City Profile

Regina is the capital city of the province of Saskatchewan, Canada
Population: 237,000

  • Service centre for agriculture, oil, and mining sectors
  • Working age and skilled labour force
  • Continuously growing population and local economy

Key Advantages

  • Low cost of living and high incomes
  • Short commute times from suburbs to downtown
  • Full range of post-secondary education and training at the University of Regina and Saskatchewan Polytechnic
  • Capital city, seat of government means a stable economy
  • Key inland port-Global Transportation Hub
  • Centre for First Nations education, culture, and busines

Sector Strengths

  • Machinery Manufacturing

    Regina is home to several large heavy machinery and farm machinery manufacturing companies with well-developed supply chains and a heritage of exporting products to foreign markets in the U.S. and Europe. They have highly skilled workers and provide custom design and build capacity for a variety of markets.
  • Metal Fabrication

    Metal fabricators are an important supplier to machinery manufacturers and a direct input to the oil & gas and mining sectors in Saskatchewan. A strong core of companies provide fabrication and assembly capacity.
  • Transportation and Logistics

    Regina is located on the TransCanada Highway and the main lines of CP and CN Rail, with connections to the U.S. Midwest and Canada’s Pacific Coast ports. It is home to the Global Transportation Hub, a 1,700 acre multi-modal terminal with significant warehouse assets.
  • Food and Ingredients

    Regina is the home of one of the largest suppliers of value-added pulses, staple foods and food ingredients in the world. Lentils, peas, beans and chickpeas are sourced from the best pulse growing regions in Canada, and shipped to over 100 countries around the globe. It is a key service centre to Saskatchewan’s $3.9 Billion agriculture sector.
  • Events, Conventions, Trade Shows

    Regina hosts two international agricultural shows, the Canada Farm Progress Show and Canadian Western Agribition each year. The city is currently building a new 33,000 seat football stadium at a cost of $280 million, at Evraz Place which is also home of the 7,000 seat hockey arena, 1.2 million square feet of indoor space, and close to 42 acres of usable outdoor tradeshow space.

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