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Free Summer Camp for Newcomer Children - Register Now!

Free Summer Camp for Newcomer Children - Register Now!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Regina Immigrant Women Centre is offering a free summer camp for newcomer children aged 7-12.  Because of COVID restrictions, the camp will happen online, using the Zoom platform. You do not need to have a Zoom subscription to participate however. All you need is a computer, tablet or...


Webinar Wednesdays -Provided by RODS Employment Services

Webinar Wednesdays -Provided by RODS Employment Services

Posted in Community Programs

Webinar Wednesdays are offered every week, to empower newcomers by connecting them to employers and employment-related information.  The next two webinars will address Entrepreneurship and Marketing.  Entrepreneurship with Square One Wednesday, July 8th11:30 am - 12:30 pm Event...


Even with High Unemployment Rates, Canada Still Needs Immigrants

Even with High Unemployment Rates, Canada Still Needs Immigrants

Given the number of people who have lost their jobs and the downturn in the economy due to COVID-19, many people are questioning whether Canada should continue to invite people from other countries to move here. A recent article in the Financial Post explains Why Canada Still Needs...


Mental Health Resource for Those Working with Newcomers

Mental Health Resource for Those Working with Newcomers

Posted in RRLIP Project News

The RRLIP has developed a resource to support service providers who are working with newcomers with mental health concerns.  The Mental Health Resource for Service Providers Working with Newcomers contains links to:  Training Opportunities Multilingual Resources Associations ...


Learn to Paddle Program for Newcomers - Starting July 6th

Learn to Paddle Program for Newcomers - Starting July 6th

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

The Regina Marathon Canoe Club is offering a free program to introduce newcomers to water paddling.  Details of the program:  a fun, safe learning environment that will build comfort and safety in a canoe (small boat that does not have a motor), 6 week program with 2 sessions...


Flexibility in Post-Graduation Work Permit Rules for International Students

Flexibility in Post-Graduation Work Permit Rules for International Students

International students have faced a lot of uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Post-secondary institutions and students are unsure about how the fall semester will operate, with existing travel restrictions and physical distancing requirements in place. Both institutions and students...


Register Now! For Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Course

Register Now! For Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Course

Free, self-directed training will begin July 20th. Space is limited, so sign up now!  The Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project’s online course offers a comprehensive overview of immigrant and refugee mental health, focusing on subgroups at risks. It will provide in-depth discussion...


World Refugee Day 2020 - June 20th

World Refugee Day 2020 - June 20th

June 20th is World Refugee Day This is an international day to recognize the resilience, strength and courage of the more than 70 million people forced to flee their home country, to escape persecution. It is also an occasion to build empathy and understanding for what refugees have been...


June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada!

June is National Indigenous History Month in Canada!

In June, Canadians celebrate National Indigenous History Month to honour the history, heritage and diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada. It is also an opportunity to recognize the strength and contributions of present-day Indigenous communities. National Indigenous History Month is a...


June is Pride Month! Global Celebration June 27th

June is Pride Month! Global Celebration June 27th

June is known around the world to be proclaimed as "Pride Month". Regina's Pride Festival is called Queen City Pride and is a 10-day celebration of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer (LGBTQ) community with a highlight being the annual Pride Parade. Due to the COVID-19 situation,...