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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...


Scams an Ongoing issue - Telephone scammers targeting immigrants and new Canadians!  Don't trust your caller ID display.  Scammers posing as Immigration officers

Scams an Ongoing issue - Telephone scammers targeting immigrants and new Canadians! Don't trust your caller ID display. Scammers posing as Immigration officers

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

There are a number of ongoing scams across Canada that target newcomers.  Below are some recent articles that detail one of the scams.   Please share the information with newcomers so they are aware of what can happen and be prepared to deal with the scammers. Although the articles below are...


Domestic abuse of Newcomer women - Information and promising practises (helpful for service providers working with newcomers)

Domestic abuse of Newcomer women - Information and promising practises (helpful for service providers working with newcomers)

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

Domestic Abuse: Considerations when working with Newcomer Women   For more information and resources - for survivors, family and friends, and professionals, go to:  https://pathssk.org/about-abuse/     Although immigrant, refugee, and non-status women experience the same forms of violence...


Skills Canada Provincial finals - home grown talent shines - April 12 and 13 at Evraz Place - Canada Centre  FREE event open to the public

Skills Canada Provincial finals - home grown talent shines - April 12 and 13 at Evraz Place - Canada Centre FREE event open to the public

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

Saskatchewan is a growing province which is fueled by the passion, determination and the hard work of its people. Nowhere is this more evident than in the skilled trades and technologies, where creativity and ingenuity shine through in every job well done. 3 Apr 2018  Regina Leader-Postby...


Making your community more inclusive of newcomers with the free We Speak Translate project and training. Webinar training coming up soon!

Making your community more inclusive of newcomers with the free We Speak Translate project and training. Webinar training coming up soon!

Are you looking for a tangible way to make your community more inclusive of resettled refugees and new immigrants? How can communities support newcomers while their English and/or French language skills are developing?   The We Speak Translate project is a first of its kind collaboration...


Free Webinar - Looking at Early Childhood Care Needs for Newcomer Children - Refugees and Asylum Seekers  - Thursday at 9am

Free Webinar - Looking at Early Childhood Care Needs for Newcomer Children - Refugees and Asylum Seekers - Thursday at 9am

Responding to Early Childhood Education and Care Needs of Children of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Europe and North America - Migration Policy Institute   Thursday, APRIL 12, 2018 - 9 am Central time - Regina 11:00 A.M. ET (New York, D.C.) / 8:00 A.M. PT (San Francisco)/ 5:00 P.M. CET...


Welcome Wagon would like to Welcome you to Regina!

Welcome Wagon would like to Welcome you to Regina!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

Are you new to the neighbourhood (1 year or less in Regina) and looking for assistance in finding your way around town? Do you know someone who is new to the community and would appreciate finding out more?     Welcome Wagon has been greeting newcomers to communities since 1930.  Upon...


Bridging Borders - New Documentary Program developed in Saskatchewan!  Stories about sponsoring refugees

Bridging Borders - New Documentary Program developed in Saskatchewan! Stories about sponsoring refugees

For a number of months, MCC Saskatchewan has been working on an exciting documentary project with Wavelength Entertainment. The six-part series, entitled Bridging Borders, debuted on City TV Saskatchewan on February 26th with future episodes to be aired in the coming weeks.  MCC...


Did you know?...World Education Services - Free information about educational options and credential recognition

Did you know?...World Education Services - Free information about educational options and credential recognition

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

About WES  We are a non-profit organization dedicated to helping international students and professionals achieve their educational and professional goals in the United States and Canada. Founded in 1974, we evaluate and advocate for the recognition of international education qualifications.  ...