Immigration News

*REMINDER* - Private Sponsorship Information Sessions in Regina - Jan 15, 16 & 17

*REMINDER* - Private Sponsorship Information Sessions in Regina - Jan 15, 16 & 17

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

If you are interested in helping groups complete applications to privately sponsor refugees, part of a group that intends to apply, or part of an organization that is interested in becoming a Sponsorship Agreement Holder, this training is for you! The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program is...


Program for Newcomers Interested in Volunteering in the Community - Register by Jan 18

Program for Newcomers Interested in Volunteering in the Community - Register by Jan 18

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Regina Open Door Society's INVOLVE program will begin Saturday, January 26th. If you are interested in participating, you must register by January 15th! The program occurs over the following five Saturdays: - January 26 - February 2 - February 9 - February 16 - February 23 Time:  9:00am...


SK Employment Standards - Free Webinar Series

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Are you interested in learning more about Employment Rights and Responsibilities in Saskatchewan?  Beginning January 9th, the Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety will host a series of free webinars covering the topics listed below: • Vacations and Vacation Pay (January 9, 2019)....


Interested in Learning How Your Organization Can Sponsor Refugees to Canada?

Interested in Learning How Your Organization Can Sponsor Refugees to Canada?

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program is offering to provide on information session on How to Become a Sponsorship Agreement Holder (SAH), for local organizations interested in becoming ongoing refugee sponsors. Sponsorship Agreement Holders sign a formal contract with the Canadian...


Free Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Online Course - Starting Nov 26th

Free Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Online Course - Starting Nov 26th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

This online course, funded by IRCC, offers a comprehensive overview of immigrant and refugee mental health, focusing on subgroups at risk.  It provides an in-depth discussion on how context and culture influence mental health and mental illness.  Participants are given practical examples...


Racism in Canada Online Survey - Deadline Dec. 9th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Department of Canadian Heritage is inviting Canadians to participate in an online survey on racism and discrimination as it relates to employment and income supports, social participation, which includes access to arts, sport and leisure, and justice. The deadline to participate in this...


Family Reunification for Refugees Webinar - Nov. 23rd

Posted in Immigration News

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is providing a free webinar on Family Reunification for privatey sopnsored refugees. Date: Friday, Nov 23, 2018 Time: 1:00PM - 3:00 PM (Saskatchewan Time) This webinar willl cover the following topics: IRCC family definition Adult children...


Fall 2018 Edition of RRLIP's Newcomer News is Now Available!

Fall 2018 Edition of RRLIP's Newcomer News is Now Available!

The RRLIP Project staff develop newsletters to share with newcomers, key stakeholders and the greater community.  The Newcomer News is a plain language newsletter designed to highlight local programs, resources and services. The latest edition highlights: - Ehrlo Sports Venture (Free...


Regina Student from Syria to Star in Netflix Series

Regina Student from Syria to Star in Netflix Series

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

A high school student from Syria, currently in the deaf and hard of hearing program at Winston Knoll, will be starrring in a Netflix original series called Black Summer. Read the full article, in the Regina Leader Post...


Private Refugee Sponsorship Webinars - Starting Nov 1st

Posted in Immigration News

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is offereing free webinars throughout November, starting today! See below for a detailed listing of the webinar content and schedule: Introduction to Canada's Refugee Sponsorship ProgramsTopics covered: an overview of Canada's refugee...