Community Programs

New Program for Parents of Preschool Children - HIPPY Program - Starting this Fall

New Program for Parents of Preschool Children - HIPPY Program - Starting this Fall

Posted in Community Programs / Children / Families

The HIPPY program (Home Instruction for Parents Of Preschool Youngsters) is a new program, offered at the Regina Immigrant Women Centre.  This program provides a free preschool program to newcomer families (Permanent Residents and Refugees), especially those living in social isolation and...


New Paid Employment - Skills Training Program

New Paid Employment - Skills Training Program

Posted in Community Programs

Regina Open Door Society is announcing a new employment program - called the YESS Program.  Participants of the YESS Program are paid for eight weeks of classroom training and six weeks of on-site work placement. The work placements will be arranged with local employers.  To be eligible...


Online Children's Festival - starting Aug. 3rd

Online Children's Festival - starting Aug. 3rd

Posted in Community Programs

The 2020 Nutrien Virtual Children's Festival of Saskatchewan will run the entire month of August.  The festival has many multi-cultural components including; African, Latin American, Indigenous and Francophone activities.  This Children's Festival is usually held in Saskatoon, but since it...


Newcomer Welcome Centre Services

Newcomer Welcome Centre Services

Posted in Community Programs

The Newcomer Welcome Centre (NWC) is a one-stop, collaborative service center that welcomes immigrants and refugees to Regina.  The NWC offers a neutral place providing information and referrals and is an important place to visit during your first two weeks in Canada!  The NWC provides access...


Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan Update - Phase 4

Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan Update - Phase 4

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Now that we are near the end of Phase 4 of the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan, a number of restrictions have been lifted.  The following updates are included in Part 2 of Phase 4 of the Re-Opening Plan: As of July 6th Indoor pools, indoor rinks, indoor sports and activities, and the performing...


Free Summer Camp for Newcomer Children - Register Now!

Free Summer Camp for Newcomer Children - Register Now!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Regina Immigrant Women Centre is offering a free summer camp for newcomer children aged 7-12.  Because of COVID restrictions, the camp will happen online, using the Zoom platform. You do not need to have a Zoom subscription to participate however. All you need is a computer, tablet or...


Webinar Wednesdays -Provided by RODS Employment Services

Webinar Wednesdays -Provided by RODS Employment Services

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Webinar Wednesdays are offered every week, to empower newcomers by connecting them to employers and employment-related information.  The next two webinars will address Entrepreneurship and Marketing.  Entrepreneurship with Square One Wednesday, July 8th11:30 am - 12:30 pm Event...


Learn to Paddle Program for Newcomers - Starting July 6th

Learn to Paddle Program for Newcomers - Starting July 6th

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

The Regina Marathon Canoe Club is offering a free program to introduce newcomers to water paddling.  Details of the program:  a fun, safe learning environment that will build comfort and safety in a canoe (small boat that does not have a motor), 6 week program with 2 sessions...


Learn to Speak French - Summer Immersion Program - Registration Deadline, Monday, June 14th

Learn to Speak French - Summer Immersion Program - Registration Deadline, Monday, June 14th

Posted in Community Programs

La Cité offers a Summer Immersion Program to learn French at the University of Regina. La Cité’s Summer Immersion Program for Adults helps you to improve your vocabulary and pronunciation and take advantage of the opportunity to practice your French speaking skills with other adults at your...


Employment Events Page Updated Regularly!

Employment Events Page Updated Regularly!

Posted in Community Programs / RRLIP Project News

In an effort to support newcomers who are looking for employment, or to become more employable, the RRLIP has developed a page that highlights local employment events (things like job fairs, employment workshops, networking events, training opportunities, etc.). Even during these...