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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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2012 Annual General Meeting

Thursday, October 18th – 4:00 p.m. – Campion College Commons – Facebook RPIRG is hosting its Annual General Meeting on Thursday, October 18th at 4:00 p.m. in the Campion Commons to provide information to our membership (U of R students … Continue reading

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Funding Round Reminder

If you have an idea for an event, project, or group which would work towards social and environmental justice initiatives, we can help! You can apply for funding here. The first deadline is fast approaching: October 1, 2012. Never fear; … Continue reading

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Field 2 Fork Festival- next week!

RPIRG is excited to be part of the Field 2 Fork Festival, an event happening next week in Regina. From September 19th- 22nd, community members can come together for public lectures, hands-on workshops, and a panel discussion focusing on various … Continue reading

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Regina’s Edible Campus Harvest Celebration!

Join Regina’s Edible Campus and Carmichael Outreach in a harvest celebration on Wednesday, September 12! The Edible Campus consists of three vegetable gardens that promote community engagement and sustainable development on the University of Regina campus. The garden’s volunteers donate … Continue reading

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