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CPR's first station in Regina

CPR's first station in Regina was similar to stations at other major prairie points along the line; however, as the seat of government of the North-West Territories – now Saskatchewan and Alberta, an extra-long freight shed was built.

Source: Exporail/CP Collection: NS16443 | Download a hi-res version of this photo here

CP 150 Train schedule​ & location

Wednesday, August 2 | 5:00-8:00pm - show starts at 6:00 pm
across from the old Mosaic Stadium,
2905 N Railway Street

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Entertainment

You'll be treated to a truly Canadian performances of Dallas Arcand, champion Aboriginal hoop dancer, Juno award-winning country music singer Dean Brody, country singer Kelly Prescott and our house band, the Rail Road Ramblers.

Canadian country music superstar Dean Brody

Dean Brody“I am so excited to be celebrating Canada's 150th by train this summer, playing towns along the way, experiencing some of the more rugged and rare routes across our country,” said Brody, 13-time Canadian Country Music Award winner and two-time Juno Award winner, most recently for 2016 Country Album of the Year.

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For more information about Dean Brody:

www.deanbrody.com
https://www.facebook.com/deanbrody
https://twitter.com/deanbrody
https://www.instagram.com/deanbrody/

World champion hoop dancer Dallas Arcand

Denis Arcand Aboriginal entertainer and world champion hoop dancer Dallas Arcand will open the stage show with his world-renowned athleticism and grace, sharing the symbolism of the hoop dance and its significance in aboriginal communities.

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For more information about Dallas Arcand:

www.dallasarcand.ca
https://twitter.com/DallasArcand1
https://www.instagram.com/dallasarcand1/
https://www.facebook.com/dallasarcandhoops/

Facts about CP in Regina

  • The City of Regina exists today because the CPR decided to take a southern route across the prairies
  • On August 19th, 1882, a CPR gang established a tracklaying record of 21,490' (6.5 kilometres) just east of Regina
  • On August 12th, 1882 Princess Louise, wife of Lord Lorne, Canada's governor general who gave royal assent to CPR's charter of incorporation, gave the name Regina – Latin for Queen –  in honour of Queen Victoria to the future capital city
  • Today, CP employs approximately 600 people in Regina
  • In 2018, CP will bring the world's best golfers to the Queen City for the LPGA Canadian Women's Championship, the CP Women's Open

Regina Women's Hostel

In the early 1920s a group of women immigrating to Canada pose on the steps of the Regina Women's Hostel. The CPR pamphlet,  "Openings for British Women in Canada"  available through the company's head office in London, described a wide range of employment opportunities available and the conditions women could expect to encounter.

Source: Exporail/CP Collection: NS.22147 | Download a hi-res version of this photo here

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