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Planning to Plant Vegetables or Herbs this Spring?  Come Learn at Seedy Saturday!!

Planning to Plant Vegetables or Herbs this Spring? Come Learn at Seedy Saturday!!

Posted in Community Programs

Regina Seedy Saturday   March 5, 2016  -  10:00 am - 3:00 pm  St. Paul's Anglican Cathedral (downtown) 1861 McIntyre St.,  Regina, SK.                    Admission by Donation!    Heirloom seed vendors, Seed exchange table,   How to Garden Presentations, Healthy soil -  what...


Government Reached Goal of 25,000 Refugees by end of February!

Government Reached Goal of 25,000 Refugees by end of February!

Posted in Immigration News

Posted 02/29/2016 07:36 PM (AP)      Canada's immigration minister says the country has reached a significant milestone with the arrival of 25,000 Syrian refugees.       Immigration Minister John McCallum said Monday the work continues to integrate the Syrians into the community.   McCallum...


Day of Pink Message - 'Be Someone's Hero'!

Day of Pink Message - 'Be Someone's Hero'!

Posted in Community Programs

24 Feb 2016 Leader-Post by Kerry Benjoe   Though there were no games going on, the gymnasium at the University of Regina was filled with thousands of pink pom-pom-holding students.      photo Michael Bell   Grade 6 students (front row) from Ethel Milliken School shout and cheer during a Red...


An Indigenous Welcome for Newcomers to Regina!

An Indigenous Welcome for Newcomers to Regina!

Posted in Community Programs

27 Feb 2016  Regina Leader-Post by Will Chabun    This is a story about two men, brought together by learning.    Elder Bob Smoker from the Kahkewistahaw First Nation leads the grand entrance at the Indigenous Welcome Event that First Nations groups are hosting at Queensbury Conference Centre...


Free - First Nations Art and Storytelling Festival Events - Feb 22 - 27!

Free - First Nations Art and Storytelling Festival Events - Feb 22 - 27!

Posted in Community Programs

Kerry Benjoe - Regina Leader Post - Feb 22/16  February is Aboriginal Storytelling Month and once again the Sakewewak First Nation Artist Collective has a week of activities planned.  The 16th annual Sakewewak Storytelling Festival is taking place this week with several events...


FREE!! Heritage Language Day Celebration! Saturday February 27th!

FREE!! Heritage Language Day Celebration! Saturday February 27th!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Once again, SOHL (Saskatchewan of Heritage Languages Inc.) is presenting its annual celebrations of International Mother Language Day.   This day, which was proclaimed by UNESCO in 1999 and is celebrated on February 21st each year, is an important commemoration of the world’s linguistic...


Canada Day Challenge - for Youth 8-18!  Win Prizes!!

Canada Day Challenge - for Youth 8-18! Win Prizes!!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

What makes you proud to be Canadian? Every year, we ask youth from 8 to 18 years old across Canada to tell us what makes them proud to be Canadian by submitting their best, most dynamic drawings, photos or pieces of creative writing. For the 2016 Canada Day Challenge, the winners will...


Active Families Benefit - Income Tax Credit!

Active Families Benefit - Income Tax Credit!

Posted in Community Programs

The Active Families Benefit (AFB) is a refundable income tax credit of up to $150.00 per child, for children 18 years of age or younger, that helps Saskatchewan families with the costs of their children's participation in cultural, recreational and sports activities.  It is available to...


Newcomers to Regina - City Update!

Newcomers to Regina - City Update!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Newcomers     As millions of Syrians continue to be displaced due to conflict in their home country, the Government of Canada will work with Canadians to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees.  The City of Regina is pleased to support the Regina Open Door Society (RODS) and the community to...


Syrian 'Family Links' Initiative!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Government of Canada Syrian Family Links Initiative: Connecting Syrian family members with sponsors Many members of the Syrian community in Canada want to sponsor family members to come to Canada, but not all have the financial means. At the same time, many Canadians want to sponsor a...