Immigration News

Newcomer Employment Week, 2019 - Begins Today!

Newcomer Employment Week, 2019 - Begins Today!

Be sure to check out the schedule of FREE activities planned for the week, including; career fairs, networking sessions, diversity strategies panel for employers, workshops and information sessions on things like: - how to start a business - understanding the WCB program - workplace...


Newcomer Success Story Highlight - Nigora Yulyakshieva

Newcomer Success Story Highlight - Nigora Yulyakshieva

As part of the City of Regina's contribution to Newcomer Employment Week / Semaine pour l'emploi des nouveaux arrivants, we will be highlighting the stories of newcomers who have become successfully employed at the City. Today's highlight is  Nigora Yulyakshieva. Born in Samarkand,...


Salaam B'y - A Story of a Muslim Newfoundlander - Apr. 17th

Salaam B'y - A Story of a Muslim Newfoundlander - Apr. 17th

You are invited to attend the Regina film screening of the award-winning short documentary film, "Salaam B'y - A Story of a Muslim Newfoundlander", a Canadian story celebrating the power of 'communities of kindness'. The screening will be followed by an opportunity for questions and answers...


RRLIP Community and Funders Forum Reports - Available Now!

RRLIP Community and Funders Forum Reports - Available Now!

The RRLIP would like to sincerely thank those who attended and shared valuable input at both the Annual Community Forum and the Funders Forum in March. At the 2019 RRLIP Annual Community Forum, participants learned about mental and emotional wellness supports available in Regina. Participants...


Drop-In Help for Adults Learning English

Drop-In Help for Adults Learning English

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

The Regina Public Library has a free Dop-in Program Help Program for Adults Learning English. Participants can meet one on one with a tutor who can help answer questions and assist with school assignments, parent and work documents, etc. Days: Tuesday and Thursday evenings Time: 7:00pm...


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...


Private Sponsorship of Refugees Saskatchewan Conference - May 3-4

Private Sponsorship of Refugees Saskatchewan Conference - May 3-4

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Registration is now open for the  Saskatchewan Conference on Private Sponsorship of Refugees. The conference will take place on May 3rd & 4th, in Saskatoon. Those who incur travel costs can apply for reimbursement. Requests must be submitted no later than April 15th, 2019. To obtain a copy of...


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...


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...