Immigration News

Salaam B'y - A Story of a Muslim Newfoundlander - Apr. 17th

Salaam B'y - A Story of a Muslim Newfoundlander - Apr. 17th

You are invited to attend the Regina film screening of the award-winning short documentary film, "Salaam B'y - A Story of a Muslim Newfoundlander", a Canadian story celebrating the power of 'communities of kindness'. The screening will be followed by an opportunity for questions and answers...


RRLIP Community and Funders Forum Reports - Available Now!

RRLIP Community and Funders Forum Reports - Available Now!

The RRLIP would like to sincerely thank those who attended and shared valuable input at both the Annual Community Forum and the Funders Forum in March. At the 2019 RRLIP Annual Community Forum, participants learned about mental and emotional wellness supports available in Regina. Participants...


Drop-In Help for Adults Learning English

Drop-In Help for Adults Learning English

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

The Regina Public Library has a free Dop-in Program Help Program for Adults Learning English. Participants can meet one on one with a tutor who can help answer questions and assist with school assignments, parent and work documents, etc. Days: Tuesday and Thursday evenings Time: 7:00pm...


If You Work with Immigrant or Refugee Children, This Webinar is For You!

If You Work with Immigrant or Refugee Children, This Webinar is For You!

The Migration Policy Institite is hosting an upcomign webinar entitled "Addressing Trauma in Young Children in Immigrant and Refugee Families Through Early Childhood Programs"  Date: Wednesday, Apr 3rd Time: 11am...


Private Sponsorship of Refugees Saskatchewan Conference - May 3-4

Private Sponsorship of Refugees Saskatchewan Conference - May 3-4

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Registration is now open for the  Saskatchewan Conference on Private Sponsorship of Refugees. The conference will take place on May 3rd & 4th, in Saskatoon. Those who incur travel costs can apply for reimbursement. Requests must be submitted no later than April 15th, 2019. To obtain a copy of...


How to recognize and prevent immigration fraud

How to recognize and prevent immigration fraud

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

March is annual Fraud Prevention Month and the Government of Canada is committed to protecting Canadians and newcomers from falling victim to fraud. Take the below true or false quiz, to test your knowledge about recognizing and preventing immigration fraud. Then scroll to the bottom for...


Free Citizenship Preparation Class in Regina's South End - starting today!

Free Citizenship Preparation Class in Regina's South End - starting today!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The New Canadian Integration Society (NCIS) is offering an 8-week class to help Newcomers to Canada prepare for the Canadian Citizenship exam. In order to qualify for this class, you must: - be over 16 years of age. - be able to understand and communicate well in English. Time:...


Information Session About Private Sponsorship of Refugees and Newcomer Settlement Services - Thursday, March 28th

Information Session About Private Sponsorship of Refugees and Newcomer Settlement Services - Thursday, March 28th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

The Newcomer Welcome Centre is hosting an information session to inform the community about the Private Sponsorship of Refugees program and newcomer settlement services. Although located in Regina, the Newcomer Welcome Centre also provides services to 84 communities within the Regina...


Telephone Scam Targeting Immigrants and Refugees

Telephone Scam Targeting Immigrants and Refugees

Posted in Immigration News / Youth / Children / Families

There have been recent reports about a telephone scam, where the caller is claiming to represent the IRB (Immigrant and Refugee Board) or the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) and demanding money. If anyone receives a call like this, do not do what they ask. Instead, conatct the...


IRCC Launches National Call for Proposals for Newcomer Programming

IRCC Launches National Call for Proposals for Newcomer Programming

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

As part of its commitment to deliver high quality settlement services to newcomers, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is issuing a call for proposals for the Settlement and Resettlement Assistance programs. The National Call for Proposals (CFP) intake process has been...