Community Connections

  • January 14, 2015

    This is our Community a Celebration of Cultures

    Community Connections is pleased to invite you to our 4th annual event "This is our Community a Celebration of Cultures".  This event will be held on March 15, 2015 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Glencairn Neighborhood Centre - 2626 Dewdney Ave. East

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  • September 14, 2012

    Special Olympic Truck Convoy & Truck Pull

    A TRUCK CONVOY of close to 70 trucks with large trailers left Saskatoon in the morning and arrived in Regina at the Turvey Centre at 1pm.

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  • September 8, 2012

    Canadian Paraplegic Association Relay

    I was honoured to attend and bring greetings to this fun event

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  • Chinese Freemasons of Regina

    We were pleased to attend their 4th Anniversary Banquet and Celebration

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  • June 23, 2012

    Aboriginal Day Live & Celebration

    I had the honor of attending the Opening Ceremonies of the National Aboriginal Day Live & Celebrations.

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  • K+S Potash Legacy Mine Ground Breaking Ceremony

    K+S Legacy Project near Bethune, Saskatchewan

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  • Feed the Kids Night

    At North Central Family Centre.

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JULY 25, 2013

UPGRADES UNVEILED AT TWO SASKATCHEWAN PROVINCIAL PARKS

Minister of Parks, Culture and Sport Kevin Doherty officially opened upgrades at Rowan’s Ravine and Buffalo Pound Provincial Parks this week.

Rowan’s Ravine Provincial Park received electrical upgrades and expansion to 177 campground sites.

Buffalo Pound has opened a new service centre building in Maple Vale Campground and a new service centre at the day use area near the swimming pool. 

“This work was completed as part of the government’s four year commitment to improving electrical sites and parks facilities,” Doherty said.   “These upgrades help grow our parks and guarantee a more enjoyable park experience for visitors.”  

Doherty will also officially kick off the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Buffalo Pound Provincial Park.  This park was established in 1963, but even before it became a park it was an important place for First Nations for hunting bison.  In 1972, a small herd of bison were established in the park to commemorate the importance of the animals in their natural environment and their importance to First Nations history and can be seen in a pasture in the southeast corner of the park.  Buffalo Pound Lake is a part of the Qu’Appelle River system and it provides drinking water to the cities of Moose Jaw and Regina. 

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park has 296 campsites, a beautiful beach, swimming pool, boat launch, hiking and mountain biking trails.  Visitors can fish for pike and walleye and tour the Nicolle Flats Interpretive Centre, home to many bird species which can be explored on several walking trails. 

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park will be celebrating all weekend with three days of events.  Visitwww.saskparks.net for a detailed list.

The government is continuing to improve Saskatchewan’s provincial parks and in 2012 committed an additional $10 million over four years to supplement the previously-enhanced provincial parks capital budget.  Since 2008, government has invested almost $44 million to improve Saskatchewan’s provincial parks.

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For more information, contact:

Crystal Froese
Parks, Culture and Sport
Regina 
Phone: 306-787-7828
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Cell: 306-529-4087

 

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