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RPIRG Decries Attempt to Deny Freedom of Speech and Academic Inquiry on U of R Campus

The Regina Public Interest Research Group was disappointed to learn on Monday that posters advertising Israeli Apartheid Week on the public bulletin boards on the U of R campus had been removed by an unauthorized person or persons. Items posted … Continue reading

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Nominations Open for RPIRG Board Elections!

RPIRG is having its Annual General Election! We are now accepting nominations for four Board of Director positions!  The RPIRG Board of Directors is composed of 8 Student Members of RPIRG. It is the decision-making body of RPIRG, which makes … Continue reading

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Walls: Travels Along the Barricades

A READING WITH AUTHOR MARCELLO DICINTO *Finalist for the 2012 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing* Tuesday, 26 February 2013  7:00 pm-9:00 pm  Artful Dodger Cafe & Music Emporium 1631 11th Avenue, Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 0H5 => This is a … Continue reading

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Making Ripples – an active citizen workshop!

Making Ripples: An Active Citizen Workshop Thursday, Feb. 21 Core Ritchie Neighbourhood Centre – 445 14th Avenue 12:30-2:30 Making Ripples gives you the opportunity to talk to active community members about their passion. Fifteen active citizens will discuss their work, … Continue reading

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Open Forum for Student Concerns about the APR

RPIRG, in conjunction with Students Against Austerity – Regina, presents the following forum. As well, scroll down to see related activities leading up to the forum. Academic Program Review: Open Forum for Student Concerns Thursday, January 24, 2013 10:30-12:00pm Multipurpose … Continue reading

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Working Group Feature

Fruit for Thought is one of RPIRG’s best-known working groups. Their mission is to create awareness of environmentally sustainable behaviours and reduce food waste while contributing to the community. This past season, Fruit for Thought harvested over 30 trees in … Continue reading

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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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