Community Programs

New Information about COVID-19, Flu shots, and How to get your Vaccine Record

New Information about COVID-19, Flu shots, and How to get your Vaccine Record

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Updated Information about COVID-19 from the Saskatchewan Health Authority. There are numerous changes that will affect many in the community.     SHA discontinues asymptomatic PCR COVID tests: The demand for COVID-19 testing has risen, because of increased cases of the virus across...


First Canadian 'National Day for Truth and Reconciliation' - Sept 30, 2021

First Canadian 'National Day for Truth and Reconciliation' - Sept 30, 2021

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The Government of Canada has officially designated September 30th as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.  The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation was created to give an opportunity for everyone living in Canada to learn about, acknowledge and reflect on the harmful legacy...


Election 2021 - Why Vote? And How to Vote Information.

Election 2021 - Why Vote? And How to Vote Information.

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Why Vote in Canada?   Canada is a democratic country, which gives the right and privilege to Canadians to choose their government.  Your vote is making your choice.   The many different political parties in Canada have varying ideas about: childcare, immigration, employment, minimum...


Free Programs for Increasing English - Speaking Skills and Learning about Volunteering in Canada

Free Programs for Increasing English - Speaking Skills and Learning about Volunteering in Canada

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These programs are intended to support newcomers to build and improve their English language skills as well as their leadership and public speaking skills. They are facilitated by Regina Open Door Society and their community partners.  The INVOLVE program is designed for newcomers with CLB 5...


Francophone Pathways in Saskatchewan | Le parcours francophone en Saskatchewan - Francophone Networking Event!

Francophone Pathways in Saskatchewan | Le parcours francophone en Saskatchewan - Francophone Networking Event!

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The annual francophone networking event, Francophone Pathways in Saskatchewan | Le parcours francophone en Saskatchewan is coming soon! This event fosters strong connections between non-French speaking Service Provider Organizations (SPO’s) and Francophone communities, to enhance pathways...


"I'm Glad We Are Neighbours"  Welcome Signs are Back in Regina!

"I'm Glad We Are Neighbours" Welcome Signs are Back in Regina!

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"I'm Glad We Are Neighbours" welcome signs are back!   The Heritage Community Association initially started the Welcome Signs project in response to Islamophobia in Canada and the United States. They created lawn signs so that people throughout the city could show their support to their...


Free Cultural Awareness Training - Sept 15!  Register now!

Free Cultural Awareness Training - Sept 15! Register now!

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Regina Open Door Society provides free Cultural Awareness Training for the community. They are available to do specific sessions for the private sector, public institutions and community agencies, according to participant needs.  The next public training session is Wednesday Sept 15, from 1:30...


Canada Offers Free Settlement Services, But Many Immigrants Do Not Know About Them!

Canada Offers Free Settlement Services, But Many Immigrants Do Not Know About Them!

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A recent government survey found that even among immigrants who do know about settlement services, about a quarter do not know how to access them. Starting even before arrival, immigrants can access settlement services from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).  Check here...


Free Library Programs - Tutoring, IELTS Preparation and Citizenship Classes.  Online and in-Person

Free Library Programs - Tutoring, IELTS Preparation and Citizenship Classes. Online and in-Person

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Regina Public Library has many classes of various kinds.  Many are specifically geared to assist those who are learning English, studying for IELTS classes, and preparing for the Canadian Citizenship test. Sessions are available online or in-person. For the programs listed below, people must...


Financial Support for Research Projects - Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative.

Financial Support for Research Projects - Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative.

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The Federal Anti-Racism Secretariat is pleased to inform you about the launch of a new funding opportunity with Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). During many town halls on systemic racism in Canada, many spoke to the need for more funding to...