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Newcomer Busary Applications! Deadline Approaching Soon! Contact RODS!

Newcomer Busary Applications! Deadline Approaching Soon! Contact RODS!

Posted in Community Programs / Families / Immigration News / Youth

Newcomer Bursaries are cash awards that are to assist students with meeting the costs of post - secondary (i.e. university or vocational) training.  Up to SIX awards of $2,000 each are available in 2016.    Individuals are eligible to apply for a bursary if they meet ALL of the...


Report! Muslims in Canada Proud to be Canadian!!

Report! Muslims in Canada Proud to be Canadian!!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Muslims in Canada increasingly proud of and attached to Canadian identity, says Report!  May, 2016    From CIC News   A new report reveals that the Muslim population of Canada, most of whom are immigrants, have a strong attachment to Canada and feel that the country is heading in the...


A Young Syrian Refugee Already Helping Out with English Classes!

A Young Syrian Refugee Already Helping Out with English Classes!

Posted in Community Programs / Families / Immigration News / Youth

3 May 2016  by Ashley Martin Leader-Post   When Mohammed Ajeel came to Canada a year ago, he only knew a bit of English.  Photo Bryan Schlosser       Mohammed Ajeel, standing at left, and English instructor Lisa Jane de Gara work with students in a class.   Ajeel is a 15-year-old boy from...


RODS Job Fair Great Success!  Connects Hundreds of Newcomers to 35 Regina Employers!

RODS Job Fair Great Success! Connects Hundreds of Newcomers to 35 Regina Employers!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Job fair connects newcomers to Regina companies. CBC News Posted: Apr 28, 2016 6:54 PM Patrick Dacosta is hoping to land a job as a software analyst or technician in the telecommunications field. (Brian Rodgers/CBC)Hundreds of newcomers to Regina attended a job fair Thursday, where 35 firms...


Premier Wall Seeks $6.3 Million for Refugees

Premier Wall Seeks $6.3 Million for Refugees

Posted in Immigration News

29 Apr 2016 by Morgan Modjeski  Leader-Post    Photo by Greg Pender   In a meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau this week, Premier Brad Wall made a pitch for $6.3 million in federal funding to help support efforts to resettle some 1,100 Syrian refugees in the province.While school boards...


SOPA!  Settlement Online Pre-Arrival!  In Regina!

SOPA! Settlement Online Pre-Arrival! In Regina!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Moving to Saskatchewan, one of Canada’s prairie provinces, can be challenging and full of surprises! Many newcomers will describe settlement and integration as a difficult task regardless of where you’re moving to or moving from.   To simplify the immigration process Regina Open...


'Story-Sharing' Evening at Sask Polytech! Register now!

'Story-Sharing' Evening at Sask Polytech! Register now!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth

A “Story Sharing Evening” is being hosted by Passages Canada at the Regina Campus for Saskatchewan Polytechnic on April 26th 2016, 6.15PM -  9.00PM.  This event is part of a series of events being hosted by Passages Canada at Saskatchewan Polytechnic between April 25th – April...


Funding Challenge for Heritage Language Learning!

Funding Challenge for Heritage Language Learning!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The province’s decision to cancel funding to language schools came as a surprise to those involved in the programs, including Regina’s Yoruba School principal Ola Tundun, top left, Saskatchewan Organization for Heritage Languages (SOHL) president Girma Sahlu, centre, and SOHL executive...


Free Citizenship Classes - at the Library!! Wednesday evenings!

Free Citizenship Classes - at the Library!! Wednesday evenings!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

FREE Citizenship classes put on by the Regina Public Library, Literacy Branch, Central Library - 2311-12th Avenue (downtown)  Adult Permanent Residents are welcome to take these classes.   Register at the Literacy Branch (2nd Floor) of the Central Library.   To register, adults need: their...


Government Reached Goal of 25,000 Refugees by end of February!

Government Reached Goal of 25,000 Refugees by end of February!

Posted in Immigration News

Posted 02/29/2016 07:36 PM (AP)      Canada's immigration minister says the country has reached a significant milestone with the arrival of 25,000 Syrian refugees.       Immigration Minister John McCallum said Monday the work continues to integrate the Syrians into the community.   McCallum...