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Legal Information for Newcomers!  New Website!

Legal Information for Newcomers! New Website!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

The Public Legal Education Association of Saskatchewan (PLEA) is pleased to announce the launch of newli.plea.org . PLEA is a non-profit, non-government organization that exists to educate, inform and empower through law-related education.   This site provides plain language legal information...


Barb Ryan Awarded for Her Work With Refugees!

Barb Ryan Awarded for Her Work With Refugees!

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

Barb Ryan is a mother. Story by Ashley Martin, Regina Leader-Post  October 24, 2016   Barb Ryan, right, sits with the Al Moulia and Al Hussein families at the Al Moulia home in Regina.    Photo by Michael Bell /Regina Leader Post  When it’s not to her own four grown children, or to...


Local Regina Refugee Chosen to Sit on Prime Minister's Youth Council!

Local Regina Refugee Chosen to Sit on Prime Minister's Youth Council!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth

Hani AL Moulia’s life has changed a lot since 2012 and he now has the chance to give back to the country that has given him so much.   13 Oct 2016 by Ashley Robinson Leader-Post   Photo by Bryan Schlosser       Hani AL Moulia, a Syrian refugee who lives in Regina, has been chosen to sit on...


 Western Provinces Continue to Welcome New Immigrants!

Western Provinces Continue to Welcome New Immigrants!

Posted in Immigration News

OCTOBER 5, 2016  CIC News Late September and early October have seen a flurry of activity in the Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) for Canadian immigration, with the Western provinces of Manitoba, British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan all taking significant steps to receive more...


Newcomers Keen to Make Difference!  New 'Vital Signs' Report!

Newcomers Keen to Make Difference! New 'Vital Signs' Report!

Posted in Community Programs / Families / Immigration News

Report says Regina’s immigrant population wants to give back.   6 Oct 2016 by Ashley Robinson Leader-Post   Getachew Woldeyesus, manager of settlement, family and community services with the Regina Open Door Society, says taking English classes helps eliminate some barriers for newcomers....


APOLOGY!  Website Issues!

APOLOGY! Website Issues!

We are so sorry that you were bombarded with a number of emails in one day - and many were no longer valid!   We have had some website issues with the NewsBlog emails not being sent.  They should have been sent out on Friday, as a 'catch-up', in time for the weekend activities.  ...


Regina Refugee Gets to Know his New Home by taking Pictures!  Watch for His Video!

Regina Refugee Gets to Know his New Home by taking Pictures! Watch for His Video!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth

Visually impaired Syrian refugee sees through photography! 24 Aug 2016   by Ashley Martin   Leader-Post  With a 360-degree camera filming the Riddell Centre lounge around him, Hany al Moulia shares his story. Photo by Troy Fleece Syrian refugee Hany al Moulia, left, and film maker Joel...


Good News Story!  Refugees Settling in Saskatoon!

Good News Story! Refugees Settling in Saskatoon!

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

Ibrahim Mohammed only took up track and field after he came to Canada with his family as a refugee in 2013, but he’s been a top finisher in every Saskatchewan Marathon he’s participated in since then. 30 Aug 2016  by Thia James  Leader-Post Photo by Michelle Berg Three newcomers to Canada...


Syrian Refugees: A Study in Resilience!

Syrian Refugees: A Study in Resilience!

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

Back-to-school worries go deeper than new language and schools...   12 Sep 2016   Montreal Gazette by Catherine Solyom  What a world of difference - photo by Pierre Obendrauf   “I see how they are evolving here and how well they are taken care of at school,” Dalal Alahmad says of sons...


THE WORLD’S REFUGEE CRISIS IS HAVING AN UNPRECEDENTED IMPACT ON CHILDREN, SAYS A NEW UNICEF REPORT, WITH 28 MILLION DISPLACED BY WAR AND TERROR.

THE WORLD’S REFUGEE CRISIS IS HAVING AN UNPRECEDENTED IMPACT ON CHILDREN, SAYS A NEW UNICEF REPORT, WITH 28 MILLION DISPLACED BY WAR AND TERROR.

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

Conflict has uprooted 28 million children!   8 Sep 2016  Leader-Post  by Michael Astor   The Associated Press  UNICEF REPORT   Indelible images of individual children — Alan Kurdi’s small body washed up on a beach after drowning at sea or Omran Daqneesh’s stunned and bloody face as he sat in...