Community Programs

Are you interested in being an over-the-phone interpreter?  Contact CanTalk by Wednesday Nov 1

Are you interested in being an over-the-phone interpreter? Contact CanTalk by Wednesday Nov 1

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

CanTalk provides over-the-pnone interpretation services to many agencies across Canada, including the local Regina Qu'Apple Health Region and 811.  Since July, CanTalk has been recruiting people who are interested in working as casual freelance over-the-phone interpreters. To date...


Influenza (Flu) Clinics - Oct 31 and Nov 1 at First Baptist Church

Influenza (Flu) Clinics - Oct 31 and Nov 1 at First Baptist Church

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

RODS Annual 'Flu' Clinics for 2017 October 31 (Tuesday) November 1 (Wednesday) 9am - 11:30 am; and 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm both days (Lunch break from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm both days)  At First Baptist Church 2241 Victoria Avenue Regina, SK   Interpretation services in...


Latest census numbers showcase Canada and Sask.'s ever-evolving ethnic diversity

Latest census numbers showcase Canada and Sask.'s ever-evolving ethnic diversity

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

A decade ago, the CBC series “Little Mosque on the Prairie” won international acclaim for its depiction of Muslims trying to make their way in a rural Saskatchewan town.   The Canadian Press - Ottawa Published October 25, 2017  At the time, Saskatchewan was home to about 33,900 visible...


NEW - FREE Family Literacy Program has just started in Regina!  Learn to read, write and speak English!

NEW - FREE Family Literacy Program has just started in Regina! Learn to read, write and speak English!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Children / Families

A new literacy program has recently started in the North Central Family Centre.  There is plenty of room for participants!  Newcomers welcome!   Reading and writing are important for every part of community life.   Reading and writing are important for every family member.   Do you...


Free Flu Clinics in Regina - organized by Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region

Free Flu Clinics in Regina - organized by Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Children / Families

Each year the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region organizes free Influenza - 'Flu' Clinics in various locations around the city, on different days.  The Health Region recommends flu shots especially for: Seniors Those in contact with: pregnant women children under 6 months...


Financial Literacy Day  - presentation at Regina Public Library downtown at noon on November 10

Financial Literacy Day - presentation at Regina Public Library downtown at noon on November 10

Posted in Community Programs

Join the keynote speaker and panelists to discuss the present and future of financial education in Saskatchewan   Financial Literacy Day - Keynote Address   Nov 10, 12:00pm    Central Adult Library Downtown - 2311 - 12th Ave.  Celebrate entrepreneurship in Regina. Meet and connect with...


National Francophone Immigration Week program

National Francophone Immigration Week program

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Celebration of Francophone Immigration week in Regina and Saskatoon.  Join in celebrating Francophone newcomers.   All activities (in Regina and Saskatoon) are free and open to everyone.   Happy National Francophone Immigration Week in Saskatchewan!     Launch of National...


FREE drop-in program for youth ages 10 - 14 - My Time!

FREE drop-in program for youth ages 10 - 14 - My Time!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Feeling like you want to do something fun and new in the evenings?     How about meeting new friends and having fun trying art, sports and theme nights all for free.   Come hang out with youth aged 10 to 14 who are interested in trying out a variety of activities.Whether it’s participating...


Free Webinar Training - 'We Speak Translate App' - to assist communication with newcomers.

Free Webinar Training - 'We Speak Translate App' - to assist communication with newcomers.

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The 'We Speak Translate Project' is a collaboration between Google Translate and the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria (ICA). It utilizes the Google Translate App for refugee resettlement and newcomer inclusion in communities. The project involves training community...


Startup company helps foreigners head to university in Canada and US

Startup company helps foreigners head to university in Canada and US

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

If you live in another country and want to study at a Canadian or American university, it can take up to 18 months to complete the application and receive a response. Martin Basiri knows all about that. So he founded Apply Board Inc. with his brother Meti to make the process easier. Oct 14,...