Community Programs

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?

Posted in Community Programs

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...


TV show on Regina's Access Network - Hopes to Help Newcomers Navigate Life in Canada

TV show on Regina's Access Network - Hopes to Help Newcomers Navigate Life in Canada

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There's a new talk show in Regina and it is hosted by four proud immigrant women.  AnotherView is the name of the show and it is on Access TV on Fridays in Regina. The show is a window into the lives of Canadian immigrants and a platform for sharing inspiring stories. Ejike, an...


Drop-In Vaccination Clinic at South Leisure Centre - TOMORROW (May 21st)!

Drop-In Vaccination Clinic at South Leisure Centre - TOMORROW (May 21st)!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Anyone over 12 years old can now get the vaccine! And the South Leisure Centre has a drop in clinic TOMORROW, Friday May 21st from 9:00am -3:30pm.  The address of the South Leisure Centre is 170 Sunset...


COVID-19 Information Available in Different Languages - Issued by Canadian Government

COVID-19 Information Available in Different Languages - Issued by Canadian Government

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The Canadian Government has developed COVID awareness resources that are available in different languages.   To access these, visit: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/awareness-resources.html  Then click on the resource of interest and...


Make Sure the Vaccine Information You Are Getting is Accurate!

Make Sure the Vaccine Information You Are Getting is Accurate!

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Many Canadians are confused about the vaccine information they hear and read.   Newcomers are particularly vulnerable to false information because they do not know where to find accurate information.  People are spending more time online during the pandemic and some of the online...


Virtual Job Fair for Newcomers - Wednesday, May 19th

Virtual Job Fair for Newcomers - Wednesday, May 19th

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The WEconnect Virtual Job Fair is hosted by the Saskatoon Open Door Society and is open to all newcomers in Saskatchewan. The Job Fair will be on Wednesday May 19th, 2021 Time: 10:00am – 2:30pmRegistration is free and can be done through:https://sodsweconnect.ca/register/  For an...


Saskatchewan COVID Information is Available in Many Languages!

Saskatchewan COVID Information is Available in Many Languages!

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The Saskatchewan Health Authority has the Google Translate tool on their Website! You can use this to read the information in your language of choice!  How to use Google Translate: Click on the Language button on the page you are interested in translating (the language button is circled red...