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Free Cultural Awareness Training - Wednesday, Feb. 6th

Free Cultural Awareness Training - Wednesday, Feb. 6th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The  Regina Open Door Society (RODS) offers free Cultural Awareness Training to employers, community organizations and members of the community at large, to help them increase their cultural awareness and knowledge of newcomers’ needs, challenges and their potential contributions. Attendees...


Strong Community Partnerships Help to Overcome Backlash in Kingston

Strong Community Partnerships Help to Overcome Backlash in Kingston

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

A recent article in one of Canada's National newspapers highlights how a community is working together to dissolve anti-immigration responses, following recent events in their City. Highlights in the article include:  - Last week, the Mounties charged a youth, who cannot be identified,...


Winter 2019 LINC Schedule at the University of Regina

Winter 2019 LINC Schedule at the University of Regina

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The University of Regina's Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) class schedule will include additional afternoon options this Winter! Course times for the semester running from January-March are:  Daytime Class Option 1 (full-time) Monday to Friday 9:00 am – 2:30 pm. Daytime...


Canada's Immigration Plan is "Turning Heads Worldwide"

Canada's Immigration Plan is "Turning Heads Worldwide"

Posted in Immigration News / Youth / Children / Families

A recent article published in the CIC News (a Canadian Immigration Newsletter) highlights Canada's unique stance on immigration and the positive impact it will have on the Country's :economic, social and cultural prosperity". The following are among the highlights presented in the article:...


RRLIP 2019 Community Forum -  Register Now!

RRLIP 2019 Community Forum - Register Now!

The RRLIP Forums are intended to provide an opportunity for stakeholders in Regina to connect, share and learn from each other. This year’s forum will focus on discussing wellness supports, gaps and barriers for newcomers.  We encourage anyone interested in newcomer wellness to attend this...


*REMINDER* - Private Sponsorship Information Sessions in Regina - Jan 15, 16 & 17

*REMINDER* - Private Sponsorship Information Sessions in Regina - Jan 15, 16 & 17

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

If you are interested in helping groups complete applications to privately sponsor refugees, part of a group that intends to apply, or part of an organization that is interested in becoming a Sponsorship Agreement Holder, this training is for you! The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program is...


Program for Newcomers Interested in Volunteering in the Community - Register by Jan 18

Program for Newcomers Interested in Volunteering in the Community - Register by Jan 18

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Regina Open Door Society's INVOLVE program will begin Saturday, January 26th. If you are interested in participating, you must register by January 15th! The program occurs over the following five Saturdays: - January 26 - February 2 - February 9 - February 16 - February 23 Time:  9:00am...


SK Employment Standards - Free Webinar Series

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Are you interested in learning more about Employment Rights and Responsibilities in Saskatchewan?  Beginning January 9th, the Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety will host a series of free webinars covering the topics listed below: • Vacations and Vacation Pay (January 9, 2019)....


Interested in Learning How Your Organization Can Sponsor Refugees to Canada?

Interested in Learning How Your Organization Can Sponsor Refugees to Canada?

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program is offering to provide on information session on How to Become a Sponsorship Agreement Holder (SAH), for local organizations interested in becoming ongoing refugee sponsors. Sponsorship Agreement Holders sign a formal contract with the Canadian...


Free Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Online Course - Starting Nov 26th

Free Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Online Course - Starting Nov 26th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

This online course, funded by IRCC, offers a comprehensive overview of immigrant and refugee mental health, focusing on subgroups at risk.  It provides an in-depth discussion on how context and culture influence mental health and mental illness.  Participants are given practical examples...