Community Programs

Syrian 'Family Links' Initiative!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Government of Canada Syrian Family Links Initiative: Connecting Syrian family members with sponsors Many members of the Syrian community in Canada want to sponsor family members to come to Canada, but not all have the financial means. At the same time, many Canadians want to sponsor a...


Free! Pow-Wow Dance Class

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Learn to Dance Pow-wow!! All Ages! FREE! Monday evenings 6:30 - 8:30...


The Deadline to contribute to the 'Syria Emergency Relief Fund' is February 29, 2016!

The Deadline to contribute to the 'Syria Emergency Relief Fund' is February 29, 2016!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Global Affairs Canada   Since the start of the Syrian uprising in March of 2011, Canada has worked to support the Syrian people. We have been active in calling on the international community to come together and defend the rights of the Syrian people to determine their own future. The...


Restoring the Interim Federal Health Program!

Restoring the Interim Federal Health Program!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - Settlement.org   Starting April 1, 2016, the Interim Federal Health Program will provide health-care coverage for all eligible refugees and asylum claimants – including basic, supplemental, and prescription drug coverage.  Similar to...


Regina Open Door Society (RODS) - Police Partnership!

Regina Open Door Society (RODS) - Police Partnership!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

13 Feb 2016  Leader-Post  by  Natascia Lypny    Open Door Society has police presence   The Regina Police Service has set up shop at the Regina Open Door Society (RODS) as yet another step in forming early relationships with newcomers.   For two hours on Wednesday afternoons, clients of...


Labour Market Services Regina Regional Office (formerly CanSask) - has moved!

Labour Market Services Regina Regional Office (formerly CanSask) - has moved!

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When: Monday, February 22 at 8:00 am. the Resource Room will be ready to receive clients    By Tuesday, February 23rd all non-resource room employees will  have moved.    Where: Next door to the previous office.  New address: 1955 Broad Street Regina, SK S4P 1Y1   The regularly...


Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) Rebrands as Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) Rebrands as Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Canada Immigration Newsletter  February, 2016    The Canadian federal government department that used to be called Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has been renamed Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Usage of the new name began soon after the new government of...


FREE!  An Evening Under the African Stars!

FREE! An Evening Under the African Stars!

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Celebrating Black History Month - at the Library!  Free program!   Every February, black History Month is celebrated to learn about and honor the achievements, contributions and herigage of African-Canadians throughout history. Come and experience the rich and vaired culture of Africa...


Literacy Book Club - at the Library!

Literacy Book Club - at the Library!

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Have fun improving your reading skills and discussing a 'Rapid Reads' novel with other adults and an experienced volunteer instructor.  'Rapid Reads' are for EAL students, reluctant readers, adults who struggle with literacy, and adults who enjoy a short story.           Refreshments will...


Black History Month - Exhibition! All Day!  Sunday Feb. 21st!

Black History Month - Exhibition! All Day! Sunday Feb. 21st!

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All day Sunday February 21, 2016 African artifacts, personalities and dances  Exposure at Bistro - Carrefour des Plaines      Carrefour des Plaines  3850 Hillsdale Street - Regina           ...