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Canadian Western Agribition in Regina - November 20 - 25, 2017 at Evraz Place

Canadian Western Agribition in Regina - November 20 - 25, 2017 at Evraz Place

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Are you interested in finding out more about agriculture in Saskatchewan?  A Regina opportunity!   Canadian Western Agribition, located in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, is the best beef show on the continent and the largest livestock show in Canada. The show is anchored by beef cattle...


Google Adds 21 New Languages to Voice Typing

Google Adds 21 New Languages to Voice Typing

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Google is used around the world - and is updating it's service to include more languages.   Info from a Google article Using your voice to dictate a message can be up to three times faster than typing. With this in mind, Google is bringing voice typing (talking to your phone instead of typing)...


Bringing Death Out of the Shadows - Regina Death-Doulas help ease passage for those near end of life and their families

Bringing Death Out of the Shadows - Regina Death-Doulas help ease passage for those near end of life and their families

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"There was time for people to say their goodbyes and the whole process was a natural process. I think we’ve just gotten so far away from that."     14 Nov 2017  Regina Leader-Post by Jennifer Ackerman    Joyce Bethune, left and Ruth Blaser worked with Regina-based death doulas to help ensure...


Regina Doctors accepting new patients - list regularly updated by Medical Clinics in Regina

Regina Doctors accepting new patients - list regularly updated by Medical Clinics in Regina

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Newcomers arriving from another country or another city often need to find a family doctor.  To assist with this task, the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region (RQHR) has provided a list of Doctors and the Medical clinics they work out of, so you can choose.  At his point, languages spoken by...


Seniors 'House Call' Program - Free for Regina Seniors needing Medical Assistance - contact RQHR for more information

Seniors 'House Call' Program - Free for Regina Seniors needing Medical Assistance - contact RQHR for more information

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Winter has arrived in Regina.  During this cold and slippery season, it is often hard for senior citizens (65 years or over) to get out of their homes to see a Dr. or receive other services if they have an medical incident that is urgent, but not really an emergency needing  a hospital. ...


Art Program for Newcomers to Canada. Free!  Bring the whole family - no registration required!

Art Program for Newcomers to Canada. Free! Bring the whole family - no registration required!

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“Art for Canadian Newcomers”   Come to the Glen Elm Library for a free monthly art program open to anyone who is new to Canada.  Free, hands-on art making workshops in painting, drawing, sculpture, mixed-media and more!   Make art while practicing English language skills.   Open to all...


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

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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...


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!

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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.

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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

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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...