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Newly Developed Resource - How to Ride Regina Transit

Newly Developed Resource - How to Ride Regina Transit

In collaboration with Regina Transit, the RRLIP has developed this resource to explain the basics of riding Regina Transit.  We asked local service providers, what resources would help in their efforts to support newcomers in Regina. The most requested topic of assistance was something...


Anti-Racism Youth Leadership Workshop - Register by July 13th

Anti-Racism Youth Leadership Workshop - Register by July 13th

The Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan (MCoS) is offering an opportunity for high school students to participate in an anti-racism leadership workshop: Finding a Place in the Shift to Anti-Racism. Participants will interact with others throughout the province as they work together to create...


Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan Update - Phase 4

Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan Update - Phase 4

Posted in Community Programs

Now that we are near the end of Phase 4 of the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan, a number of restrictions have been lifted.  The following updates are included in Part 2 of Phase 4 of the Re-Opening Plan: As of July 6th Indoor pools, indoor rinks, indoor sports and activities, and the performing...


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...