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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...


You're Invited to a National Conference on Hate Crimes!  March 22, 2022 - FREE Online Event

You're Invited to a National Conference on Hate Crimes! March 22, 2022 - FREE Online Event

Posted in Community Programs

Hate crimes are considered message crimes and minority communities are often the target. During the first year of the pandemic, the number of police-reported hate crimes in Canada increased by 37 per cent over 2019, according to Statistics Canada. It’s the highest number of reported...


Are You Upgrading or Needing Further Training? SaskPolytech Open House on March  21 (Virtual) and March 22 (On-Campus!)

Are You Upgrading or Needing Further Training? SaskPolytech Open House on March 21 (Virtual) and March 22 (On-Campus!)

Posted in Community Programs

Sask Polytech Open House in Regina on March 22. For any students, their families, and anyone who may be interested in exploring Sask Polytech post-secondary education and high school upgrading. The Cree phrase, miyo wahkohtowin, means good relationships. We honour this principle...


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...


Erasing Racism: What Can WE Do?  Free Virtual Community Forum.  March 17 - 1-3:30 pm.  Register today!

Erasing Racism: What Can WE Do? Free Virtual Community Forum. March 17 - 1-3:30 pm. Register today!

Posted in Community Programs / RRLIP Project News

You are invited to join a free interactive virtual event focusing on different types of racism and discrimination - and how to deal situations you might encounter.    Local guest speakers will share their experiences with racism, how they were impacted, and what resulted.This cultural...


Canadian Advisory of Women Immigrants (CAWI) Online Mentorship Program! for Immigrant Women in Saskatchewan!  Apply Now!

Canadian Advisory of Women Immigrants (CAWI) Online Mentorship Program! for Immigrant Women in Saskatchewan! Apply Now!

Posted in Community Programs

The Canadian Advisory of Women Immigrants (CAWI) is a youth-led initiative empowering immigrant women and girls across Canada. The Pairing Program is an Online Mentorship Program, and recently received a small grant to provide an honorium for both Mentors and Mentees. The Canadian Advisory...


Sask. Government Is Investing Millions in Training Programs for Workers/ Apprenticeship Technical Training Information

Sask. Government Is Investing Millions in Training Programs for Workers/ Apprenticeship Technical Training Information

Posted in Community Programs / Youth

Sask. government funds $2M program providing training to re-enter labour force This program is targeted to workers affected by changes in their industry including those related to recent economic impacts. Eligible clients may be able to access funding for training to re-enter the labour...


 International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Activities - Free Documentary Film and Discussion!

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Activities - Free Documentary Film and Discussion!

Posted in Community Programs

Saskatchewan Intercultural Association invites you to join in observing a short film in honor of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.This is part of the annual Reel to Real film festival! On Thursday, March 17th, there will be a screening of the short film...


Translation and Interpretation Services for Community Organizations - Trained in the 'Communicator Program'.

Translation and Interpretation Services for Community Organizations - Trained in the 'Communicator Program'.

Posted in Community Programs

Does your organization require translation and/or interpretation support to improve your ability to engage with newcomers? Below you will find a link to a current list of community interpreters and translators who have completed 30 hours of professional development training and met...


Black Mental Health Week - Online Conference and Lunch and Learn Sessions!  Free!

Black Mental Health Week - Online Conference and Lunch and Learn Sessions! Free!

Posted in Community Programs

Council for the Advancement of African Canadians in Alberta operating as Africa Centre is a non-profit organization that strives to create opportunities for access and full participation of members of the African-Canadian community in all aspects of society. Since its conception in 2007, the...