Immigration News

New Interactive Exhibit at Government House in Regina - until September.

New Interactive Exhibit at Government House in Regina - until September.

Interactive museum exhibit exploring immigrant experiences opens in Regina! Exhibit is smaller version of exhibit at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax The exhibit opens May 18 and runs until September. (Craig Edwards/CBC)Excerpt taken from CBC News Posted: May 18, 2017 ...


World Refugee Day Regina - Tuesday June 20th, 2017

World Refugee Day Regina - Tuesday June 20th, 2017

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

Will you stand #WithRefugees! On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm, the Regina Open Door Society (RODS) will be hosting a World Refugee Day (WRD) event. Please join us at the City Square Plaza Stage at noon. The program will include 2017 newcomer bursary awards followed...


CBC Article: Creating Culturally-Sensitive Care Homes for Seniors.

CBC Article: Creating Culturally-Sensitive Care Homes for Seniors.

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

Creating culturally sensitive care homes     Sunday May 28, 2017   CBC Radio   The 180    Jim Brown      Mohammad Faquih lives at the Guru Nanak Niwas assisted living facility in Surrey. (CBC)By now you've heard the news, Canada's population is aging. Recent numbers from Statistics Canada...


Mosaic 2017! A Festival of Cultures! June 1-3.

Mosaic 2017! A Festival of Cultures! June 1-3.

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Children / Families

Mosaic - A Festival of Cultures  THREE DAYS OF FUN!  Mosaic 2017 will feature 20 pavilions, and will be taking place Thursday, June 1 - Saturday, June 3.     Click here for Mosaic promotional video  Pavilion Hours:Thursday - 5:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Friday - 5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Saturday...


Sask Newcomer Entrepreneur of the Year Awards!

Sask Newcomer Entrepreneur of the Year Awards!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Newcomer Entrepreneur of the Year Awards - Celebrate the Success of Immigrant Entrepreneurs! June 6th at the Sheraton Cavalier Hotel, Saskatoon (612 Spadina Crescent East)5:30 – 8:00 pm   Newcomer entrepreneurs play an important role in growing our economy by filling gaps in our...


New Interactive Exhibit at Government House in Regina - until September.  Free!

New Interactive Exhibit at Government House in Regina - until September. Free!

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

Interactive museum exhibit exploring immigrant experiences opens in Regina!   Exhibit is smaller version of exhibit at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax.   The exhibit opens May 18 and runs until September. (Craig Edwards/CBC)   Excerpt taken from CBC News Posted: May 18,...


Passenger Bumping Will No Longer be Allowed Under Canada's New Airline Bill of Rights

Passenger Bumping Will No Longer be Allowed Under Canada's New Airline Bill of Rights

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Ottawa introduces airline passenger Bill of Rights by Mia Robson, The Canadian Press  May 16/17 OTTAWA -- Airlines won't be allowed to bump passengers from a flight against their will under a new passenger bill of rights introduced today by Transportation Minister Marc Garneau. That change...


RRLIP Immigrant Advisory Table (IAT) Seeks More volunteer Members!

RRLIP Immigrant Advisory Table (IAT) Seeks More volunteer Members!

The RRLIP Immigrant Advisory Table (IAT) is progressing!   A gathering of men and women of different ages, from different countries, who speak a variety of languages, and who have lived in Canada (Regina) for varying amounts of time have come together as a voice of newcomers to advise the...


RRLIP Survey Results!  Thank You to All Who Participated!

RRLIP Survey Results! Thank You to All Who Participated!

Thank you to the many who participated in the RRLIP Survey, ' Barriers to Newcomer Adaptation and Settlement in Regina, Saskatchewan', conducted by a U. of R. multidisciplinary Research Team. Participants included: Newcomers: who o were born outside Canada, o are 18 years or older, ando...


Express Entry PNP Update: Provinces Continue to Welcome New Applications

Express Entry PNP Update: Provinces Continue to Welcome New Applications

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

May 17, 2017  CIC News  Some of Canada’s most desired destination provinces have been active with respect to their Express Entry-aligned Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) streams this Spring, giving candidates in the Express Entry pool a range of opportunities to obtain a provincial...