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Hands-on in Saskatchewan: Immigrants learn skills and trades

Hands-on in Saskatchewan: Immigrants learn skills and trades

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Many have chosen Regina as a place to start a new life and are seeking work in trades and skilled labour by Brandon Harder, Regina Leader-Post  April 13, 2018  REGINA, SASK: March 21, 2018 Leo Gamoso, left, and Ajay Kumar work together to wire a small room during an exercise being held by...


Parents and grandparents - Calendar of Activities in French at Cafe Ritionelle.

Parents and grandparents - Calendar of Activities in French at Cafe Ritionelle.

Posted in Community Programs / Children / Families

Activities at CAFE this month: April 2018   Strand of jasette & discoveries:   Rally opportunity for parents and children aged 0 to 5 years. Come have fun, play, tinker, dance, read and chat! A healthy snack is offered.                                                                             ...


Youth Bridges Program - Buffalo teachings and Indigenous History for newcomer and indigenous youth

Youth Bridges Program - Buffalo teachings and Indigenous History for newcomer and indigenous youth

Posted in Community Programs / Youth

Newcomer and Indigenous youth come together to learn about the Buffalo.      The (Regina Open Door Society - RODS) youth team is pleased to announce that on Wednesday April 4th & Thursday April 5th, our newcomer youth along with Indigenous youth from North Central Family Centre participated in...


The Need for Blood and Organ Donations is constantly rising.  In Saskatchewan, donations are rising too

The Need for Blood and Organ Donations is constantly rising. In Saskatchewan, donations are rising too

Posted in Community Programs

Saskatchewan sees jump in blood, organ donors Saskatoon CKOM News  April 11, 2018  The provincial government announced plans to increase the pool of organ donors in Saskatchewan in its Oct. 25, 2017 speech from the throne.  Saskatchewan showed its community spirit and generosity the only way...


ESL series from OMNI TV.  Practise English in your own home

ESL series from OMNI TV. Practise English in your own home

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

ESL series available for newcomers!  Practise English at home   This 120 episode, half-hour TV series is a great resource for newcomers to Saskatchewan who want to improve their English language skills- and will be of interest to learners at many levels. The episodes are segmented and cover...


Scams an Ongoing issue - Telephone scammers targeting immigrants and new Canadians!  Don't trust your caller ID display.  Scammers posing as Immigration officers

Scams an Ongoing issue - Telephone scammers targeting immigrants and new Canadians! Don't trust your caller ID display. Scammers posing as Immigration officers

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

There are a number of ongoing scams across Canada that target newcomers.  Below are some recent articles that detail one of the scams.   Please share the information with newcomers so they are aware of what can happen and be prepared to deal with the scammers. Although the articles below are...


NW Leisure Centre - Family Nights for $4 - Sunday evenings until June 10

NW Leisure Centre - Family Nights for $4 - Sunday evenings until June 10

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

NW Leisure Centre - City of Regina     $ 4 Family* Swim Night    Family definition: *All persons of the same household with amaximum of two persons 25 years and over.     Winter/Spring Session 2018    (January 8 - June 10)    Sundays, 6:30 p.m. to 8:25 p.m     A family friendly leisure...



Art for Newcomers!  Free program on Saturdays.  Family Friendly! Next one - April 14th

Art for Newcomers! Free program on Saturdays. Family Friendly! Next one - April 14th

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Art for Newcomersat the Glen Elm Library   1601 Dewdney Ave E.   FREE monthly program for anyone new to Canada- Try painting, drawing, sculpture, mixed-media and more!- Practice your English- All ages - great for families Drop-ins welcome! Programs are usually the 2nd Saturday of...


Domestic abuse of Newcomer women - Information and promising practises (helpful for service providers working with newcomers)

Domestic abuse of Newcomer women - Information and promising practises (helpful for service providers working with newcomers)

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

Domestic Abuse: Considerations when working with Newcomer Women   For more information and resources - for survivors, family and friends, and professionals, go to:  https://pathssk.org/about-abuse/     Although immigrant, refugee, and non-status women experience the same forms of violence...