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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...


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...


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...