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Apathy into Action: Details Online!

Our annual social justice conference, Apathy into Action, will take place January 17th-19th 2013. The 17th and 18th will feature sessions on various social and environmental issues facing our community, and the 19th will feature full-day training sessions to help … Continue reading

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Resources Updated!

Our Resources section has now been updated with materials from past events and current campaigns! If you’re looking for audio or visual materials, background info about an issue, and more, check out our Resources page here. More updates will be … Continue reading

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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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