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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,...


Globe Theatre Production Involving Newcomer Youth - February 7-10

Globe Theatre Production Involving Newcomer Youth - February 7-10

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth

A new stage production called Apple Time which includes newcomer youth in its cast, is running from Thursday, February 7th to Sunday, February 10th. The story blends puppetry and sign language with traditional Deaf storytelling, mime, mask, magic, and even a little bit of circus arts. The...


Free Citizenship Preparation Classes Available in 3 Locations in Regina!

Free Citizenship Preparation Classes Available in 3 Locations in Regina!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

The New Canadian Integration Society (NCIS) is offering an 8-week class to help Newcomers to Canada prepare for the Canadian Citizenship exam. In order to qualify for this FREE class, you must: -> be over 16 years of age. -> be able to understand and communicate well in English. Classes...


RRLIP Funders Forum - February 27th

RRLIP Funders Forum - February 27th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The RRLIP Funders Forum will provide an opportunity for newcomer serving agencies, cultural groups and other organizations, to learn about funding sources that exist and how to access them. Recently, the RRLIP developed a funding guide highlighting funding opportunities that organizations...


Free Cultural Awareness Training - Wednesday, Feb. 6th

Free Cultural Awareness Training - Wednesday, Feb. 6th

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...


Strong Community Partnerships Help to Overcome Backlash in Kingston

Strong Community Partnerships Help to Overcome Backlash in Kingston

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

A recent article in one of Canada's National newspapers highlights how a community is working together to dissolve anti-immigration responses, following recent events in their City. Highlights in the article include:  - Last week, the Mounties charged a youth, who cannot be identified,...


Winter 2019 LINC Schedule at the University of Regina

Winter 2019 LINC Schedule at the University of Regina

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The University of Regina's Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) class schedule will include additional afternoon options this Winter! Course times for the semester running from January-March are:  Daytime Class Option 1 (full-time) Monday to Friday 9:00 am – 2:30 pm. Daytime...


Canada's Immigration Plan is "Turning Heads Worldwide"

Canada's Immigration Plan is "Turning Heads Worldwide"

Posted in Immigration News / Youth / Children / Families

A recent article published in the CIC News (a Canadian Immigration Newsletter) highlights Canada's unique stance on immigration and the positive impact it will have on the Country's :economic, social and cultural prosperity". The following are among the highlights presented in the article:...


RRLIP 2019 Community Forum -  Register Now!

RRLIP 2019 Community Forum - Register Now!

The RRLIP Forums are intended to provide an opportunity for stakeholders in Regina to connect, share and learn from each other. This year’s forum will focus on discussing wellness supports, gaps and barriers for newcomers.  We encourage anyone interested in newcomer wellness to attend this...