Community Programs

Outdoor Hockey for Immigrant Youth!

Outdoor Hockey for Immigrant Youth!

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Outdoor Hockey - Winter Fun Activities for Immigrant Youth RANCH EHRLO SOCIETY, in collaboration with Regina Open Door Society Youth Program, will offer Outdoor Hockey weekday evenings from December 14 – March 11, 2016   (dependent on ice conditions).  This program will be held at various...


Newcomer News!  Information About Community Programs - pg 3

Newcomer News! Information About Community Programs - pg 3

Family ‘Affordable Fun’ Program   Leisure Passes (to use at gyms, pools, arenas) for 50% off (1/2 price).  Activities and programs (such as arts, crafts, and swimming) 80% off.  Each family member may use up to $160 a year.   Yearly Income (for the family) must be lower than (less than)...


Newcomer News!  Information About Community Programs - pg 2

Newcomer News! Information About Community Programs - pg 2

Tooth Care - Dental Clinic    $50 (fifty dollars) for dental hygiene services (exam and clean);  all other services are at a reduced cost.     The Dental Program students will do the dental care, supervised by professional licensed dentists, hygienists, and assistants.  ...


Newcomer News!  Information About Community Programs - pg 1

Newcomer News! Information About Community Programs - pg 1

Free English Classes at the Library for Permanent Residents   Moms with Preschool Children too young for kindergarten      One morning a week - Mom’s learn English     Activities and stories for children, babies stay with mothers     Transportation to a library    'Group Tutoring' -...


Winter Has Arrived!  What Should I Wear?

Winter Has Arrived! What Should I Wear?

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

It is important to know what to wear in winter to keep children (and adults) warm and safe. The Saskatchewan SWIS (Settlement Workers in Schools) website has information of interest to parents, teachers and students.  There is also some information about winter...


ESL Tutoring at the Regina Public Library (RPL)

ESL Tutoring at the Regina Public Library (RPL)

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  For people who are interested in taking the on-line tutor training at the Regina Public Library (RPL):     1)  Go to the RPL website at  www.reginalibrary.ca  2)  Click on  “Literacy and Adult Learning” 3)   Click on the icon “ESL Tutor Training Tool” in the left column and register  ...


Brrrrrrr.... Canadian Winters a Shock for Newcomers!

Brrrrrrr.... Canadian Winters a Shock for Newcomers!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Leader Post, 7 Dec 2015.  Story by Jennifer Graham, The Canadian Press It was a frigid February in 1985 when Getachew Woldeyesus arrived in Saskatchewan as a refugee. The young man from Ethopia stayed inside for two months. “Because you don’t know, is it slippery out there? Are you wearing...


News From SGI - Preparing for your Road Test

News From SGI - Preparing for your Road Test

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 Do you have questions about upcoming driving tests?     SGI is having a Twitter chat on Wed., Dec. 16 from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Tweet your driving test questions to @SGItweets using the hashtag #AskAnExaminer and an SGI driver examiner will respond right away. Driving tests can be intimidating...


Syrian Refugees - Destination Communities

Syrian Refugees - Destination Communities

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

From CIC (Citizenship and Immigration) Website Refugees arriving from Syria will be a mix of government-assisted refugees (GARs), privately sponsored refugees (PSRs), and blended visa office-referred refugees (BVORs).    Where they will go after arriving in Canada—known as their...


Events in Support of Refugees

Events in Support of Refugees

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Events in Support of Refugees! Come Out for Some Fun!From Regina Open Door Website: As RODS prepares for the arrival of the Syrian Refugees, our community has pulled together to support and welcome them with open hands and hearts.   A few local businesses are hosting events in support of...