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Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project Registration now open!  Free training.

Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project Registration now open! Free training.

Posted in Community Programs

The Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Course, funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), offers evidence-based information, tools and resources for service providers to provide mental health care and support to both immigrants and refugees arriving in Canada. The online...


National Youth Advisory Committee for the RCMP is Recruiting.  Apply Now!

National Youth Advisory Committee for the RCMP is Recruiting. Apply Now!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth

An opportunity for youth to share their ideas!   The RCMP is currently recruiting for this year’s National Youth Advisory Committee! If you know of youth between the ages of 13-21, from a variety of cultures and backgrounds, interested in sharing their views and opinions with the RCMP, now...


High School Heritage Challenge!  New Annual Contest!  A great way for Newcomer youth to learn more about Canada and participate in research of interest to newcomer communities!

High School Heritage Challenge! New Annual Contest! A great way for Newcomer youth to learn more about Canada and participate in research of interest to newcomer communities!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth

High school students (parents and teachers) from across Saskatchewan: Are you (or a student you know) looking for a way to share your stories with the world, explore your family’s history, or earn money for post-secondary education? Heritage Saskatchewan has launched an all-new program called...


Election 2021 -  What Do Canada's Main Political Parties Think About Immigration?

Election 2021 - What Do Canada's Main Political Parties Think About Immigration?

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Canada is a country that was built on immigration, and continues to welcome immigrants.  With an aging population, and low birth rate, Canada needs newcomers to bring their skills and abilities to the labour market and to contribute to the economy. Many sectors are experiencing labour...


YESS Program - Youth Employment Skills and Strategy Program is Accepting Applications.  Register NOW for an Information session on September 2!

YESS Program - Youth Employment Skills and Strategy Program is Accepting Applications. Register NOW for an Information session on September 2!

Posted in Community Programs

YESS - Youth Employment Skills and Strategy Program is a PAID training and work placement program for newcomer youth (ages 15-30) and it's great for those who are available during the day! The program is designed for those who are unemployed or underemployed and facing barriers to...


Empower International Students Workshop - Sept 14th via Zoom

Empower International Students Workshop - Sept 14th via Zoom

Posted in Community Programs / Youth

Empower International Students is a community-driven organization that provides career development support for international students to help them jump-start their careers in Canada. As international students, being new to the country, you have to build your personal brand from the ground up....


Canadian Council For Refugees Youth Scholarship Program!  Apply Now!

Canadian Council For Refugees Youth Scholarship Program! Apply Now!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth

The Canadian Council For Refugees has a new scholarship program!  They descripe it this way: "We are tremendously excited and proud to announce that for the next 10 years, we will be offering newcomer and refugee youth 10 scholarships each year. This amazing initiative is made possible thanks...


Back-to-School 2021 - Resources for Youth - and Caring Adults Supporting Them

Back-to-School 2021 - Resources for Youth - and Caring Adults Supporting Them

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Going back to school in 2021 is going to feel different for students across Canada. As COVID-19 health and safety guidelines continue/change, so may student's feelings about safety, education, interests, friends and other things going on in their lives… Kids Help Phone shares 50+ wellness...


A loan from Windmill Microlending can Help Skilled Immigrants Obtain Good Employment Opportunities- a Local Success Story

A loan from Windmill Microlending can Help Skilled Immigrants Obtain Good Employment Opportunities- a Local Success Story

Posted in Community Programs

Loans can assist skilled newcomers to get employment they desire.   When Bhavya moved to Canada from India, she wanted to continue working as a pharmacist. So, she enrolled in a program to become a pharmacy technician. When Bhavya graduated, she worked as a labourer and then found a job as...


Wellness Together Canada - Free phone-counselling sessions in 200 languages and dialects!

Wellness Together Canada - Free phone-counselling sessions in 200 languages and dialects!

Posted in Community Programs

The pandemic in Canada has caused many people to feel increased stress and anxiety. For many newcomers, feelings of isolation, language barriers, family reunification challenges, job insecurity, travel issues, troubles in their home country, etc., has made it even more challenging. There is...