Immigration News

Introducing a Loan Program that Helps Saskatchewan Newcomers Gain Employment

Introducing a Loan Program that Helps Saskatchewan Newcomers Gain Employment

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

One of the challenges skilled immigrants face in having their credentials recognized in Canada is the high cost of relicensing or training. Due to a lack of Canadian credit history and score, many newcomers are unable to obtain loans and, unless they draw from their savings, cannot afford...


Webinar About Supporting Immigrant Businesses - Jan. 23rd

Webinar About Supporting Immigrant Businesses - Jan. 23rd

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Immigrants face the same challenges in starting a new business as any other entrepreneurs. Additional roadblocks can include language, limited knowledge of local markets, regulatory issues, access to credit or vital business networks.  Cities of Migration is Hosting a webinar - Inroads...


Parents and Grandparents Immigration Program Has Been Temporarily Suspended

Parents and Grandparents Immigration Program Has Been Temporarily Suspended

Posted in Immigration News

The application process for an immigration program that allows people to sponsor their parents or grandparents to come to Canada, which usually opens in January, has been postponed this year.  The reason for this is to allow the Federal government time to develop a new intake management...


Saskatchewan has a New Immigration Category for International Graduates

Saskatchewan has a New Immigration Category for International Graduates

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has unveiled the new International Graduate Entrepreneur Category This new pathway will help international student graduates of eligible post-secondary institutions in Saskatchewan, start their business and obtain Canadian...


Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Course - Registration Open!

Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Course - Registration Open!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health (IRMH) Course is a free, self-directed training that offers evidence-based information for service providers to provide better care and support to immigrants and refugees arriving to Canada. It is designed to provide an interactive experience where you...


Interactive Map of Francophone Immigration Services in Saskatchewan

Interactive Map of Francophone Immigration Services in Saskatchewan

The RIF-SK has developed the the French Language Services Pathway in Saskatchewan, which presents the range of French-language services available throughout the province. It is primarily intended for Francophone newcomers who settle or live in Saskatchewan. Simple and dynamic, it links to...


Interactive Map of Newcomer Services in Regina

Interactive Map of Newcomer Services in Regina

The RRLIP collaborated with local service agencies and other supports, to create an Interactive Service Map for newcomers.  This map highlights the services of newcomer serving agencies including:  Assessment and Referral Agencies Language Instruction Service Providers Settlement...


Arabic Speakers with limited English Skills Wanted!

Arabic Speakers with limited English Skills Wanted!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

 Are you an Arabic-speaking refugee or immigrant with limited English skills?  Do you want help communicating in English that is specific to your work and everyday life? The University of Regina and the Regina Public Library are looking for adults to participate in a free language...


Syrian Refugee Family Reunited, Thanks to Generosity of Regina Family in Mourning

Syrian Refugee Family Reunited, Thanks to Generosity of Regina Family in Mourning

Posted in Immigration News

The family of Jeremy Campbell, a Regina man who died in Japan, helped raise money to reunite a Syrian family torn apart by war.  As a tribute to Jeremy, his family "chanelled their grief into generosity" by rasing funds to help bring the remaining members of the Alkhatib family to Canada, from...


Deadline to apply for Anti-Racism Action Program Funding - Dec. 17th

Deadline to apply for Anti-Racism Action Program Funding - Dec. 17th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Canadian Heritage's Multiculturalism Branch has launched a Call for Proposals for its Anti-Racism Action Program (ARAP) The ARAP is intended to help address barriers to employment, justice, and social participation among Indigenous Peoples, racialized communities and religious...