Immigration News

World Refugee Day - Thursday, June 20th

World Refugee Day - Thursday, June 20th

On June 20th, the Regina Open Door Society (RODS) will be hosting a World Refugee Day Event. When: Thursday, June 20th Time: 12:00pm (noon) Where: City Square Plaza Stage (downtown) The Program will last about 1 hour and will include the presentatin of 2019 Newcomer Bursary Awards, followed...


Survey for Language Instructors - June 14th Deadline

Survey for Language Instructors - June 14th Deadline

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC) Evaluation Division is launching a survey of language instructors.  They are examining the effectiveness of teaching and learning methods under various IRCC-funded language learning services, including formal language training,...


Private Refugee Sponsorship Webinars - Starting June 4th

Private Refugee Sponsorship Webinars - Starting June 4th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP)  is offereing free webinars throughout  the month of June. See below for a detailed listing of the webinar content and schedule: • An Introduction to Canada’s Refugee Sponsorship Programs - June 04, 2019 at 11 AM...


Private Sponsorship Information Drop-In Opportunity - Wednesday, May 29th

Private Sponsorship Information Drop-In Opportunity - Wednesday, May 29th

Are you a refugee sponsorship group, or interested in becoming one? The Newcomer Welcome Centre and the RRLIP have arranged for an opportunity for people with private sponsorship related questions, to meet in-person with Helen Smith-McIntyre, from the Refugee Sponsorship Training...


Information Session on Private Sponsorship of Refugees - Wednesday, May 29th

Information Session on Private Sponsorship of Refugees - Wednesday, May 29th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Regina's Newcomer Welcome Centre is hosting a community engagement session on the settlement services that are available to private sponsors, refugees, and newcomers. Anyone interested is welcome to attend this free session! Date: Wednesday, May 29th Time: 5:30 PM Address: 2332 – 11th Avenue...


Interim Pathway for Caregivers - Deadline to Apply for PR is June 4th

Interim Pathway for Caregivers - Deadline to Apply for PR is June 4th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Caregivers who came to Canada to provide care to Canadian families, in the hope of eventually transitioning to becoming a permanent residents should apply to the  Interim Pathway for Caregivers by Tuesday, June 4th.  Caregivers who have been working in Canada temporarily but who have not...


Newcomer Success Story Highlight - Anita Sanith & Nenita Martinez

Newcomer Success Story Highlight - Anita Sanith & Nenita Martinez

On this, the final day of NEW/SENA 2019, we highlight the success stories of two more City of Regina Employees - Anita Sanith & Nenita Martinez.  Anita's parents gathered the family and left their home country of Laos in the summer of 1978. At the time, the government was taking men to...


Mobilité Francophone: Advantages for employers

Mobilité Francophone: Advantages for employers

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

As we prepare today for the Bilingual Job Fair, it is appropriate to highilght this great Federal program designed to help employers looking for Francophone workers! Mobilité Francophone aims to facilitate and simplify the hiring of skilled French-speaking workers for Canadian employers outside...


Recent Article States that Unemployment rate for Immigrants to Canada at Lowest Level in Years

Recent Article States that Unemployment rate for Immigrants to Canada at Lowest Level in Years

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

An article posted by CTV News recently, reported that the unemployment rate for immigrants to Canada is at the lowest level since 2006. Regina's Newcomer Employment Week / Semaine pour l'emploi des nouveaux arrivants, is a great time to share the message and findings highlighted in...


Career Fair for Newcomers - Wednesday, May 8th

Career Fair for Newcomers - Wednesday, May 8th

The Regina Open Door Society is hosting Career Link 2019! This will be an opportuntiy to meet some of the best employers in the city, learn about networking opportunities and connect with different professional organizations and employment resources!Date: Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 Time: 12:00 PM...