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28th Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly Opens!  May 17th Ceremony!

28th Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly Opens! May 17th Ceremony!

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The First Session of the Twenty-Eighth Legislature will open on Tuesday, May 17, 2016.  At 10:00 a.m., the Assembly will meet to elect a Speaker.    Members of the public are invited to observe the outdoor ceremony in front of the Legislative building at 1:25 p.m. There will be a:...


Saskatchewan Highland Gathering and Celtic Festival!  May 21-22!

Saskatchewan Highland Gathering and Celtic Festival! May 21-22!

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Piping and Drumming, Highland Dancing and Scottish Heavy Athletics!   Heavy Events clinic: You don’t need to be Scottish to participate in the highland games!   This clinic will introduce newcomers to athletic events including the stone putt, weight(s) for distance, hammer throw, weight over...


Legislative Building Dome Unveiled!  Tonight at 7pm!  Light Show!  Free!

Legislative Building Dome Unveiled! Tonight at 7pm! Light Show! Free!

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The countdown is on. After months behind a protective cover, the Legislative building dome is ready for its time in the spotlight. On May 16, 2016, the historic dome will be unveiled at a public ceremony giving Saskatchewanians a chance to see the shiny, new dome. Built over a century ago,...


Trudeau Speaks Her Mind About Mental Health Issues!

Trudeau Speaks Her Mind About Mental Health Issues!

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The death of Margaret Trudeau’s youngest son nearly broke her, but her grandchildren have helped her piece her life together.  6 May 2016  by Pamela Cowan  Leader-Post  Margaret Trudeau describes her battles with mental health at the Mayor’s Luncheon for Mental Wellbeing. Photo by...


Run For Women! Saturday June 4!  Sign Up NOW!

Run For Women! Saturday June 4! Sign Up NOW!

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Fundraising for Family Services Regina!  What is the Run for WOMEN?  You know how much fun it is to be ‘just us’ when you’re with your best girlfriends?  Now imagine that feeling and multiply it by 1000, and you’ve got the ultimate race experience.  We’ve got races in 15 cities, and we can’t...


Government House!  125th Anniversary Exhibit!

Government House! 125th Anniversary Exhibit!

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Government House 125th Anniversary Feature Exhibit - "Our Stories - Artifacts Tell All"  4607 Dewdney Avenue, Regina  Plus a new display by Saskatchewan Provincial Archives - celebrating the 125th Anniversary of Government House  Opening May 11th, 2016!  Free entrance - but...


Do YOU Have an Emergency Kit Prepared?

Do YOU Have an Emergency Kit Prepared?

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Prepare An Emergency Kit!   In an emergency, you may be required to care for yourself and your family for a period of time while officials implement their emergency response plans.  Most experts agree that you should have the following kits that should have at least 3 to 7 days worth...


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...


 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...