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Mapping Corporate Power in Saskatchewan: New Report

Have you ever wondered who donates the most money to Saskatchewan’s political parties? And how that might influence decisions? The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, along with RPIRG and the Community Research Unit at the U of R,  have released … Continue reading

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New Community Pastures Website

An environmental issue bigger than Keystone? The PFRA pastures, more than one and a half million acres of public land, are some of the largest remnants of native prairie and sustainably grazed pasture in Canada. They’re valued for environmental, agricultural, … Continue reading

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Toolkit Workshop Registration now Open for 2013!

The Toolkit Workshop Series has organized more workshops for Winter 2013, and registration is now open! Topics are: Taking Care of Ourselves and Each Other (a.k.a. Burnout Prevention 101) – January 15 Engaging Youth in All You Do – February … Continue reading

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16 Days of Activism- Event Details Posted!

This year, RPIRG is again participating in the international 16 Days of Activism campaign! This campaign runs from November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, to December 10th, which is International Human Rights Day. These … Continue reading

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Public Pastures, Public Interest

Everyone is invited to a public forum on the privatization of community pasture lands in Saskatchewan. Over one million acres  are up for grabs! Have you been consulted? This forum brings together key stakeholders and the public to discuss the … Continue reading

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Grasslands in Peril – a public talk by Candace Savage

Candace Savage, best-selling author of Prairie: A Natural History and A Geography of Blood: Unearthing Memory in a Prairie Landscape is giving a public talk that highlights the heritage of the PFRA pastures. These pastures, more than one million acres … Continue reading

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Join Us! RPIRG Board Seeks New Member

RPIRG has a vacancy on the Board of Directors, and is looking for a new Board member! If you are passionate about social justice and environmental issues, eager to contribute to the U of R community, and want to gain … Continue reading

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Regina Municipal Election: Mayoral Candidate Report Cards

On October 24th, Regina will head to the polls to elect a new Mayor and City Councillors. RPIRG asked each candidate for their platform regarding five pressing social and environmental issues: 1. Bike lanes and support for cycling 2. Public … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals: Apathy into Action

Calling all students and community members: have you been working on a project or issue related to social and environmental justice that you think Regina needs to learn about? Would you like a chance to present about this project at … Continue reading

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Raising Resistance- Celebrate World Food Day!

Tuesday, October 16th is World Food Day. To celebrate this year, RPIRG has teamed up with SCIC and the International Studies, Sociology and Social Studies, Justice Studies, and Geography Departments at the University of Regina to present a film that … Continue reading

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