Learn more about innovations and ambitious projects the City of Regina has implemented over the last years, a great way to learn more from your peers and how they met unique challenges with success.

All tours will depart at the time posted. Please meet in the lobby of the Viterra International Trade Centre (VITC) at least 20 minutes before departure time

It is strongly recommended to wear closed-toe shoes for all the tours.

Thursday, June 2

Study tour 1 (revised) | Cowessess renewable energy site and cultural tour
Thursday, June 2 | 12:45-3:30 p.m. (revised)
Meet in Foyer of VITC at 12:30 p.m., departure at 12:45 p.m., return at 3:30 p.m.

Delegates are welcome to take a tour of the Cowessess First Nation renewable energy site. The tour will be split into two sections. In the first potion, tour participants will learn more about the 1 MW Wind, Solar and Battery storage facility, examine an operating turbine, and take a close look at lithium-ion battery solutions.  Then, in part two, tour participants will jump aboard a mobile tour of the active 10 MW Awasis Solar facility.  They’ll observe active construction across 120 acres of Cowessess reserve land including piling, racking, paneling, and electrical installation. 

Throughout the tour, participants will learn how the power generated on-site is sold back to the grid and how these profits are used to support unfunded areas.  Please note participants will be asked to sign a waiver prior to arriving on the site.

Capacity: 75
Meal: Lunch not provided


Study tour 2 | mâmawêyatitân centre
Thursday, June 2 | 12:45-3:30 p.m. (revised)
Meet in Foyer of VITC at 12:30 p.m., departure at 12:45 p.m., return at 3:30 p.m.

mâmawêyatitân centreOpened in 2017, the mâmawêyatitân centre is the first of its kind in Canada. The name (pronounced ma-ma-waya-ta-tan) is a Cree word meaning “let’s be all together.” This 45,000 sq ft facility in Regina’s North Central neighbourhood engages residents of all ages and life stages and provides life-long learning opportunities for the whole community. Tour participants will learn how the mâmawêyatitân centre fosters community pride and improves access to education, health, sport, recreation, culture, lifelong learning and social opportunities.

Capacity: 50
Meal: Lunch not provided


Study tour 3 | Behind the scenes at Mosaic Stadium
Thursday, June 2 | 12:45-3:30 p.m. (revised)
Meet in Foyer of VITC at 12:30 p.m., departure at 12:45 p.m., return at 3:30 p.m.

Mosaic StadiumHave you ever wondered what Mosaic Stadium looks like behind the scenes? Or just how big its Maxtron really is? Join us to experience a behind the scenes peak at some of the inner workings of Mosaic Stadium, home to the CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders. Your excursion begins at the Rider Store and follows the main concourse to the Maxtron, with highlights along the way. From there, it’s behind the scenes for more surprises.

Capacity: 80
Meal: Lunch not provided


Study tour 4 | Brandt Industries
Thursday, June 2 | 12:45-3:30 p.m. (revised)
Meet in Foyer of VITC at 12:30 p.m., departure at 12:45 p.m., return at 3:30 p.m.

Brandt has been designing and building innovative products for over 85 years—including one of the first grain augers available in Canada. Today, they are one of Canada’s largest privately owned companies and premier agricultural equipment manufacturers. Tour participants will get an inside look at one of Canada’s best-equipped manufacturing facilities—outfitted with the latest technologies and staffed by industry experts. North Regina Works is home to Western Canada’s largest fully automated smart factory and has a long list of capabilities, including precision plasma cutting, press breaks, and more.

Capacity: 80
Meal: Lunch not provided
Note: This tour is not wheelchair accessible


Study tour 5 | Regina’s waste management education room and landfill gas-to-energy facility
Thursday, June 2 | 12:45-3:30 p.m. (revised)
Meet in Foyer of VITC at 12:30 p.m., departure at 12:45 p.m., return at 3:30 p.m.

Landfill gas-to-energy facilityThe City of Regina’s waste management centre includes an 800 sq ft interactive space for both kids and adults to learn more about solid waste management and water systems. Delegates will also get to tour the city’s award-winning landfill gas-to-energy facility. Regina collects methane gas from its landfill to produce electricity that is fed back onto the electrical grid. This one-megawatt facility creates a greener community by reducing greenhouse gas emissions by approximately 26,000 tons.

Capacity: 60
Meal: Lunch not provided

Friday, June 3

Study tour 6 | Cowessess renewable energy site and cultural tour
Friday, June 3 | 10:45 a.m.-1 p.m. (revised)
Meet in the Foyer of VITC at 10:30 a.m., departure at 10:45 a.m., return at 1 p.m.

Delegates are welcome to take a tour of the Cowessess First Nation renewable energy site. The tour will be split into two sections. In the first potion, tour participants will learn more about the 1 MW Wind, Solar and Battery storage facility, examine an operating turbine, and take a close look at lithium-ion battery solutions.  Then, in part two, tour participants will jump aboard a mobile tour of the active 10 MW Awasis Solar facility.  They’ll observe active construction across 120 acres of Cowessess reserve land including piling, racking, paneling, and electrical installation. 

Throughout the tour, participants will learn how the power generated on-site is sold back to the grid and how these profits are used to support unfunded areas.  Please note participants will be asked to sign a waiver prior to arriving on the site.

Capacity: 75
Meal: Lunch offered on trade show floor upon return


Study tour 7 | Brandt Industries
Friday, June 3 | 10:45 a.m.-1 p.m. (revised)
Meet in the Foyer of VITC at 10:30 a.m., departure at 10:45 a.m., return to VITC at 1 p.m.

Brandt has been designing and building innovative products for over 85 years—including one of the first grain augers available in Canada. Today, they are one of Canada’s largest privately owned companies and premier agricultural equipment manufacturers. Tour participants will get an inside look at one of Canada’s best-equipped manufacturing facilities—outfitted with the latest technologies and staffed by industry experts. North Regina Works is home to Western Canada’s largest fully automated smart factory and has a long list of capabilities, including precision plasma cutting, press breaks, and more.

Capacity: 80
Meal: Lunch offered on trade show floor upon return
Note: This tour is not wheelchair accessible


Study tour 8 | City of Regina’s upgraded wastewater treatment plant
Friday, June 3 | 10:45 a.m.-1 p.m. (revised)
Meet in the Foyer of VITC at 10:30 a.m., departure at 10:45 a.m., return to VITC at 1 p.m.

Wastewater treatment plantJoin an informative tour of the City of Regina’s wastewater treatment plant. Upgraded in 2016 to significantly reduce the nutrients released into the Wascana Creek, Regina’s wastewater treatment plant is an excellent example of how to meet increased environmental regulations—while also accommodating the growing needs of an expanding population.

Capacity: 75
Meal: Lunch offered on trade show floor upon return


Study tour 9 | Regina’s waste management education room and landfill gas-to-energy facility
Friday, June 3 | 10:45 a.m.-1 p.m. (revised)
Meet in the Foyer of VITC at 10:30 a.m., departure at 10:45 a.m., return to VITC at 1 p.m.

Landfill gas-to-energy facilityThe City of Regina’s waste management centre includes an 800 sq ft interactive space for both kids and adults to learn more about solid waste management and water systems. Delegates will also get to tour the city’s award-winning landfill gas-to-energy facility. Regina collects methane gas from its landfill to produce electricity that is fed back onto the electrical grid. This one-megawatt facility creates a greener community by reducing greenhouse gas emissions by approximately 26,000 tons.

Capacity: 60
Meal: Lunch offered on trade show floor upon return


Study tour 10 | Conexus Cultivator: a place for innovators
Friday, June 3 | 10:45 a.m.-1 p.m. (revised)
Meet in the Foyer of VITC at 10:30 a.m., departure at 10:45 a.m., return to VITC at 1 p.m.

Join this tour to learn more about the Conexus Cultivator. Powered by Conexus, Canada’s first credit-union led incubator helps founders launch, grow, scale, and innovate high-growth tech companies in Saskatchewan. It strives to support local founders and provide access to world-class incubator and accelerator programming, as well as space and resources. Discover more and learn how you can support innovation created in your own community.

Capacity: 50
Meal: Lunch offered on trade show floor upon return


Study tour 11 | mâmawêyatitân centre
Friday, June 3 | 3:15-5:15 p.m.
Meet in the Foyer of VITC at 3 p.m., departure at 3:15 p.m., return at 5:15 p.m.

mâmawêyatitân centreOpened in 2017, the mâmawêyatitân centre is the first of its kind in Canada. The name (pronounced ma-ma-waya-ta-tan) is a Cree word meaning “let’s be all together.” This 45,000 sq ft facility in Regina’s North Central neighbourhood engages residents of all ages and life stages and provides life-long learning opportunities for the whole community. Tour participants will learn how the mâmawêyatitân centre fosters community pride and improves access to education, health, sport, recreation, culture, lifelong learning and social opportunities.

Capacity: 50


Study tour 12 | Behind the scenes at Mosaic Stadium
Friday, June 3 | 3:15-5:15 p.m.
Meet in the Foyer of VITC at 3 p.m., departure at 3:15 p.m., return at 5:15 p.m.

Mosaic StadiumHave you ever wondered what Mosaic Stadium looks like behind the scenes? Or just how big its Maxtron really is? Join us to experience a behind the scenes peak at some of the inner workings of Mosaic Stadium, home to the CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders. Your excursion begins at the Rider Store and follows the main concourse to the Maxtron, with highlights along the way. From there, it’s behind the scenes for more surprises.

Capacity: 80


Study tour 13 | City of Regina’s upgraded wastewater treatment plant
Friday, June 3 | 3:15-5:15 p.m.
Meet in the Foyer of VITC at 3 p.m., departure at 3:15 p.m., return at 5:15 p.m.

Wastewater treatment plantJoin an informative tour of the City of Regina’s wastewater treatment plant. Upgraded in 2016 to significantly reduce the nutrients released into the Wascana Creek, Regina’s wastewater treatment plant is an excellent example of how to meet increased environmental regulations—while also accommodating the growing needs of an expanding population.

Capacity: 75


Study tour 14 | New transit maintenance facility, materials yard and asphalt plant
Friday, June 3 | 3:15-5:15 p.m.
Meet in the Foyer of VITC at 3 p.m., departure at 3:15 p.m., return at 5:15 p.m.

Materials Yard Transit FacilityTour the City of Regina’s operation that supplies a vital range of construction materials, as well as asphalt used for its capital paving operation. Delegates will also visit the city’s new transit maintenance facility. Built in 2020, this impressive facility consists of 18 mechanical repair bays for both 40- and 60-foot buses. Explore how this modern facility makes repair time more efficient and effective. 
Materials Yard Safety OrientationPDF Document.

Capacity: 70


Study tour 15 | Conexus Cultivator: a place for innovators
Friday, June 3 | 3:15-5:15 p.m.
Meet in the Foyer of VITC at 3 p.m., departure at 3:15 p.m., return at 5:15 p.m.

Join this tour to learn more about the Conexus Cultivator. Powered by Conexus, Canada’s first credit-union led incubator helps founders launch, grow, scale, and innovate high-growth tech companies in Saskatchewan. It strives to support local founders and provide access to world-class incubator and accelerator programming, as well as space and resources. Discover more and learn how you can support innovation created in your own community.

Capacity: 50

Saturday, June 4

Study tour 16 | mâmawêyatitân centre
Saturday, June 4 | 10:45 a.m.-1 p.m. (revised)
Meet in the Foyer of VITC at 10:30 a.m., departure at 10:45 a.m., return at 1 p.m.

mâmawêyatitân centreOpened in 2017, the mâmawêyatitân centre is the first of its kind in Canada. The name (pronounced ma-ma-waya-ta-tan) is a Cree word meaning “let’s be all together.” This 45,000 sq ft facility in Regina’s North Central neighbourhood engages residents of all ages and life stages and provides life-long learning opportunities for the whole community. Tour participants will learn how the mâmawêyatitân centre fosters community pride and improves access to education, health, sport, recreation, culture, lifelong learning and social opportunities.

Capacity: 50
Meal: Lunch offered on trade show floor upon return


Study tour 17 | City of Regina’s upgraded wastewater treatment plant
Saturday, June 4 | 10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Cancelled


Study tour 18 | New transit maintenance facility, materials yard and asphalt plant
Saturday, June 4 | 10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Cancelled


Study tour 19 | Conexus Cultivator: a place for innovators
Saturday, June 4 | 10:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Cancelled


Study tour 20 | Cowessess renewable energy site and cultural tour
Saturday, June 4 | 3:45-5:45 p.m.
Cancelled


Study tour 21 | Behind the scenes at Mosaic Stadium
Saturday, June 4 | 3:45-5:45 p.m.
Meet in the Foyer of VITC at 3:30 p.m., departure at 3:45 p.m., return at 5:45 p.m.

Mosaic StadiumHave you ever wondered what Mosaic Stadium looks like behind the scenes? Or just how big its Maxtron really is? Join us to experience a behind the scenes peak at some of the inner workings of Mosaic Stadium, home to the CFL’s Saskatchewan Roughriders. Your excursion begins at the Rider Store and follows the main concourse to the Maxtron, with highlights along the way. From there, it’s behind the scenes for more surprises.

Capacity: 80


Study tour 22 | Regina’s waste management education room and landfill gas-to-energy facility
Saturday, June 4 | 3:15-5:15 p.m.
Meet in the Foyer of VITC at 3:30 p.m., departure at 3:45 p.m., return at 5:45 p.m.

Landfill gas-to-energy facilityThe City of Regina’s waste management centre includes an 800 sq ft interactive space for both kids and adults to learn more about solid waste management and water systems. Delegates will also get to tour the city’s award-winning landfill gas-to-energy facility. Regina collects methane gas from its landfill to produce electricity that is fed back onto the electrical grid. This one-megawatt facility creates a greener community by reducing greenhouse gas emissions by approximately 26,000 tons.

Capacity: 60


Study tour 23 | New transit maintenance facility, materials yard and asphalt plant
Saturday, June 4 | 3:15-5:15 p.m.
Cancelled

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