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Job Fair Attracts Hundreds of Regina Newcomers!

Job Fair Attracts Hundreds of Regina Newcomers!

Posted in Community Programs

29 Apr 2016  by Natascia Lypny  Leader-Post   The Regina Open Door Society was expecting 500 eager applicants at the organization’s first job fair. Two hours into the event, nearly that many had already poured through the doors.  Photo by Don Healy   Alisa Scherle, left, with Great West...


Premier Wall Seeks $6.3 Million for Refugees

Premier Wall Seeks $6.3 Million for Refugees

Posted in Immigration News

29 Apr 2016 by Morgan Modjeski  Leader-Post    Photo by Greg Pender   In a meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau this week, Premier Brad Wall made a pitch for $6.3 million in federal funding to help support efforts to resettle some 1,100 Syrian refugees in the province.While school boards...


FREE!  Soccer for Syrian Youth - Ages 13 - 16!  Register Now!

FREE! Soccer for Syrian Youth - Ages 13 - 16! Register Now!

Posted in Community Programs / Families / Youth

  Ginga Futebol Academy will hold a football (soccer) program for Syrian Youth aged 13 to 16 years old.   This program is totally FREE  of charge and will be held at New Albert Park (5040 Queen St. - near Harbour Landing).   The program runs every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8:00pm Starting...


Women Help Build Habitat Homes for Those in Need!

Women Help Build Habitat Homes for Those in Need!

Posted in Community Programs / Families

28 Apr 2016 by Kerry Benjoe Leader-Post   Pink hard hats may not be that common on most construction sites, but they are at Habitat for Humanity’s Haultain Crossing build. Photo by Bryan Schlosser    A group of 200 area women comes together each year to assist with Habitat for Humanity...


Fundraiser!  Ride, Don't Hide From Mental Illness!

Fundraiser! Ride, Don't Hide From Mental Illness!

Posted in Children / Community Programs / Families / Youth

28 Apr 2016 Ashley Martin Leader-Post    The event is called Ride Don’t Hide, and that’s exactly the point. The fundraiser fights stigma and generates cash for programs.  Photo by Don Healy    Carole Morsky is co-chair of the Ride Don’t Hide cycling fundraiser in support of the Canadian...


Canadian Blood Services - Needs Blood Donors

Canadian Blood Services - Needs Blood Donors

Posted in Community Programs / Youth

28 Apr 2016 by Kerry Benjoe  Leader-Post     Judy Jones, Canadian Blood Services associate director for Alberta, Saskatchewan and Northwest Territories, said blood donations are needed every day, but there are a few factors coming into play, which are impacting its supply. Some of the...


Local Refugee Stories! Now on RRLIP Website!

Local Refugee Stories! Now on RRLIP Website!

The RRLIP, in collaboration with local community agencies, has just completed a photo project, featuring the pictures and stories of 8 different refugee families living in Regina! Regina is full of amazing people with many different backgrounds, histories and stories.  We hope this project...


Izzy Dolls, 'The National Gift of Peace' - in Regina!!

"Izzy Dolls", 'The National Gift of Peace' - in Regina!!

Posted in Children / Community Programs / Families / Youth

The Canadian military is hoping to recruit volunteers with a specific skill set: knitting or crocheting.  That’s right. It wants you to help knit the national gift of peace, the Izzy Doll. For the past two decades, Canadian soldiers and health care workers have given out more than 1.3 million...


Government House Art Exhibits - Local Artists Featured!

Government House Art Exhibits - Local Artists Featured!

Posted in Children / Community Programs / Families / Youth

Government House - Changing Art Exhibits! 4607 Dewdney Ave, Regina QEII Art Gallery Located along the Queen Elizabeth II Wing – Upper Hall, this space provides opportunities for local and provincial artisans to prominently display their works. This exhibit—which has featured everything...


FREE! Family Storytime!  At the Library!

FREE! Family Storytime! At the Library!

Posted in Children / Community Programs / Families

FAMILY STORYTIME CRAFTERNOON  For families.  Registration required!   A leisurely afternoon of stories, crafting and refreshments.  Supplies provided.  Ages 3 and over. Sunday, May 1  2:00-3:00 pmSunrise Branch 3130 E. Woodhams Dr. 306-777-6095 (for information...