Families

Free Programs for Families, Newcomers, Mothers with Babies and Young Children, Seniors - at the  Al Ritchie Family Wellness Centre

Free Programs for Families, Newcomers, Mothers with Babies and Young Children, Seniors - at the Al Ritchie Family Wellness Centre

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

The Al Ritchie Family Wellness Centre (ARFWC) is a drop-in Centre that offers a variety of free family programs (music, crafts, and storytelling), a place for your children to play while you visit or use the clothing bank, and also a place to phone if you need help connecting with...


Regina 2017-2018 School Calendars.  Parents - make sure you know when children's schools are closed so you can make plans

Regina 2017-2018 School Calendars. Parents - make sure you know when children's schools are closed so you can make plans

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Important information for parents of school-aged children in Regina! Every year, there are a number of days that the schools will be closed and children will not go to school.  There will be a number of Professional Development Days throughout the year (these are days when the school is...


Employment Information published by RODS (Regina Open Door Society).  Sign up for the Newsletter

Employment Information published by RODS (Regina Open Door Society). Sign up for the Newsletter

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

Each month RODS Employment Services publishes a newsletter.   The newsletter contains information about upcoming classes, employers who are hiring, job fairs, information sessions (for example, "Lets Talk Business' on October 24), and other helpful information for newcomers...


Education push planned to reduce cooking fires - Regina Fire and Protective Services

Education push planned to reduce cooking fires - Regina Fire and Protective Services

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

On a frigid January morning, one firefighter was injured, two tenants were rescued from a three-storey apartment building and 23 newcomer families lost everything in a blaze that started as a cooking fire.   11 Oct 2017 Regina Leader-Post  Story by Pamela Cowan   It is people who cause fires...


Flu (Influenza) Information Sessions being held at Regina Open Door Society - especially for newcomers!  Oct 17, 18, 24 and 25

Flu (Influenza) Information Sessions being held at Regina Open Door Society - especially for newcomers! Oct 17, 18, 24 and 25

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Flu (Influenza) information sessions will be held at the Bank of Canada RODS location on October 17, 18, 24 and 25, 2017 - 4th Floor (2220 - 12th Ave.)  Come to learn about the Flu, preventive measures you can take, what a 'Flu shot' is, ask questions, and find out why a 'Flu shot' could...


Newcomer Women - Weekly Saturday morning program at the Mackenzie Art Gallery!  Special Children's program and childminding included.

Newcomer Women - Weekly Saturday morning program at the Mackenzie Art Gallery! Special Children's program and childminding included.

Posted in Community Programs / Children / Families

REALI program (RECREATION THROUGH ART AND LIFE SKILLS) is a program for women and their children that happens at Mackenzie Art Gallery every Saturday from 10 AM to 12 noon.  Through a partnership between Regina Immigrant Women Centre and the MacKenzie Art Gallery, this program provides...


Art for Canadian Newcomers - free for the whole family at the Glen Elm Library.  No registration required!

Art for Canadian Newcomers - free for the whole family at the Glen Elm Library. No registration required!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

“Art for Canadian Newcomers”  Come to the Glen Elm Library for a free monthly art program open to anyone who is new to Canada.   Free, hands-on art making workshops in painting, drawing, sculpture, mixed-media and more!   Make art while practicing English language skills.   Open to all...


 Free Movies for the Whole Family!  Community Day - October 14th from 9am - 11am at Southland Mall Cinemas.

Free Movies for the Whole Family! Community Day - October 14th from 9am - 11am at Southland Mall Cinemas.

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Canadian movie lovers and their families are invited to visit their local Cineplex Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 14 for a free movie. Enjoy a morning of free films in honour of the seventh consecutive year of Cineplex Community Day. Cineplex will treat guests to a selection of...


Parenting Tips - for Parents of Teens.  From Partners for Mental Health 'Right By You' Project

Parenting Tips - for Parents of Teens. From Partners for Mental Health 'Right By You' Project

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Families

Every year an estimated 1.2 million Canadian children and youth are affected by mental illness The Right By You campaign was created by Partners for Mental Health to improve mental health and prevent suicide among youth, by mobilizing and engaging Canadians to help drive fundamental changes...


More flexible citizenship rules on language, residency to kick in Oct. 11

More flexible citizenship rules on language, residency to kick in Oct. 11

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says more flexibility will ease path to join 'Canadian family'   Story by Kathleen Harris, CBC News  Oct 4/17   Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen tells guests at City Hall in Brampton, Ont., Wednesday that the Liberal government's changes to citizenship...