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'Story-Sharing' Evening at Sask Polytech! Register now!

'Story-Sharing' Evening at Sask Polytech! Register now!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth

A “Story Sharing Evening” is being hosted by Passages Canada at the Regina Campus for Saskatchewan Polytechnic on April 26th 2016, 6.15PM -  9.00PM.  This event is part of a series of events being hosted by Passages Canada at Saskatchewan Polytechnic between April 25th – April...


Funding Challenge for Heritage Language Learning!

Funding Challenge for Heritage Language Learning!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The province’s decision to cancel funding to language schools came as a surprise to those involved in the programs, including Regina’s Yoruba School principal Ola Tundun, top left, Saskatchewan Organization for Heritage Languages (SOHL) president Girma Sahlu, centre, and SOHL executive...


Free Citizenship Classes - at the Library!! Wednesday evenings!

Free Citizenship Classes - at the Library!! Wednesday evenings!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

FREE Citizenship classes put on by the Regina Public Library, Literacy Branch, Central Library - 2311-12th Avenue (downtown)  Adult Permanent Residents are welcome to take these classes.   Register at the Literacy Branch (2nd Floor) of the Central Library.   To register, adults need: their...


Government Reached Goal of 25,000 Refugees by end of February!

Government Reached Goal of 25,000 Refugees by end of February!

Posted in Immigration News

Posted 02/29/2016 07:36 PM (AP)      Canada's immigration minister says the country has reached a significant milestone with the arrival of 25,000 Syrian refugees.       Immigration Minister John McCallum said Monday the work continues to integrate the Syrians into the community.   McCallum...


FREE!! Heritage Language Day Celebration! Saturday February 27th!

FREE!! Heritage Language Day Celebration! Saturday February 27th!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Once again, SOHL (Saskatchewan of Heritage Languages Inc.) is presenting its annual celebrations of International Mother Language Day.   This day, which was proclaimed by UNESCO in 1999 and is celebrated on February 21st each year, is an important commemoration of the world’s linguistic...


Canada Day Challenge - for Youth 8-18!  Win Prizes!!

Canada Day Challenge - for Youth 8-18! Win Prizes!!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

What makes you proud to be Canadian? Every year, we ask youth from 8 to 18 years old across Canada to tell us what makes them proud to be Canadian by submitting their best, most dynamic drawings, photos or pieces of creative writing. For the 2016 Canada Day Challenge, the winners will...


Newcomers to Regina - City Update!

Newcomers to Regina - City Update!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Newcomers     As millions of Syrians continue to be displaced due to conflict in their home country, the Government of Canada will work with Canadians to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees.  The City of Regina is pleased to support the Regina Open Door Society (RODS) and the community to...


Syrian 'Family Links' Initiative!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Government of Canada Syrian Family Links Initiative: Connecting Syrian family members with sponsors Many members of the Syrian community in Canada want to sponsor family members to come to Canada, but not all have the financial means. At the same time, many Canadians want to sponsor a...


The Deadline to contribute to the 'Syria Emergency Relief Fund' is February 29, 2016!

The Deadline to contribute to the 'Syria Emergency Relief Fund' is February 29, 2016!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Global Affairs Canada   Since the start of the Syrian uprising in March of 2011, Canada has worked to support the Syrian people. We have been active in calling on the international community to come together and defend the rights of the Syrian people to determine their own future. The...


Restoring the Interim Federal Health Program!

Restoring the Interim Federal Health Program!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - Settlement.org   Starting April 1, 2016, the Interim Federal Health Program will provide health-care coverage for all eligible refugees and asylum claimants – including basic, supplemental, and prescription drug coverage.  Similar to...

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