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First Government Sponsored Syrian Refugees Arrive in Regina!

First Government Sponsored Syrian Refugees Arrive in Regina!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

 Dec. 22/15 Regina Leader Post - Austin M. Davis   Crowd gathers at Regina airport Monday to welcome newcomersThere were no barriers, language or otherwise, between Regina’s first Syrian refugees and a warm welcome. But there were plenty of hugs. Dec. 22/15 Regina Leader Post - Austin...


Wishing you Peace and Joy this Holiday Season!

Wishing you Peace and Joy this Holiday Season!

Posted in Community Programs / RRLIP Project News

Holiday Greetings from the RRLIP staff!!  Carol and Deborah  ...


Emergency Escape Planning - French version (from Fire and Protective Services - City of Regina)

Emergency Escape Planning - French version (from Fire and Protective Services - City of Regina)

Posted in Community Programs

The City of Regina Fire and  Protective Services, in conjunction with local settlement agencies and the Newcomer Welcome Gateway has developed a number of Fire Safety videos.    Below is the script: viewers can have the information, and us the Google translate feature to translate it into...


 Emergency Escape Planning (from Regina Fire and Protective Services - City of Regina)

Emergency Escape Planning (from Regina Fire and Protective Services - City of Regina)

Posted in Community Programs

The City of Regina Fire and  Protective Services, in conjunction with local settlement agencies and the Newcomer Welcome Gateway has developed a number of Fire Safety videos.    Below is the script: viewers can have the information, and us the Google translate feature to translate it into...


Free Family Activity!  Bird Count at Wascana Park!

Free Family Activity! Bird Count at Wascana Park!

Posted in Community Programs

Christmas Bird Count at Wascana Park!    FREE Family Activity for all ages!  Fun for Children!  Newcomers Welcome!  Meet a Perigrine Falcon!     This is an outdoor activity, so dress warmly, in layers of clothing, for being outside in winter - and wear boots, hats, mitts, scarves,...


RRLIP Website

RRLIP Website

Posted in Community Programs / RRLIP Project News

It appears that our blog posts are now functioning properly!!    We look forward to connecting with the community by providing information, links, and resources to both to newcomers and those in contact with newcomers to Regina.  If you know of information or resources that would be valuable...


Goodale confident in refugee screening

Goodale confident in refugee screening

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

From: Regina Leader Post  Dec. 17/15   D.C Fraser      Canadians should be confident and proud in the way the country is handling the intake of Syrian refugees, according to Regina-Wascana MP and Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale. On Wednesday, while speaking at his first public event...


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Working Against Fear

Working Against Fear

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Regina Leader Post - Dec 12/15      Natascia Lypny    Don Healy  Regina Leader Post Event to spread knowledge about Muslims  When Shazia Rehman moved here from England nine years ago, she was heartened that, as a veil-wearing Muslim woman in a — at the time — less multicultural Regina, she...


Regina businesses need to chip in opportunities for Syrian refugees

Regina businesses need to chip in opportunities for Syrian refugees

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

From the Regina Leader Post : Monday, Dec 14, 2015   Article by Ashley Martin Volunteers spent Saturday morning sorting through bags of items donated for Syrian refugees, but amid all the stuff, something essential was missing: jobs. “I think it’s probably the most fundamental thing of all...