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National Anti-Racism Fund has Funds to Support Local Organizations Trying to End Racism in Canada.  What is Your Idea? Send in an Application!

National Anti-Racism Fund has Funds to Support Local Organizations Trying to End Racism in Canada. What is Your Idea? Send in an Application!

Posted in Community Programs

The Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) announced a $3 million fund for developing, sharing, and applying knowledge and expertise to eliminate racism and all forms of racial discrimination in Canadian society.  The National Anti-Racism Fund will support community groups and...


Is Your Organization Applying to Become a Sponsorship Agreement Holder (SAH) in 2022?  Monthly Information Sessions Coming Up!

Is Your Organization Applying to Become a Sponsorship Agreement Holder (SAH) in 2022? Monthly Information Sessions Coming Up!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Is your organization applying to become a Sponsorship Agreement Holder (SAH) in 2022?  (See information 'What is a SAH?' below).   Join Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) for an online Information Session on 'Becoming a Sponsorship Agreement Holder' (SAH). The RSTP will be hosting...


Izzy Dolls - A Canadian Gift of Love to Children Experiencing Trauma.  You can Help by Knitting or Crocheting these Dolls!

Izzy Dolls - A Canadian Gift of Love to Children Experiencing Trauma. You can Help by Knitting or Crocheting these Dolls!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Izzy Dolls, a gift of love for children experiencing trauma around the world.   For over two decades, Canadian soldiers and health care workers have given out more than 1.3 million of the tiny dolls, a gift of peace, to children in worn-torn countries and regions affected by...


Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Course Registration is now open

Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Course Registration is now open

Posted in Community Programs

The Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Course, funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), offers evidence-based information, tools and resources for service providers to provide mental health care and support to both immigrants and refugees arriving in Canada. The online...


Understanding the Cultural Faces of Depression  - information blog from CRTI

Understanding the Cultural Faces of Depression - information blog from CRTI

Posted in Community Programs

Cultural worldviews influence what many counsellors and helpers understand to be normal and acceptable behaviour, including our beliefs about mental health. However, research on multicultural psychology suggests that mental illnesses like depression can manifest differently for people of...


Free webinar: Implement Research on impact of family loss and separation on refugee youth - Dec 20

Free webinar: Implement Research on impact of family loss and separation on refugee youth - Dec 20

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project provides many opportunities to explore topics related to the challenges faced by newcomers to Canada.   This free webinar speaks to the story of separated refugee youth that experience numerous challenges in their settlement impacting their mental...


Dressing Warm for the Weather - New Winter Safety video!

Dressing Warm for the Weather - New Winter Safety video!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Weather in Saskatchewan is extreme - and it is important to know how to dress to be safe in winter weather. Be prepared!     This Saskatchewan Safety Council video uses pictures to show the importance of layers of clothing, and the different kinds of clothing needed to keep everyone warm...


New Issue of 'Newcomer Workforce' - A Resource for Employers in Regina

New Issue of 'Newcomer Workforce' - A Resource for Employers in Regina

Posted in Community Programs / RRLIP Project News

The RRLIP works in collaboration with local organizations (the RRLIP-convenened Labour Market Working Group) in order to provide infomation and ideas to employers wanting and needing to diversify their workforce.  Research has shown major benefits of workforce diversification.  As Regina...


 Free and Low-Cost Goods - and Donation Information for the Regina Community

Free and Low-Cost Goods - and Donation Information for the Regina Community

LOCAL FREE/LOW-COST GOODS + DONATION LOCATIONS In response to the arrival of Afghan refugees, the Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership (RRLIP) has gathered information about stores/programs which have free or low-cost goods and may be accepting donations. This information is accurate as...


Government of Saskatchewan Introducing Pilot Program for Businesses to Attract International Workers

Government of Saskatchewan Introducing Pilot Program for Businesses to Attract International Workers

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Government of Saskatchewan is launching a pilot program called the Hard-To-Fill Skills pilot as part of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program. “Obviously, our first objective is always to try and fill those roles with folks here in the province,” said Minister of Immigration and...