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Thought-provoking Public Events

RPIRG is organizing three exciting public events! On February 7th, Gwynne Dyer, Canadian journalist and author, will be speaking at the University of Regina on the “Triumph of Violence”. The talk will begin at 7:30 pm at the Education Auditorium, … Continue reading

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Apathy into Action schedule is up!

The sessions for our 7th annual Apathy into Action conference have been finalized! I’m really passionate about an issue – what are the first steps to becoming active and making a difference? My landlord is treating me terribly. What can … Continue reading

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Save the Date! Apathy into Action in January

RPIRG’s annual social justice conference, Apathy into Action, takes place January 23-25, 2014. Free and open to the university community and members of the public, the conference will feature presentations on: housing and renters’ rights food sovereignty University bus pass … Continue reading

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RPIRG Has a New Outreach and Events Coordinator!

Welcome, Nikolina ! Nikolina Vracar is RPIRG’s new Outreach and Events Coordinator. She is a graduate student at the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy. Her interests include housing and environmental sustainability. Nikolina has been an integral part of RPIRG … Continue reading

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Apathy into Action – Call for Proposals

Apathy into Action: Social Justice Conference Call for Presentations: January 2014 The Regina Public Interest Research Group (RPIRG) is excited to announce the 7th annual Apathy into Action, our social justice conference at the University of Regina. For the past … Continue reading

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RPIRG Job Opportunity!

RPIRG is hiring for an Outreach and Events Coordinator. This part-time, student position is responsible for most of the event planning and communications we do. If you’re an enthusiastic, active person interested in working with progressive people, learning new skills, … Continue reading

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Funding Available – Apply Soon!

Do you have an idea for a social/environmental justice project or event, some training you’d like to take, or group that you would like to start? We can help with some financial assistance! Our second fall funding deadline is approaching … Continue reading

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RPIRG 2013 AGM

Tuesday, October 29th at 5:30 p.m. in La Rotonde (LI 216) RPIRG is hosting its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, October 29th at 5:30 p.m. in La Rotonde (LI 216) to provide information to our membership (U of R students … Continue reading

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Sustainability Month Is Upon Us!

October is Sustainability Action and Awareness Month, and as such, RPIRG is doing its very best to get involved! Below is a list of events RPIRG is throwing in honour of Sustainability: Oct. 10th: Winter Biking Workshop, RIC Atrium, 11-3 … Continue reading

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Winter Cycling Workshop!

Join RPIRG, UR Sustainability, and Western Cycle for our Winter Cycling Workshop on Thursday, October 10th from 11:00am-12:30pm and 1:00pm-2:30pm in the RIC Atrium for workshops and discussions on Winter Cycling. Workshops will include: – Bert from Western Cycle giving … Continue reading

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