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Updated Information Regarding COVID-19 Support Programs

Updated Information Regarding COVID-19 Support Programs

Posted in Community Programs / Families

There has been a lot of information shared recently, regarding programs to support those affected by COVID-19.  In an effort to support those who are helping newcomers navigate what can be an overwhelming amount of information, the RRLIP is sharing the following updated information...


Serving Newcomer Clients? Mass Text - Messaging Tool Now Available

Serving Newcomer Clients? Mass Text - Messaging Tool Now Available

Posted in Immigration News

 Newcomer.info  was specifically designed, in partnership with Immigrant Services Society of BC, as a mass text-messaging tool purposely built for rapid, real-time and relevant information sharing with refugee and immigrant newcomers. The communication can be delivered in...


COVID-19

COVID-19

The RRLIP has developed a COVID-19 page on its project website. Read updates from the websites of  local service providers and find credible sources for the most up to date COVID-19 information (local, provincial, national and beyond).   Web...


Be Fraud Aware

Be Fraud Aware

Posted in Community Programs

  If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.Be fraud aware. If an opportunity, or offer, sounds too good to be true, trust your instincts and find ways to research or check the validity of what is being said or the quality of what you are being sold. Fraud occurs when a con artist...


Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership Update

Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership Update

Posted in RRLIP Project News

As the RRLIP is a community initiative that exists to strengthen and support the community’s capacity to welcome, settle and integrate newcomers, RRLIP staff will remain available to the community through email at info@rrlip.ca Should the situation change due to COVID-19, a message addressing...


International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Posted in Community Programs

#MarchOutRacism March 21 Background•March 21 is designated by the United Nations (UN) as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.•It’s a day observed all around the world to focus attention on the problems of racism and the need to promote racial harmony.•The UN...


Employment Standards for Newcomers Webinar - March 18th

Employment Standards for Newcomers Webinar - March 18th

Posted in Community Programs

On March 18th, the Employment Standards for Newcomers Webinar will provide an overview of the basic rules of employment under Part II of The Saskatchewan Employment Act: Employment Standards. These questions will be answered:•What are Employment Standards?•What is the least I can be paid?•What is...


Attention Service Providers - Work Experience Pilot for Internationally Trained Newcomer Professionals

Attention Service Providers - Work Experience Pilot for Internationally Trained Newcomer Professionals

Posted in Community Programs

  Background ICT has obtained funding through Employment and Social Development Canada’s (ESDC) Foreign Credential Recognition Program (FCRP) to assist 60 internationally trained professionals (ITPs) in select occupations to obtain 3 months of Canadian work experience. Many...


Youth Toastmasters Program Beginning April 2nd

Youth Toastmasters Program Beginning April 2nd

Posted in Community Programs / Youth

Regina Open Door's Toastmasters Youth Leadership Program is set to begin April 2nd, 2020. This is a great opportunity for newcomer youth to gain knowledge and skills in public speaking, speech writing and leadership. The program will run every Thursday from 5pm to 7pm at the Regina Open...


Community Forum a Success!

Community Forum a Success!

Posted in RRLIP Project News

Each year, the Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership (RRLIP) hosts a community forum. The purpose of each forum is to provide project updates and bring together stakeholders and community to discuss barriers and challenges as they relate to newcomer settlement and integration, and to...