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Government of Canada - Immigration Help Centre.  Get answers to many questions about immigration topics through this tool

Government of Canada - Immigration Help Centre. Get answers to many questions about immigration topics through this tool

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Government of Canada has a Help Centre to answer many questions that newcomers, sponsors and settlement workers might have.      For example:  Q: My last payment does not appear on my immigration loan statement. Why is that? A: Payments made during the month will appear on the next...


Are you involved or interested in sponsoring refugees? Sponsoring Community Network - meeting May 15

Are you involved or interested in sponsoring refugees? Sponsoring Community Network - meeting May 15

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The RRLIP (Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership) convened the Sponsoring Community Network (SCN) in September 2017 so that together, sponsoring community members can share challenges, promising practices and local program and resource information.   If you are interested in, planning to,...


Did you know?....#We Are SK - videos about diversity and inclusion - from the MCoS newsletter

Did you know?....#We Are SK - videos about diversity and inclusion - from the MCoS newsletter

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

MCoS - Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan has many resources available to assist in learning more about diversity, inclusion, and the many rich cultural backgrounds that make up the population of the province.   One of the resources is a set of videos, called 'We Are Sask', that...


Free training session for groups working with settling newcomers - introducing a newcomer orientation video.  May 31 - registration required

Free training session for groups working with settling newcomers - introducing a newcomer orientation video. May 31 - registration required

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Regina Open Door, in collaboration with Jangles Production would like to invite organizations and groups working with newcomers to an IRCC funded training opportunity. The focus is on the sensitive issue of explaining Family Abuse and Parenting to newcomer families during their orientation...


Saskatchewan issues invitations to 231 entrepreneurs

Saskatchewan issues invitations to 231 entrepreneurs

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Government of Saskatchewan conducted a new draw for its Provincial Nominee Program's Entrepreneur Category on April 18, issuing invitations to 231 candidates in the province's Expression of Interest pool.    The minimum score for this draw was 90 points.   CanadaVisa...


Canada revises controversial medical inadmissibility rules for immigrants

Canada revises controversial medical inadmissibility rules for immigrants

Posted in Immigration News / Families

Canada revises controversial medical inadmissibility rules for immigrants.  Cost threshold for 'excessive demand' cases tripled and definition of social services amended April 16, 2018 By Stephen Smith  CIC NewsThe Government of Canada has announced major changes to its controversial...


Survey for French speakers being done by University of Regina -looking at how established immigrants assist newcomers.  Opportunity for Francophones to participate

Survey for French speakers being done by University of Regina -looking at how established immigrants assist newcomers. Opportunity for Francophones to participate

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The CRFM at the University of Regina is currently conducting a study about the manner in which established immigrants help with the settlement of French-speaking newcomers (there are also questions about employment).  Sondage : l'établissement des immigrants francophones en SK28 mars 2018Le...


Welcoming and Inclusive Communities Project - MCoS (Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan) update

Welcoming and Inclusive Communities Project - MCoS (Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan) update

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Welcoming and Inclusive Communities (WIC) Project is a Success Article taken from MCOS Newsletter.  Download the MCoS Newsletter here We (MCoS) want to thank WIC Project Coordinator, Jamal-e-Fatima Rafat, for her dedication and hard work on this project - she truly went above and beyond. We...


Did You Know....Newcomer Support!  Catholic Family Services

Did You Know....Newcomer Support! Catholic Family Services

Are you New to Canada? Do you and your family need support settling into your new community?  Our Intensive Support Program for Newcomer Families provides services like: parent-child relationships good nutrition child safety good parenting skills daily routines healthy...


Newcomer Employment Infographic!

Newcomer Employment Infographic!

Newcomer Employment is a huge topic - both for those newcomers who are looking for work, and employers needing to fill positions in the workplace.    This poster, developed by the RRLIP project, highlights some important statistics about Newcomer employment.  You may be surprised to learn some...