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Canadian Census 2016!  Still time to Complete Online!

Canadian Census 2016! Still time to Complete Online!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

May 10 is census day, but no one will come to arrest you if your questionnaire hasn't been submitted by midnight, Statistics Canada says.    Statistics Canada has mailed out access codes to Canadians to complete the 2016 census online, with the friendly request to "please complete it by...


Red Cross Seeks Volunteers!

Red Cross Seeks Volunteers!

Posted in Community Programs

The Saskatchewan branch of the Canadian Red Cross is gearing up for the 2016 provincial disaster season, and they need a few good individuals to help them out.  6 May 2016 by Craig Baird Leader-Post Red Cross volunteers Kelly Moens, left, and Doug Leask help evacuees during last summer’s...


Sask. Students Pick Winners Of Literary Awards!

Sask. Students Pick Winners Of Literary Awards!

Posted in Children / Community Programs / Families / Youth

14 May 2016 by Ashley Martin  Leader-Post  Author Rona Arato holds up her Willow Award, for her book The Last Train, which was chosen by Saskatchewan’s young readers as their favourite book. The award ceremony was held at MacNeill School on Friday. Photo by Troy Fleece. More than 11,000...


Two International Students in Trouble - The Rest of the Story!

Two International Students in Trouble - The Rest of the Story!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

14 May 2016   by Pamela Cowan  Leader-PostIt was a heartbreaking moment for a pair of Nigerian students when they were deported in 2014. But months of perseverance and support from the U of R community have the two on track to complete their degrees. Vianne Timmons (left), president of...


Community Walk - to Remember a Leader and Promote Crime Prevention!

Community Walk - to Remember a Leader and Promote Crime Prevention!

Posted in Children / Community Programs / Families / Youth

16 May 2016 by D.C. Fraser  Leader-Post  A walk was held with Regina Police, University of Regina students and Queen City Marathon in North Central to promote crime prevention in Regina on Saturday.  Ivan Amichand passed away two years ago.  Participants walk, ride, roller blade and skateboard...


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

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

Posted in Children / Community Programs / Families / Youth

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!

Posted in Children / Community Programs / Families / Youth

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!

Posted in Children / Community Programs / Families / Youth

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,...


Conversation Circles for Newcomer Adults! Starting May 18th!  Registration Required!

Conversation Circles for Newcomer Adults! Starting May 18th! Registration Required!

Posted in Community Programs

RODS Welcoming Community for Newcomers Program now presents: Conversation Circle for newcomer adults who would like to improve their English speaking skills. Date: Every Wednesday starting from May 18th, 2016. Time: 2:30 – 3:20 pm Location: 2332 11th Avenue, 2nd floor,...


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...