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Not just white women: Advocates calling for a wider definition of feminism
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Not just white women: Advocates calling for a wider definition of feminism

Prominent Regina feminists want the definition of feminism to be expanded to include human rights issues for all ethnicities. Alejandra Cabrera, founder of Regina’s Feminist Killjoy Club, and Brittany Muir, a feminist advocate, believe failing to include groups such as the LGBTQ+ and Indigenous people is hindering the purpose of feminism. Although feminism might have...

‘ASL is a true language’; local deaf advocate calls for changes to Bill C-81
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‘ASL is a true language’; local deaf advocate calls for changes to Bill C-81

Canada’s first accessibility bill is missing a key aspect, say disability advocates, by not including American Sign Language (ASL) as an official Canadian language. Deaf persons locally and nationally are calling for the official recognition of ASL and Quebec’s Langue des signes québécoise, the two main sign languages in Canada. They are urging the federal...

“Ancient art” of storytelling revived through local event
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“Ancient art” of storytelling revived through local event

Ashley Kilback has a degree in marketing, but her business expands far beyond a nine-to-five job. Kilback is founder of The Storytellers Club, a local organization that seeks to bring back what it calls “the art of storytelling.” “Storytelling is such an ancient art that’s been around for thousands of years,” said Kilback. “But I...

North Central welcomes Hacker Dojo to network the neighbourhood
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North Central welcomes Hacker Dojo to network the neighbourhood

Starting this spring, North Central is set to welcome the Hacker Dojo to teach sophisticated computer programming, free of cost, to help network a community. Aaron Hampton, executive director of the new non-profit business, has a rich background in technology and has many goals to update an older neighbourhood with internet and computer resource access....

Southpaw student shutterbug sees snapshot success
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Southpaw student shutterbug sees snapshot success

Arslan Azeem has developed a clever solution to a problem that affects thousands: an adaptive camera accessory for left-handed photographers and cinematographers. Azeem, a University of Regina student, was born with brachial plexus palsy, a condition that affects the nerves in his right shoulder and arm, leaving it paralyzed. As a photographer, Azeem has difficulty operating...