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Your First Two Weeks in Canada - Videos to help Syrian Refugees and other Newcomers

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To help Syrian refugees and other newcomers with their settlement in Canada, the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has released an Arabic version of their “Your First Two Weeks in Canada” video.   Arabic version English version French version   For more information...


City Welcomes 100 Refugees Friday!

City Welcomes 100 Refugees Friday!

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 Bryan Schlosser/Regina Leader-Post    Four-year-old Heam Alarajan, right, accepts a drawing from Juliette Dumont, also four, who was at the Regina International Airport Friday to help welcome about 35 of the 100 Syrian refugees who arrived throughout the day.     9 Jan 2016  Austin M....


Did You Know...?  Facts About Refugees and Refugee Claimants in Canada

Did You Know...? Facts About Refugees and Refugee Claimants in Canada

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-article from Canadian Council for Refugees     Refugees and others seeking protection pose very little risk to Canada's security       Refugees and others seeking protection in Canada are not threats to security – they are seeking security and protection from threats to their...


Regina Floral Conservatory - A Beautiful Escape!

Regina Floral Conservatory - A Beautiful Escape!

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4 Jan 2016  Leader-Post  Ashley Martin  ARTISTS CREATE BEAUTIFUL ESCAPE: Regina Floral Conservatory driven to bloom by volunteers  There’s a tropical paradise in central Regina that thrives, thanks to 125 volunteers.   Holiday-themed plants and flowers were on full display at a Holiday...


Regina Welcomes its First Syrian Refugee Supported by U of R Program

Regina Welcomes its First Syrian Refugee Supported by U of R Program

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2 Jan 2016 Regina Leader Post/Austin M Davis  Just imagine going to some place that you have no idea what it’s going to be like and what’s waiting for you there      Usama Ahmad arrived at his new home with a big smile. He was even happy about the snow.     Don Healy/Regina...


WARNING!  IMMIGRANTS BEING TARGETED IN PHONE SCAMS!

WARNING! IMMIGRANTS BEING TARGETED IN PHONE SCAMS!

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National Post  Ashley Csanady | January 4, 2016 12:22 PM ET  ‘Your daughter will be kidnapped today’: Phone scam targets new Canadians with threats of deportation.   Phone scammers often pretend to be from the Canadian government to pry cash or personal information from victims.      Just...


Syrians 'welcoming' people: caseworker

Syrians 'welcoming' people: caseworker

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  Regina Leader Post  Dec 22/15  D.C. Fraser Arriving refugees bring many different religions, languages    With many Syrian refugees expected to arrive in Regina over the holiday season, it might be best to brush up on being culturally aware.     Laura Strong, left, a community...


First group of Syrian Refugees Arrive in Regina

First group of Syrian Refugees Arrive in Regina

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CBC News Posted: Dec 21, 2015 (Brian Rodgers/CBC)        Radi Al-Bardan and his family waited years and travelled a great distance to find their new home.   On Monday night, Regina's first group of government-sponsored Syrian refugees landed in the city.   Al-Bardan, his wife Safaa...


First Government Sponsored Syrian Refugees Arrive in Regina!

First Government Sponsored Syrian Refugees Arrive in Regina!

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 Dec. 22/15 Regina Leader Post - Austin M. Davis   Crowd gathers at Regina airport Monday to welcome newcomersThere were no barriers, language or otherwise, between Regina’s first Syrian refugees and a warm welcome. But there were plenty of hugs. Dec. 22/15 Regina Leader Post - Austin...


Goodale confident in refugee screening

Goodale confident in refugee screening

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From: Regina Leader Post  Dec. 17/15   D.C Fraser      Canadians should be confident and proud in the way the country is handling the intake of Syrian refugees, according to Regina-Wascana MP and Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale. On Wednesday, while speaking at his first public event...

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