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Expanded Sask Polytech/URegina transfer agreement increases learning pathways for students

Expanded Sask Polytech/URegina transfer agreement increases learning pathways for students

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Communications and Marketing - September 25, 2017   Expanded Sask Polytech/URegina transfer agreement increases learning pathways for students   Today representatives from Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Regina signed a transfer credit agreement that spans seven Sask...


Parents and Grandparents Program now open to interested sponsors

Parents and Grandparents Program now open to interested sponsors

Posted in Immigration News

Parents and Grandparents Program now open to interested sponsors! Online Interest to Sponsor form will be available until February 1, 2018. CIC News January 2, 2018 By Stephen Smith Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has now reopened its Parents and Grandparents Program...


Do you know?.. The 211 Community Directory

Do you know?.. The 211 Community Directory

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

211 Saskatchewan [www.sk.211.ca] is a free, confidential, and searchable online directory of services in Saskatchewan. The service is funded by the United Ways of Regina and Saskatoon and provides listings for over 5000 social, community, non-clinical health, and government services...


The Cultural Access Pass is a welcome gift for Canada's newest citizens - FREE  access to many Canadian attractions - parks, museums, etc.

The Cultural Access Pass is a welcome gift for Canada's newest citizens - FREE access to many Canadian attractions - parks, museums, etc.

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Free from the Institute for Canadian citizenship! During their first year of citizenship, each new Canadian citizen is able to apply for the Cultural Access Pass . It provides free admission to more than 1000 of Canada's cultural treasures from coast-to-coast-to-coast. The Cultural Access...


LINC Classes at University of Regina. New semester, new classes added.  Register now!

LINC Classes at University of Regina. New semester, new classes added. Register now!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The University of Regina is adding more LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) classes.  From January 8th 2018, regular evening classes plus day time classes and Saturday class will be offered to newcomers - to fit various schedules. LINC students are registered as UR students,...


 Canadian citizenship applications surge after government relaxes language, residency rules

Canadian citizenship applications surge after government relaxes language, residency rules

Posted in Immigration News

17,500 applications filed in week after requirements revised, compared with 3,653 in an average week   By Kathleen Harris,  CBC News Dec 28, 2017   There was a surge in applications for Canadian citizenship after the government relaxed rules around residency and language proficiency....


Labour shortage pushes Canadian job vacancies to record high, says report

Labour shortage pushes Canadian job vacancies to record high, says report

Posted in Immigration News

Job vacancies in Canada’s private sector rose to a record high in the third quarter of 2017, says a new report by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.   CIC News  December 14, 2017 By Stephen Smith   Canada’s private sector job vacancy rate stood at 2.8 per cent for the quarter,...


  Join the #WithRefugees Campaign - information letter from Cities of Migration organization

Join the #WithRefugees Campaign - information letter from Cities of Migration organization

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Invitation from the Cities of Migration organization....   Dear Colleagues,  Cities of Migration has joined UNHCR’s #WithRefugees campaign. You can too.   The historic New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants was signed one year ago, uniting all 193 United Nations Member States in...


Business Idea?  Guide to Launching a Small Business - free seminar offered by SquareOne

Business Idea? Guide to Launching a Small Business - free seminar offered by SquareOne

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Start at Square One Seminar   December 19, 2017    4:30 pm – 5:30 pm  Location: Economic Development Regina 1925 Rose Street, Regina, SK, Canada You have a business idea, but you just don’t know where to start? Attend Start at Square One: A Guide to Launching a Small Business and learn all...


IRCC concludes the Settlement Design Challenge

IRCC concludes the Settlement Design Challenge

Posted in Immigration News / Families

From the IRCC Newsletter – December 2017 IRCC has wrapped up its Settlement Design Challenge, during which IRCC staff and students from OCAD University (formerly the Ontario College of Art and Design) sought out innovative ways to improve Canada’s settlement programs and services...