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Erasing Racism - What Can WE Do?  Report from the Community Forum

Erasing Racism - What Can WE Do? Report from the Community Forum

Posted in Community Programs / RRLIP Project News

The RRLIP holds a yearly Community Forum, addressing specific community needs, gaps or issues.  This year the forum was: Erasing Racism: What can WE Do?   Planned and organized by a Working Group, this Forum had 3 speakers who had experienced a criminal Hate Crime or a Discriminatory or...


Getting to know Canada’s immigration categories

Getting to know Canada’s immigration categories

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

An overview of immigration categories to help guide your journey to Canada. A recent announcement that as of July, Canada will resume Express Entry invitations to all candidates is welcome news for those who had their immigration plans put on hold by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, Express...


Free Webinar - Indigenous Perspectives on Healing from PTSD

Free Webinar - Indigenous Perspectives on Healing from PTSD

Posted in Community Programs

Indigenous Perspectives on Healing from PTSD May 31, 2022 | 1:00 - 2:30 PM EASTERN TIME  12:00 - 1:30 Sask. time Presented by: Patricia Vickers, PhD Indigenous nations have a strong resource in ancestral law for providing perspective, understanding through teachings and a pathway for healing. ...


Indigenous-Led Pilot To Provide Low Barrier Supportive Housing In Regina

Indigenous-Led Pilot To Provide Low Barrier Supportive Housing In Regina

Posted in Community Programs

News Release - May 12, 2022 The Government of Saskatchewan is partnering with Regina Treaty/Status Indian Services (RT/SIS) and the City of Regina to provide a new low-barrier supportive housing pilot in Regina. This Indigenous-led, community-based initiative will provide holistic supports...


Refugee Sponsors - Group of 5 or Community Sponsors. Hear Updates from IRCC and Ask Questions!

Refugee Sponsors - Group of 5 or Community Sponsors. Hear Updates from IRCC and Ask Questions!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Canadian Council for Refugees is holding a virtual meeting on June 1 with representatives from IRCC - intended for those involved in a Group of Five or Community Sponsor - Private Refugee Sponsorship, Group 2 to 5 in Quebec, and those who work with or support these sponsors. The meeting...


Tanya Talaga - Reconciliation and our Shared Future - in person or online event

Tanya Talaga - Reconciliation and our Shared Future - in person or online event

Posted in Community Programs

Join award-winning journalist and author of Seven Fallen Feathers and All Our Relations, Tanya Talaga, as she speaks about finding the path forward for truth and reconciliation. This event will take place both in-person and virtually at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum in their theatre. Presented...


The Case for UpSkilling: Dealing With Skill Gaps in the Workplace

The Case for UpSkilling: Dealing With Skill Gaps in the Workplace

Posted in Community Programs

Article: How the Pandemic has Exposed Skill Gaps in the WorkplaceThe events of the last two years have reshaped and accelerated existing trends, created new demands, and tiven rise to companies, leaders and employees to reevaluate many aspects of work.New rules, expectaions and ways of working...


Credential Evaluation Service for Refugees and Displaced Persons

Credential Evaluation Service for Refugees and Displaced Persons

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Regina Open Door Society (RODS) Employment Services department has partnered with World Education Services to assist refugees and displaced individuals with credential evaluations with limited proof of academic achievements. This program aims to simplify the process of credential evaluation...


Regina/Saskatchewan Research Article, From Interviews with Service Providers - About Domestic Violence in Newcomer Families

Regina/Saskatchewan Research Article, From Interviews with Service Providers - About Domestic Violence in Newcomer Families

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

A new journal article titled 'Supporting Newcomer Women Who Experience Intimate Partner Violence and Their Children: Insights from Service Providers', has been published in Affilia: Feminist Inquiry in Social Work. (https://journals.sagepub.com/ doi/10.1177/08861099221099318) The accepted...


Trailblazers and milestones: Celebrating Jewish Heritage Month 2022

Trailblazers and milestones: Celebrating Jewish Heritage Month 2022

Posted in Community Programs

Jewish Heritage Month provides all Canadians with the opportunity to learn about the profound contributions of Jewish Canadians to Canada. The CRRF is pleased to be supporting this important opportunity for cross-cultural dialogue and understanding. Many Canadians will be surprised to learn...