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Immigrants more likely to start a business and create jobs than those born in Canada

Immigrants more likely to start a business and create jobs than those born in Canada

A recent article published in the online newsletter CIC News, highlights a new study by the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) which shows that "Newcomers to Canada are more likely to start a business that grows more quickly and creates more net jobs per enterprise than the...


Canadian Public Rallies Against Inappropriate Comments Directed at Immigrants

Canadian Public Rallies Against Inappropriate Comments Directed at Immigrants

Canadian celebrity Don Cherry was recently fired from his position as a hockey commentator after he implied that immigrants are not willing to wear the poppy pin for Remembrance Day. While expressing the importance of remembering and honouring our veterans, Mr. Cherry implied that people who...


The YWCA is Looking for Input on Their New Centre for Women and Families

The YWCA is Looking for Input on Their New Centre for Women and Families

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

The YWCA & Ward 3 councillor Andrew Stevens are hosting a question and answer session about the YWCA’s proposed Centre for Women & Families. This is an opportunity to provide input into the things that are important to you and your family.  Date: Tuesday, Nov. 19th Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm...


Exploring Career Development Resources in Saskatchewan - Speakers Panel - Nov. 21

Exploring Career Development Resources in Saskatchewan - Speakers Panel - Nov. 21

Posted in Community Programs

Learn about the labour market and resources that exist to support your career search Whether you are looking for work, changing jobs, or thinking of going back to school, the speakers at this event will tell you what you need to know  Date: Thursday, Nov. 21st Time: 12:00pm -...


Syrian Refugee Family Reunited, Thanks to Generosity of Regina Family in Mourning

Syrian Refugee Family Reunited, Thanks to Generosity of Regina Family in Mourning

Posted in Immigration News

The family of Jeremy Campbell, a Regina man who died in Japan, helped raise money to reunite a Syrian family torn apart by war.  As a tribute to Jeremy, his family "chanelled their grief into generosity" by rasing funds to help bring the remaining members of the Alkhatib family to Canada, from...


Deadline to apply for Anti-Racism Action Program Funding - Dec. 17th

Deadline to apply for Anti-Racism Action Program Funding - Dec. 17th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Canadian Heritage's Multiculturalism Branch has launched a Call for Proposals for its Anti-Racism Action Program (ARAP) The ARAP is intended to help address barriers to employment, justice, and social participation among Indigenous Peoples, racialized communities and religious...


Employment Standards Webinar Series

Employment Standards Webinar Series

Posted in Community Programs

Are you confused about your rights and responsibilities as an employee in Saskatchewan?  Are you an employer and unsure about overtime, vacation and other employment standards rules?  Are you a manager or HR Professional with questions about the rights and responsibilities of your staff? ...


Immigrant Attraction and Retention Strategies for Smaller Communities - Webinar

Immigrant Attraction and Retention Strategies for Smaller Communities - Webinar

Posted in Immigration News

What makes a smaller community attractive to newcomers? Is there a regional recipe for building open, inclusive communities where everyone thrives?  From Atlantic to Western and Northern regions, smaller and rural communities across Canada (and the U.S.) are facing the unprecedented...


Top 10 Scams in Canada - Information Session at George Bothwell Library - Nov. 15th

Top 10 Scams in Canada - Information Session at George Bothwell Library - Nov. 15th

Posted in Community Programs

A  scam  is when someone tries to steal money from you or promises something that isn't true. They often happen online or over the phone. Are you worried about being scammed? Do you know how to tell if something is a scam? The Regina Public Library (George Bothwell Branch), is hosting...


Saskatchewan Multicultural Week is Nov. 16 - 24

Saskatchewan Multicultural Week is Nov. 16 - 24

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

The purpose of Saskatchewan Multicultural Week is to celebrate the cultural diversity and contributions to multiculturalism in Saskatchewan.  As part of the celebration, the Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan (MCoS) is running a campaign throughout the month of November.  This year's theme...