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Mosaic Stadium Farewell!  Join the Fun!

Mosaic Stadium Farewell! Join the Fun!

Posted in Children / Community Programs / Families / Youth

Mosaic Stadium is a community gathering space that is special to many in Regina and our province as a whole. It has served us well and we wanted to make the stadium as accessible as possible in 2016 for residents to say good-bye.”  - Mayor Fougere   Kick-Off Celebration - May 21, 2016 ...


Calling All Artists!  Design a Community Art Project to Commemorate Mosaic Stadium!

Calling All Artists! Design a Community Art Project to Commemorate Mosaic Stadium!

Posted in Community Programs

Contest: Community Art Project As a way to commemorate Mosaic Stadium and its significance to community, the City launched a public call on May 2nd for a commemorative art piece to be commissioned.  The selected work, which must be created this year with the community’s participation, will...


Report! Muslims in Canada Proud to be Canadian!!

Report! Muslims in Canada Proud to be Canadian!!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Muslims in Canada increasingly proud of and attached to Canadian identity, says Report!  May, 2016    From CIC News   A new report reveals that the Muslim population of Canada, most of whom are immigrants, have a strong attachment to Canada and feel that the country is heading in the...


Habitat for Humanity Encourages Families to Apply for Home Ownership!

Habitat for Humanity Encourages Families to Apply for Home Ownership!

Posted in Community Programs / Families

Apply For Homeownership  Habitat for Humanity homes are sold to families who are in need of a hand up, not a hand out.  With no down payment required and financed with affordable, interest-free mortgages, Habitat homes are safe, decent and affordable.  Partner families will have mortgage...


A Young Syrian Refugee Already Helping Out with English Classes!

A Young Syrian Refugee Already Helping Out with English Classes!

Posted in Community Programs / Families / Immigration News / Youth

3 May 2016  by Ashley Martin Leader-Post   When Mohammed Ajeel came to Canada a year ago, he only knew a bit of English.  Photo Bryan Schlosser       Mohammed Ajeel, standing at left, and English instructor Lisa Jane de Gara work with students in a class.   Ajeel is a 15-year-old boy from...


FREE!  Food for the Price-Conscious (and Healthy) Person!  At the Library! Register now!

FREE! Food for the Price-Conscious (and Healthy) Person! At the Library! Register now!

Posted in Community Programs / Families

Food prices have gone way up but there are some alternatives to simply paying more. Join us as we explore these options - such as growing your own food,alternatives to pricy health foods and products, and healthy meals on a budget. Registration required. Sun, May 8 2:00-3:00 pmCentral...


FREE! Children's Clay Workshop!  At the Library!

FREE! Children's Clay Workshop! At the Library!

Posted in Children / Community Programs / Families

Animal Pockets: Children's Clay Tile Creation Workshop!  Children ages 7-12.  Registration required!  In this clay workshop, artist Denise Smith will teach young creators how to make animal shaped, clay wall pockets that can hold jewelry, keys, flowers and other treasures.  Children...


RODS Job Fair Great Success!  Connects Hundreds of Newcomers to 35 Regina Employers!

RODS Job Fair Great Success! Connects Hundreds of Newcomers to 35 Regina Employers!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Job fair connects newcomers to Regina companies. CBC News Posted: Apr 28, 2016 6:54 PM Patrick Dacosta is hoping to land a job as a software analyst or technician in the telecommunications field. (Brian Rodgers/CBC)Hundreds of newcomers to Regina attended a job fair Thursday, where 35 firms...


FREE! Regina Regional Heritage Fair!  Friday May 6!

FREE! Regina Regional Heritage Fair! Friday May 6!

Posted in Children / Community Programs / Families / Youth

Any student in grades 4 through 8 in Saskatchewan is eligible to participate in the Heritage Fairs program. Any teacher or homeschooling family can use Heritage Fairs to enhance their Social Studies, Science, Communication, or Language Arts classes. Heritage is wide-reaching and...


Job Fair Attracts Hundreds of Regina Newcomers!

Job Fair Attracts Hundreds of Regina Newcomers!

Posted in Community Programs

29 Apr 2016  by Natascia Lypny  Leader-Post   The Regina Open Door Society was expecting 500 eager applicants at the organization’s first job fair. Two hours into the event, nearly that many had already poured through the doors.  Photo by Don Healy   Alisa Scherle, left, with Great West...