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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:...


Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan are improving quality, accessibility and affordability of early learning and child care for families

Governments of Canada and Saskatchewan are improving quality, accessibility and affordability of early learning and child care for families

Posted in Community Programs / Families

Governments sign a bilateral agreement   REGINA, March 16, 2018 Canada NewsWire (CNW)   The governments of Canada and Saskatchewan are making significant investments in early learning and child care systems to help children be safe and healthy and develop to their full potential in families...


Websites to find family-friendly activities in Regina!

Websites to find family-friendly activities in Regina!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Kids/Family Activities  There are a number of websites that continually update information about kid-friendly and family activities happening in Regina.   Some activities are free, some are low-cost, and others are regular price.     Check out these websites for...


Newcomer Student Bursaries - Applications now being accepted by Regina Open Door Society

Newcomer Student Bursaries - Applications now being accepted by Regina Open Door Society

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

Newcomer Bursaries are cash awards that are to assist students with meeting the costs of post - secondary (i.e. university or vocational) training.   Up to SIX awards of $2,500 each are available in 2018.     Individuals are eligible to apply for a bursary if they meet ALL of the...