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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...


Newcomers to Canada - Learn French at home!

Newcomers to Canada - Learn French at home!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

CLIC en ligne is online French as a second language training for immigrants.   As a participant, you have access to our online platform 24,7.   Every month you have 4 or 5 one-hour classes with an instructor, 3 or 4 hours of group training and 1 hour individual training via skype.   To...


Looming U.S. crackdown could strip right to work from thousands of foreign worker spouses.  Canada offers open work permit to spouses accompanying skilled temporary workers

Looming U.S. crackdown could strip right to work from thousands of foreign worker spouses. Canada offers open work permit to spouses accompanying skilled temporary workers

Posted in Immigration News / Families

Looming U.S. crackdown could strip right to work from thousands of foreign worker spouses April 6, 2018 By Stephen Smith  CIC news Thousands of mainly Indian spouses accompanying skilled foreign workers on H-1B visas in the United States are preparing for the possibility that they may lose...


Temporary foreign workers gaining permanent residence in Canada on the rise

Temporary foreign workers gaining permanent residence in Canada on the rise

Posted in Immigration News

CIC News / 2018 / February / Expanded pathways to Canadian permanent residence helping numbers grow, says new study February 19, 2018  By Stephen Smith A growing number of immigrants who come to Canada as temporary foreign workers are staying longer and obtaining permanent residence, a new...


Hands-on in Saskatchewan: Immigrants learn skills and trades

Hands-on in Saskatchewan: Immigrants learn skills and trades

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Many have chosen Regina as a place to start a new life and are seeking work in trades and skilled labour by Brandon Harder, Regina Leader-Post  April 13, 2018  REGINA, SASK: March 21, 2018 Leo Gamoso, left, and Ajay Kumar work together to wire a small room during an exercise being held by...


ESL series from OMNI TV.  Practise English in your own home

ESL series from OMNI TV. Practise English in your own home

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

ESL series available for newcomers!  Practise English at home   This 120 episode, half-hour TV series is a great resource for newcomers to Saskatchewan who want to improve their English language skills- and will be of interest to learners at many levels. The episodes are segmented and cover...

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