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Free Furnace Maintenance For Homeowners - Apply Now!

Free Furnace Maintenance For Homeowners - Apply Now!

Posted in Community Programs / Families

SaskEnergy's Tune-Up Assistance Program (TAP) is offering support to low-income homeowners!  Given the current circumstances and the challenges the people of our communities are facing, SaskEnergy wants to reach and help as many people as possible with this program. Low-income homeowners...


New Restrictions for Saskatchewan Residents - to limit spread of the corona virus

New Restrictions for Saskatchewan Residents - to limit spread of the corona virus

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

New public health rules have been announced for the provice of Saskatchewan. These tighter restrictions are in place because the number of COVID-19 cases in the province has been increasing quickly. Details About The New Restrictions (as of Nov. 20th, 2020) are listed below: The number...


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

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

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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...


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...


Learn to Paddle Program for Newcomers - Starting July 6th

Learn to Paddle Program for Newcomers - Starting July 6th

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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...


Promoting, Protecting and Supporting Breastfeeding during COVID-19

Promoting, Protecting and Supporting Breastfeeding during COVID-19

Posted in Children / Families

Considering its benefits, breastfeeding is recommended at all times for young children, especially during crisis situations such as the COVID-19 pandemic.  Breastmilk is essential for the growth and development of young children. An animated video on Breastfeeding During COVID-19 was...


New to Canada - Importance of Immunizations

New to Canada - Importance of Immunizations

Posted in Children / Families

Are you new to Canada and unsure about immunizations? Did you know: An immunization is a given in a harmless needle.  Immunizations protect your child from life-threatening diseases. Childhood immunizations in Canada are free. A Saskatchewan Health card is not needed to...


Updated Information Regarding COVID-19 Support Programs

Updated Information Regarding COVID-19 Support Programs

Posted in Community Programs / Families

There has been a lot of information shared recently, regarding programs to support those affected by COVID-19.  In an effort to support those who are helping newcomers navigate what can be an overwhelming amount of information, the RRLIP is sharing the following updated information...


Early Years Family Centres Cultural Programs

Early Years Family Centres Cultural Programs

Posted in Community Programs / Children / Families

Regina's three Early Years Family Centres provide many programs and services  for  children newborn to age six and their parents/caregivers.   Below we're  highlighting  3 programs that focus on culture and may be interesting to newcomer families:  Arabic Story Circle is a program that...


Parent Advisory Committee Looking for Newcomers to Join

Parent Advisory Committee Looking for Newcomers to Join

Posted in Community Programs / Children / Families

Regina's Early Years Family Centres provide programs and services to all parents and caregivers of children newborn to age six. They would like for their Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) to be representative of Regina's diverse residents, which includes immigrant and refugee parents. If you...