Immigration News

If You Work with Immigrant or Refugee Children, This Webinar is For You!

If You Work with Immigrant or Refugee Children, This Webinar is For You!

The Migration Policy Institite is hosting an upcomign webinar entitled "Addressing Trauma in Young Children in Immigrant and Refugee Families Through Early Childhood Programs"  Date: Wednesday, Apr 3rd Time: 11am...


Private Sponsorship of Refugees Saskatchewan Conference - May 3-4

Private Sponsorship of Refugees Saskatchewan Conference - May 3-4

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Registration is now open for the  Saskatchewan Conference on Private Sponsorship of Refugees. The conference will take place on May 3rd & 4th, in Saskatoon. Those who incur travel costs can apply for reimbursement. Requests must be submitted no later than April 15th, 2019. To obtain a copy of...


How to recognize and prevent immigration fraud

How to recognize and prevent immigration fraud

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

March is annual Fraud Prevention Month and the Government of Canada is committed to protecting Canadians and newcomers from falling victim to fraud. Take the below true or false quiz, to test your knowledge about recognizing and preventing immigration fraud. Then scroll to the bottom for...


Free Citizenship Preparation Class in Regina's South End - starting today!

Free Citizenship Preparation Class in Regina's South End - starting today!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

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 class, you must: - be over 16 years of age. - be able to understand and communicate well in English. Time:...


Information Session About Private Sponsorship of Refugees and Newcomer Settlement Services - Thursday, March 28th

Information Session About Private Sponsorship of Refugees and Newcomer Settlement Services - Thursday, March 28th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

The Newcomer Welcome Centre is hosting an information session to inform the community about the Private Sponsorship of Refugees program and newcomer settlement services. Although located in Regina, the Newcomer Welcome Centre also provides services to 84 communities within the Regina...


Telephone Scam Targeting Immigrants and Refugees

Telephone Scam Targeting Immigrants and Refugees

Posted in Immigration News / Youth / Children / Families

There have been recent reports about a telephone scam, where the caller is claiming to represent the IRB (Immigrant and Refugee Board) or the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) and demanding money. If anyone receives a call like this, do not do what they ask. Instead, conatct the...


IRCC Launches National Call for Proposals for Newcomer Programming

IRCC Launches National Call for Proposals for Newcomer Programming

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

As part of its commitment to deliver high quality settlement services to newcomers, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is issuing a call for proposals for the Settlement and Resettlement Assistance programs. The National Call for Proposals (CFP) intake process has been...


Cultural Awareness Training - Thursday, March 21st

Cultural Awareness Training - Thursday, March 21st

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...


CBC Highlighting Immigration Stories

CBC Highlighting Immigration Stories

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The RRLIP recently held a Community Forum where the topic of newcomer mental health and wellness was addressed. A report highlighting the information shared and discussed will be available shortly.  In the meantime, we invite you to check out these articles, publised by the CBC...


Volunteers Needed to Help Newcomer Children with Their Schoolwork

Volunteers Needed to Help Newcomer Children with Their Schoolwork

The Settlement Support Workers in Schools (SSWIS) Program is looking for volunteers to help with their Homework Club program. Volunteers are required to help students from grades 4 - 8 in the following schools:  • École Harbour Landing School  (Mondays 3:45pm - 5:15pm)• St. Augustine...