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Free Mexican Film Series - Starting February 22nd

Free Mexican Film Series - Starting February 22nd

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The University of Regina's Lifelong Learning Centre is hosting a FREE Mexican Film series on Fridays! Films will be in Spanish, but will be accompanied with English subtitles. Dates: Feb 22, Mar 1, Mar 8 and Mar 15. Time: 1:00pm-3:30pm. Cost: Admission is Free. Location: College Building...


Looking for Free Family Fun on "Family Day Monday"?

Looking for Free Family Fun on "Family Day Monday"?

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

WASKIMO 2019 Will Be Happening on Wascana Lake, Monday, February 18th. This event-packed, family friendly day happens every year on Family Day Monday, in February.See important details for the day, listed below: • All Waskimo activities (indoors and outside) are free to the public. • $10...


Community and Volunteer Fair for Newcomers

Community and Volunteer Fair for Newcomers

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If you are interested in learning about programs, services and volunteer opportunities available in Regina, be sure to attend the Regina Open Door Society's Community and Volunteer Fair for Newcomers, 2109!  DATE: Thursday February 21st, 2019. TIME: 9:00 am – 3:00pm. LOCATION: Ramada Plaza,...


Canadian Mental Health Fact Sheet

Canadian Mental Health Fact Sheet

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) has a Fact Sheet available on their website, explaining who is affected by mental health issues, how common it is and the impact it can have on youth, families and communities.  These are some of the highlights:  • In any given year, 1 in 5 people...


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,...


Free Citizenship Preparation Classes Available in 3 Locations in Regina!

Free Citizenship Preparation Classes Available in 3 Locations in Regina!

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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

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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...


SASSK 2019 Leadership Forum - Feb 6-7th

SASSK 2019 Leadership Forum - Feb 6-7th

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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!

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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,...