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New to Canada - Importance of Immunizations

New to Canada - Importance of Immunizations

Posted in Children / Families

Are you new to Canada and unsure about immunizations? Did you know: An immunization is a given in a harmless needle.  Immunizations protect your child from life-threatening diseases. Childhood immunizations in Canada are free. A Saskatchewan Health card is not needed to...


Webinar for Service Providers working with Newcomers, Immigrants & Refugees: Gender-Based Violence Awareness during COVID-19

Webinar for Service Providers working with Newcomers, Immigrants & Refugees: Gender-Based Violence Awareness during COVID-19

Are working with newcomer, immigrant and refugee families and concerned that your clients might be experiencing increased gender-based violence under COVID-19 restrictions? Are you looking for basic knowledge about how to reduce their risks and ways to support their safety?   Research shows...


Employment Events Page Updated Regularly!

Employment Events Page Updated Regularly!

Posted in Community Programs / RRLIP Project News

In an effort to support newcomers who are looking for employment, or to become more employable, the RRLIP has developed a page that highlights local employment events (things like job fairs, employment workshops, networking events, training opportunities, etc.). Even during these...


Kids Help Phone Now Has Counselling Available in Arabic

Kids Help Phone Now Has Counselling Available in Arabic

Posted in Community Programs / Youth

Kids Help Phone is now offering Arabic-speaking professional counselling to young people in Canada Kids Help Phone is a Canadian charitable organization that provides free, confidential, professional online and telephone counselling and text-based support to youth across Canada. Kids Help Phone...


Online Homework Help Program for Youth

Online Homework Help Program for Youth

Posted in Community Programs / Youth

Regina Open Door Society's Homework Help Program is a free after-school online program for youth ages 12 - 14 The program aims to:  Enhance your academic performance Increase your English communication skills Provide an opportunity to build social networks     through one-on-one...


Abusive Behaviour in the Home: Help is Still Available During the Pandemic

Abusive Behaviour in the Home: Help is Still Available During the Pandemic

The risk of intimate partner violence (also known as domestic violence) often increases during crises, like this pandemic The control and intimidation behaviours already used by partners, can become worse at this time Social and physical distancing rules that have been put in place to...


Saskatchewan Government's Plan to Re-open the Economy

Saskatchewan Government's Plan to Re-open the Economy

Re-open Saskatchewan is a plan that includes five phases to gradually and carefully re-open businesses and services across Saskatchewan.  All businesses will be required to continue following physical distancing and strict cleaning and disinfection practices, to protect customers and...


Newcomers Giving Back During The Pandemic

Newcomers Giving Back During The Pandemic

Posted in Immigration News

Two recently published articles show how newcomers have been supporting those in need during these difficult times.  The Global News article features Bola Oyewole who came to Regina from Nigeria in October and is continuing to help, through her volunteer position with the YWCA. “The community...


Opportunity to Apply for IT Training at No Cost

Opportunity to Apply for IT Training at No Cost

Posted in Community Programs

ComIT is a registered charity that provides IT training suited to current job market needs They have worked with many newcomers and graduates have a high rate of finding a job after graduation  In response to COVID-19 they will begin their next course with online training, and hope to...


Learn How to Develop a Personal Profile on LinkedIn

Learn How to Develop a Personal Profile on LinkedIn

The Regina Work Preparation Centre is hosting a webinar to help people develop their LinkedIn account. LinkedIn is a great way to highlight your skills, education and experience and to market yourself to potential employers. The Website also advertises jobs that are not posted in other places...