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Cathedral Area Self-Guided Walking Tour! FREE!

Cathedral Area Self-Guided Walking Tour! FREE!

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A love story — and more on this walking tour!   May 21, 2016 by Craig Baird  Regina Leader Post  The 13th Avenue Coffeehouse is the last stop on the self-guided tour. (Photo Don Healy / Leader-Post)   The Cathedral area has a rich history. From a shoe shop love story to the home of...


Sask. Science Centre Releases Bats from Shelter!

Sask. Science Centre Releases Bats from Shelter!

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14 May 2016  By Alex Johnson Leader-Post   Bats spread their wings after winter at the ‘spa’ Saskatchewan Science Centre event coordinator Sheila Beaubien feeds a big brown bat some mealworms in Regina on Friday. Some bats that spent the winter at the science centre were released...


MOSAIC! A Festival of Cultures! June 2nd, 3rd and 4th!

MOSAIC! A Festival of Cultures! June 2nd, 3rd and 4th!

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Mo Fun! Mo Culture! Mosaic! Mosaic will be taking place on June 4th, 5th and 6th! We have twenty participating pavilions with the return of the Polish and First Nations Pavilions!   Austrian Edelweiss Pavilion   Balaton Hungarian Pavilion                       ...


Refugee Story - Boxing for Canada!

Refugee Story - Boxing for Canada!

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14 May 2016  by Greg Harder  Leader-Post   Arthur Biyarslanov has been boxing for 8½ years, but his fight began much earlier.  Team Canada’s Arthur Biyarslanov trains at the Regina Boxing Club in advance of Friday’s Ken Goff Memorial Boxing Classic.The Chechen refugee was forced to abandon...


Language School Organizations Call On Government to Restore $225,000 Grant!

Language School Organizations Call On Government to Restore $225,000 Grant!

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Protests continue over cuts to Sask. language schools  Education Minister says parents can pick up the extra cost   CBC News Posted: May 30, 2016 5:23 PM  People who support heritage language classes were at the Legislature on Monday to protest the government's decision to cut $225,000 from...


Education for Truth and Reconciliation!  Public 'Blanket Exercise' in Regina!  June 1!  FREE!

Education for Truth and Reconciliation! Public 'Blanket Exercise' in Regina! June 1! FREE!

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Join us for the Blanket Exercise, an interactive experience that explores the impact of the history between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada.  Without knowing our shared history, we cannot come to reconciliation.   Bring an open mind and heart—and a blanket!   All are welcome,...


High Praise for City's First Cultural Plan!

High Praise for City's First Cultural Plan!

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19 May 2016 Leader-Post by Natascia Lypny   Regina’s first cultural plan is on its way to implementation after years of public involvement and a significant rewrite.   Coun. Bob Hawkins, a member of the municipal community and protective services committee that approved the plan Wednesday,...


Petition to RESTORE Government Funding for Heritage Language Schools!

Petition to RESTORE Government Funding for Heritage Language Schools!

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The Saskatchewan Organization for Heritage Languages (SOHL) is circulating a petition which will be presented in the Legislative Assembly! They need your support! SOHL and SIA have been in touch with MLA David Forbes, who is prepared to present a Petition to restore funding for heritage...


FREE! Bike Event for Refugee Youth!  Rescheduled to June 4!

FREE! Bike Event for Refugee Youth! Rescheduled to June 4!

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BIKE EVENT FOR YOUTH REFUGEES! sponsored by the Regina Public Interest Research Group, in collaboration with RODS Youth Program   May 28 2016, at  1:00 pm 2155 College Avenue, Regina, SK (Parking Lot 20M)   Participants will learn about:  Road Safety Bike Maintenance Establish...


Free! Composting!  At the Library!

Free! Composting! At the Library!

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Spring Composting! Composting is a way to help reduce the amount of waste materials going to our landfill. Composting also produces a free soil conditioner which improves soil quality and helps plants flourish. To assist with your composting and find the method that is best for you, join...