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Newcomer Employment Gap is the Smallest it's Been in a Decade

Newcomer Employment Gap is the Smallest it's Been in a Decade

Posted in Immigration News

An article recently posted in the CIC News highlights the fact that employment rate differences  between new immigrants and Canadian-born workers, is the smallest it has been in 10 years. According to the article, "the employment rate gap decreased from 19 percentage points in 2010 to 13...


How Immigration Policies Shape Gender-Based Violence Among Those With a Temporary or Precarious Status

How Immigration Policies Shape Gender-Based Violence Among Those With a Temporary or Precarious Status

Posted in Immigration News

This webinar will highlight how immigration policies impact immigrants who are experiencing gender-based violence. There will be an overview of immigration patterns, with specific attention to the growth in temporary migration programs for international students and migrant workers. Case...


Early Years Family Centres Cultural Programs

Early Years Family Centres Cultural Programs

Posted in Community Programs / Children / Families

Regina's three Early Years Family Centres provide many programs and services  for  children newborn to age six and their parents/caregivers.   Below we're  highlighting  3 programs that focus on culture and may be interesting to newcomer families:  Arabic Story Circle is a program that...


Parent Advisory Committee Looking for Newcomers to Join

Parent Advisory Committee Looking for Newcomers to Join

Posted in Community Programs / Children / Families

Regina's Early Years Family Centres provide programs and services to all parents and caregivers of children newborn to age six. They would like for their Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) to be representative of Regina's diverse residents, which includes immigrant and refugee parents. If you...


Cultural Bridging Forum - Feb. 25th!

Cultural Bridging Forum - Feb. 25th!

The Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership (RRLIP) joins the Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan (MCoS) in inviting members of our community to attend our 2020 Cultural Bridging Community Forum! The RRLIP, is a community initiative designed to improve the integration of newcomers, guided...


Youth Summer Job Preparation Workshop

Youth Summer Job Preparation Workshop

Posted in Community Programs / Youth

CFS Regina Newcomer Career & Support Services along with the Regina Open Door Society Inc. will be hosting a Summer Job Preparation Workshop for Newcomer High School & Post Secondary Students Workshop Topics Include: - Assessing & Building Skill Inventory - Communication & Interpersonal...


RRLIP Survey Deadline Extended!

RRLIP Survey Deadline Extended!

Posted in Community Programs / RRLIP Project News

Thank you to everyone who has completed our surveys so far! While we've had over 300 responses to our Survey for Newcomers, we are still hoping that community members will take the time to complete the RRLIP Survey for the General Community.  The RRLIP developed these two surveys to...


Learn How Empathy is a Key Ingredient for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiatives

Learn How Empathy is a Key Ingredient for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiatives

Charity Village is offering a free webinar that is intended for all nonprofit professionals and leaders interested in diversity, equity and inclusion.  This webinar explores questions about how to effectively use empathy in our work and shows us how to implement more impactful diversity,...


Are you interested in learning more about Indigenous Culture and history in Saskatchewan? 

Are you interested in learning more about Indigenous Culture and history in Saskatchewan? 

Posted in Community Programs

In celebration of Saskatchewan Aboriginal Storytelling Month, the Regina Public Library is hosting an evening of storytelling from well-known Indigenous storytellers.  Date: Tuesday, Feb. 11th  Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm  Location: Regina Public Library, Central (Downtown) Branch  Address: 2311...


Regina's Chinese New Year Celebrations Continue

Regina's Chinese New Year Celebrations Continue

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Saturday, January 25th, 2020  was  the Chinese Lunar New Year, a celebration held on the first day of the Chinese calendar  each year.  On Sunday, January 26th, the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) featured an article and radio interview, highilighting a woman who was raised in...