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SGI - New Resources - Newcomers can read the Driver's Handbook, take a practise quiz, and read the Driver's Test in their own language

SGI - New Resources - Newcomers can read the Driver's Handbook, take a practise quiz, and read the Driver's Test in their own language

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

SGI has implemented an electronic translator application on all testing computers. English is not the first language of many of SGI's customers, and trying to pass the exam in English has been a very frustrating experience for some. This feature allows new residents to read a translation of...


RRLIP Project Coordinator speaks at launch of Francophone Immigration Week - explains the RRLIP  Refugee Photo Project

RRLIP Project Coordinator speaks at launch of Francophone Immigration Week - explains the RRLIP Refugee Photo Project

Speech details - at the Francophone Immigration Week Launch: RRLIP Refugee Photo Project My name is Carol and I am the Project Coordinator of the Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership (RRLIP). The RRLIP was launched in 2014. Funded by IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada),...


Immigrants make up 21.9% of Canada’s population, Statistics Canada recent numbers show:

Immigrants make up 21.9% of Canada’s population, Statistics Canada recent numbers show:

Posted in Immigration News

Immigrants Make Up 21.9% of Canada’s Population: StatsCan   October 25, 2017 By Hugo O'Doherty And Eman Katem  The share of Canada’s growing population made up by immigrants has risen to 21.9 percent, up from 20.6 percent in 2011, and the majority of recent immigrants arrived through an...


Are you interested in being an over-the-phone interpreter?  Contact CanTalk by Wednesday Nov 1

Are you interested in being an over-the-phone interpreter? Contact CanTalk by Wednesday Nov 1

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

CanTalk provides over-the-pnone interpretation services to many agencies across Canada, including the local Regina Qu'Apple Health Region and 811.  Since July, CanTalk has been recruiting people who are interested in working as casual freelance over-the-phone interpreters. To date...


Latest census numbers showcase Canada and Sask.'s ever-evolving ethnic diversity

Latest census numbers showcase Canada and Sask.'s ever-evolving ethnic diversity

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

A decade ago, the CBC series “Little Mosque on the Prairie” won international acclaim for its depiction of Muslims trying to make their way in a rural Saskatchewan town.   The Canadian Press - Ottawa Published October 25, 2017  At the time, Saskatchewan was home to about 33,900 visible...


NEW - FREE Family Literacy Program has just started in Regina!  Learn to read, write and speak English!

NEW - FREE Family Literacy Program has just started in Regina! Learn to read, write and speak English!

A new literacy program has recently started in the North Central Family Centre.  There is plenty of room for participants!  Newcomers welcome!   Reading and writing are important for every part of community life.   Reading and writing are important for every family member.   Do you...


Free Flu Clinics in Regina - organized by Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region

Free Flu Clinics in Regina - organized by Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region

Each year the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region organizes free Influenza - 'Flu' Clinics in various locations around the city, on different days.  The Health Region recommends flu shots especially for: Seniors Those in contact with: pregnant women children under 6 months...


National Francophone Immigration Week program

National Francophone Immigration Week program

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Celebration of Francophone Immigration week in Regina and Saskatoon.  Join in celebrating Francophone newcomers.   All activities (in Regina and Saskatoon) are free and open to everyone.   Happy National Francophone Immigration Week in Saskatchewan!     Launch of National...


Free Webinar Training - 'We Speak Translate App' - to assist communication with newcomers.

Free Webinar Training - 'We Speak Translate App' - to assist communication with newcomers.

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The 'We Speak Translate Project' is a collaboration between Google Translate and the Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria (ICA). It utilizes the Google Translate App for refugee resettlement and newcomer inclusion in communities. The project involves training community...


Startup company helps foreigners head to university in Canada and US

Startup company helps foreigners head to university in Canada and US

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

If you live in another country and want to study at a Canadian or American university, it can take up to 18 months to complete the application and receive a response. Martin Basiri knows all about that. So he founded Apply Board Inc. with his brother Meti to make the process easier. Oct 14,...

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