Immigration News

Are You a Newcomer in Regina?  Free Bus Tour (With Interpretation) to Learn About the City!  August 29th at 9:30 am.

Are You a Newcomer in Regina? Free Bus Tour (With Interpretation) to Learn About the City! August 29th at 9:30 am.

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Children / Families

Have you recently arrived in Regina? Would you like to meet other new arrivals, and see some city streets, landmarks and places that could be important for new people to learn about? Orientation Services for Newcomers (OSN) at Regina Open Door Society (RODS) has arranged for a city bus to give...


Seniors Look to Super Visa Program to Join Loved Ones in Canada.  Information on the Super Visa Program.

Seniors Look to Super Visa Program to Join Loved Ones in Canada. Information on the Super Visa Program.

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

With Canada’s Parent and Grandparent sponsorship immigration program (PGP) currently closed for new applications, parents and grandparents who want to join their children and grandchildren in Canada may do so through the Super Visa program, which remains open. August 23, 2017 By Hugo...


Saskatchewan Increases Intake for Popular Immigration Sub-Categories on August 22

Saskatchewan Increases Intake for Popular Immigration Sub-Categories on August 22

Posted in Immigration News / Families

The Canadian province of Saskatchewan has increased the annual application intake thresholds for two popular immigration sub-categories of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP), with more applications likely to be accepted before the end of 2017. CIC News August 23, 2017 By...


How to Sponsor a Refugee Family Member to Come to Canada - Information Session.  Friday August 25 at 2:30 pm.  Everyone Welcome - No Registration Required.

How to Sponsor a Refugee Family Member to Come to Canada - Information Session. Friday August 25 at 2:30 pm. Everyone Welcome - No Registration Required.

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

Do you have family members with refugee status overseas?  Many times people now living in Canada want to sponsor their family to come join them in Canada, but don't understand how to start the immigration process. This information session will help with sorting out the options and...


 Welcoming and Inclusive Communities Toolkit - Partnership Between  MCoS (Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan) and SUMA  (Sask.Urban Municipalities Assoc)

Welcoming and Inclusive Communities Toolkit - Partnership Between MCoS (Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan) and SUMA (Sask.Urban Municipalities Assoc)

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

The Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan (MCoS) is excited to announce that Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Association (SUMA) has partnered with MCoS on the Welcoming and Inclusive Communities (WIC) initiative and endorsed the Welcoming and Inclusive Communities (WIC) Toolkit as a “strong...


Latest Newcomer News - #6 - August 2017.  Information on New Regina Programs and Other Services

Latest Newcomer News - #6 - August 2017. Information on New Regina Programs and Other Services

RRLIP (Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership) is happy to share the latest edition of Newcomer News - a plain-language newsletter featuring programs and services in Regina that are of interest and value to newcomers in Regina and those who are part of a newcomer's support system.  ...


Saskatchewan's Filipino community has more than doubled since 2011, According to the Latest Canadian Census

Saskatchewan's Filipino community has more than doubled since 2011, According to the Latest Canadian Census

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Children / Families

A national language of the Philippines is being spoken by twice as many people as it was five years ago in Saskatchewan, but that could change.   By Ashley Martin, Regina Leader-Post   Published on: August 2, 2017     Venone Bihag, right, and his daughter Hannah at their home in Regina.  ...


Saskatchewan Reopens ‘Occupations In-Demand’ Immigration Sub-Category for Skilled Workers on August 9

Saskatchewan Reopens ‘Occupations In-Demand’ Immigration Sub-Category for Skilled Workers on August 9

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Canadian province of Saskatchewan will welcome up to 1,200 new applications under the International Skilled Worker – Occupations In-Demand sub-category of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) during an intake period that began on August 9.   CIC News August 9, 2017  by...


MCC URGENTLY Needs Relief and Hygiene Kits.  Find Out How to Help.  In Regina, the Drop Off is at Grace Mennonite Church!

MCC URGENTLY Needs Relief and Hygiene Kits. Find Out How to Help. In Regina, the Drop Off is at Grace Mennonite Church!

MCC responds to many urgent heeds world-wide - floods, disaster, wars, refugee needs..... Multiple situations of crisis around the world such as Syria, Iraq, and Ukraine have depleted our warehouse inventory. Please help replenish our supply to continue responding to needs around the...


An Immigrant Story - Dealing With Stress and Adjustment Challenges in a New Country

An Immigrant Story - Dealing With Stress and Adjustment Challenges in a New Country

When I was five years old, I was taken away from everything familiar to me: my home, my roots, my language and my culture. I immigrated to Canada from Chile, as a young girl with my family. This was in the mid-seventies, during the Pinochet military regime. The lives of my family members...