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Free Drop-In Soccer Program

Free Drop-In Soccer Program

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

The Heritage Community Association is hosting an opportunity to play non-competitive soccer every Tuesday and Wednesday throughout the summer! Who: People of all ages are welcome to attend Days: Tuesdays and Wednesdays Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm Location: Core Community Park (some people also call...


IRCC's Recent Changes To Protect Newcomers Living in Vulnerable Situations

IRCC's Recent Changes To Protect Newcomers Living in Vulnerable Situations

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

In an effort to address issues making some newcomers particularly vulnerable to abuse and exploitation while in Canada, the Government has made changes to the relevant programs. The major issues and relevant changes are listed below:  Issue: Some migrant workers are afraid to report an...


Three Articles Highlighting Newcomers Celebration of Canada Day

Three Articles Highlighting Newcomers Celebration of Canada Day

With Canada Day occuring last week, it is a great time to highlight several stories about newcomers in Canada.  The first article highlight's an initiative at the Regina Huda School, with the goal of creating deeper connections between Muslims and the non-Muslim community at the school. As part...


Refugee Sponsorship Information Event – Very Successful!

Refugee Sponsorship Information Event – Very Successful!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

On behalf of the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP), Newcomer Welcome Centre (NWC) and the Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership (RRLIP) we would like to sincerely thank those who attended last week’s session about Canada’s Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program. At the event...


Free Employment Workshop - July 16th - CANCELLED

Free Employment Workshop - July 16th - CANCELLED

Posted in Community Programs / Youth

*Note: this session has been cancelled. We will notify you when a date has been set to reschedule.*Newcomer Career and Support Services at Catholic Family Services is hosting a workshop on Employment Scams. Employment scams take advantage of people looking for work, by offering fake jobs,...


Survey Asking How Accommodating Regina is for Older Adults

Survey Asking How Accommodating Regina is for Older Adults

Posted in Community Programs / Families

The Age Friendly Regina Committee would like your thoughts on the strengths and gaps of age friendliness in your neighbourhood and in the city. They would like input from all of Regina's community members, so now is your chance to make sure the voice of newcomers is heard! An age friendly...


Volunteers Needed for Canada Day Events

Volunteers Needed for Canada Day Events

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Families

The  Regina Canada Day  committeee is looking for volunteers to help make sure the celebration goes smootly. Positions for the day before and after are full, but there is still a need for help on Canada Day itself (July 1st). There is a need for people to help with set-up, traffic control...


Private Sponsorship of Refugees Celebration and Information Event - Wednesday, June 26th

Private Sponsorship of Refugees Celebration and Information Event - Wednesday, June 26th

The Newcomer Welcome Centre (NWC), Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) and Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership (RRLIP) are coordinating an evening centred around; Celebrating Private Sponsorship of Refugees  and Engaging Sponsors in Regina. Date: Wednesday, June...


World Refugee Day - Thursday, June 20th

World Refugee Day - Thursday, June 20th

On June 20th, the Regina Open Door Society (RODS) will be hosting a World Refugee Day Event. When: Thursday, June 20th Time: 12:00pm (noon) Where: City Square Plaza Stage (downtown) The Program will last about 1 hour and will include the presentatin of 2019 Newcomer Bursary Awards, followed...


New Horizons Seniors Program - Deadline for Proposal Submission is June 21st

New Horizons Seniors Program - Deadline for Proposal Submission is June 21st

Posted in Community Programs

In May, 2019, the Government of Canada launched the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) 2019-20 call for proposals for community-based projects across Canada. The NHSP is a federal grants and contributions program whose goal is to support projects that help improve the well-being and quality...