Immigration News

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...


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...


Survey for Language Instructors - June 14th Deadline

Survey for Language Instructors - June 14th Deadline

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC) Evaluation Division is launching a survey of language instructors.  They are examining the effectiveness of teaching and learning methods under various IRCC-funded language learning services, including formal language training,...


Private Refugee Sponsorship Webinars - Starting June 4th

Private Refugee Sponsorship Webinars - Starting June 4th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP)  is offereing free webinars throughout  the month of June. See below for a detailed listing of the webinar content and schedule: • An Introduction to Canada’s Refugee Sponsorship Programs - June 04, 2019 at 11 AM...


Private Sponsorship Information Drop-In Opportunity - Wednesday, May 29th

Private Sponsorship Information Drop-In Opportunity - Wednesday, May 29th

Are you a refugee sponsorship group, or interested in becoming one? The Newcomer Welcome Centre and the RRLIP have arranged for an opportunity for people with private sponsorship related questions, to meet in-person with Helen Smith-McIntyre, from the Refugee Sponsorship Training...


Information Session on Private Sponsorship of Refugees - Wednesday, May 29th

Information Session on Private Sponsorship of Refugees - Wednesday, May 29th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Regina's Newcomer Welcome Centre is hosting a community engagement session on the settlement services that are available to private sponsors, refugees, and newcomers. Anyone interested is welcome to attend this free session! Date: Wednesday, May 29th Time: 5:30 PM Address: 2332 – 11th Avenue...


Interim Pathway for Caregivers - Deadline to Apply for PR is June 4th

Interim Pathway for Caregivers - Deadline to Apply for PR is June 4th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Caregivers who came to Canada to provide care to Canadian families, in the hope of eventually transitioning to becoming a permanent residents should apply to the  Interim Pathway for Caregivers by Tuesday, June 4th.  Caregivers who have been working in Canada temporarily but who have not...