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Syrian Refugee Students Settling into Schools

Syrian Refugee Students Settling into Schools

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

10 Feb 2016  Leader-Post - article by Natascia Lypny    Regina Public Schools’ English-as-an-additional-language (EAL) staff and resources are being stretched thin by the city’s intake of Syrian refugees.  Photo by Don Healy           Mohammad Almahameed, left, and Abdelbaree Al Hariri,...


Eliminate Racial Discrimination Campaign! "Only laundry should be separated by colour"!

Eliminate Racial Discrimination Campaign! "Only laundry should be separated by colour"!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

March 21st 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.    MCoS (Multicultural Council...


Regina Public Library Documentary - MAVIS!

Regina Public Library Documentary - MAVIS!

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Mavis!  Central Library  2311 12th Avenue  February 11-14  Thursday, 7:00 pm  Friday, 9:00 pm  Saturday, 7:00 pm  Sunday, 7:00 pm  (CANADA/USA 2015, 81 min.) G  MAVIS! is the first documentary on gospel/soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples and her family group,...


Regina Public Library Film Theatre - Sudan Documentary!

Regina Public Library Film Theatre - Sudan Documentary!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Beats of the Antonov   (People’s Choice Documentary Award winner - TIFF 2015)  (SUDAN/SOUTH AFRICA 2015, 68 min.) G (In Arabic with English subtitles)    Location: RPL Film Theatre: Central Library 2311 12th Avenue Regina, SK   S4P 3Z5 Dates and times: February 11-14 Thursday, 9:00...


Gospelfest - Celebrating Saskatchewan's First Known African-Canadian!

Gospelfest - Celebrating Saskatchewan's First Known African-Canadian!

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Gospelfest – Honouring Dr. Alfred S. Shadd    Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.   at Shiloh Assembly, 1600 Broadway Ave, Regina, SK    http://mcos.ca/events/gospelfest-honouring-dr-alfred-s-shadd/   Join the Saskatchewan Jamaican Association in celebrating Black History Month...


FREE Movies - at the LIBRARY on WEDNESDAY EVENINGS!

FREE Movies - at the LIBRARY on WEDNESDAY EVENINGS!

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Regina Public Library Film Theatre    Central Branch - 2311 12th Avenue    12 Years a Slave  February 10/16  Wednesday, 6:30 pm  (2013, 133 min.)   14A Based on an incredible true story of one man’s fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup...


Nutrition Month Contest!  Win Prizes!

Nutrition Month Contest! Win Prizes!

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NUTRITION MONTH  Contest sponsored by REACH  (Regina Education and Action on Child Hunger)   Theme: Make small changes, one meal at a time    Win great prizes by setting and implementing a goal related to healthy eating!   ALL AGES: To enter the draw, make something (such as a...


Avoiding Immigration Fraud!

Avoiding Immigration Fraud!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Two People Charged with Immigration Fraud in Canada  - by Canada Immigration News    After this week’s news that two people are facing seven charges each for allegedly acting as unauthorized immigration consultants and committing fraud in Regina, Saskatchewan, individuals are being...


Integrating Newcomers with Volunteer Activities - INVOLVE!  Volunteer Training Program

Integrating Newcomers with Volunteer Activities - INVOLVE! Volunteer Training Program

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  Do you want to develop your Community Leadership Skills?   INVOLVE!  Integrating Newcomers With Volunteer Opportunities to add Leadership Value through Education!   Benefits:          Gain Canadian experience          Contribute to the community          Develop networks          Have...


Student Refugee Chasing Dream in New Home

Student Refugee Chasing Dream in New Home

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

1 Feb 2016 Leader-Post - by Austin M. Davis   Nobody told Usama Ahmad not to read the comments.      The 20-year-old Syrian refugee beams as he talks about the warm welcome he received after landing in Regina on Dec. 31. His smile fades when he mentions seeing negative online comments posted...