Community Programs

Sikh Community in Regina Supports Local Women's Shelter

Sikh Community in Regina Supports Local Women's Shelter

Members of Regina’s Sikh community gathered this past weekend to support local women’s shelters by assembling care packages filled with baked goods, personal hygiene products and chocolate that will be delivered on Valentine’s Day. They were participating in the One Billion Rising movement,...


Globe Theatre Production Involving Newcomer Youth - February 7-10

Globe Theatre Production Involving Newcomer Youth - February 7-10

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth

A new stage production called Apple Time which includes newcomer youth in its cast, is running from Thursday, February 7th to Sunday, February 10th. The story blends puppetry and sign language with traditional Deaf storytelling, mime, mask, magic, and even a little bit of circus arts. The...


Free Citizenship Preparation Classes Available in 3 Locations in Regina!

Free Citizenship Preparation Classes Available in 3 Locations in Regina!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

The New Canadian Integration Society (NCIS) is offering an 8-week class to help Newcomers to Canada prepare for the Canadian Citizenship exam. In order to qualify for this FREE class, you must: -> be over 16 years of age. -> be able to understand and communicate well in English. Classes...


French Immersion Students Sing Canadian Anthem at Regina Pats Game

French Immersion Students Sing Canadian Anthem at Regina Pats Game

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

In celebration of French Immersion Week, a group of students from Regina's l'école St. Mary sang the opening anthem in French, for the Regina Pats hockey game on Febraury 4th. This week has been filled with activites in Regina, celebrating and highlighting the many opportunities and benefits...


RRLIP Funders Forum - February 27th

RRLIP Funders Forum - February 27th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The RRLIP Funders Forum will provide an opportunity for newcomer serving agencies, cultural groups and other organizations, to learn about funding sources that exist and how to access them. Recently, the RRLIP developed a funding guide highlighting funding opportunities that organizations...


Free Cultural Awareness Training - Wednesday, Feb. 6th

Free Cultural Awareness Training - Wednesday, Feb. 6th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The  Regina Open Door Society (RODS) offers free Cultural Awareness Training to employers, community organizations and members of the community at large, to help them increase their cultural awareness and knowledge of newcomers’ needs, challenges and their potential contributions. Attendees...


SASSK 2019 Leadership Forum - Feb 6-7th

SASSK 2019 Leadership Forum - Feb 6-7th

Posted in Community Programs / Families

Sexual Assault Services of Saskatchean (SASSK) is hosting its first annual Leadership Forum in Regina next week! Date: February 6-7th. Location: Ramada Plaza Downtown, Regina. Cost: $150. To Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sass-leadership-forum-tickets-52495255723 The Forum is intended...


Today is Bell Let's Talk Day!

Today is Bell Let's Talk Day!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

On January 30th, 2019, you can help raise funds for Canadian mental health initiatives, without spending any of your own money. Here's how you can generate a 5¢ donation from Bell Canada: - Use the Bell Let’s Talk Facebook frame or Snapchat filter - Tweet using #BellLetsTalk - Every text...


Strong Community Partnerships Help to Overcome Backlash in Kingston

Strong Community Partnerships Help to Overcome Backlash in Kingston

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

A recent article in one of Canada's National newspapers highlights how a community is working together to dissolve anti-immigration responses, following recent events in their City. Highlights in the article include:  - Last week, the Mounties charged a youth, who cannot be identified,...


Winter 2019 LINC Schedule at the University of Regina

Winter 2019 LINC Schedule at the University of Regina

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The University of Regina's Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) class schedule will include additional afternoon options this Winter! Course times for the semester running from January-March are:  Daytime Class Option 1 (full-time) Monday to Friday 9:00 am – 2:30 pm. Daytime...