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RPIRG is hiring a 2013 Garden Coordinator

RPIRG is hiring a Garden Project Coordinator for the 2013 season! In partnership with members of the Edible Campus – Wascana Centre Authority, Facilities Management at the U of R, the Institute français, and First Nations University of Canada – … Continue reading

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New Working Groups!

There are new opportunities to be active in the environmental movement, and support for an oft-neglected group, student parents! RPIRG has gained a number of new working groups. Welcome to: Regina Green Ride Carpooling Network Regina Parents as Students Success … Continue reading

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Student Art Competition

What are some ways to cultivate community? We are looking for a feature work of art on that theme for the RPIRG Green Patch garden. Our Student Public Art Competition is now open. The winner will receive a $1500 fee … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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