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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Saskatchewan SPCA to End Enforcement Role

Released on January 5, 2015

The Saskatchewan Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Saskatchewan SPCA) announced they will not renew their contract with the Ministry of Agriculture for enforcement of The Animal Protection Act, 1999.

The Saskatchewan SPCA will be focusing on programs and services related to education and the prevention of animal cruelty.

“We want to thank the Saskatchewan SPCA for their many years of work in enforcing The Animal Protection Act,” Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart said.  “We wish them the best as they enter this new chapter focusing on education and prevention.”

The Saskatchewan SPCA has been enforcing The Animal Protection Act, 1999 for 40 years.  The current two-year contract expires on March 31, 2015.   

“Animal welfare is and always will be a priority for us,” Saskatchewan SPCA Board of Directors President Constance Roussel said.  “However, after much discussion our board felt that we can better serve the animals and the public by focusing on education and prevention.  We thank the ministry for working with us through this transition and look forward to continuing to work with them under our new focus.”

The Ministry of Agriculture is exploring other options for delivery of investigative services.

“The humane treatment and well-being of animals continues to be a priority for us,” Stewart said.  “Our ministry will continue to work with all parties involved to ensure a smooth transition.”   

“We will now be able to focus our resources on the prevention of animal cruelty,” Roussel said.  “We are confident that this is the best decision for our organization and the welfare of animals.”

The Saskatchewan Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is a charitable organization dedicated to animal welfare.  Established in 1928, the Saskatchewan SPCA is governed by a volunteer board of directors, with the head office located in Saskatoon.

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For more information, contact:

Angela Hall
Agriculture
Regina
Phone: 306-787-2359
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Cell: 306-527-0521 

Constance Roussel
Saskatchewan Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Saskatchewan SPCA 
Phone: 306-382-7722

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