Blood Testing for Lead in Saskatchewan

Today we are taking the opportunity to answer questions about how blood testing is conducted in Saskatchewan for elevated levels of lead. With repeated exposure to ammunition and gunfire, target shooters and hunters might accumulate this toxic metal in their bloodstreams (especially if they fire indoors in a poorly-ventilated area). Lead poisoning has a devastating list of effects listed on Wikipedia: "Exposure to lead can occur by contaminated air, [...]

🌻Statement on Russian Invasion of Ukraine🌻

Sunflowers - a newly defiant Ukrainian invasion resistance symbol - seen at a pro-Ukraine demonstration in Toronto on Feb 27, 2022. [Chris Helgren, Reuters] The photos and videos accompanying live reports coming out of Ukraine continue to be heartbreaking. Many Saskatchewan people claim Ukrainian heritage, including RGSL staff and a great deal of our students. Canada already has the world's largest diaspora of Ukrainians, and they tend to [...]

River Heights Mall: Classroom Changing Location

RGSL is changing addresses for our private classroom in Regina. As of January 4, 2021, our Canada Post postal address will be re-assigned. This will make the classroom easier to find. River Heights Mall staff sent us a communication on the changeup: "...[Staff] have been working with the City of Regina to secure an address for the lower level of the Shopping Centre that will no longer [...]

Students Get Individual Tables; Courses Resume

You are not alone. COVID's made 2020 rough. It has been most of this calendar year since we've last seen you, but that wait is finally coming to an end! Today, the CFO gave us their blessing to begin teaching again, so long as RGSL instructors maintain strict COVID-19 controls. Having been shut down since March, RGSL has a significant number of students backlogged so we're planning [...]

Saskatchewan Limits Gun Bans (Full Release Text)

Today (June 16, 2020) the Government of Saskatchewan had this news release relevant to Saskatchewan gun owners: Province Amends Bill To Protect Firearm Ownership Released on June 16, 2020Today the Government of Saskatchewan brought forward amendments to Bill 194 that will better protect the rights of legal firearm and handgun owners within the province by limiting the ability to ban firearm and handgun ownership within the province through new [...]