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NEWSTARS - Free program for Seniors at Regina Immigrant Women Centre

NEWSTARS - Free program for Seniors at Regina Immigrant Women Centre

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NEWSTARS -  Free Program for Newcomer Seniors - Men and Women (50+)     'Newcomer Seniors in Touch with Activities and Recreation through Supports' (NEWSTARS)    The program connects newcomer seniors to their community by encouraging cross-cultural interaction through recreational activities...


  Parental leave extension rules to come into effect by end of year

Parental leave extension rules to come into effect by end of year

Posted in Community Programs / Families

OTTAWA — New mothers and fathers who are poised to go on parental leave before the end of the year will be able to spread federal benefits over a longer period of more time starting next month.    Story by Jordan Press, The Canadian Press    Photo - Canadian family, The Canadian Press  ...


Regina got its first big snowfall of the winter, and SGI has some tips for drivers who need to get back into the groove of winter driving.

Regina got its first big snowfall of the winter, and SGI has some tips for drivers who need to get back into the groove of winter driving.

Posted in Community Programs

Watch the video: How to drive in the winter   Regina Leader-Post  Published on: November 1, 2017     http://leaderpost.com/news/local-news/watch-how-to-drive-in-the-winter    We could all use a refresher…   Regina got its first big snowfall of the winter, and SGI has some tips for drivers...


New immigration program helping Canada in the global war for high-tech talent

New immigration program helping Canada in the global war for high-tech talent

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

High tech workers fast-tracked in Canada By Renée Filippone, CBC;  Nov 08, 2017  Petra Axolotl came to Canada under the Global Skills Strategy in July. It only took 10 days to get her work permit approved under the pilot project. (CBC) A pilot program that makes it easier for highly skilled...


Women's Social Group - Free!  Saturday Nov 18th.  Registration Required.  Project -  Making Scarves

Women's Social Group - Free! Saturday Nov 18th. Registration Required. Project - Making Scarves

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Welcoming Community for Newcomers (WCN) Program Presents:   Women’s Social Group   Newcomer women interested in making scarves!      Date: Saturday, November 18, 2017   Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM   Location: Bank of Canada Building   4th Floor, 2220 12th Avenue,...


SGI - New Resources - Newcomers can read the Driver's Handbook, take a practise quiz, and read the Driver's Test in their own language

SGI - New Resources - Newcomers can read the Driver's Handbook, take a practise quiz, and read the Driver's Test in their own language

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

SGI has implemented an electronic translator application on all testing computers. English is not the first language of many of SGI's customers, and trying to pass the exam in English has been a very frustrating experience for some. This feature allows new residents to read a translation of...


Health Canada expands fire extinguisher recall involving 2.7 million devices

Health Canada expands fire extinguisher recall involving 2.7 million devices

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OTTAWA — The Canadian government is expanding a recall of Kidde and Garrison brand fire extinguishers to cover some 2.7 million of the devices in Canada, including some that date back more than 40 years. The Canadian Press November 03, 2017 Health Canada says the fire extinguisher can...


Free Walk-In Counselling Clinic - multiple days and locations, including the Central Library downtown on Wednesdays!

Free Walk-In Counselling Clinic - multiple days and locations, including the Central Library downtown on Wednesdays!

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THRIVE Counselling Clinic - FREE! THRIVE Walk-in Counselling is a free walk-in counselling clinic that is part of the services provided by Family Service Regina.  Times and locations for counselling have been expanded. This service is not meant for clients who already have a counselor in...


Financial Literacy Day at the Regina Public Library!  Panel discussions and workshops!  Register now

Financial Literacy Day at the Regina Public Library! Panel discussions and workshops! Register now

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The Regina Public Library Financial Literacy Day Panel Discussion starts at 12pm, Nov 10 – light refreshments are provided.   Registration Required.  All you need is your library card and your PIN #.    Library cards are FREE!  Go to any library to get a card.  You will need proof of address...


Tutor Training at the Library!  Be an ESL Tutor and assist others to learn English!

Tutor Training at the Library! Be an ESL Tutor and assist others to learn English!

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There is always an on-going need for volunteer tutors, particuarly as the newcomer poplulation continues to grow. It is a wonderful opportunity to make a difference in someone's life, to learn more about different cultures, and to develop a new friedship! Regina Public Library (RPL) provides...