Immigration News

Protection and Safety of Workers to be Improved! Process for Investigating Mistreatment of Workers Simplified!

Protection and Safety of Workers to be Improved! Process for Investigating Mistreatment of Workers Simplified!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Transfer of the Foreign Worker Recruitment and Immigration Services Act: information from Sask. Ministry of the Economy  Dear clients and stakeholders: The Ministry of the Economy (ECON) and the Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety (LRWS) are realigning activities to...


Volunteer Opportunity for 1 Family!  Be Part of An Exhibit at Government House, Highlighting Immigration Experiences!

Volunteer Opportunity for 1 Family! Be Part of An Exhibit at Government House, Highlighting Immigration Experiences!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Are you willing to share your family's immigration experience?   Government House is looking for a Newcomer family who is interested in being highlighted as part of their “Canada: Day 1” exhibit, which will be held here in Regina from May until September this year! The exhibit, called Canada:...


Free!  Information Lecture on Laws in Canada!

Free! Information Lecture on Laws in Canada!

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Public Lecture ~ Law Day for Canada at 150 The Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) and the Canadian Bar Association – Saskatchewan Branch are hosting a public lecture celebrating Law Day. The discussion will centre on how the law is experienced differently depending on...


World Class Players Cup Soccer Tournament in Regina!  Events Include Men's, Women's, Boy's and Girl's Competitive Play!  March 30th - April 15th! At the Eventplex!

World Class Players Cup Soccer Tournament in Regina! Events Include Men's, Women's, Boy's and Girl's Competitive Play! March 30th - April 15th! At the Eventplex!

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

The 2017 WCP CUP will take place from March 30th to April 15th at the Credit Union EventPlex in Regina (Evraz Place). This multicultural event is in its 12th year with over 1200 participants (Men, Women, Youth Boys and Girls as well as Masters) from Saskatchewan, the Western Provinces and...


Why You Need to File Your Income Tax!  Information From the Government of Canada!

Why You Need to File Your Income Tax! Information From the Government of Canada!

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If you are new to Canada, it’s important to understand your tax obligations: Residents of Canada have to report the income they earn between January 1 and December 31 from all sources, both inside and outside of Canada.Generally, your tax return is due by April 30 of the following year. WANT...


Newcomers! Government of Canada Information!  Benefits of Filing Income Tax!  (Posters in 3 Languages)

Newcomers! Government of Canada Information! Benefits of Filing Income Tax! (Posters in 3 Languages)

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Newcomers—Did you know?   There are benefits and credits that you could get if:  • You have a social insurance number• You file your taxes every year, even if you have no income at all. We use the information from yourreturn to calculate your federal benefits and credits, and any...


New! Global Talent Stream of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program Coming!  Will Facilitate Two-Week Work Permit Processing Time!

New! Global Talent Stream of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program Coming! Will Facilitate Two-Week Work Permit Processing Time!

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 From: CIC NEWS  CANADA IMMIGRATION NEWSLETTER   MARCH 9, 2017 The government of Canada has outlined details of the new Global Talent Stream of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, which, among other initiatives, will establish a two-week standard for processing of work permit applications...


Free!  English Language Assessments for Permanent Residents at LARC!

Free! English Language Assessments for Permanent Residents at LARC!

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Language Assessment and Referral Centre (LARC)   Hours: Monday to Saturday, 9am - 5pm Tel: 306-525-5272      306-525-(LARC) Email: Temporary Office: (January 9th - May 1, 2017)      7th floor - 2010 11th Ave, Regina      ...


Federal Budget to Include Reforms to Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Federal Budget to Include Reforms to Temporary Foreign Worker Program

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The upcoming federal budget will include a new wave of reforms to the temporary foreign worker program as the government pledges to ease entry for high-skilled labour while boosting protections for low-wage workers. By Bill Curry  Ottawa -  The Globe and Mail  Wednesday, Feb. 01, 2017 A...


Researchers Studying Challenges Facing Sask Migrant Workers!

Researchers Studying Challenges Facing Sask Migrant Workers!

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Researchers shine a light on challenges facing Sask migrant workers   by Jonathan Charlton, Saskatoon StarPhoenx    REGINA, SASK: February 2, 2017 - University of Regina sociologist Andrew Stevens at this office. Stevens is part of a team that is documenting the struggles of migrant workers...