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What Canadians Need to Know About the Coronavirus

What Canadians Need to Know About the Coronavirus

Posted in Youth / Children / Families

On January 25, 2020, the first case of the coronavirus was seen in Canada. It occurred in a person who had been in Wuhan, China 14 days before becoming sick. Risk to Canadians:The Public Health Agency of Canada currently states that the public health risk for Coronavirus is low for Canada and...


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 -...


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...


Newcomer News Issue #11

Newcomer News Issue #11

The Winter 2020 Newcomer News is now available!  Newcomer News is issued quarterly and highlights local programs, initiatives and resources relevant to newcomers in Regina. It is geared to all English learner levels and can be translated into many languages, by clicking on the Google...


Information Session About Habitat Regina Homeownership Program - Monday, Jan. 20th

Information Session About Habitat Regina Homeownership Program - Monday, Jan. 20th

Posted in Community Programs / Families

Learn about the Habitat Homeownership Program and if you qualify to become a Habitat homeowner.   Habitat for Humanity Regina works with donors, volunteers, organizations and the community to support homeownership opportunities for low income families. The Habitat Homeownership Program...


Free Family photos, for those in need - Saturday, Dec. 7th

Free Family photos, for those in need - Saturday, Dec. 7th

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Going to a store or hiring a photographer to take pictures of your family can cost a lot of money. HELP Portrait Regina provides free family portraits (photos) to those who would not typically be able to afford it.  Volunteer photographers, hairstylists and makeup artists will share their...


Interactive Map of Francophone Immigration Services in Saskatchewan

Interactive Map of Francophone Immigration Services in Saskatchewan

The RIF-SK has developed the the French Language Services Pathway in Saskatchewan, which presents the range of French-language services available throughout the province. It is primarily intended for Francophone newcomers who settle or live in Saskatchewan. Simple and dynamic, it links to...


Interactive Map of Newcomer Services in Regina

Interactive Map of Newcomer Services in Regina

The RRLIP collaborated with local service agencies and other supports, to create an Interactive Service Map for newcomers.  This map highlights the services of newcomer serving agencies including:  Assessment and Referral Agencies Language Instruction Service Providers Settlement...


Free Nutrition Advice - Available in over 200 languages

Free Nutrition Advice - Available in over 200 languages

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Eat Well Saskatchewan is a free, confidential nutrition service that offers direct access to a Registered Dietitian. All residents of Saskatchewan can call  1-833-966-5541 or email [email protected] to ask questions about nutrition. **Available Monday to Thursday from 10:00am - 4:00pm** How...


Free Financial Literacy Resources - To Help Learn and Teach About Managing Your Money

Free Financial Literacy Resources - To Help Learn and Teach About Managing Your Money

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Money is necessary to live – but often hard to manage!  For people coming from a different country, the Canadian money system may be very confusing. The Saskatchewan Financial Literacy Network has tools to help people learn about money in Canada https://sfln.ca/  Many people do not manage...