by American jazz guitarist Mundell Lowe featuring tracks recorded in 1957 for the Riverside label. Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars stating "A Grand Night for Swinging will be a real treat for fans unfamiliar with Lowe's earlier work, a satisfying selection for fans of good jazz guitar". "It's a Grand Night for Swinging" - 4:22 "Blues Before Freud" - 7:18 "Easy to Love" - 7:19 "It Could Happen to You" - 2:53 "Love Me or Leave Me" - 3:35 "You Turned the Tables on Me" - 5:37 "Crazy Rhythm" - 6:52Recorded at Reeves Sound Studios in New York City on March 7 April 10, 1957 Mundell Lowe - guitar Billy Taylor - piano Les Grinage - bass Ed Thigpen - drums Gene Quill - alto saxophone