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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!

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

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

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

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,...


5th National Francophone Immigration week in Saskatchewan - Launch October 27th at U of Regina

5th National Francophone Immigration week in Saskatchewan - Launch October 27th at U of Regina

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Réseau en immigration francophone de la Saskatchewan (RIF-SK) is pleased to invite you to our launch of the 5th National Francophone Immigration week in Saskatchewan October 27, 2017   The launch will include an exhibit of the Refugee Photo Project, organized and translated into French by...


Immigration Info - Mid-Fall Provincial Nominee Program Update

Immigration Info - Mid-Fall Provincial Nominee Program Update

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

The past few weeks have witnessed plenty of immigration activity among Canada’s Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs), as provinces across the country continue to welcome applications from a wide range of workers, graduates, and entrepreneurs. CIC News October 18, 2017 By Hugo...


Age Definition of Dependent Children on Canadian Immigration Applications to Increase

Age Definition of Dependent Children on Canadian Immigration Applications to Increase

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CIC News October 18, 2017 By Eman Katem And Hugo O'Doherty   October 24, 2017 marks the day when the definition of dependent children on Canadian immigration applications Canada will increase to include children under 22 years of age. In May of this year, Immigration, Refugees and...