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More flexible citizenship rules on language, residency to kick in Oct. 11

More flexible citizenship rules on language, residency to kick in Oct. 11

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says more flexibility will ease path to join 'Canadian family'   Story by Kathleen Harris, CBC News  Oct 4/17   Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen tells guests at City Hall in Brampton, Ont., Wednesday that the Liberal government's changes to citizenship...


Important Changes to Canada’s Citizenship Act to Come Into Effect Next Week

Important Changes to Canada’s Citizenship Act to Come Into Effect Next Week

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Permanent residents of Canada can enjoy a quicker, simpler citizenship/naturalization process after key measures contained in Bill C-6, Changes to the Citizenship Act, come into effect next week, on October 11. CIC News  October 4, 2017 By Hugo O'Doherty Speaking in Brampton, Ontario on...


Ignite - Family Maker Day!  Activities for All Ages!  General Admission cost.

Ignite - Family Maker Day! Activities for All Ages! General Admission cost.

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Ignite! Family Maker Day at the Science Centre! Bring the whole family and get creative with science all day long! Toy-take-aparts, colour changing putty, a cardboard challenge, and even some more intensive workshops (sign up required on the day, first come, first served), are all geared for...


Ignite! An Innovation Festival at the Science Centre - Oct 5-7.  Special workshops for Young Adults (19+) Oct 5 evening

Ignite! An Innovation Festival at the Science Centre - Oct 5-7. Special workshops for Young Adults (19+) Oct 5 evening

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The Ignite! Festival starts tomorrow at the Science Centre! Ignite! is where we show off the big ideas from people in our community and give you the opportunity to get hands-on with some great science fun. Come out and join us for three great days full of events, activities,...


Newcomer Community Health Fair - October 11 - at Regina Open Door.  All Newcomers welcome!

Newcomer Community Health Fair - October 11 - at Regina Open Door. All Newcomers welcome!

RODS health program is excited to announce the ‘Newcomer Community Health Fair’ on October 11, 2017.  4th Floor - 2220-12th Avenue,  Regina.   We have invited health service providers who will offer programs and services for clients with special needs.  The main objective of this event is...


FREE E-books for Upper Elementary, Junior High, High School and Adult readers! Diverse topics, written for different reading levels. Story Shares

FREE E-books for Upper Elementary, Junior High, High School and Adult readers! Diverse topics, written for different reading levels. Story Shares

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'Story Shares is a non-profit organization devoted to inspiring reading practice and improving literacy skills, with hundreds of books written by ordinary people, about many different subjects.   Story Shares helps generate and then distribute new stories aimed at older students who read...


Culture Days in Saskatchewan! September 29, 30 & October 1, 2017. Many Free Activities in Regina for all ages!

Culture Days in Saskatchewan! September 29, 30 & October 1, 2017. Many Free Activities in Regina for all ages!

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Culture Days in Saskatchewan - Free Activities for all ages!  Learn about other cultures! Culture Days takes place across Canada on September 29, 30 & October 1, 2017. Download The Culture Days Activity Guide: Regina activities page 21 - 24  The 2017 Culture Days Activity Guide has been...


'Helpful Tips for Parents' from the Right By You Campaign. sponsored by Partners for Mental Health

'Helpful Tips for Parents' from the Right By You Campaign. sponsored by Partners for Mental Health

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Every year an estimated 1.2 million Canadian children and youth are affected by mental illness The Right By You campaign was created by Partners for Mental Health to improve mental health and prevent suicide among youth, by mobilizing and engaging Canadians to help drive fundamental changes...


 New mosque coming to central Regina, as city council approves rezoning

New mosque coming to central Regina, as city council approves rezoning

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City Council approved a location for the Islamic Association of Saskatchewan to build a mosque, after a long wait for the organization to realize their dream.  IAOS  hopes to have the building renovated and open by May, 2018.  Faisal Khan, president of the Islamic Association of...


What Is the Westminister World Market?  Pictures and information!

What Is the Westminister World Market? Pictures and information!

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What is the Westminster World Market?    (Photo resource was developed by a Regina Open Door teacher in the LINC program (Language Instruction for Newcomers).     It is a multi-cultural crafts and foods market. Newcomers can sell crafts and baking goods. When is it? It is on...