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Ukrainian Language School Students doing Christmas Caroling as fundraiser for school

Ukrainian Language School Students doing Christmas Caroling as fundraiser for school

Posted in Community Programs

Ridna ShkolaChristmas Caroling The students of Ridna Shkola (Ukrainian language school), which is sponsored by the Ukrainian National Federation, will be doing house to house Christmas Caroling on December 26th, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm, and again on January 7th, from 2:00pm to 6:00pm. The...


IRCC pledges to have most PR applications from Live-in Caregiver Program completed in 2018

IRCC pledges to have most PR applications from Live-in Caregiver Program completed in 2018

Posted in Immigration News

December 4, 2017  By Stephen Smith   Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada says it will have the backlog of permanent residence applications through the old Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP) largely cleared by the end of 2018.   In an announcement on Dec. 3, IRCC said its goal is...


Changes coming to Canada’s medical inadmissibility rules

Changes coming to Canada’s medical inadmissibility rules

Posted in Immigration News

November 23, 2017 By Stephen Smith CIC News  Canada’s Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says current medical inadmissibility rules for newcomers are out of touch with Canadian values and need to be reformed. Hussen appeared before Parliament’s Standing Committee on Immigration on Wednesday...


30 Refugee Participants Needed for a Nursing Study about Social Networks and Connections in Regina

30 Refugee Participants Needed for a Nursing Study about Social Networks and Connections in Regina

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Saskatchewan Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Sask Polytechnic and University of Regina - Research Project      A study entitled “How does Maintaining and Creating Social Networks affect the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Refugees in Saskatchewan" is being conducted by 2 Nursing graduates, who...


Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan (MCOS) has the 2018 Multifaith Calendar in stock

Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan (MCOS) has the 2018 Multifaith Calendar in stock

Posted in Community Programs

2018 Multifaith Calendar     Order today; a perfect gift and teaching tool!     2018 theme: The Power of Inspiration    Featuring 26 pieces of original art from visual artists across North America and Internationally, the 2018 Multifaith Calendar marks the 32nd year of publication and...


Free Family Christmas Event at Government House - Friday Dec 8 - 4-8 pm

Free Family Christmas Event at Government House - Friday Dec 8 - 4-8 pm

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

CHRISTMAS EVENT AT GOVERNMENT HOUSE: Friday December 08, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Horse drawn sleigh rides Warm cider and goodies Carolers Museum tours Visit from Santa Claus. Free fun for the whole family!...


Free Art Program for Newcomers to Canada.  Bring the Whole Family to Glen Elm Library on Dec 9th.  No Registration Necessary - drop in and participate!

Free Art Program for Newcomers to Canada. Bring the Whole Family to Glen Elm Library on Dec 9th. No Registration Necessary - drop in and participate!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

“Art for Canadian Newcomers”   Come to the Glen Elm Library for a free monthly art program open to anyone who is new to Canada.  Free, hands-on art making workshops in painting, drawing, sculpture, mixed-media and more!  Make art while practicing English language skills.   Open to all ages....


Winter Activities for Kids!  Lots of information for families!

Winter Activities for Kids! Lots of information for families!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

The Settlement Support Workers in Schools (SSWIS) program works with newcomer students and families to support, provide information and assist in settling into their new city - Regina.   There are many activities available for children and families, but sometimes it is difficult to find out...


Ehrlo Outdoor Hockey League celebrates milestone -  Newcomers Welcome to Join the Free Program! Register now!

Ehrlo Outdoor Hockey League celebrates milestone - Newcomers Welcome to Join the Free Program! Register now!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children

By Julie Folk Woldu  Published on: November 29, 2017 | Twenty-five years ago, 15 students wanted to give back. Their generosity has led to thousands of kids becoming involved in sport over the years through the Ehrlo Outdoor Hockey League. “It started as a classroom project, as a way for 15...


The RRLIP has added a new staff member!  Welcome to Laura Strong

The RRLIP has added a new staff member! Welcome to Laura Strong

Posted in Community Programs / RRLIP Project News

RRLIP Expands!   The Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership has been in existance for 3 years, with 2 staff members - Carol Brouwers and Deborah Stevens.    The RRLIP is directed by an inclusive, multi-sector Partnership Council, representing many sectors in the City.    It is informed...