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Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) Rebrands as Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)

Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) Rebrands as Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)

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Canada Immigration Newsletter  February, 2016    The Canadian federal government department that used to be called Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has been renamed Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Usage of the new name began soon after the new government of...


International Night - at UR International, University of Regina!

International Night - at UR International, University of Regina!

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INTERNATIONAL NIGHT! Experience international displays, food, fashion show, and performances from different cultural clubs and associations on campus!   Date: Friday, February 26, 2016 Time: 5:00 p.m. -  8:00 p.m. Location: Gym #2, CKHS (Centre for Kinesiology, Health and Sport)  ...


Regina Immigrant Women Centre - English Classes!!

Regina Immigrant Women Centre - English Classes!!

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Stages I & II English classes are offered FREE to Regina Immigrant Women Centre clients.  - Classes are available to both men and women. - Classes will develop all four language skills: Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening. -  An ongoing program with Canadian Language Benchmarks...


International Heritage Language Week!  Feb 15th - Feb 21st!

International Heritage Language Week! Feb 15th - Feb 21st!

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SOHL - Saskatchewan Organization for Heritage Languages Inc.   Every year we ask the cities of Saskatoon and Regina to join us in the celebration of International Mother Language Day, and every year we are pleased to have their support in our endeavor to keep languages alive. The cities...


Accelerated Process for Welcoming Privately Sponsored Syrian Refugees to Canada

Accelerated Process for Welcoming Privately Sponsored Syrian Refugees to Canada

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Privately sponsored refugees typically come to Canada through Sponsorship Agreement Holders, Groups of Five or Community Sponsors who will provide financial, social and emotional support for one year.   1. Identification:         Refugees are most often identified by family or friends already...


U of R Researchers to Study Refugee Resilience, Success

U of R Researchers to Study Refugee Resilience, Success

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10 Feb 2016  Leader-Post  by Natascia Lypny  University of Regina researchers are examining what makes refugees successful in the Queen City. The project will involve interviews with the heads of 10 to 20 refugee families who have been in Canada for at least five years. It will focus on the...


Syrian Refugee Students Settling into Schools

Syrian Refugee Students Settling into Schools

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10 Feb 2016  Leader-Post - article by Natascia Lypny    Regina Public Schools’ English-as-an-additional-language (EAL) staff and resources are being stretched thin by the city’s intake of Syrian refugees.  Photo by Don Healy           Mohammad Almahameed, left, and Abdelbaree Al Hariri,...


Eliminate Racial Discrimination Campaign! "Only laundry should be separated by colour"!

Eliminate Racial Discrimination Campaign! "Only laundry should be separated by colour"!

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March 21st is designated by the United Nations (UN) as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. It’s a day observed all around the world to focus attention on the problems of racism and the need to promote racial harmony.    MCoS (Multicultural Council...


Regina Public Library Film Theatre - Sudan Documentary!

Regina Public Library Film Theatre - Sudan Documentary!

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Beats of the Antonov   (People’s Choice Documentary Award winner - TIFF 2015)  (SUDAN/SOUTH AFRICA 2015, 68 min.) G (In Arabic with English subtitles)    Location: RPL Film Theatre: Central Library 2311 12th Avenue Regina, SK   S4P 3Z5 Dates and times: February 11-14 Thursday, 9:00...


Avoiding Immigration Fraud!

Avoiding Immigration Fraud!

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Two People Charged with Immigration Fraud in Canada  - by Canada Immigration News    After this week’s news that two people are facing seven charges each for allegedly acting as unauthorized immigration consultants and committing fraud in Regina, Saskatchewan, individuals are being...