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Domestic abuse of Newcomer women - Information and promising practises (helpful for service providers working with newcomers)

Domestic abuse of Newcomer women - Information and promising practises (helpful for service providers working with newcomers)

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

Domestic Abuse: Considerations when working with Newcomer Women   For more information and resources - for survivors, family and friends, and professionals, go to:  https://pathssk.org/about-abuse/     Although immigrant, refugee, and non-status women experience the same forms of violence...


Skills Canada Provincial finals - home grown talent shines - April 12 and 13 at Evraz Place - Canada Centre  FREE event open to the public

Skills Canada Provincial finals - home grown talent shines - April 12 and 13 at Evraz Place - Canada Centre FREE event open to the public

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

Saskatchewan is a growing province which is fueled by the passion, determination and the hard work of its people. Nowhere is this more evident than in the skilled trades and technologies, where creativity and ingenuity shine through in every job well done. 3 Apr 2018  Regina Leader-Postby...


YMCA -  5 Days 5 Ways promotion for the month of April - free swimming pass (and other activities) for 5 visits

YMCA - 5 Days 5 Ways promotion for the month of April - free swimming pass (and other activities) for 5 visits

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

5 Days 5 Ways at the YMCA – Try the Y with five free visits! The YMCA is a place to try something new, engage and connect with others in your community and stay healthy in spirit, mind, and body. From swimming to court sports, to strength training to group fitness classes, you are sure to...


Making your community more inclusive of newcomers with the free We Speak Translate project and training. Webinar training coming up soon!

Making your community more inclusive of newcomers with the free We Speak Translate project and training. Webinar training coming up soon!

Are you looking for a tangible way to make your community more inclusive of resettled refugees and new immigrants? How can communities support newcomers while their English and/or French language skills are developing?   The We Speak Translate project is a first of its kind collaboration...


Have you had a baby recently?  Call or email to have a Welcome Wagon visit

Have you had a baby recently? Call or email to have a Welcome Wagon visit

Posted in Community Programs / Families

Have you had a new baby in the past year?   Welcome Wagon Baby Programs provide:   small gifts from local civic minded businesses   valuable information at this special time in your life   A Welcome Wagon Representative would like to bring you a FREE gift package. In Regina, register...


Free Webinar - Looking at Early Childhood Care Needs for Newcomer Children - Refugees and Asylum Seekers  - Thursday at 9am

Free Webinar - Looking at Early Childhood Care Needs for Newcomer Children - Refugees and Asylum Seekers - Thursday at 9am

Responding to Early Childhood Education and Care Needs of Children of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Europe and North America - Migration Policy Institute   Thursday, APRIL 12, 2018 - 9 am Central time - Regina 11:00 A.M. ET (New York, D.C.) / 8:00 A.M. PT (San Francisco)/ 5:00 P.M. CET...


Welcome Wagon would like to Welcome you to Regina!

Welcome Wagon would like to Welcome you to Regina!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

Are you new to the neighbourhood (1 year or less in Regina) and looking for assistance in finding your way around town? Do you know someone who is new to the community and would appreciate finding out more?     Welcome Wagon has been greeting newcomers to communities since 1930.  Upon...


Request for input from French-speaking parents of young children

Request for input from French-speaking parents of young children

Posted in Community Programs / Children / Families

The Francophone Support Centre for Families and Children has asked for feedback to aid in their program development.  If you are a French-speaking parent with a baby or small children, please contact the Centre with your ideas!     The request - in both English and French, is below - together...


Bridging Borders - New Documentary Program developed in Saskatchewan!  Stories about sponsoring refugees

Bridging Borders - New Documentary Program developed in Saskatchewan! Stories about sponsoring refugees

For a number of months, MCC Saskatchewan has been working on an exciting documentary project with Wavelength Entertainment. The six-part series, entitled Bridging Borders, debuted on City TV Saskatchewan on February 26th with future episodes to be aired in the coming weeks.  MCC...


 Youth - good information and support in dealing with issues or stress you may be facing

Youth - good information and support in dealing with issues or stress you may be facing

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Families

If you are a youth and looking for good information and support, try:  www.mindyourmind.ca    This is a place where you can get info, resources and tools to help you manage stress, crises and mental health problems and learn about taking care of yourself.   Topics on the website include:...