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Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Course - Registration Open!

Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Course - Registration Open!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health (IRMH) Course is a free, self-directed training that offers evidence-based information for service providers to provide better care and support to immigrants and refugees arriving to Canada. It is designed to provide an interactive experience where you...


Interactive Map of Francophone Immigration Services in Saskatchewan

Interactive Map of Francophone Immigration Services in Saskatchewan

The RIF-SK has developed the the French Language Services Pathway in Saskatchewan, which presents the range of French-language services available throughout the province. It is primarily intended for Francophone newcomers who settle or live in Saskatchewan. Simple and dynamic, it links to...


Interactive Map of Newcomer Services in Regina

Interactive Map of Newcomer Services in Regina

The RRLIP collaborated with local service agencies and other supports, to create an Interactive Service Map for newcomers.  This map highlights the services of newcomer serving agencies including:  Assessment and Referral Agencies Language Instruction Service Providers Settlement...


Arabic Speakers with limited English Skills Wanted!

Arabic Speakers with limited English Skills Wanted!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

 Are you an Arabic-speaking refugee or immigrant with limited English skills?  Do you want help communicating in English that is specific to your work and everyday life? The University of Regina and the Regina Public Library are looking for adults to participate in a free language...


Syrian Refugee Family Reunited, Thanks to Generosity of Regina Family in Mourning

Syrian Refugee Family Reunited, Thanks to Generosity of Regina Family in Mourning

Posted in Immigration News

The family of Jeremy Campbell, a Regina man who died in Japan, helped raise money to reunite a Syrian family torn apart by war.  As a tribute to Jeremy, his family "chanelled their grief into generosity" by rasing funds to help bring the remaining members of the Alkhatib family to Canada, from...


Deadline to apply for Anti-Racism Action Program Funding - Dec. 17th

Deadline to apply for Anti-Racism Action Program Funding - Dec. 17th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Canadian Heritage's Multiculturalism Branch has launched a Call for Proposals for its Anti-Racism Action Program (ARAP) The ARAP is intended to help address barriers to employment, justice, and social participation among Indigenous Peoples, racialized communities and religious...


Immigrant Attraction and Retention Strategies for Smaller Communities - Webinar

Immigrant Attraction and Retention Strategies for Smaller Communities - Webinar

Posted in Immigration News

What makes a smaller community attractive to newcomers? Is there a regional recipe for building open, inclusive communities where everyone thrives?  From Atlantic to Western and Northern regions, smaller and rural communities across Canada (and the U.S.) are facing the unprecedented...


Tips for engaging young newcomer men in social and recreational programming - Webinar Nov. 13th

Tips for engaging young newcomer men in social and recreational programming - Webinar Nov. 13th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project is hosting a free webinar  addressing:Ways to Engage Young Newcomer Men in Social and Recreational Programming The webinar will take place on on Wednesday, Nov. 13th 11:30am - 12:30pm (CST)  Follow this link...


New Initiatives to Protect Vulnerable Newcomers in Situations of Family Violence

New Initiatives to Protect Vulnerable Newcomers in Situations of Family Violence

Posted in Immigration News / Youth / Children / Families

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) recently introduced the following new initiatives to support vulnerable newcomers in Canada:  1.  An expedited Temporary Residence Permit (TRP), for out-of-status foreign nationals who are currently in Canada and seeking permanent residence...


Francophone Immigration Week is Nov. 3 - 9, 2019

Francophone Immigration Week is Nov. 3 - 9, 2019

The Saskatchewan Francophone Immigration Network (RIF-SK) has announced the program for National Francophone Immigration Week in Saskatchewan  National Francophone Immigration Week is an initiative that raises awareness and promotes Francophone immigration and diversity in Francophone...