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Regina Preparing to welcome Newcomers

Regina Preparing to welcome Newcomers

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

City Preparing to Welcome Newcomers  November 26, 2015  The City of Regina is supporting local agencies to ensure a smooth and successful transition for Syrian newcomers. Collaborations are underway between federal, provincial, and municipal governments and non-governmental organizations...


 Syrian Refugees - Many Questions Remain

Syrian Refugees - Many Questions Remain

Posted in Immigration News

The first refugees could start arriving soon, but many questions remain unanswered.  The latest CBC News has a little more...


New Information on the Syrian Refugees

New Information on the Syrian Refugees

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

CBC News - Latest Report on the Canadian Government's plan to settle syrian...


CBC News - Syrian Settlement Information

CBC News - Syrian Settlement Information

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Further Federal Government clarification about the Syrian Refugee Resettlement plan will be released this afternoon. CBC News presented this information in the early morning...


Parent and Grandparent Program for Canadian Immigration to Reopen January 2016!

Parent and Grandparent Program for Canadian Immigration to Reopen January 2016!

Posted in Immigration News

    The immensely popular Parent and Grandparent Program (PGP) is expected to reopen in January, 2016, with sponsors and candidates already preparing for what is expected to be a very short application intake period. This family sponsorship program allows Canadian citizens and...


Hope for Refugees!  Information Night

Hope for Refugees! Information Night

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Syrian Refugee Crisis is in the news.  Come to find out more about the situation - and how YOU can help make a difference. MCC (Mennonite Central Committee) has many years of experience dealing with refugees and crisis situations.  They will be sharing this knowledge and expertise at...


Hany's Story - A Syrian Refugee's Journey

Hany's Story - A Syrian Refugee's Journey

Posted in Immigration News

CBC recently highlighted part of a documentary (“Hany’s Story”) that was filmed around the story of a young Syrian refugee who recently resettled with his family in Regina. Hany is 21 years old, and suffers from an eye condition that renders him legally blind. He and his family are one of...


Where Do Canada's Political Parties Stand on Refugee Intake?

Posted in Immigration News

With a federal election on October 19th, 2015, and a renewed public interest in Canadian immigration issues over recent weeks, CICnews is continuing its special Canadian election series by asking the major political parties the question: Is Canada currently accepting around the right amount...


Federal Election 2015: Where Do the Political Parties Stand on Immigration?

Posted in Immigration News

This entry is very long, but enables translation of the information the Federal political parties supplied: On October 19, 2015, Canadians will vote in a federal election. With just a few weeks to go and with the latest polls suggesting a tight race, issues surrounding immigration, settlement...


Saskatchewan 'Occupations In Demand' Program Reopens

Saskatchewan 'Occupations In Demand' Program Reopens

Posted in Immigration News

  Saskatchewan International Skilled Worker – 'Occupations In-Demand' Program reopens for 1,000 additional applications - September, 2015.   No job offer is required for this Canadian immigration program in the province of Saskatchewan. As of September 21, 2015, a total of 1,000...