Immigration News

IRCC Launches National Call for Proposals for Newcomer Programming

IRCC Launches National Call for Proposals for Newcomer Programming

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

As part of its commitment to deliver high quality settlement services to newcomers, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is issuing a call for proposals for the Settlement and Resettlement Assistance programs. The National Call for Proposals (CFP) intake process has been...


Cultural Awareness Training - Thursday, March 21st

Cultural Awareness Training - Thursday, March 21st

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Regina Open Door Society (RODS) offers free Cultural Awareness Training to employers, community organizations and members of the community at large, to help them increase their cultural awareness and knowledge of newcomers’ needs, challenges and their potential contributions.  Attendees...


CBC Highlighting Immigration Stories

CBC Highlighting Immigration Stories

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The RRLIP recently held a Community Forum where the topic of newcomer mental health and wellness was addressed. A report highlighting the information shared and discussed will be available shortly.  In the meantime, we invite you to check out these articles, publised by the CBC...


Volunteers Needed to Help Newcomer Children with Their Schoolwork

Volunteers Needed to Help Newcomer Children with Their Schoolwork

The Settlement Support Workers in Schools (SSWIS) Program is looking for volunteers to help with their Homework Club program. Volunteers are required to help students from grades 4 - 8 in the following schools:  • École Harbour Landing School  (Mondays 3:45pm - 5:15pm)• St. Augustine...


Information Session for Internationally Trained Engineers

Information Session for Internationally Trained Engineers

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) is hosting an information session for Internationally Educated Member-in-Training Applicants. This session will familiarize international engineering and geoscience graduates with the APEGS registration...


 Well known CBC journalist and former refugee, Joe Schlesing, has passed away

Well known CBC journalist and former refugee, Joe Schlesing, has passed away

Posted in Immigration News

Joe Schlesinger, who narrowly escaped the Nazis as a young boy growing up in the former Czechoslovakia and ended up becoming one of Canada's most beloved and respected journalists, has died at the age of 90.  As a foreign correspondent for the Candaian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC),...


Information Technology Certificate Course - Registration Open!

Information Technology Certificate Course - Registration Open!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth

ComIT is offering a free Certificate Program that will teach programming, soft skills and professional development to young people interested in working in the Information Technology field. This program targets the requirements of the local labor market, providing the necessary tools for...


Free Mexican Film Series - Starting February 22nd

Free Mexican Film Series - Starting February 22nd

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

The University of Regina's Lifelong Learning Centre is hosting a FREE Mexican Film series on Fridays! Films will be in Spanish, but will be accompanied with English subtitles. Dates: Feb 22, Mar 1, Mar 8 and Mar 15. Time: 1:00pm-3:30pm. Cost: Admission is Free. Location: College Building...


Community and Volunteer Fair for Newcomers

Community and Volunteer Fair for Newcomers

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

If you are interested in learning about programs, services and volunteer opportunities available in Regina, be sure to attend the Regina Open Door Society's Community and Volunteer Fair for Newcomers, 2109!  DATE: Thursday February 21st, 2019. TIME: 9:00 am – 3:00pm. LOCATION: Ramada Plaza,...


Sikh Community in Regina Supports Local Women's Shelter

Sikh Community in Regina Supports Local Women's Shelter

Members of Regina’s Sikh community gathered this past weekend to support local women’s shelters by assembling care packages filled with baked goods, personal hygiene products and chocolate that will be delivered on Valentine’s Day. They were participating in the One Billion Rising movement,...