Community Programs

Regina's Sikh Parade 'A Dream come True' for Growing Community!

Regina's Sikh Parade 'A Dream come True' for Growing Community!

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When Seema Grewal moved to Regina from India in 1978, there were “a handful” of Sikh families in the city. 9 May 2016  by Ashley Martin  Leader-Post Musicians on a raised platform lead hymns (nagar keertan) and accompany the Guru Granth Sahib (Holy Book) during Regina’s first Vaisakhi parade...


Mock Interview Practise Sessions!  Offered by RODS Employment Services!

Mock Interview Practise Sessions! Offered by RODS Employment Services!

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Program Overview:Practice makes perfect, especially when it comes to job interviews. The mock interview practice sessions will give you the chance to practice your job interview skills, one on one, with an experienced employment services instructor or counselor.     Program...


 Bird Day! Field Trip to a Park!  Learn about Saskatchewan Birds! FREE!

Bird Day! Field Trip to a Park! Learn about Saskatchewan Birds! FREE!

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In collaboration with Nature Saskatchewan, RODS Welcoming Community for Newcomers Program is presenting a 'Bird Day' event for newcomer families and youth (8 years and up)!   Participants will learn about different kinds of Saskatchewan birds and participate in various activities. To be held...


Newcomer Busary Applications! Deadline Approaching Soon! Contact RODS!

Newcomer Busary Applications! Deadline Approaching Soon! Contact RODS!

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Newcomer Bursaries are cash awards that are to assist students with meeting the costs of post - secondary (i.e. university or vocational) training.  Up to SIX awards of $2,000 each are available in 2016.    Individuals are eligible to apply for a bursary if they meet ALL of the...


How to Prepare In the Event of an Emergency

How to Prepare In the Event of an Emergency

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4 May 2016 by Craig Baird Leader-Post   If the worst happens, how prepared are you?  Flooding, severe storms, and wildfires can strike with little to no warning, cutting utilities for hours or days or resulting in an evacuation. Unfortunately, most Canadians are not prepared for such a...


FREE!  Hearing Screenings for Children! At the Library!

FREE! Hearing Screenings for Children! At the Library!

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May is Speech and Hearing Month!  Hearing is an important component of early literacy!    Dr. Debbie Davis and the audiologists at Eastside Audiology will provide free hearing screenings for anyone under 18, including newborns.  Wednesday, May 11    5:30-8:00 pmGlen Elm Branch 1601 Dewdney...


Refresh Your Wardrobe!  Dress For Success Inventory Sale!

Refresh Your Wardrobe! Dress For Success Inventory Sale!

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DRESS FOR SUCCESS REGINA SPRING INVENTORY SALE Refresh your wardrobe - attend our annual Spring Sale! Sale item prices range from $2-$15! When: May 7, 2016  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Where: Dress for Success Regina (3025-13th Ave - Please use Cameron St. entrance) Items for sale include...


Community Gardens!  Information!

Community Gardens! Information!

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Want to join a Community Garden this summer? Find out where community and school gardens are located in Regina and how to join using this interactive map and table! Click on the interactive community and school garden map to see where public gardens are located in Regina (must be in a...


City System Will Alert Residents To Emergencies!

City System Will Alert Residents To Emergencies!

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The City of Regina has launched a mass notification system to alert residents during emergencies.   May 2016 by Natascia Lypny Leader-Post    “I can’t stress enough how important this system is for our community,” said Fire Chief Ernie Polsom. The system, called Notifynow, will send out...


Breast Milk Donors Sought for RQHR Neonatal ICU Depot

Breast Milk Donors Sought for RQHR Neonatal ICU Depot

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Breast milk donors are being sought for the milk depot at the Regina General Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). “Breast milk is of particular importance to help babies in our NICU gain health and strength, but some mothers cannot provide their own for a variety of reasons, such...