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Canada’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Initiatives

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Last month, the federal Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, launched two initiatives to support the development of Canada’s Poverty Reduction Strategy; a nation-wide consultation process and a call for nominations for a ministerial advisory committee on poverty. To participate in the discussion, visit the links below for more information.

Canadians will have their say on the country's Poverty Reduction Strategy: http://news.gc.ca/web/article-en.do?mthd=tp&crtr.page=1&nid=1187479&crtr.tp1D=1

Consulting Canadians on poverty reduction: https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/programs/poverty-reduction/consultation.html?_ga=1.232465687.984308037.1403301325

Healthy Communities - Harvesting the Benefits Presentations

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Several presentations from the Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association and Communities in Bloom - Healthy Communities - Harvesting the Benefits event are now available for download through the Leisure Information Network

Available presentations include:

  • Age Friendly Communities
  • Assessing Risk in Recreation Facilities 
  • Canadian Landscape Standards/Our Downtown: How Are The Trees? 
  • Creating Mutually Beneficial Partnerships: Engaging Youth in Saskatchewan
  • And many more! 

Expression of Interest - We want to hear from you!

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Rivers West District wants to know what workshop you would like to hold in your community! We offer a variety of workshops and want to provide exactly what your community needs to succeed. 

Current workshops available include:

  • CAAWS Women and Leadership
  • Communities in Bloom / We ♥ Our Communities
  • Community Gathering with Animateurs
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Culture Days Information Session
  • Effective Meeting / Board Governance
  • Forever… in motion TM
  • Grant Writing
  • Marketing and Event Planning
  • Municipal Cultural Planning Workshop
  • Museum Grant Workshop
  • NCCP Introduction to Competition Part A Workshop
  • HIGH FIVE ® PHCD & Play Leadership
  • Recreation Practitioners Meeting / Friends Around the Table
  • Social Media Workshop
  • Sport First Aid / Sport Taping
  • Take the Lead! Trainer Workshop

To let us know you are interested in hosting a workshop in your community, please fill out the Expression of Interest and return it to Bonnie Mills Midgley by:

  • Mail: P.O. Box 717, St. Walburg, SK, S0M 2T0
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  • Fax: 306-248-3484