Community Programs

Recycling in Regina! Information, how-to, and coordination with the new garbage pick-up schedule

Recycling in Regina! Information, how-to, and coordination with the new garbage pick-up schedule

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

With Garbage Pickup schedules changing to every 2 weeks, recycling becomes even more important - and helpful - to Regina residents!  From November 20, 2017 to March 30, 2018, curbside garbage collection will be picked up every other week. This is a pilot to see how biweekly collection works...


Regina's Art Supply Exchange - find and exchange low-cost, second hand materials, media, and supplies for studios/classrooms

Regina's Art Supply Exchange - find and exchange low-cost, second hand materials, media, and supplies for studios/classrooms

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What is Regina's Art Supply Exchange?  Regina's Art Supply Exchange (RASE) is both a shop and blog for artists of all ages and practices (amateurs, students, professionals, educators, hobbyists) to find and exchange second hand materials, media, and supplies for their studios/classrooms at...


New Funding for Settlement Service Delivery Improvement Opens Nov 14! Check out the information from IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada).

New Funding for Settlement Service Delivery Improvement Opens Nov 14! Check out the information from IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada).

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

New Funding Opportunity from IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada)    Competition opens today - Tuesday, Nov 14/17.     Settlement service delivery improvement funding from IRCC! IRCC is looking to fund projects that will help us improve our settlement services and help us...


Free Programs for Parents and Children!  Early Years Family Centres drop in play spaces - 3 locations in Regina!

Free Programs for Parents and Children! Early Years Family Centres drop in play spaces - 3 locations in Regina!

Posted in Community Programs / Children / Families

The EYFC are free drop-in centres for children ages infant to 6, with their caregivers. We offer a play and learn space where caregivers can interact and play with their little ones. Early Years Family Centres have many different programs for parents and children to enjoy together.  Programs...


Water Footprint Calculator: Interactive tool to calculate how much water you and your family use - and ideas on how to conserve. Plus - teaching tools for educators.

Water Footprint Calculator: Interactive tool to calculate how much water you and your family use - and ideas on how to conserve. Plus - teaching tools for educators.

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

To raise awareness about how people in the United States use water throughout their day, GRACE Communications Foundation (GRACE) – a non-profit dedicated to creating a more sustainable food system – developed its Water Footprint Calculator. The free tool illustrates how everyday actions –...


Parents of Teens - Tip #5  from the 'Right By Your' Campaign, Partners for Mental Health

Parents of Teens - Tip #5 from the 'Right By Your' Campaign, Partners for Mental Health

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Families

The more you talk about the little things, the easier it is to talk about the big things. Be a positive role model. Teens often look to their parents or caregivers for information, guidance and support through observation. To promote mental health, teens need to see you express your...


Canada's Census Information  - 2016 - in an interactive tool by CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)

Canada's Census Information - 2016 - in an interactive tool by CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)

Are you interested in finding out how you compare with other Canadians - age, ethnic background, income, employment, etc?  CBC has an interactive tool with numerous areas of interest, showing Census information in a fun, interactive format! This site does NOT keep your information - it is...


NEWSTARS - Free program for Seniors at Regina Immigrant Women Centre

NEWSTARS - Free program for Seniors at Regina Immigrant Women Centre

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NEWSTARS -  Free Program for Newcomer Seniors - Men and Women (50+)     'Newcomer Seniors in Touch with Activities and Recreation through Supports' (NEWSTARS)    The program connects newcomer seniors to their community by encouraging cross-cultural interaction through recreational activities...


  Parental leave extension rules to come into effect by end of year

Parental leave extension rules to come into effect by end of year

Posted in Community Programs / Families

OTTAWA — New mothers and fathers who are poised to go on parental leave before the end of the year will be able to spread federal benefits over a longer period of more time starting next month.    Story by Jordan Press, The Canadian Press    Photo - Canadian family, The Canadian Press  ...


Regina got its first big snowfall of the winter, and SGI has some tips for drivers who need to get back into the groove of winter driving.

Regina got its first big snowfall of the winter, and SGI has some tips for drivers who need to get back into the groove of winter driving.

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Watch the video: How to drive in the winter   Regina Leader-Post  Published on: November 1, 2017     http://leaderpost.com/news/local-news/watch-how-to-drive-in-the-winter    We could all use a refresher…   Regina got its first big snowfall of the winter, and SGI has some tips for drivers...