Community Programs

June is National Indigenous Month

June is National Indigenous Month

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There are many events and resources available to learn more about Canadian Indigenous Peoples.   Learn more about National Indigenous History Month - you can watch videos, Listen to stories, try crafts, etc.    Celebrating Indigenous Peoples in Canada: Learning and Activity Guide  -...


Resources for Newcomers Renting or Buying Housing in Canada:

Resources for Newcomers Renting or Buying Housing in Canada:

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Houses and apartments in Canada are very different than those in many countries, because of how they are built, building materials used, heating and cooling equipment, and the appliances.    The rental system may also be unfamiliar, as well as the process for buying a house.  There are...


Queen City Pride Festival - June 4 -13

Queen City Pride Festival - June 4 -13

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Queen City Pride 2021 will be a “hybrid festival” full of events and activities that can be enjoyed in many different ways. From virtual events that you can enjoy at home to in-person activities that you can take in at your own pace, we’re mixing technology and real-world adventure to make Pride...


Newcomer Learn to Canoe Summer Program

Newcomer Learn to Canoe Summer Program

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Learn how to Paddle a Marathon Canoe - Program for Newcomers!   The Regina Marathon Canoe Club is pleased to invite new Canadians to learn the sport of Marathon Canoeing, how to paddle, and the history canoeing has played in the story of Canada. We would like to invite any individual who has...


Youth Bridges Program - Register before June 7th!

Youth Bridges Program - Register before June 7th!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth

Youth BRIDGES session for June 2021! The aim of this program is to build bridges between Newcomer, Mainstream and Indigenous youth, as they learn about Indigenous culture and history.   This program is open to youth ages 13 – 24.   June 9, 2021 from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm via ZOOM. Lyndon...


Ukrainian Food To Take Home - Spring Free from Racism Fundraiser

Ukrainian Food To Take Home - Spring Free from Racism Fundraiser

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During Covid, many cultural groups have been unable to meet, but still have expenses.  Spring Free From Racism has found a way to support cultural groups - and YOU get a delicious ethnic meal to take home and enjoy!    This month the donations will go to the Kolos Ukrainian Dancers.    Cost...


IRCC Has Released an Application Guide for the 6 New Immigration Streams Announced in May

IRCC Has Released an Application Guide for the 6 New Immigration Streams Announced in May

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

An article in the CIC News highlights the details of the guide provided for the six new immigration streams for international graduates and essential workers. The guide on the government of Canada's website gives official instructions on how to apply for the new limited-time immigration...


Can People Without Permanent Residence Status Receive a COVID Vaccine?

Can People Without Permanent Residence Status Receive a COVID Vaccine?

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The Answer is Yes!  Anyone who is living, working or going to school in Saskatchewan, will be offered the vaccine for free. And it is not necessary to have a health card number to receive the vaccination.  The following people can receive the COVID-19 vaccine at a Saskatchewan Public...


Black on the Prairies - A Canadian Broadcasting Company Project

Black on the Prairies - A Canadian Broadcasting Company Project

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What does it mean to be Black in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba? The CBC project Black on the Prairies began with a conversation among colleagues in the spring of 2020. The Prairies, like the rest of the country, were gripped by the rallying cry of “Black Lives Matter.” Black on...


Contribute Your Story to a Documentary About the Experiences of Immigrants Living in Canada

Contribute Your Story to a Documentary About the Experiences of Immigrants Living in Canada

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If you have come to Saskatchewan as an immigrant within the past 5 years, this University of Regina, Journalism Student would love to hear from you! As part of her research, the UR Student would love to learn more about the experiences, challenges, and thoughts of immigrants. If you are...