Families

If You Work with Immigrant or Refugee Children, This Webinar is For You!

If You Work with Immigrant or Refugee Children, This Webinar is For You!

The Migration Policy Institite is hosting an upcomign webinar entitled "Addressing Trauma in Young Children in Immigrant and Refugee Families Through Early Childhood Programs"  Date: Wednesday, Apr 3rd Time: 11am...


How to recognize and prevent immigration fraud

How to recognize and prevent immigration fraud

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

March is annual Fraud Prevention Month and the Government of Canada is committed to protecting Canadians and newcomers from falling victim to fraud. Take the below true or false quiz, to test your knowledge about recognizing and preventing immigration fraud. Then scroll to the bottom for...


Information Session About Private Sponsorship of Refugees and Newcomer Settlement Services - Thursday, March 28th

Information Session About Private Sponsorship of Refugees and Newcomer Settlement Services - Thursday, March 28th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

The Newcomer Welcome Centre is hosting an information session to inform the community about the Private Sponsorship of Refugees program and newcomer settlement services. Although located in Regina, the Newcomer Welcome Centre also provides services to 84 communities within the Regina...


Telephone Scam Targeting Immigrants and Refugees

Telephone Scam Targeting Immigrants and Refugees

Posted in Immigration News / Youth / Children / Families

There have been recent reports about a telephone scam, where the caller is claiming to represent the IRB (Immigrant and Refugee Board) or the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) and demanding money. If anyone receives a call like this, do not do what they ask. Instead, conatct the...


Family Friendly Cultural Event - this Sunday!

Family Friendly Cultural Event - this Sunday!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

You are invited to an afternoon of free food, performances and cultural displays created by your neighbours. This is Our Community is an opportunity to get to know others living in your community and anyone is welcome to attend. Date: Sunday, March 10, 2019 Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm Location:...


Do You Need Help Filing Your Income Tax?

Do You Need Help Filing Your Income Tax?

Posted in Community Programs / Families

A group of volunteers called the SaskTel Pioneers, are available to help people and families prepare their income tax returns. This program is for those who have low income and a basic tax return (one that is not too complicated). These free clinics are being held Monday to Friday from 9:00am...


Income Tax Information Sessions Starting  Monday

Income Tax Information Sessions Starting Monday

Posted in Community Programs / Families

The Regina Open Door Society is offering information sessions on Income Tax Preparation and Filing. This session will help you learn about your legal obilgation to file Income Tax in Canada. You will also learn about: - how to submit your taxes, - the deadlines to submit, - how to avoid scams...


Are you Interested in Gardening this Summer?

Are you Interested in Gardening this Summer?

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Do you like growing flowers or vegetables? Would you like to learn more about what you can grow in Canada in the Spring and Summer? Would you like to meet friendly people who also like gardening?  Come to Seedy Saturday, 2019! This is a fun time for families and individuals who like plants...


Volunteers Needed to Help Newcomer Children with Their Schoolwork

Volunteers Needed to Help Newcomer Children with Their Schoolwork

The Settlement Support Workers in Schools (SSWIS) Program is looking for volunteers to help with their Homework Club program. Volunteers are required to help students from grades 4 - 8 in the following schools:  • École Harbour Landing School  (Mondays 3:45pm - 5:15pm)• St. Augustine...


Free Mexican Film Series - Starting February 22nd

Free Mexican Film Series - Starting February 22nd

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

The University of Regina's Lifelong Learning Centre is hosting a FREE Mexican Film series on Fridays! Films will be in Spanish, but will be accompanied with English subtitles. Dates: Feb 22, Mar 1, Mar 8 and Mar 15. Time: 1:00pm-3:30pm. Cost: Admission is Free. Location: College Building...