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Free Online Webinar - Refugees and Trauma: Understanding and Supporting Resilience

Free Online Webinar - Refugees and Trauma: Understanding and Supporting Resilience

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Refugees and Trauma – Understanding and Supporting Resilience Refugee individuals and families carry with them vulnerability, potential post-traumatic stress, as well as strengths and stories of resilience. This webinar describes the stages in the process of regulating and resolving the...


Call for Volunteer Translators for Displaced Ukrainians.  Apply now to Help!  Plus Updates on Canada's Response

Call for Volunteer Translators for Displaced Ukrainians. Apply now to Help! Plus Updates on Canada's Response

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

If you want to be involved in something meaningful and if you have some time to dedicate to supporting Ukrainians in need affected by the war in Ukraine, join our growing team of volunteer translators and put your skills into action.   The UCC CUF Ukraine Humanitarian Relief Committee is...


BVOR Refugee Sponsorship Program Re-Opening April 5, 2022!  Information session to learn more!

BVOR Refugee Sponsorship Program Re-Opening April 5, 2022! Information session to learn more!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

New announcement from IRCC! BVOR is restarting on April 5th! The Blended Visa-Office Referred (BVOR) program is a way for ordinary Canadians to get involved in refugee sponsorship. Refugees are referred by the UNHCR (The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) for resettlement in...


New Service for Dari and Pashto Speakers - Information about Life in Canada!

New Service for Dari and Pashto Speakers - Information about Life in Canada!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Refugee 613 Information for life in Canada is a national Telegram group, a pilot project, funded by IRCC, to give Afghan newcomers complete and accurate information about life, events, opportunities and settlement services in Canada, to bring newcomers closer to the services that support...


The Ukrainian Crisis is Worsening. See responses from governments - and information about the local Ukrainian Canadian Congress Fundraising Event TODAY -Thursday March 3!

The Ukrainian Crisis is Worsening. See responses from governments - and information about the local Ukrainian Canadian Congress Fundraising Event TODAY -Thursday March 3!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Time Sensitive: today - Thursday March 3! The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is promoting the Saskatchewan Day of Caring for Ukraine today.Saskatchewan Day of Caring for Ukraine: Rawlco Radio (ucc.sk.ca)  The UCC and the CUF launched the #helpukrainenow campaign to raise money to...


Newcomer Training - Volunteering in Canada!  Saturday INVOLVE Class starting this weekend. Register now!

Newcomer Training - Volunteering in Canada! Saturday INVOLVE Class starting this weekend. Register now!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

INVOLVE (Integrating Newcomers with Volunteer Opportunities to add Leadership Value through Education) is offered by The Regina Open Door Society. RODS Welcoming Community for Newcomers (WCN) volunteer program is hosting INVOLVE! The objective of INVOLVE is to: promote volunteerism to...


Saskatchewan Winners!  Mental Health Research Canada is Funding Grants for 3 Research Projects.

Saskatchewan Winners! Mental Health Research Canada is Funding Grants for 3 Research Projects.

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

Enhancing mental health services in Saskatchewan: the winners of our 2021 MHRC-SHRF Mental Health Impact Grant Learn about three new research projects being funded in partnership with the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation at $50k each. Based out of the Universities of Saskatchewan...


The Refugees I Sponsored are Coming!  Now What? - Information Session Feb 27

The Refugees I Sponsored are Coming! Now What? - Information Session Feb 27

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) provides information and training sessions to community groups and organizations that sponsor refugees, sponsorship Agreement Holders (SAH's) and refugeees.  The RSTP website has videos, courses, checklists and information to assist with...


Free Webinar - Supporting the Mental Health and Resettlement of Afghan Refugees

Free Webinar - Supporting the Mental Health and Resettlement of Afghan Refugees

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Supporting the mental health and resettlement of Afghan refugees Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022; 12:30-1:30pm Sask. time Register here Description:Having to flee from war and discrimination, and establishing safety and stabilization in a new country can be challenging. Increased vulnerability due...


Canada Announces Measures to Improve Immigration Processing Times

Canada Announces Measures to Improve Immigration Processing Times

Posted in Immigration News

Canada wants to use $85 million budget to return to normal processing standards for various immigration programs by the end of the year.  Immigration Minister Sean Fraser has brought forth Canada’s plans to get the immigration system back on track. In the 2021 Budget, Canada...