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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WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS WEEK PROCLAIMED IN SASKATCHEWAN

Released on May 10, 2016

The Government of Saskatchewan is pleased to proclaim May 9 to 15, Women Entrepreneurs Week in Saskatchewan.  The week provides an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the successes of women entrepreneurs in Saskatchewan and their contributions to the province’s economy.

The number of self-employed women in Saskatchewan grew by 21.6 per cent from 30,100 in 2005 to 36,600 in 2015.  The province’s women entrepreneurs contribute to various business areas, including professional services, wholesale and retail trade and the hospitality industries.

“Our province’s women entrepreneurs are very important to our economy,” Economy Minister Bill Boyd said.  “Through innovation and courage, they provide countless opportunities and jobs for Saskatchewan people.  This is why organizations like Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan play a vital role in the province.  They empower women with the knowledge, resources and supports to succeed in their businesses, and help Saskatchewan grow.”

Events planned this week include a two-day annual business conference and a networking session, organized by Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan.  The organization has provided business advisory and support services, loans, mentorship, learning and networking opportunities to hundreds of women, since its inception in 1995.

“Starting your own business is never easy,” Social Services Minister and Minister responsible for the Status of Women Donna Harpauer said.  “Women-led businesses are creating jobs, strengthening small business sectors and making a real contribution to the prosperity and growth of our communities and economy.  Our government recognizes the key role played by women entrepreneurs.  Through innovative and forward thinking, they are helping to keep Saskatchewan strong.”

“While women enter self-employment at the same rate as men, women don’t scale up their businesses to the same extent, yet they contribute billions to our economy,” Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan CEO Prabha Mitchell said.  “The designation of this week as Women Entrepreneurs Week is vital in recognizing the contributions of women entrepreneurs in our province.”

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For more information, contact:

Deb Young
Economy
Regina
Phone: 306-787-4765
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