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Introducing a Loan Program that Helps Saskatchewan Newcomers Gain Employment

Introducing a Loan Program that Helps Saskatchewan Newcomers Gain Employment

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

One of the challenges skilled immigrants face in having their credentials recognized in Canada is the high cost of relicensing or training. Due to a lack of Canadian credit history and score, many newcomers are unable to obtain loans and, unless they draw from their savings, cannot afford...


Webinar: How Volunteering Can Enhance Your Job Search - Jan. 30th

Webinar: How Volunteering Can Enhance Your Job Search - Jan. 30th

Posted in Community Programs

Getting a job can be challenging and and with many people applying for the same position, it can be difficult to stand out. Volunteering is a great way to gain important experience, build transferable skills, network and build relationships with people who will give you a work...


Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health - Live Session

Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health - Live Session

Posted in Community Programs

Do you have questions regarding your work and the mental health of newcomers?  Join this live, one-hour online session with one of the Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project's experts, Bonnie Wong. Bonnie is the Executive Director of an ethno-cultural mental health service agency in...


The RRLIP Wants to Hear From YOU!

The RRLIP Wants to Hear From YOU!

Posted in Community Programs / RRLIP Project News

We have designed two surveys for gathering important information from newcomers and non-newcomers living in Regina. This information will be shared with local stakeholders to inform program and service delivery, impact policy, enhance community engagement strategies, inform awareness...


Webinar About Supporting Immigrant Businesses - Jan. 23rd

Webinar About Supporting Immigrant Businesses - Jan. 23rd

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Immigrants face the same challenges in starting a new business as any other entrepreneurs. Additional roadblocks can include language, limited knowledge of local markets, regulatory issues, access to credit or vital business networks.  Cities of Migration is Hosting a webinar - Inroads...


United Islam Awareness Week 2020

United Islam Awareness Week 2020

Posted in Community Programs

The Muslims Students’ Association at the University of Regina will be hosting the 8th Annual United Islam Awareness Week (United IAW) from January 20-24th. United IAW is a collaborative effort in conjunction with five universities across three provinces, bringing together hundreds of...


Newcomer News Issue #11

Newcomer News Issue #11

The Winter 2020 Newcomer News is now available!  Newcomer News is issued quarterly and highlights local programs, initiatives and resources relevant to newcomers in Regina. It is geared to all English learner levels and can be translated into many languages, by clicking on the Google...


The RRLIP is Looking for People to Join the Immigrant Advisory Table

The RRLIP is Looking for People to Join the Immigrant Advisory Table

Posted in Community Programs / RRLIP Project News

The Immigrant Advisory Table (IAT) is a diverse and inclusive volunteer group that represents a diversity of backgrounds, ages, cultures, languages, genders, education and varying settlement stages. This Table exists to provide a voice to those who have lived experience coming to Regina...


Public Speaking Workshop for Newcomers

Public Speaking Workshop for Newcomers

Posted in Community Programs

The Welcoming Community for Newcomers Program (WCN) offers a free public speaking and leadership program by Toastmasters International and the Regina Open Door Society open to all adult newcomers. When: Saturdays, beginning January 18th Time: 10:00am-12:00pm Location: Regina Open Door...


Resume Information Session - January 14th

Resume Information Session - January 14th

Posted in Community Programs

The Regina Public Library is hosting Resume Do's and Don'ts, which will address what you should do and should not do in your resume and how you can transform your resume into a powerful marketing tool for winning interviews in a competitive job market. When: Tuesday, January...