Community Programs

Private Sponsorship Information Drop-In Opportunity - Wednesday, May 29th

Private Sponsorship Information Drop-In Opportunity - Wednesday, May 29th

Are you a refugee sponsorship group, or interested in becoming one? The Newcomer Welcome Centre and the RRLIP have arranged for an opportunity for people with private sponsorship related questions, to meet in-person with Helen Smith-McIntyre, from the Refugee Sponsorship Training...


Do You Enjoy Feeding the Birds in Regina? Make Sure You Are Feeding them the Correct Food!

Do You Enjoy Feeding the Birds in Regina? Make Sure You Are Feeding them the Correct Food!

Posted in Community Programs / Children / Families

As the weather gets warmer and the geese and other birds have returned to Saskatchewan,  it is important to know what types of foods are good for them and what can cause them harm, or even kill them. When waterfowl are fed items like bread and popcorn, malnutrition and disease can become an...


Cathedral Village Arts Festival This Week!

Cathedral Village Arts Festival This Week!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Families

The Cathedral Village Arts Festival is a free, family friendly artistic celebration and has many fun activities throughout the week!  Remaining family friendly activities include: Lantern Walk and Evening  Shopping Thursday, May 23rd 5pm - 10pm  Enjoy the evening exploring the shops and...


Information Session on Private Sponsorship of Refugees - Wednesday, May 29th

Information Session on Private Sponsorship of Refugees - Wednesday, May 29th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Regina's Newcomer Welcome Centre is hosting a community engagement session on the settlement services that are available to private sponsors, refugees, and newcomers. Anyone interested is welcome to attend this free session! Date: Wednesday, May 29th Time: 5:30 PM Address: 2332 – 11th Avenue...


Receive Help Registering for Your Children's RESPs and Canada Learning Bonds - For Free

Receive Help Registering for Your Children's RESPs and Canada Learning Bonds - For Free

Posted in Community Programs / Children / Families

Volunteers will be present at the Regina Food Bank on Thursdsay, May 23rd from 10:00am - 3:00pm, to help you register for your children's Canada Learning Bond. The Canada Learning Bond is money that the Government adds to a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) for children from...


Interim Pathway for Caregivers - Deadline to Apply for PR is June 4th

Interim Pathway for Caregivers - Deadline to Apply for PR is June 4th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Caregivers who came to Canada to provide care to Canadian families, in the hope of eventually transitioning to becoming a permanent residents should apply to the  Interim Pathway for Caregivers by Tuesday, June 4th.  Caregivers who have been working in Canada temporarily but who have not...


Parent and Child English Language Practice Group

Parent and Child English Language Practice Group

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Families

Come practice your English while interacting with your children in a group environment! The Early Years Family Centre has a Parent and Child English Conversation Circle available until June 12th at their St. Matthew Family Centre location. When: Wednesdays (until June 12th) Time: 10:00amWhere:...


Garage Sale - May 17 & 18 (with funds going toward the Cuernavaca Project in Mexico)

Garage Sale - May 17 & 18 (with funds going toward the Cuernavaca Project in Mexico)

Posted in Community Programs / Families

There is so much to buy at great prices! Including:  furniture and bedding  appliances, tools and electronics  kitchen and household goods  toys, books and music  sports and garden items  jewellery and much more... Where: Christ the King Church Hall Address: 3239 Garnet St. (in...


Newcomer Employment Week / Semaine pour l'emploi des nouveaux arrivants 2019 a Great Success!

Newcomer Employment Week / Semaine pour l'emploi des nouveaux arrivants 2019 a Great Success!

Posted in Community Programs / RRLIP Project News

Newcomer Employment Week / Semaine pour l'emploi des nouveaux arrivants was a great success! Thank you to all those who participated in the NEW/SENA 2019 and helped in achieving our goal to Connect Employers, Service Providers and Newcomer Talent!  The 11 activities scheduled as part of the...


Newcomer Success Story Highlight - Anita Sanith & Nenita Martinez

Newcomer Success Story Highlight - Anita Sanith & Nenita Martinez

On this, the final day of NEW/SENA 2019, we highlight the success stories of two more City of Regina Employees - Anita Sanith & Nenita Martinez.  Anita's parents gathered the family and left their home country of Laos in the summer of 1978. At the time, the government was taking men to...