The Saskatchewan Legislative Building
The public is welcome to visit the Saskatchewan Legislative Building in Regina. Free, guided tours of the historic building are available daily. The public galleries are open Monday to Thursday during session to give visitors a chance to watch Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) debate issues and legislation that impacts the people of Saskatchewan.
1. Visitor Security
Visitor Security Measures
To ensure the safety and security of everyone at the Legislative Building, all visitors must go through a security screening process.
Upon arrival, all visitors will be directed to the screening area. Please remember to bring a valid piece of photo ID (i.e., driver's licence, passport, etc.) that can be used to confirm your identity.
At a minimum, visitors must wear casual clothing and footwear. Clothing with profanity or implied profanity is not allowed inside the Legislative Building.
During guided tours, members of the public are permitted to bring small bags/backpacks and liquids that are in closed containers, such as a water bottle or travel mug, into the Legislative Building.
Video recording in the building is not permitted.
Participating in any form of protest or demonstration inside the Legislative Building is prohibited. No signs, placards, sound systems/megaphones or other items associated with a protest are allowed inside the building.
2. Visiting the Public Galleries
The public is welcome to observe the Legislative Assembly’s proceedings during session. Visit the parliamentary calendar to ensure the Assembly is in session during your visit.
When inside the public galleries, visitors must adhere to the following rules:
- All cell phones must be turned off.
- The use of electronic/recording devices and radios is not permitted.
- Visitors must remain seated in the galleries, except for the opening of each day’s sitting and the arrival and departure of the Lieutenant Governor.
- Speaking loudly or applauding is not allowed.
- Head coverings, unless worn for religious or cultural reasons, are not allowed.
- Food and/or drink are not permitted.
Any person not adhering to the rules of the Legislature may be removed from the grounds.
3. Guided Tours
Guided tours of the Saskatchewan Legislative Building are provided year-round showcasing the building’s history, function and architecture. Group tours and school visits are available by request.
For further information please visit the Legislative Assembly Visitors webpage.
4. Protests and Demonstrations
The Legislative District Security Unit is responsible for ensuring the safety and security of everyone at the Saskatchewan Legislative Building. Its members respect the rights of Canadians to demonstrate and gather.
While it is within your right to assemble, all gatherings must remain lawful. Protests and demonstrations are permitted on the grounds of the Legislature. However, unauthorized occupancy of the Legislative Building is not permitted.
Protesters and demonstrators are reminded that they can:
- picket on sidewalks;
- hold placards that are not vulgar in nature;
- hand out pamphlets;
- sing and/or chant; and
- set up and use a sound system as long as a permit has been granted.
- interfere with persons entering or leaving the Legislative Building;
- harass or intimidate persons;
- cause a disturbance; or
Any protester or demonstrator who does not adhere to the rules of the Legislative Building may be removed from the grounds or arrested, if required.