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More Accessible Voting touted for Saskatchewan’s Spring Election!

More Accessible Voting touted for Saskatchewan’s Spring Election!

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Opening up advance voting to everyone and allowing people with mobility issues cast ballots from home should make this spring’s provincial election more accessible than those of days gone by, says Saskatchewan’s Chief Electoral Officer. For the first time, Saskatchewanians won’t need to provide...


Teaching Students to Fight Racism!

Teaching Students to Fight Racism!

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13 Feb 2016  Leader-Post - by D.C. Fraser   Games, drama help teach students to fight racism      BRYAN SCHLOSSER   Students and educators from six schools participated in a stop racism youth leadership workshop Friday at the Core Ritchie Centre. Inside, more than 50 teenagers from six...


Accelerated Process for Welcoming Privately Sponsored Syrian Refugees to Canada

Accelerated Process for Welcoming Privately Sponsored Syrian Refugees to Canada

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Privately sponsored refugees typically come to Canada through Sponsorship Agreement Holders, Groups of Five or Community Sponsors who will provide financial, social and emotional support for one year.   1. Identification:         Refugees are most often identified by family or friends already...


U of R Researchers to Study Refugee Resilience, Success

U of R Researchers to Study Refugee Resilience, Success

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

10 Feb 2016  Leader-Post  by Natascia Lypny  University of Regina researchers are examining what makes refugees successful in the Queen City. The project will involve interviews with the heads of 10 to 20 refugee families who have been in Canada for at least five years. It will focus on the...


Syrian Refugee Students Settling into Schools

Syrian Refugee Students Settling into Schools

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

10 Feb 2016  Leader-Post - article by Natascia Lypny    Regina Public Schools’ English-as-an-additional-language (EAL) staff and resources are being stretched thin by the city’s intake of Syrian refugees.  Photo by Don Healy           Mohammad Almahameed, left, and Abdelbaree Al Hariri,...


Eliminate Racial Discrimination Campaign! Only laundry should be separated by colour!

Eliminate Racial Discrimination Campaign! "Only laundry should be separated by colour"!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

March 21st is designated by the United Nations (UN) as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. It’s a day observed all around the world to focus attention on the problems of racism and the need to promote racial harmony.    MCoS (Multicultural Council...


Regina Public Library Documentary - MAVIS!

Regina Public Library Documentary - MAVIS!

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Mavis!  Central Library  2311 12th Avenue  February 11-14  Thursday, 7:00 pm  Friday, 9:00 pm  Saturday, 7:00 pm  Sunday, 7:00 pm  (CANADA/USA 2015, 81 min.) G  MAVIS! is the first documentary on gospel/soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples and her family group,...


Regina Public Library Film Theatre - Sudan Documentary!

Regina Public Library Film Theatre - Sudan Documentary!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Beats of the Antonov   (People’s Choice Documentary Award winner - TIFF 2015)  (SUDAN/SOUTH AFRICA 2015, 68 min.) G (In Arabic with English subtitles)    Location: RPL Film Theatre: Central Library 2311 12th Avenue Regina, SK   S4P 3Z5 Dates and times: February 11-14 Thursday, 9:00...


Gospelfest - Celebrating Saskatchewan's First Known African-Canadian!

Gospelfest - Celebrating Saskatchewan's First Known African-Canadian!

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Gospelfest – Honouring Dr. Alfred S. Shadd    Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.   at Shiloh Assembly, 1600 Broadway Ave, Regina, SK    http://mcos.ca/events/gospelfest-honouring-dr-alfred-s-shadd/   Join the Saskatchewan Jamaican Association in celebrating Black History Month...


FREE Movies - at the LIBRARY on WEDNESDAY EVENINGS!

FREE Movies - at the LIBRARY on WEDNESDAY EVENINGS!

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Regina Public Library Film Theatre    Central Branch - 2311 12th Avenue    12 Years a Slave  February 10/16  Wednesday, 6:30 pm  (2013, 133 min.)   14A Based on an incredible true story of one man’s fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup...