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City System Will Alert Residents To Emergencies!

City System Will Alert Residents To Emergencies!

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The City of Regina has launched a mass notification system to alert residents during emergencies.   May 2016 by Natascia Lypny Leader-Post    “I can’t stress enough how important this system is for our community,” said Fire Chief Ernie Polsom. The system, called Notifynow, will send out...


Mosaic Stadium Farewell!  Join the Fun!

Mosaic Stadium Farewell! Join the Fun!

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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 ...


A Young Syrian Refugee Already Helping Out with English Classes!

A Young Syrian Refugee Already Helping Out with English Classes!

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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! Regina Regional Heritage Fair!  Friday May 6!

FREE! Regina Regional Heritage Fair! Friday May 6!

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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...


FREE!  Soccer for Syrian Youth - Ages 13 - 16!  Register Now!

FREE! Soccer for Syrian Youth - Ages 13 - 16! Register Now!

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  Ginga Futebol Academy will hold a football (soccer) program for Syrian Youth aged 13 to 16 years old.   This program is totally FREE  of charge and will be held at New Albert Park (5040 Queen St. - near Harbour Landing).   The program runs every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8:00pm Starting...


Fundraiser!  Ride, Don't Hide From Mental Illness!

Fundraiser! Ride, Don't Hide From Mental Illness!

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28 Apr 2016 Ashley Martin Leader-Post    The event is called Ride Don’t Hide, and that’s exactly the point. The fundraiser fights stigma and generates cash for programs.  Photo by Don Healy    Carole Morsky is co-chair of the Ride Don’t Hide cycling fundraiser in support of the Canadian...


Canadian Blood Services - Needs Blood Donors

Canadian Blood Services - Needs Blood Donors

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28 Apr 2016 by Kerry Benjoe  Leader-Post     Judy Jones, Canadian Blood Services associate director for Alberta, Saskatchewan and Northwest Territories, said blood donations are needed every day, but there are a few factors coming into play, which are impacting its supply. Some of the...


Local Refugee Stories! Now on RRLIP Website!

Local Refugee Stories! Now on RRLIP Website!

The RRLIP, in collaboration with local community agencies, has just completed a photo project, featuring the pictures and stories of 8 different refugee families living in Regina! Regina is full of amazing people with many different backgrounds, histories and stories.  We hope this project...


"Izzy Dolls", 'The National Gift of Peace' - in Regina!!

"Izzy Dolls", 'The National Gift of Peace' - in Regina!!

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The Canadian military is hoping to recruit volunteers with a specific skill set: knitting or crocheting.  That’s right. It wants you to help knit the national gift of peace, the Izzy Doll. For the past two decades, Canadian soldiers and health care workers have given out more than 1.3 million...


Government House Art Exhibits - Local Artists Featured!

Government House Art Exhibits - Local Artists Featured!

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Government House - Changing Art Exhibits! 4607 Dewdney Ave, Regina QEII Art Gallery Located along the Queen Elizabeth II Wing – Upper Hall, this space provides opportunities for local and provincial artisans to prominently display their works. This exhibit—which has featured everything...