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Newcomers to Canada - Learn French at home!

Newcomers to Canada - Learn French at home!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

CLIC en ligne is online French as a second language training for immigrants.   As a participant, you have access to our online platform 24,7.   Every month you have 4 or 5 one-hour classes with an instructor, 3 or 4 hours of group training and 1 hour individual training via skype.   To...


Looming U.S. crackdown could strip right to work from thousands of foreign worker spouses.  Canada offers open work permit to spouses accompanying skilled temporary workers

Looming U.S. crackdown could strip right to work from thousands of foreign worker spouses. Canada offers open work permit to spouses accompanying skilled temporary workers

Posted in Immigration News / Families

Looming U.S. crackdown could strip right to work from thousands of foreign worker spouses April 6, 2018 By Stephen Smith  CIC news Thousands of mainly Indian spouses accompanying skilled foreign workers on H-1B visas in the United States are preparing for the possibility that they may lose...


Temporary foreign workers gaining permanent residence in Canada on the rise

Temporary foreign workers gaining permanent residence in Canada on the rise

Posted in Immigration News

CIC News / 2018 / February / Expanded pathways to Canadian permanent residence helping numbers grow, says new study February 19, 2018  By Stephen Smith A growing number of immigrants who come to Canada as temporary foreign workers are staying longer and obtaining permanent residence, a new...


Hands-on in Saskatchewan: Immigrants learn skills and trades

Hands-on in Saskatchewan: Immigrants learn skills and trades

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Many have chosen Regina as a place to start a new life and are seeking work in trades and skilled labour by Brandon Harder, Regina Leader-Post  April 13, 2018  REGINA, SASK: March 21, 2018 Leo Gamoso, left, and Ajay Kumar work together to wire a small room during an exercise being held by...


ESL series from OMNI TV.  Practise English in your own home

ESL series from OMNI TV. Practise English in your own home

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

ESL series available for newcomers!  Practise English at home   This 120 episode, half-hour TV series is a great resource for newcomers to Saskatchewan who want to improve their English language skills- and will be of interest to learners at many levels. The episodes are segmented and cover...


Scams an Ongoing issue - Telephone scammers targeting immigrants and new Canadians!  Don't trust your caller ID display.  Scammers posing as Immigration officers

Scams an Ongoing issue - Telephone scammers targeting immigrants and new Canadians! Don't trust your caller ID display. Scammers posing as Immigration officers

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

There are a number of ongoing scams across Canada that target newcomers.  Below are some recent articles that detail one of the scams.   Please share the information with newcomers so they are aware of what can happen and be prepared to deal with the scammers. Although the articles below are...


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...


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...


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...