Entries by Michael

Congratulations Jesse!

A huge thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the technology survey.  As promised, a winner of an iPad mini was picked.  Congratulations to Jesse McGowan! Jesse had the chance to pick up his brand new iPad from the RDACL office today and was over joyed at being chosen as the winner!  […]

Good Food for a Good Cause

The fourth annual Lobster Fest is just around the corner! Flown in fresh from Nova Scotia. Limited number of tickets! All proceeds will support the ongoing programs of the Regina & District Association for Community Living. To purchase tickets contact mainrdacl@sasktel.net, or call the office at 306-790-5680

Wanted: Awesome people making a difference!

The Inclusion Awards recognize individuals and organizations that increase opportunities for community members who have an intellectual disability to contribute in a real and meaningful way to life in our society.  We need your help finding those people!  Please take a few minutes to fill out our nominations form so we can recognize the people […]

Earls East Goes Above and Beyond

When businesses or people put up their hand to help a good cause there is usually one of two things that happen: 1) They do exactly what the cause asks of them. 2) The businesses or people go above an beyond what the cause is asking for. Without question Jim Demeray and his team at […]

Congratulation to Campus for All Students

Campus For All is a four-year Inclusive Post-Secondary Education (IPSE) experience for adults with an intellectual disability. This initiative provides opportunities for individuals to audit classes, improve literacy and establish social connections with fellow students. Campus For All students attend classes, participate in campus activities, make friends, prepare for the work world, and enjoy the […]

Best Buddies Reviews East Side Marios

We know it’s April and Best Buddies month was in March but here the RDACL we just can’t get enough of Best Buddies!  We are going to feature each restaurant that helped us out with our March fundraiser: A Toast to Friendship. Our first restaurant to be featured is: East Side Marios 2060 Prince of […]

Sasktel announces $500,000 in support of community living

We are very pleased to share with you that as of February 26th, SaskTel has received approval from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) to allocate its entire deferral account of $1.54M to fund initiatives that improve the accessibility of telecommunications to persons with disabilities.  Half of this amount will be allocated to the […]

“Read All About It” with Chapters and Best Buddies

What a perfect way to start the month of March … Yesterday I spent my afternoon at the annual “Read All About It” event that is put on by Chapters/Indigo and Best Buddies.  Best Buddies Canada have partnered with Chapters/Indigo locations across the country to create an event that celebrates friendship and inclusion. This was […]

Let’s talk about safety online …

Let’s talk about being safe online … In today’s world, community doesn’t just extend out your front door and into the streets of your town or city.  Today, community also extends through your computer screen and into the online world.  That being said, in today’s world being online is now an important part of feeling […]

Keep it Simple, Start With Hi

I have always been a firm believer that simple is usually better.  Why make things convoluted, complicated, and intimidating when they are really quite simple? So for me, being an advocate is simple.  Being an advocate doesn’t have to mean planning elaborate fundraisers, sitting through long meetings, or volunteering vast amounts of your time.  To […]