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Volunteers Needed to Help Newcomer Children with Their Schoolwork

Volunteers Needed to Help Newcomer Children with Their Schoolwork

The Settlement Support Workers in Schools (SSWIS) Program is looking for volunteers to help with their Homework Club program. Volunteers are required to help students from grades 4 - 8 in the following schools:  • École Harbour Landing School  (Mondays 3:45pm - 5:15pm)• St. Augustine...


Looking for Free Family Fun on "Family Day Monday"?

Looking for Free Family Fun on "Family Day Monday"?

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

WASKIMO 2019 Will Be Happening on Wascana Lake, Monday, February 18th. This event-packed, family friendly day happens every year on Family Day Monday, in February.See important details for the day, listed below: • All Waskimo activities (indoors and outside) are free to the public. • $10...


Canadian Mental Health Fact Sheet

Canadian Mental Health Fact Sheet

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) has a Fact Sheet available on their website, explaining who is affected by mental health issues, how common it is and the impact it can have on youth, families and communities.  These are some of the highlights:  • In any given year, 1 in 5 people...


Sikh Community in Regina Supports Local Women's Shelter

Sikh Community in Regina Supports Local Women's Shelter

Members of Regina’s Sikh community gathered this past weekend to support local women’s shelters by assembling care packages filled with baked goods, personal hygiene products and chocolate that will be delivered on Valentine’s Day. They were participating in the One Billion Rising movement,...


French Immersion Students Sing Canadian Anthem at Regina Pats Game

French Immersion Students Sing Canadian Anthem at Regina Pats Game

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

In celebration of French Immersion Week, a group of students from Regina's l'école St. Mary sang the opening anthem in French, for the Regina Pats hockey game on Febraury 4th. This week has been filled with activites in Regina, celebrating and highlighting the many opportunities and benefits...


Today is Bell Let's Talk Day!

Today is Bell Let's Talk Day!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

On January 30th, 2019, you can help raise funds for Canadian mental health initiatives, without spending any of your own money. Here's how you can generate a 5¢ donation from Bell Canada: - Use the Bell Let’s Talk Facebook frame or Snapchat filter - Tweet using #BellLetsTalk - Every text...


Canada's Immigration Plan is "Turning Heads Worldwide"

Canada's Immigration Plan is "Turning Heads Worldwide"

Posted in Immigration News / Youth / Children / Families

A recent article published in the CIC News (a Canadian Immigration Newsletter) highlights Canada's unique stance on immigration and the positive impact it will have on the Country's :economic, social and cultural prosperity". The following are among the highlights presented in the article:...


Bird Counting Activity  - Saturday, January 5th

Bird Counting Activity - Saturday, January 5th

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Join Nature Saskatchewan at this fun activity for people of any age! When: Saturday, Jan 5th. Time: 1pm - 4pm. Where: Wascana Centre (2900 Wascana Drive, in Wascana Park). Cost: FREE. Snacks and hot chocolate will be provided. There will also be an opportunity to meet some live animals,...


Happy Holidays from the RRLIP!

Happy Holidays from the RRLIP!

Posted in RRLIP Project News / Children / Families

As 2018 is almost over, the RRLIP team would like to wish you all a wonderful Holiday and the Very Best this upcoming year!   - Carol, Deborah and Laura *Note that the RRLIP Office will be closed Dec. 25th - Jan. 1st. We look forward to resuming our work in the community on Jan. 2nd*...


Harmful Effects of Children Looking at Screens for Too Long

Harmful Effects of Children Looking at Screens for Too Long

Posted in Youth / Children / Families

Now that schools are closing for the holidays, children will be spending more time at home and have more access to screen time (phones, computers, tablets, gaming, televisions). Did you know that how much time your children spend looking at screens can have harmful effects on...