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Latest Newcomer News - #6 - August 2017.  Information on New Regina Programs and Other Services

Latest Newcomer News - #6 - August 2017. Information on New Regina Programs and Other Services

RRLIP (Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership) is happy to share the latest edition of Newcomer News - a plain-language newsletter featuring programs and services in Regina that are of interest and value to newcomers in Regina and those who are part of a newcomer's support system.  ...


Saskatchewan's Filipino community has more than doubled since 2011, According to the Latest Canadian Census

Saskatchewan's Filipino community has more than doubled since 2011, According to the Latest Canadian Census

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Children / Families

A national language of the Philippines is being spoken by twice as many people as it was five years ago in Saskatchewan, but that could change.   By Ashley Martin, Regina Leader-Post   Published on: August 2, 2017     Venone Bihag, right, and his daughter Hannah at their home in Regina.  ...


Saskatchewan Reopens ‘Occupations In-Demand’ Immigration Sub-Category for Skilled Workers on August 9

Saskatchewan Reopens ‘Occupations In-Demand’ Immigration Sub-Category for Skilled Workers on August 9

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Canadian province of Saskatchewan will welcome up to 1,200 new applications under the International Skilled Worker – Occupations In-Demand sub-category of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) during an intake period that began on August 9.   CIC News August 9, 2017  by...


MCC URGENTLY Needs Relief and Hygiene Kits.  Find Out How to Help.  In Regina, the Drop Off is at Grace Mennonite Church!

MCC URGENTLY Needs Relief and Hygiene Kits. Find Out How to Help. In Regina, the Drop Off is at Grace Mennonite Church!

MCC responds to many urgent heeds world-wide - floods, disaster, wars, refugee needs..... Multiple situations of crisis around the world such as Syria, Iraq, and Ukraine have depleted our warehouse inventory. Please help replenish our supply to continue responding to needs around the...


An Immigrant Story - Dealing With Stress and Adjustment Challenges in a New Country

An Immigrant Story - Dealing With Stress and Adjustment Challenges in a New Country

When I was five years old, I was taken away from everything familiar to me: my home, my roots, my language and my culture. I immigrated to Canada from Chile, as a young girl with my family. This was in the mid-seventies, during the Pinochet military regime. The lives of my family members...


Ottawa Seeks to Attract Foreign Talent by Making Start-up Visa Program Permanent

Ottawa Seeks to Attract Foreign Talent by Making Start-up Visa Program Permanent

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The federal government is moving to entrench an immigration pilot project known as the Start-up Visa Program, which offers permanent residency to foreign entrepreneurs who agree to bring their companies to Canada. By Shane Dingham The Globe and MailFriday, Jul. 28, 2017 “Our...


Canadians speaking more languages than ever before

Canadians speaking more languages than ever before

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

According to new census data, one in five Canadians speaks more than one language at home. It's a testament to the rapid growth of our immigration population, but as Mike Le Couteur reports, it's also creating some political tension. August 2, 2017 By Leslie YoungNational Online...


New! Odd Jobs Squad - Short Term Casual Work Opportunities

New! Odd Jobs Squad - Short Term Casual Work Opportunities

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

RODS  Employment Services    *NEW* Join our Odd Jobs Squad! The Odd Jobs Squad is a way to connect our clients with employers that are looking for short term casual workers. This new initiative will: Provide you with  short term casual employment opportunitiesExpose you to potential long...


Understanding the New Saskatchewan In-Demand Occupations List and Obtaining Licensure

Understanding the New Saskatchewan In-Demand Occupations List and Obtaining Licensure

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Last week, on July 29, the Canadian province of Saskatchewan announced an expanded list of 43 in-demand occupations for two of its most popular immigration categories. Slightly more than half of these occupations require professional licensure on the part of the applicant, a process that may...


Do You Speak English and Another Language?  Opportunity for Interpreting on a Casual Basis for CanTalk

Do You Speak English and Another Language? Opportunity for Interpreting on a Casual Basis for CanTalk

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

Are you a fluent speaker in more than 1 language?  Are you interested in doing some casual interpretation work?  CanTalk is looking for interpreters!   CanTalk provides interpretation services on the phone for many different organizations, such as 811 (Sask.Health information call-in...