Immigration News

Free Citizenship Preparation Class in Regina's South End - starting today!

Free Citizenship Preparation Class in Regina's South End - starting today!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The New Canadian Integration Society (NCIS) is offering an 8-week class to help Newcomers to Canada prepare for the Canadian Citizenship exam. In order to qualify for this class, you must: - be over 16 years of age. - be able to understand and communicate well in English. Time:...


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...


IRCC Launches National Call for Proposals for Newcomer Programming

IRCC Launches National Call for Proposals for Newcomer Programming

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

As part of its commitment to deliver high quality settlement services to newcomers, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is issuing a call for proposals for the Settlement and Resettlement Assistance programs. The National Call for Proposals (CFP) intake process has been...


Cultural Awareness Training - Thursday, March 21st

Cultural Awareness Training - Thursday, March 21st

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Regina Open Door Society (RODS) offers free Cultural Awareness Training to employers, community organizations and members of the community at large, to help them increase their cultural awareness and knowledge of newcomers’ needs, challenges and their potential contributions.  Attendees...


CBC Highlighting Immigration Stories

CBC Highlighting Immigration Stories

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The RRLIP recently held a Community Forum where the topic of newcomer mental health and wellness was addressed. A report highlighting the information shared and discussed will be available shortly.  In the meantime, we invite you to check out these articles, publised by the CBC...


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...


Information Session for Internationally Trained Engineers

Information Session for Internationally Trained Engineers

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS) is hosting an information session for Internationally Educated Member-in-Training Applicants. This session will familiarize international engineering and geoscience graduates with the APEGS registration...


 Well known CBC journalist and former refugee, Joe Schlesing, has passed away

Well known CBC journalist and former refugee, Joe Schlesing, has passed away

Posted in Immigration News

Joe Schlesinger, who narrowly escaped the Nazis as a young boy growing up in the former Czechoslovakia and ended up becoming one of Canada's most beloved and respected journalists, has died at the age of 90.  As a foreign correspondent for the Candaian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC),...


Information Technology Certificate Course - Registration Open!

Information Technology Certificate Course - Registration Open!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth

ComIT is offering a free Certificate Program that will teach programming, soft skills and professional development to young people interested in working in the Information Technology field. This program targets the requirements of the local labor market, providing the necessary tools for...