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Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Course

Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Course

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project’s online course  is a free, self-directed training, designed to build capacity in providing equitable access to support and treatment, while highlighting the necessity of partnerships among sectors. Course participants are given access to...


Free Webinar About Opportunities to Improve Home Visiting Services for Immigrant Families

Free Webinar About Opportunities to Improve Home Visiting Services for Immigrant Families

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Migration Policy Institute is offering a free webinar that explores the topic of home visting immigrant and dual language learner families. Date: Wednesday, Aug. 29th Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm (CST) Follow this link...


Remembering The Rohingya -  Protest Against Genocide - Aug. 25th

Remembering The Rohingya - Protest Against Genocide - Aug. 25th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

For decades, Rohingya Muslims have been forced to flee their villages in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, seeking refuge in neighboring countries, due to systematic discrimination, statelessness and targeted violence. Entire villages were burned to the ground, families were separated and killed, and...


IRCC's Recent Changes To Protect Newcomers Living in Vulnerable Situations

IRCC's Recent Changes To Protect Newcomers Living in Vulnerable Situations

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

In an effort to address issues making some newcomers particularly vulnerable to abuse and exploitation while in Canada, the Government has made changes to the relevant programs. The major issues and relevant changes are listed below:  Issue: Some migrant workers are afraid to report an...


Three Articles Highlighting Newcomers Celebration of Canada Day

Three Articles Highlighting Newcomers Celebration of Canada Day

With Canada Day occuring last week, it is a great time to highlight several stories about newcomers in Canada.  The first article highlight's an initiative at the Regina Huda School, with the goal of creating deeper connections between Muslims and the non-Muslim community at the school. As part...


Refugee Sponsorship Information Event – Very Successful!

Refugee Sponsorship Information Event – Very Successful!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

On behalf of the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP), Newcomer Welcome Centre (NWC) and the Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership (RRLIP) we would like to sincerely thank those who attended last week’s session about Canada’s Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program. At the event...


Private Sponsorship of Refugees Celebration and Information Event - Wednesday, June 26th

Private Sponsorship of Refugees Celebration and Information Event - Wednesday, June 26th

The Newcomer Welcome Centre (NWC), Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) and Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership (RRLIP) are coordinating an evening centred around; Celebrating Private Sponsorship of Refugees  and Engaging Sponsors in Regina. Date: Wednesday, June...


World Refugee Day - Thursday, June 20th

World Refugee Day - Thursday, June 20th

On June 20th, the Regina Open Door Society (RODS) will be hosting a World Refugee Day Event. When: Thursday, June 20th Time: 12:00pm (noon) Where: City Square Plaza Stage (downtown) The Program will last about 1 hour and will include the presentatin of 2019 Newcomer Bursary Awards, followed...


Survey for Language Instructors - June 14th Deadline

Survey for Language Instructors - June 14th Deadline

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC) Evaluation Division is launching a survey of language instructors.  They are examining the effectiveness of teaching and learning methods under various IRCC-funded language learning services, including formal language training,...


Private Refugee Sponsorship Webinars - Starting June 4th

Private Refugee Sponsorship Webinars - Starting June 4th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP)  is offereing free webinars throughout  the month of June. See below for a detailed listing of the webinar content and schedule: • An Introduction to Canada’s Refugee Sponsorship Programs - June 04, 2019 at 11 AM...