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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...


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...


Survey for Settlement Sector Workers - Deadline Apr. 17th

Survey for Settlement Sector Workers - Deadline Apr. 17th

Posted in Community Programs

The RRLIP has been asked to share a survey designed for settlement sector workers and organization leadership, during this time of suddenly moving to remote/digital work.  While everyone is supporting their clients and communities, North York Community House & the Department of Imaginary...


Updated Information Regarding COVID-19 Support Programs

Updated Information Regarding COVID-19 Support Programs

Posted in Community Programs / Families

There has been a lot of information shared recently, regarding programs to support those affected by COVID-19.  In an effort to support those who are helping newcomers navigate what can be an overwhelming amount of information, the RRLIP is sharing the following updated information...


Be Fraud Aware

Be Fraud Aware

Posted in Community Programs

  If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.Be fraud aware. If an opportunity, or offer, sounds too good to be true, trust your instincts and find ways to research or check the validity of what is being said or the quality of what you are being sold. Fraud occurs when a con artist...


International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Posted in Community Programs

#MarchOutRacism March 21 Background•March 21 is designated by the United Nations (UN) as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.•It’s a day observed all around the world to focus attention on the problems of racism and the need to promote racial harmony.•The UN...


Employment Standards for Newcomers Webinar - March 18th

Employment Standards for Newcomers Webinar - March 18th

Posted in Community Programs

On March 18th, the Employment Standards for Newcomers Webinar will provide an overview of the basic rules of employment under Part II of The Saskatchewan Employment Act: Employment Standards. These questions will be answered:•What are Employment Standards?•What is the least I can be paid?•What is...


Attention Service Providers - Work Experience Pilot for Internationally Trained Newcomer Professionals

Attention Service Providers - Work Experience Pilot for Internationally Trained Newcomer Professionals

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  Background ICT has obtained funding through Employment and Social Development Canada’s (ESDC) Foreign Credential Recognition Program (FCRP) to assist 60 internationally trained professionals (ITPs) in select occupations to obtain 3 months of Canadian work experience. Many...