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Youth (16-30) Skills Training (Employment Program) at RIWC  is now accepting applications!   Registration Deadline Dec 1/17.

Youth (16-30) Skills Training (Employment Program) at RIWC is now accepting applications! Registration Deadline Dec 1/17.

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STAIY Program Outline The Regina Immigrant Women Centre (RIWC) offers the Skills Training to Advance Immigrant Youth (STAIY) Program. STAIY is a fully funded Government of Canada program that helps immigrant youth integrate successfully into the Regina labour market. Group-based...


Canadian Western Agribition in Regina - November 20 - 25, 2017 at Evraz Place

Canadian Western Agribition in Regina - November 20 - 25, 2017 at Evraz Place

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Are you interested in finding out more about agriculture in Saskatchewan?  A Regina opportunity!   Canadian Western Agribition, located in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, is the best beef show on the continent and the largest livestock show in Canada. The show is anchored by beef cattle...


Google Adds 21 New Languages to Voice Typing

Google Adds 21 New Languages to Voice Typing

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Google is used around the world - and is updating it's service to include more languages.   Info from a Google article Using your voice to dictate a message can be up to three times faster than typing. With this in mind, Google is bringing voice typing (talking to your phone instead of typing)...


Regina Doctors accepting new patients - list regularly updated by Medical Clinics in Regina

Regina Doctors accepting new patients - list regularly updated by Medical Clinics in Regina

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Newcomers arriving from another country or another city often need to find a family doctor.  To assist with this task, the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region (RQHR) has provided a list of Doctors and the Medical clinics they work out of, so you can choose.  At his point, languages spoken by...


Art Program for Newcomers to Canada. Free!  Bring the whole family - no registration required!

Art Program for Newcomers to Canada. Free! Bring the whole family - no registration required!

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“Art for Canadian Newcomers”   Come to the Glen Elm Library for a free monthly art program open to anyone who is new to Canada.  Free, hands-on art making workshops in painting, drawing, sculpture, mixed-media and more!   Make art while practicing English language skills.   Open to all...


Recycling in Regina! Information, how-to, and coordination with the new garbage pick-up schedule

Recycling in Regina! Information, how-to, and coordination with the new garbage pick-up schedule

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With Garbage Pickup schedules changing to every 2 weeks, recycling becomes even more important - and helpful - to Regina residents!  From November 20, 2017 to March 30, 2018, curbside garbage collection will be picked up every other week. This is a pilot to see how biweekly collection works...


Water Footprint Calculator: Interactive tool to calculate how much water you and your family use - and ideas on how to conserve. Plus - teaching tools for educators.

Water Footprint Calculator: Interactive tool to calculate how much water you and your family use - and ideas on how to conserve. Plus - teaching tools for educators.

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To raise awareness about how people in the United States use water throughout their day, GRACE Communications Foundation (GRACE) – a non-profit dedicated to creating a more sustainable food system – developed its Water Footprint Calculator. The free tool illustrates how everyday actions –...


Parents of Teens - Tip #5  from the 'Right By Your' Campaign, Partners for Mental Health

Parents of Teens - Tip #5 from the 'Right By Your' Campaign, Partners for Mental Health

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The more you talk about the little things, the easier it is to talk about the big things. Be a positive role model. Teens often look to their parents or caregivers for information, guidance and support through observation. To promote mental health, teens need to see you express your...


Canada's Census Information  - 2016 - in an interactive tool by CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)

Canada's Census Information - 2016 - in an interactive tool by CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)

Are you interested in finding out how you compare with other Canadians - age, ethnic background, income, employment, etc?  CBC has an interactive tool with numerous areas of interest, showing Census information in a fun, interactive format! This site does NOT keep your information - it is...


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

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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...