The Queen City, Regina, is a great starting point for your getaway into the South East Region. Regina is home to many great attractions like the RCMP Heritage Centre, Wascana Centre and the Science Centre/IMAX Theatre, just to name a few. Click here to learn more about Regina.
The city of Weyburn is linked to two famous Canadians: noted author W.O. Mitchell and T.C. "Tommy" Douglas, former premier of Saskatchewan. Premier Douglas led the movement to provide public health insurance to the people of Saskatchewan, which is the reason he is often referred to as the "father of Medicare".
The South East is a major energy producing region, with rich deposits of oil and coal. Generating stations here supply most of the province’s electricity. The Estevan Energy Tour provides a 85 closer look at the area’s energy industry. The Saskatchewan Potash Interpretive Centre, in Esterhazy, tells the story of Saskatchewan’s potash industry through interactive displays and hands-on exhibits. Indian Head is a centre for agriculture and horticulture, with a research farm specializing in crops, seeds and soil.
The South East Region has a vibrant Aboriginal culture and heritage. Several of the province’s top summer powwows are hosted here by First Nations, including the Treaty Four Gathering in Fort Qu’Appelle and the White Bear Powwow near Carlyle. The peoples of White Bear, composed of Cree, Sioux, Saulteaux and Assiniboine bands, work together to offer a great vacation experience at Bear Claw Casino. Visitors enjoy the excitement of its lively casino, along with its popular restaurant, lounge and gift shop.