Immigration News

Information about Regina's Refugee Population - A Refugee Silhouette!

Information about Regina's Refugee Population - A Refugee Silhouette!

In order to provide more information to the community regarding Refugees, the RRLIP compiled a local resource: Refugee Silhouette: A Regina Snapshot  To view the...


Call For Proposals!  Community Consultant Needed for RRLIP Strategic Action Plan!

Call For Proposals! Community Consultant Needed for RRLIP Strategic Action Plan!

Community Consultants Invited to Submit a Proposal!   The RRLIP Project , with U of R researchers, is entering a time of collecting survey data.  The survey is for employers and service providers (including volunteers) in Regina, on specific topics relating to education, employment, and...


Important New Survey for Regina! Employers and Service Providers!

Important New Survey for Regina! Employers and Service Providers!

Your Participation is Requested! Surveys to Explore the Topics of Education, Employment and Childcare for Newcomers to Regina!   Last year the Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership (RRLIP) conducted a series of community forums and completed a scan of the community’s assets and gaps,...


Women in Technology (WiTech) Workshop!  Free!  At Sask Polytech!

Women in Technology (WiTech) Workshop! Free! At Sask Polytech!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Are you interested in technology?  Are you a woman?  Women in Technology (WiTech) Workshop! What: This FREE workshop provides a hands-on opportunity for women ages 16+ to explore careers in computer networking and telecommunications networking.  Content includes the disassembly a computer and...


Legal Information for Newcomers!  New Website!

Legal Information for Newcomers! New Website!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

The Public Legal Education Association of Saskatchewan (PLEA) is pleased to announce the launch of newli.plea.org . PLEA is a non-profit, non-government organization that exists to educate, inform and empower through law-related education.   This site provides plain language legal information...


Barb Ryan Awarded for Her Work With Refugees!

Barb Ryan Awarded for Her Work With Refugees!

Posted in Children / Community Programs / Families / Immigration News / Youth

Barb Ryan is a mother. Story by Ashley Martin, Regina Leader-Post  October 24, 2016   Barb Ryan, right, sits with the Al Moulia and Al Hussein families at the Al Moulia home in Regina.    Photo by Michael Bell /Regina Leader Post  When it’s not to her own four grown children, or to...


Local Regina Refugee Chosen to Sit on Prime Minister's Youth Council!

Local Regina Refugee Chosen to Sit on Prime Minister's Youth Council!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth

Hani AL Moulia’s life has changed a lot since 2012 and he now has the chance to give back to the country that has given him so much.   13 Oct 2016 by Ashley Robinson Leader-Post   Photo by Bryan Schlosser       Hani AL Moulia, a Syrian refugee who lives in Regina, has been chosen to sit on...


 Western Provinces Continue to Welcome New Immigrants!

Western Provinces Continue to Welcome New Immigrants!

Posted in Immigration News

OCTOBER 5, 2016  CIC News Late September and early October have seen a flurry of activity in the Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) for Canadian immigration, with the Western provinces of Manitoba, British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan all taking significant steps to receive more...


Newcomers Keen to Make Difference!  New 'Vital Signs' Report!

Newcomers Keen to Make Difference! New 'Vital Signs' Report!

Posted in Community Programs / Families / Immigration News

Report says Regina’s immigrant population wants to give back.   6 Oct 2016 by Ashley Robinson Leader-Post   Getachew Woldeyesus, manager of settlement, family and community services with the Regina Open Door Society, says taking English classes helps eliminate some barriers for newcomers....


APOLOGY!  Website Issues!

APOLOGY! Website Issues!

We are so sorry that you were bombarded with a number of emails in one day - and many were no longer valid!   We have had some website issues with the NewsBlog emails not being sent.  They should have been sent out on Friday, as a 'catch-up', in time for the weekend activities.  ...