Community Programs

Integrating Newcomers with Volunteer Activities - INVOLVE!  Volunteer Training Program

Integrating Newcomers with Volunteer Activities - INVOLVE! Volunteer Training Program

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  Do you want to develop your Community Leadership Skills?   INVOLVE!  Integrating Newcomers With Volunteer Opportunities to add Leadership Value through Education!   Benefits:          Gain Canadian experience          Contribute to the community          Develop networks          Have...


Student Refugee Chasing Dream in New Home

Student Refugee Chasing Dream in New Home

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

1 Feb 2016 Leader-Post - by Austin M. Davis   Nobody told Usama Ahmad not to read the comments.      The 20-year-old Syrian refugee beams as he talks about the warm welcome he received after landing in Regina on Dec. 31. His smile fades when he mentions seeing negative online comments posted...


English Skills for Adult EAL Learners - at the Library!

English Skills for Adult EAL Learners - at the Library!

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Work with an experienced volunteer EAL tutor to practice and improve reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills in English. No registration required - this is a drop-in program   Participants must be Regina residents. Maximum of 12 participants. Refreshments will be served. Mondays...


UR International Student Services - International Peer Advisor Program

UR International Student Services - International Peer Advisor Program

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The "International Peer Advisor Program" is an important service for both current and future UR students.  A very popular program, many enroll and benefit from it, both as Advisors and Advisees.   The role of an International Peer Advisor is to connect with, and provide valuable information...


 Potluck to Welcome Newcomers

Potluck to Welcome Newcomers

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Newcomers Welcome Potluck!  come meet newcomers to Regina! Friday, January 29  6:00 PM - 8:00PM    Knox-Metropolitan United Church 2340 Victoria Avenue, Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 0S6   Use Victoria Ave. entrance.  Potluck is in the Lower Hall  ...


UR International Global Learning Centre - to Assist University of Regina Students

UR International Global Learning Centre - to Assist University of Regina Students

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The Global Learning Centre    UR International   College West 115     This facility is designed to assist UR students with both academic and non-academic needs.  This includes free, focused English language services, as well as providing information for successfully transitioning and...


RODS Employment Centre - Upcoming Classes

RODS Employment Centre - Upcoming Classes

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Mark Your Calendars!  Enroll in classes to assist you in finding employment!  Programs are accessible to all newcomers to Canada (focusing on, but not limited to, newcomers within the past 5 years). Newcomers must be 16 and over, and experience cultural and/or language/literacy barriers...


Refugee Sponsorship Training Program

Refugee Sponsorship Training Program

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Are you interested in sponsoring a refugee or a refugee family?  Have questions?  The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program can assist in answering your questions.    The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is a program designed to support: the Sponsorship Agreement Holders (SAHs)...


Free Skating in Victoria Park - Downtown!

Free Skating in Victoria Park - Downtown!

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Come for a Skate at the Victoria Park Skating Rink!   Dates: January 11-February 29 Location: Victoria Park - downtown  Weekdays: 11:30AM-1:30PM - 5:00PM-8:00PM Weekends: 11:00AM-5:00PM Cost: Free!   Come skate at the rink downtown!  You DO NOT NEED  your own skates!! Skate rentals...


Regina City Buses Now Equipped with Audible Stop Announcements!

Regina City Buses Now Equipped with Audible Stop Announcements!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

NEW! Audible Stop Announcements!     Reginans can sit back and enjoy a more relaxed bus ride!     The new audible stop announcement system was implemented on conventional transit buses on January 18, 2016.     After passing a bus stop, the system will then announce the next approaching...