Blogs for Oxbow, Saskatchewan

Our town will be judged by Communities in Bloom on July 18th, 2013. Last year, we were given a 42.5% rating. WE ARE BETTER THAN THAT! We are asking all residents to take a walk around their properties, (private, commercial, rental) and lanes to pick up garbage, mow and trim grass and to generally make each property more attractive. Help your neighbor. A lot can be accomplished if we all do a little. Land fill days will be waived for the second week-end of every month from April to October... More...

Friday July 12, 2013 12:38PM - 1 Comment(s)



Creative Kids has had a tremendous impact in Saskatchewan. In two and a half short years, we have helped 1,900 applicants participate in dance classes, art camps, music lessons, traditional cultural experiences and multi-cultural heritage workshops. We have reched children and youth in 100 Saskatchewan communitys, from Maple Creek to Meadow Lake to Moosomin. Since the fall of 2010, donations and sponsorships have allowed us to contribute $590,000.00 directly to children facing financial... More...

Tuesday July 09, 2013 12:01PM - 0 Comment(s)



Culture Days is a collaborative, pan-canadian annual initiative that aims to raise awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement by all people in the cultural life of their local communities. CULTURE DAYS aims to: Fostr appreciation and support of the artistic and cultural life that islived, created and expressed across teh country in urban centres, subarban and rural communities alike; Stimulate and strengent a sense of ownership of culture by citizens in their local communities;... More...

Tuesday July 09, 2013 11:54AM - 0 Comment(s)



If you are interested in Senior’s Housing, we want you to come to the Town Office on July 4th, at 1:30 PM. We are having a focus group to determine the need. Please call Lorri and let her know if you plan to come. 306-483-2747 More...

Friday June 28, 2013 11:21AM - 0 Comment(s)



Is your community raising money to renovate or repair a community facility, such as your local hall, rink or playground? Look no further! The Community Vitality Program provides project grants to community initiatives that encourage local youth, voluntary and community actions to build sustainable communites and improve quality of life, focusing on: 1. Enhancing the quality, accessibility and use of community facilities; 2. Building community pride, encouraging volunteerism and community... More...

Wednesday June 26, 2013 03:36PM - 0 Comment(s)



Looking for funding to support a local physical activity program? The objective of the Physical Activity Grant Program is to increas physical activity levels of Saskatchewan people through strategic projects at the local, regional, or provincial level with initiatives undertaken in collaboration with partners. The grant suppors local initiatives that focus on the reduction of barriers to support access and participation in physical activity. The next deadline is October 1, 2013 Application... More...

Wednesday June 26, 2013 03:29PM - 0 Comment(s)



(This is a partial article from active healthy kids Canada Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth) 2013 Active transportation-walking, biking, in-line skating and skateboarding to get to and from places such as school, parks and shops--has long been known to be an important source of physical activity for children and youth. If children walked for all trips of less than one kilometer rather than being driven, they would take an average of 2,238 additional steps per day! This... More...

Tuesday June 25, 2013 02:40PM - 0 Comment(s)



The RBC Blue Water Project is a 10-year, global commitment to help protect the world's most precious natural resource--fresh water. In 2013-2014, the RBC Blue Water Project will focus on supporting initiatives such as improved manaement of storm and rain water systems, protection and restoration of urbn waterways and improved water quality, to help protect and preserve water in towns, cities and urbanized areas. TIPS FOR YOUR BLUE WATER COMMUNITY MAKEOVER Have you ever wondered where all the... More...

Tuesday June 25, 2013 12:23PM - 0 Comment(s)



Blackrock Asphalt is in town doing paving in Oxbow and has time to do some driveways! Interested? Call Jody Funk, Paving Contractor, 306-960-7433 or 306-862-6801. More...

Thursday June 20, 2013 04:59PM - 0 Comment(s)



About the Active After School Initiative: Is your community seeking to offer an after school program? Southeast Connection is pleased to offer the Active School Initiative to increase capacity of south east communities to offer physical activity opportunities for children ages 6 to 12 years. The aim of the initiative is to Build leadership capacity for quality after school delivery Equip after school service providers with access to after school programming, resources and tools Increase... More...

Thursday June 20, 2013 02:53PM - 0 Comment(s)



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