World Suicide Prevention Day

SEPTEMBER 9, 2021 -- World Suicide Prevention Day, observed on September 10th, is an opportunity to raise awareness of mental health issues and to mobilize efforts in support of mental health. Every year, nearly one million people take their own lives, and there are many more who attempt suicide.

Literacy Day

SEPTEMBER 7, 2021 -- The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed September 8th as Literacy Day in Saskatchewan. The day provides an opportunity for communities, libraries, schools and other organizations to plan activities that raise awareness about the importance of literacy. We know that literacy and learning are key to a strong Saskatchewan, including opening doors to employment, better social and health outcomes and active participation in society. The proclamation for this day was requested by the Saskatchewan Literacy Network.

Masks Required in High Schools

September 3, 2021 -- Effective Tuesday, September 7, 2021, Regina Public Schools will be requiring mask use in all its high schools. This means that masks will need to be worn by all employees, students and visitors at Regina Public Schools’ eight high schools, Campus Regina Public and the Allan Blakeney Adult Campus.

This decision is made following recommendations from Regina area Medical Health Officers and the continued increase in COVID-19 caseload in the Regina area.