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Federal Anti-Racism Secretariat Newsletter - #2

Federal Anti-Racism Secretariat Newsletter - #2

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The Federal Anti-Racism Secretariat is committed to advancing human rights by giving a voice to people directly targeted by racism to facilitate change by working towards dismantling systemic racism in Canada. Part of this involves setting up a one-stop shop for anti-racism resources and...


2021 Harvest Moon Festival.  Join the Online and (limited) In-person Celebrations!  'Strength in Diversity' theme.  Registration Required.  Activities Sept 10 - 18.

2021 Harvest Moon Festival. Join the Online and (limited) In-person Celebrations! 'Strength in Diversity' theme. Registration Required. Activities Sept 10 - 18.

Posted in Community Programs

The 2021 Harvest Moon Festival marks the 12th annual community festival of Regina’s inner city Heritage neighbourhood. For the past 11 years, the festival has created meaningful opportunities for Heritage residents to celebrate and share in our neighbourhood’s unique cultural attributes. This...


Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project Registration now open!  Free training.

Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project Registration now open! Free training.

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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...


National Youth Advisory Committee for the RCMP is Recruiting.  Apply Now!

National Youth Advisory Committee for the RCMP is Recruiting. Apply Now!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth

An opportunity for youth to share their ideas!   The RCMP is currently recruiting for this year’s National Youth Advisory Committee! If you know of youth between the ages of 13-21, from a variety of cultures and backgrounds, interested in sharing their views and opinions with the RCMP, now...


High School Heritage Challenge!  New Annual Contest!  A great way for Newcomer youth to learn more about Canada and participate in research of interest to newcomer communities!

High School Heritage Challenge! New Annual Contest! A great way for Newcomer youth to learn more about Canada and participate in research of interest to newcomer communities!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth

High school students (parents and teachers) from across Saskatchewan: Are you (or a student you know) looking for a way to share your stories with the world, explore your family’s history, or earn money for post-secondary education? Heritage Saskatchewan has launched an all-new program called...


Election 2021 -  What Do Canada's Main Political Parties Think About Immigration?

Election 2021 - What Do Canada's Main Political Parties Think About Immigration?

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Canada is a country that was built on immigration, and continues to welcome immigrants.  With an aging population, and low birth rate, Canada needs newcomers to bring their skills and abilities to the labour market and to contribute to the economy. Many sectors are experiencing labour...


YESS Program - Youth Employment Skills and Strategy Program is Accepting Applications.  Register NOW for an Information session on September 2!

YESS Program - Youth Employment Skills and Strategy Program is Accepting Applications. Register NOW for an Information session on September 2!

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YESS - Youth Employment Skills and Strategy Program is a PAID training and work placement program for newcomer youth (ages 15-30) and it's great for those who are available during the day! The program is designed for those who are unemployed or underemployed and facing barriers to...


Empower International Students Workshop - Sept 14th via Zoom

Empower International Students Workshop - Sept 14th via Zoom

Posted in Community Programs / Youth

Empower International Students is a community-driven organization that provides career development support for international students to help them jump-start their careers in Canada. As international students, being new to the country, you have to build your personal brand from the ground up....


Canadian Council For Refugees Youth Scholarship Program!  Apply Now!

Canadian Council For Refugees Youth Scholarship Program! Apply Now!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth

The Canadian Council For Refugees has a new scholarship program!  They descripe it this way: "We are tremendously excited and proud to announce that for the next 10 years, we will be offering newcomer and refugee youth 10 scholarships each year. This amazing initiative is made possible thanks...


Back-to-School 2021 - Resources for Youth - and Caring Adults Supporting Them

Back-to-School 2021 - Resources for Youth - and Caring Adults Supporting Them

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Going back to school in 2021 is going to feel different for students across Canada. As COVID-19 health and safety guidelines continue/change, so may student's feelings about safety, education, interests, friends and other things going on in their lives… Kids Help Phone shares 50+ wellness...