News and Events at the Provincial Archives

COVID-19 Precautions for In-Person Reference Services
Effective September 17, 2021

The Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan is open for in-person reference services at our Public Reading Room at 2440 Broad Street in Regina. Our public hours are Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Public Reading Room is closed from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. 

The health and safety of our patrons and staff is of the utmost importance to the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan. Here is a short summary of what we are doing to keep you safe while you are in our public spaces:

  • Masks are mandatory

  • Ongoing cleaning and disinfecting protocols

  • Hand washing for all patrons and staff is recommended

  • Physical distancing of 2 metres between equipment and research stations

  • Encouraging patrons to bring their own pencils and paper

  • Staff retrieval of items in the Public Reading Room, as well as items from our secure storage. We are asking patrons to refrain from retrieving items in order to limit the touching of surfaces. Staff will either have washed their hands or will wear gloves when retrieving items for you.

  • Protective shields at the Registration and Reference Desks

Researchers are also welcome to use our online contact form or enquire with us by phone at 306-787-4068.

Clients wishing to explore the many resources in our Permanent Collection may browse or search our online catalogue at

Please continue to visit our News and Events webpage for updates to services.

Retirement Wishes

The Staff and the Board of Directors of the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan wish
a happy and healthy retirement to outgoing Provincial Archivist Linda McIntyre.  
After 34 years of dedicated service, including the past 12 years as the provincial archivist,
Linda will wrap up her work at the Archives on August 31, 2021.

What's New at the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan?

Visit the Archives Gallery at 2440 Broad Street in Regina, featuring a summer-themed exhibit:  "Saskatchewan in Bloom: Horticulture on the Prairies."  You can also view a small exhibit marking the 50th anniversary of the 1971 Saskatchewan Homecoming tourism initiative, in the Galleria.  If you can't visit in person, please enjoy these and other exhibits virtually via our virtual exhibit gallery.

Visit our YouTube Channel to

  • take a virtual tour of our facility at 2440 Broad Street in Regina;
  • view digitized archival films;
  • watch interviews from  Heritage Saskatchewan’s “COVID-19 Culture” Living Heritage video project.



Archives Classroom for Young Historians

Looking for some educational activities to keep your school-aged children occupied?

Check out the many resources available on the Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan’s website in our Archives Classroom for Young Historians, where you'll be directed to:

  • Historical learning packages on Saskatchewan themes;
  • Virtual exhibits on a variety of topics; and
  • The online catalogue for our Permanent Collection, which includes thousands of images.

Normal School student practice teaching at Brownell School in Saskatoon, 1952. 
PAS Photo R-B2404