Community Programs

Poltava Concert - Saturday, Feb. 8th, 2020

Poltava Concert - Saturday, Feb. 8th, 2020

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Tickets are on sale now for Regina's Poltava concert!   The Poltava Ensemble of Song, Music, and Dance is a 50 member Ukrainian ensemble which includes dancers, musicians and singers. Based in Regina, Saskatchewan, the Poltava Ensemble performs nationally and internationally and has performed...


Basic Instruction Classes in Nordic Needlework! Provided by the Scandinavian Club of Regina

Basic Instruction Classes in Nordic Needlework! Provided by the Scandinavian Club of Regina

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Hardanger Embroidery is a traditional Norwegian needlework craft. It is thought to have originated in the Middle East and then spread to Europe and has recently gained in popularity in North America as a beautiful traditional art.  The organizers of the classes would like to encourage...


Income Tax Session for Newcomers - Thursday, February 6th

Income Tax Session for Newcomers - Thursday, February 6th

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Learn more about the Canadian tax system, how it works, why you need to file a tax return, how to report foreign income and assets, what tax credits and benefits you may be eligible for, and more.  Date: Thursday, February 6th  Time: 7:00pm  Location: Regina Public Library -...


Canadian Employers Must Approve Time Off to Attend a Citizenship Ceremony

Canadian Employers Must Approve Time Off to Attend a Citizenship Ceremony

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Attend the Employment Standards Webinar on Feb 5th, 2020 to learn more about Canadian rules for taking time off work for medical or service reasons.   This webinar discusses absence due to illness or injury, organ donation, compassionate care, critically ill child care, nomination/election...


Today is Bell Let's Talk Day!

Today is Bell Let's Talk Day!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

On Bell Let's Talk Day, you can help raise money for Canadian mental health initiatives, without spending any of your own money.  Bell Canada will donate 5 cents to Canadian mental health initiatives every time you: Use the Bell Let’s Talk Facebook frame or Snapchat filter  Tweet...


University of Regina Spring Job Fair - Monday, February 3rd

University of Regina Spring Job Fair - Monday, February 3rd

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Find a great job opportunity at the University of Regina Spring Job Fair!  Over 100 employers will be present at the UR Job Fair and will be looking for workers to fill full-time, part-time, summer and co-operative work terms.   Date: Monday, February 3rd Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm ...


Introducing a Loan Program that Helps Saskatchewan Newcomers Gain Employment

Introducing a Loan Program that Helps Saskatchewan Newcomers Gain Employment

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

One of the challenges skilled immigrants face in having their credentials recognized in Canada is the high cost of relicensing or training. Due to a lack of Canadian credit history and score, many newcomers are unable to obtain loans and, unless they draw from their savings, cannot afford...


Webinar: How Volunteering Can Enhance Your Job Search - Jan. 30th

Webinar: How Volunteering Can Enhance Your Job Search - Jan. 30th

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Getting a job can be challenging and and with many people applying for the same position, it can be difficult to stand out. Volunteering is a great way to gain important experience, build transferable skills, network and build relationships with people who will give you a work...


Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health - Live Session

Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health - Live Session

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Do you have questions regarding your work and the mental health of newcomers?  Join this live, one-hour online session with one of the Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project's experts, Bonnie Wong. Bonnie is the Executive Director of an ethno-cultural mental health service agency in...


The RRLIP Wants to Hear From YOU!

The RRLIP Wants to Hear From YOU!

Posted in Community Programs / RRLIP Project News

We have designed two surveys for gathering important information from newcomers and non-newcomers living in Regina. This information will be shared with local stakeholders to inform program and service delivery, impact policy, enhance community engagement strategies, inform awareness...