Immigration News

 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We are so sorry that you were bombarded with a number of emails in one day - and many were no longer valid!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.  ...


Free Citizenship Class!  At the Library!  Wednesday Evenings!

Free Citizenship Class! At the Library! Wednesday Evenings!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

CITIZENSHIP  Class!   For Adult Permanent Residents who are registered with Literacy Services at the Library!   Registration required!!     Contact Literacy Services (at the Central Library downtown)  to register for this program....


Regina Refugee Gets to Know his New Home by taking Pictures!  Watch for His Video!

Regina Refugee Gets to Know his New Home by taking Pictures! Watch for His Video!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth

Visually impaired Syrian refugee sees through photography! 24 Aug 2016   by Ashley Martin   Leader-Post  With a 360-degree camera filming the Riddell Centre lounge around him, Hany al Moulia shares his story. Photo by Troy Fleece Syrian refugee Hany al Moulia, left, and film maker Joel...


Good News Story!  Refugees Settling in Saskatoon!

Good News Story! Refugees Settling in Saskatoon!

Ibrahim Mohammed only took up track and field after he came to Canada with his family as a refugee in 2013, but he’s been a top finisher in every Saskatchewan Marathon he’s participated in since then. 30 Aug 2016  by Thia James  Leader-Post Photo by Michelle Berg Three newcomers to Canada...


Syrian Refugees: A Study in Resilience!

Syrian Refugees: A Study in Resilience!

Back-to-school worries go deeper than new language and schools...   12 Sep 2016   Montreal Gazette by Catherine Solyom  What a world of difference - photo by Pierre Obendrauf   “I see how they are evolving here and how well they are taken care of at school,” Dalal Alahmad says of sons...


THE WORLD’S REFUGEE CRISIS IS HAVING AN UNPRECEDENTED IMPACT ON CHILDREN, SAYS A NEW UNICEF REPORT, WITH 28 MILLION DISPLACED BY WAR AND TERROR.

THE WORLD’S REFUGEE CRISIS IS HAVING AN UNPRECEDENTED IMPACT ON CHILDREN, SAYS A NEW UNICEF REPORT, WITH 28 MILLION DISPLACED BY WAR AND TERROR.

Conflict has uprooted 28 million children!   8 Sep 2016  Leader-Post  by Michael Astor   The Associated Press  UNICEF REPORT   Indelible images of individual children — Alan Kurdi’s small body washed up on a beach after drowning at sea or Omran Daqneesh’s stunned and bloody face as he sat in...


SOPA (Settlement Online Pre-Arrival) Virtual Open House!

SOPA (Settlement Online Pre-Arrival) Virtual Open House!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Live, interactive information session: Preview the SOPA courses Meet our Intake Counsellor and Course Facilitators Learn about the benefits of the program Hear success stories and testimonials from clients      September 21, 2016 at 10:00 am CST To...


Saskatchewan's International Skilled Worker: Occupations In-Demand Sub-Category Reopens for up to 700 new Applications

Saskatchewan's International Skilled Worker: Occupations In-Demand Sub-Category Reopens for up to 700 new Applications

Posted in Immigration News

Canadian Immigration News  30 August 2016 (from CIC News) The International Skilled Worker: Occupations In-Demand sub-category of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) reopened the morning of Tuesday, August 30, 2016. This SINP sub-category allows skilled workers with experience in...