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Webinar - Impact of the Housing Crisis on The Resettlement of Afghan Refugees

Webinar - Impact of the Housing Crisis on The Resettlement of Afghan Refugees

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne (FCFA) du Canada, in partnership with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), invites you to our webinar on: Housing Crisis Impact on Resettling Afghan Refugees Thursday, February 3rd, 2022 from 1 PM to 3 PM...


Private Sponsorship of Refugees - Introductory Course.  Registration Now Open!  Free!

Private Sponsorship of Refugees - Introductory Course. Registration Now Open! Free!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Introduction to the Private Sponsorship of Refugees (IET101) Course. Course Dates: January 24th – March 27th 2022. Introduction to the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program (IET101 – view course syllabus | view course schedule) This is a self-study, online course facilitated by the...


Threads: Explore Canada's Diverse Communities - How They are Created and Build a Sense of Belonging.  A FREE Online Conference!

Threads: Explore Canada's Diverse Communities - How They are Created and Build a Sense of Belonging. A FREE Online Conference!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Threads: Cultural Conversations, taking place on January 19-20, 2022, is being hosted by Saskatoon Open Door Society (SODS).  Threads is an innovative online conference that engages with Canada’s diverse communities to explore how they are created and how they can build a sense of belonging....


Is Your Organization Applying to Become a Sponsorship Agreement Holder (SAH) in 2022?  Monthly Information Sessions Coming Up!

Is Your Organization Applying to Become a Sponsorship Agreement Holder (SAH) in 2022? Monthly Information Sessions Coming Up!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Is your organization applying to become a Sponsorship Agreement Holder (SAH) in 2022?  (See information 'What is a SAH?' below).   Join Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) for an online Information Session on 'Becoming a Sponsorship Agreement Holder' (SAH). The RSTP will be hosting...


Trudeau Unveils New Immigration System Priorities

Trudeau Unveils New Immigration System Priorities

Posted in Immigration News / Families

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has just revealed the new mandate letters he has submitted to his cabinet.Sean Fraser and IRCC will be guided by the priorities outlined in the mandate letter. In Canada, the Prime Minister issues mandate letters outlining the priorities they expect...


Izzy Dolls - A Canadian Gift of Love to Children Experiencing Trauma.  You can Help by Knitting or Crocheting these Dolls!

Izzy Dolls - A Canadian Gift of Love to Children Experiencing Trauma. You can Help by Knitting or Crocheting these Dolls!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Izzy Dolls, a gift of love for children experiencing trauma around the world.   For over two decades, Canadian soldiers and health care workers have given out more than 1.3 million of the tiny dolls, a gift of peace, to children in worn-torn countries and regions affected by...


Canadian citizenship applicants with representatives can now submit applications electronically

Canadian citizenship applicants with representatives can now submit applications electronically

Posted in Immigration News

Canada’s online citizenship application portal is open to people who have representatives, but representatives will not be able to apply on their behalf until sometime next year.  Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) expanded its online portal to include applications from...


 Free and Low-Cost Goods - and Donation Information for the Regina Community

Free and Low-Cost Goods - and Donation Information for the Regina Community

LOCAL FREE/LOW-COST GOODS + DONATION LOCATIONS In response to the arrival of Afghan refugees, the Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership (RRLIP) has gathered information about stores/programs which have free or low-cost goods and may be accepting donations. This information is accurate as...


Government of Saskatchewan Introducing Pilot Program for Businesses to Attract International Workers

Government of Saskatchewan Introducing Pilot Program for Businesses to Attract International Workers

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Government of Saskatchewan is launching a pilot program called the Hard-To-Fill Skills pilot as part of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program. “Obviously, our first objective is always to try and fill those roles with folks here in the province,” said Minister of Immigration and...


Canada announces new immigration 'pathway' for Afghan interpreters' extended families - Applications open Dec 9!

Canada announces new immigration 'pathway' for Afghan interpreters' extended families - Applications open Dec 9!

Posted in Immigration News

The federal government has announced “new pathway” for the extended family members of Afghan interpreters to arrive in Canada and join them. Under the new program, extended family members of Afghan interpreters will be eligible for immigration into Canada if they:   - are an Afghan...