Community Programs

Refugee Sponsors - Group of 5 or Community Sponsors. Hear Updates from IRCC and Ask Questions!

Refugee Sponsors - Group of 5 or Community Sponsors. Hear Updates from IRCC and Ask Questions!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Canadian Council for Refugees is holding a virtual meeting on June 1 with representatives from IRCC - intended for those involved in a Group of Five or Community Sponsor - Private Refugee Sponsorship, Group 2 to 5 in Quebec, and those who work with or support these sponsors. The meeting...


Tanya Talaga - Reconciliation and our Shared Future - in person or online event

Tanya Talaga - Reconciliation and our Shared Future - in person or online event

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Join award-winning journalist and author of Seven Fallen Feathers and All Our Relations, Tanya Talaga, as she speaks about finding the path forward for truth and reconciliation. This event will take place both in-person and virtually at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum in their theatre. Presented...


The Case for UpSkilling: Dealing With Skill Gaps in the Workplace

The Case for UpSkilling: Dealing With Skill Gaps in the Workplace

Posted in Community Programs

Article: How the Pandemic has Exposed Skill Gaps in the WorkplaceThe events of the last two years have reshaped and accelerated existing trends, created new demands, and tiven rise to companies, leaders and employees to reevaluate many aspects of work.New rules, expectaions and ways of working...


Credential Evaluation Service for Refugees and Displaced Persons

Credential Evaluation Service for Refugees and Displaced Persons

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Regina Open Door Society (RODS) Employment Services department has partnered with World Education Services to assist refugees and displaced individuals with credential evaluations with limited proof of academic achievements. This program aims to simplify the process of credential evaluation...


Regina/Saskatchewan Research Article, From Interviews with Service Providers - About Domestic Violence in Newcomer Families

Regina/Saskatchewan Research Article, From Interviews with Service Providers - About Domestic Violence in Newcomer Families

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

A new journal article titled 'Supporting Newcomer Women Who Experience Intimate Partner Violence and Their Children: Insights from Service Providers', has been published in Affilia: Feminist Inquiry in Social Work. (https://journals.sagepub.com/ doi/10.1177/08861099221099318) The accepted...


Trailblazers and milestones: Celebrating Jewish Heritage Month 2022

Trailblazers and milestones: Celebrating Jewish Heritage Month 2022

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Jewish Heritage Month provides all Canadians with the opportunity to learn about the profound contributions of Jewish Canadians to Canada. The CRRF is pleased to be supporting this important opportunity for cross-cultural dialogue and understanding. Many Canadians will be surprised to learn...


News Release: The government is inviting Canadian businesses to help meet the immediate needs of Ukrainians arriving in Canada

News Release: The government is inviting Canadian businesses to help meet the immediate needs of Ukrainians arriving in Canada

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

May 11, 2022 – Ottawa, Ontario The Government of Canada is resolute in supporting Ukrainians and their families as they flee the war in their country. The government has provided humanitarian and military aid to Ukraine and is looking to do more, notably by encouraging Canadians to...


Justice system needs more trauma-informed training, says Métis lawyer.  Regular Podcasts

Justice system needs more trauma-informed training, says Métis lawyer. Regular Podcasts

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When Métis lawyer Myrna McCallum started working as a lawyer and adjudicator she wasn't prepared for what she describes as a tsunami of trauma. "I became so incredibly traumatized, not only was I carrying a bunch of unhealed trauma around that I was refusing to look at, but I was immersed...


 Free Webinar: "Supporting the Integration and Mental Health of Arabic Speaking Refugee Youth and Their Mothers."

Free Webinar: "Supporting the Integration and Mental Health of Arabic Speaking Refugee Youth and Their Mothers."

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

Join the Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project's monthly webinar series! In this webinar, Susan Brigham and Marwa Khobieh share findings from their study with Arabic-speaking refugee youth and their mothers who participated in focus group interviews to explore their perceptions...


New Resource!  Ukrainian Migration Portal for Saskatchewan - Find the Information You Need!

New Resource! Ukrainian Migration Portal for Saskatchewan - Find the Information You Need!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Saskatchewan Association of Immigrant Settlement Integration Agencies (SAISIA) is a non-profit umbrella organization for settlement and integration agencies in Saskatchewan. SAISIA is the voice of immigration and settlement agencies to the federal, provincial and municipal governments,...