Community Programs

Volunteers Needed for Canada Day Events

Volunteers Needed for Canada Day Events

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Families

The  Regina Canada Day  committeee is looking for volunteers to help make sure the celebration goes smootly. Positions for the day before and after are full, but there is still a need for help on Canada Day itself (July 1st). There is a need for people to help with set-up, traffic control...


Private Sponsorship of Refugees Celebration and Information Event - Wednesday, June 26th

Private Sponsorship of Refugees Celebration and Information Event - Wednesday, June 26th

The Newcomer Welcome Centre (NWC), Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) and Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership (RRLIP) are coordinating an evening centred around; Celebrating Private Sponsorship of Refugees  and Engaging Sponsors in Regina. Date: Wednesday, June...


World Refugee Day - Thursday, June 20th

World Refugee Day - Thursday, June 20th

On June 20th, the Regina Open Door Society (RODS) will be hosting a World Refugee Day Event. When: Thursday, June 20th Time: 12:00pm (noon) Where: City Square Plaza Stage (downtown) The Program will last about 1 hour and will include the presentatin of 2019 Newcomer Bursary Awards, followed...


New Horizons Seniors Program - Deadline for Proposal Submission is June 21st

New Horizons Seniors Program - Deadline for Proposal Submission is June 21st

Posted in Community Programs

In May, 2019, the Government of Canada launched the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) 2019-20 call for proposals for community-based projects across Canada. The NHSP is a federal grants and contributions program whose goal is to support projects that help improve the well-being and quality...


The City of Regina Has Launched a New and Improved Website

The City of Regina Has Launched a New and Improved Website

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

The City of Regina has deveoped a new website that has many improvments and is easier to use. This replaces their previous website that was designed in 2008. Improvements to the site include the following: - a simplified menu and improved search functions - digital transit (bus) schedules -...


Regina's Pride Festival is This Week - June 7th - 16th, 2019

Regina's Pride Festival is This Week - June 7th - 16th, 2019

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed June to be "Pride Month" each year. Regina's Pride Festival is called Queen City Pride and is a 10-day celebration of the LGBTQ community and features many events that educate, entertain, and enlighten participants about our gender and sexually...


Join Other Regina Residents in Watching Canada's Only Professional Basketball Team Attempt to Make History

Join Other Regina Residents in Watching Canada's Only Professional Basketball Team Attempt to Make History

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

The Toronto Raptors, will have a chance to win the NBA (National Basketball Association) title today! This would be the first time a Canadian team has ever won the championship. As the Raptors are Canada's only professinoal basketball team, sports fans across the country are exicted about...


Survey for Language Instructors - June 14th Deadline

Survey for Language Instructors - June 14th Deadline

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC) Evaluation Division is launching a survey of language instructors.  They are examining the effectiveness of teaching and learning methods under various IRCC-funded language learning services, including formal language training,...


Summer Activities List, 2019

Summer Activities List, 2019

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

As many newcomer families may be unaware of activities available for their children during the summer months, the RRLIP has developed a  list of summer camps and activities happening in or near Regina, for children and youth  to attend! The list includes a short description of the programs,...


Private Refugee Sponsorship Webinars - Starting June 4th

Private Refugee Sponsorship Webinars - Starting June 4th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP)  is offereing free webinars throughout  the month of June. See below for a detailed listing of the webinar content and schedule: • An Introduction to Canada’s Refugee Sponsorship Programs - June 04, 2019 at 11 AM...