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Anti-Racism Resource Video

Anti-Racism Resource Video

In its efforts to awaken consciousness and mobilize action towards combating racism, the Truly Alive Youth and Family Foundation Inc (TAYFFI) interviewed some members of the Saskatoon community to share their personal stories on racism, their perspective on possible motivating factors of...


Upcoming Employment Training Events

Upcoming Employment Training Events

Local Service Providers are continuing to offer employment training sessions!  The Employment Events page on the RRLIP website contains an up-to-date listing of employment training opportunites in Regina.  Currently listed on the page are training sessions in the following areas:  Cover...


Webinar on Sponsorship of LGBTQ2 Refugees

Webinar on Sponsorship of LGBTQ2 Refugees

LGBTQ2 refugees are amongst the most vulnerable refugees in the world.   In 73 countries, LGBTQ2 persons are criminalized due to their sexual orientation and gender identity. And in more than half the world, the LGBTQ2 population is not protected from persecution.  Join the Refugee...


Free Webinar: COVID-19 and Parenting

Free Webinar: COVID-19 and Parenting

Councillors from the Canadian Centre for Victims of Toture will provide suggestions regarding how to effectively parent during the pandemic.  The webinar will occur on Wednesday, August 12th from 8am - 9:30am (Saskatchewan time).  To register for this free event, click here.  And to view...


Support for Arabic Speaking Youth

Support for Arabic Speaking Youth

Kids Help Phone would like to express their sympathies to those affected by the recent tragic event in Lebanon. Understanding that some newcomers living in Canada might be emotionally affected by this tragedy, they would like to remind pepole that support for young people is available 24/7...


New Program for Parents of Preschool Children - HIPPY Program - Starting this Fall

New Program for Parents of Preschool Children - HIPPY Program - Starting this Fall

Posted in Community Programs / Children / Families

The HIPPY program (Home Instruction for Parents Of Preschool Youngsters) is a new program, offered at the Regina Immigrant Women Centre.  This program provides a free preschool program to newcomer families (Permanent Residents and Refugees), especially those living in social isolation and...


New Paid Employment - Skills Training Program

New Paid Employment - Skills Training Program

Posted in Community Programs

Regina Open Door Society is announcing a new employment program - called the YESS Program.  Participants of the YESS Program are paid for eight weeks of classroom training and six weeks of on-site work placement. The work placements will be arranged with local employers.  To be eligible...


Online Children's Festival - starting Aug. 3rd

Online Children's Festival - starting Aug. 3rd

Posted in Community Programs

The 2020 Nutrien Virtual Children's Festival of Saskatchewan will run the entire month of August.  The festival has many multi-cultural components including; African, Latin American, Indigenous and Francophone activities.  This Children's Festival is usually held in Saskatoon, but since it...


Webinar: How Privately Sponsored Refugees Can Prepare for Their Visa Office Interview

Webinar: How Privately Sponsored Refugees Can Prepare for Their Visa Office Interview

The interview stage for Privately Sponsored Refugees is an important part of the Private Sponsorship of Refugees application process. In this webinar, sponsors will learn how to coach refugees as they prepare for their interview. Participants will be led through a step-by step...


Free Cultural Awareness Training - Wednesday, July 29th

Free Cultural Awareness Training - Wednesday, July 29th

Regina Open Door Society is inviting community members to attend free Cultural Awareness Training this Wednesday, July 29th.  This interactive training will be provided via Zoom and will cover:  Immigration statistics and definitions Newcomer experience Working with newcomers How to...