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Saskatchewan Reopens ‘Occupations In-Demand’ Immigration Sub-Category for Skilled Workers on August 9

Saskatchewan Reopens ‘Occupations In-Demand’ Immigration Sub-Category for Skilled Workers on August 9

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Canadian province of Saskatchewan will welcome up to 1,200 new applications under the International Skilled Worker – Occupations In-Demand sub-category of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) during an intake period that began on August 9.   CIC News August 9, 2017  by...


MCC URGENTLY Needs Relief and Hygiene Kits.  Find Out How to Help.  In Regina, the Drop Off is at Grace Mennonite Church!

MCC URGENTLY Needs Relief and Hygiene Kits. Find Out How to Help. In Regina, the Drop Off is at Grace Mennonite Church!

MCC responds to many urgent heeds world-wide - floods, disaster, wars, refugee needs..... Multiple situations of crisis around the world such as Syria, Iraq, and Ukraine have depleted our warehouse inventory. Please help replenish our supply to continue responding to needs around the...


Are You Moving?  Survey Finds that Many Saskatchewan Residents Procrastinate When it Comes to Moving.  Helpful Tips.

Are You Moving? Survey Finds that Many Saskatchewan Residents Procrastinate When it Comes to Moving. Helpful Tips.

Posted in Community Programs / Children / Families

Most people have felt the pain and stress of moving at least once in their lifetime. Summer is one of the busiest times for movers in Canada. By Sarah Komadina Global News A recent survey done by Big Steel Box showed that those living in the Prairie provinces were most likely to...


The Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count!  Get involved!

The Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count! Get involved!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

It’s time to reach for your camera or smartphone and head out to where the bumble bees are buzzing. We’ve just launched the second annual Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count, running now until September 15th. Each submission before September 16th counts as one chance for a $25 gift certificate to...


Thursday Aug 10 from 5pm. Free Concert at the Regina Folk Festival! For All Ages! Special Canada 150 Project - Canada Far and Wide

Thursday Aug 10 from 5pm. Free Concert at the Regina Folk Festival! For All Ages! Special Canada 150 Project - Canada Far and Wide

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

For one year only, we're adding a FREE Thursday night to the Regina Folk Festival! Canada Far & Wide: Grands Esprits Thursday, August 10th, 2017 5 pm to 9 pm Victoria Park, FREE admission The RFF has partnered with Vancouver, Calgary, Canmore and Winnipeg Folk Festivals for a special...


An Immigrant Story - Dealing With Stress and Adjustment Challenges in a New Country

An Immigrant Story - Dealing With Stress and Adjustment Challenges in a New Country

When I was five years old, I was taken away from everything familiar to me: my home, my roots, my language and my culture. I immigrated to Canada from Chile, as a young girl with my family. This was in the mid-seventies, during the Pinochet military regime. The lives of my family members...


'Google for Business' (Luncheon Series  for Small Businesses) August 16 by SquareOne.  Register Now

'Google for Business' (Luncheon Series for Small Businesses) August 16 by SquareOne. Register Now

Posted in Community Programs

This luncheon series is for small businesses who are ready to GEAR UP and keep business ACCELERATING!  August 16th – Google for Busines   12:00-1:00pm   Presentation by: Heather Pinay, Authentically: Business & Life Solutions Location: WESK (Women Entrepreneurs of Sask.  (100 – 1919...


Free! Special Species Exhibit at Royal Saskatchewan Museum for Canada 150

Free! Special Species Exhibit at Royal Saskatchewan Museum for Canada 150

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

150 Species for Canada 150 exhibit  When people get a chance to see what goes on behind the scenes at a museum like the Royal Saskatchewan Museum, they are often excited to learn about the size and inherent value of the collections. To recognize the 150th year of Confederation, we are...


Ottawa Seeks to Attract Foreign Talent by Making Start-up Visa Program Permanent

Ottawa Seeks to Attract Foreign Talent by Making Start-up Visa Program Permanent

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The federal government is moving to entrench an immigration pilot project known as the Start-up Visa Program, which offers permanent residency to foreign entrepreneurs who agree to bring their companies to Canada. By Shane Dingham The Globe and MailFriday, Jul. 28, 2017 “Our...


Canadians speaking more languages than ever before

Canadians speaking more languages than ever before

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

According to new census data, one in five Canadians speaks more than one language at home. It's a testament to the rapid growth of our immigration population, but as Mike Le Couteur reports, it's also creating some political tension. August 2, 2017 By Leslie YoungNational Online...