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Newcomer News - Issue #10

Newcomer News - Issue #10

The Fall 2019 RRLIP 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...


New Initiatives to Protect Vulnerable Newcomers in Situations of Family Violence

New Initiatives to Protect Vulnerable Newcomers in Situations of Family Violence

Posted in Immigration News / Youth / Children / Families

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) recently introduced the following new initiatives to support vulnerable newcomers in Canada:  1.  An expedited Temporary Residence Permit (TRP), for out-of-status foreign nationals who are currently in Canada and seeking permanent residence...


Francophone Immigration Week is Nov. 3 - 9, 2019

Francophone Immigration Week is Nov. 3 - 9, 2019

The Saskatchewan Francophone Immigration Network (RIF-SK) has announced the program for National Francophone Immigration Week in Saskatchewan  National Francophone Immigration Week is an initiative that raises awareness and promotes Francophone immigration and diversity in Francophone...


Do you have Children Interested in Learning How to Skate?

Do you have Children Interested in Learning How to Skate?

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children

The Al Ritchie Community Association is hosting two programs for youth who are new to skating or who have never even tried it before. To be able to participate in the programs, children must be 6-13 years old and live in one of the 6 central zone communities: - Al Ritchie- Cathedral -...


Social Event for New Chinese Immigrants

Social Event for New Chinese Immigrants

Posted in Community Programs

The New Canadian Integration Society (NCIS)  welcomes the Chinese immigrant community in Regina to a fun meet-and-greet. Considering the number of Chinese immigrants has been increasing in Regina, NCIS will hold a social event for new Chinese immigrants. The intention of the event is to help...


Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health - Ask an Expert Live Session

Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health - Ask an Expert 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, Vince Pietropaolo. You will have the opportunity to pose questions related to your work in addressing...


Creative Writing Workshop for Newcomers - Saturdays in November

Creative Writing Workshop for Newcomers - Saturdays in November

Posted in Community Programs

Opening Doors Through Stories is an opportunity for newcomers to learn how to write and share their stories in a creative way.  The workshops will be held every Saturday in November. Time: 10:00AM - 12:00PM Location:  Regina Open Door Society Address: 2314 11th Avenue To read about the outcome...


RRLIP Fall, 2019 Project Newsletter - Now Available

RRLIP Fall, 2019 Project Newsletter - Now Available

The 16th edition of RRLIP Project News features the following information:  An update on on things that we've done since the Spring/Summer edition  Links to community surveys; one for newcomers-only and one for the general community (including newcomers, service providers and any...


Neighbors: A Community Quilting Project

Posted in Community Programs / Families

The  Dunlop Central Gallery is hosting community stitching sessions where newcomers can learn about Indigenous peoples of Canada (T/R Call to Action #93). POSTER AVAILABLE HERE.   Create a work of art to take home or contribute to a Regina community quilt.The  Community Quilting Project ...


RODS Annual Flu Clinic - October 22nd

RODS Annual Flu Clinic - October 22nd

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Get your flu vaccine for FREE on Tuesday, October 22nd!  Where: First Baptist Church  Address: 2241 Victoria Avenue, Regina  When: 9am-11:30am & 1pm-3:30pm  Details: - for Permanent Residents only  - wear a short sleeve shirt  - bring your Sask Health Card *interpreters will...