Another round of layoffs could spell the end of BlackBerry.
"We're very close to the end," said tech expert Kris Abel.
"At the beginning of the year (BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins) … indicated by November we will know if the company will live or be gone."
On Friday the company announced it was cutting 4,500 jobs.
The news hit the Toronto Stock Exchange, with the BB stock closing down 16 per cent to $9.08. The lowest it fell throughout the day was 24 per cent to $8.08.
Apple lovers in Regina are, for the most part, out of luck when it comes to the new iPhone 5S.
There will be a lot more development around the new Cabela’s before the year is up with nine new stores coming to Regina’s Grasslands Shopping Centre and set to open by next spring.
Regina’s Harvard Developments previously announced a new London Drugs outlet and the first Bed, Bath and Beyond store for Regina.
You can also expect to see prominent U.S. discount clothing chain Marshalls which is a sister to Winners and Home Sense.
A complicated and expensive proposal for a new waste water treatment plant has been mired in politicking for much of this year, leaving many people unsure of what is at stake in next week's referendum vote.
High end house listings in Regina just cracked the $4 million mark on an asking price for a 6,083 square foot six bedroom house in Wascana Court.
Rob Nesbett at Remax Crown Real Estate says just a few months ago the top listing in Regina on the MLS website was $2.75 million but not anymore. He can name two other listings in the same east-end area for $3.5 million and $2.5 million respectively.
“We’re catching up to other major cities in Canada,” Nesbett said. “The realization is that there are many homes in Regina that are this value and more.”
The first of two debates this week on the public-private partnership (P3) funding model for Regina’s sewage treatment plant drew a strong crowd but failed to provide much clarity for those in attendance.
Lynn Laird has said goodbye to her home in North Central and hello to her new condo in Rosemont Court, one of the latest in Saskatchewan to get a leg-up on the housing market thanks to one of the province's newest housing programs.
“It was very long, very stressful for me,” said Laird. “It just seemed like I took two steps forward and I was three back.”
It can't be what Janice St. Denis was expecting. The Regina woman was taking in her bottles at the Rochdale SARCAN as usual when she was greeted by balloons, confetti, and jubilant employees wielding noisemakers.
It turns out that St. Denis dropped off container number 6 billion for the SARCAN.
St. Denis went home with her deposit refund, a new iPad, and a starring role in SARCAN's latest commercial.
It's not the end of Regina's housing boom but the Conference Board of Canada does predict that the city's housing starts will be going down over the next few years.
"This doesn't mean the market is going to collapse or anything," explained economist and author of the report Jane McIntyre. "It's just that the starts were so high over the last year, and will continue to be high this year, that we will see some pull-back in the market."
It was a brand new, state-of-the-art when it was introduced six years ago but now a free wireless internet service is being shut down.
SaskTel has announced that the "Saskatchewan! Connected" intiative is being terminated across the province.