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Opportunity to Apply for IT Training at No Cost

Opportunity to Apply for IT Training at No Cost

Posted in Community Programs

ComIT is a registered charity that provides IT training suited to current job market needs They have worked with many newcomers and graduates have a high rate of finding a job after graduation  In response to COVID-19 they will begin their next course with online training, and hope to...


Learn How to Develop a Personal Profile on LinkedIn

Learn How to Develop a Personal Profile on LinkedIn

The Regina Work Preparation Centre is hosting a webinar to help people develop their LinkedIn account. LinkedIn is a great way to highlight your skills, education and experience and to market yourself to potential employers. The Website also advertises jobs that are not posted in other places...


Phone Number to Support Public Health Order

Phone Number to Support Public Health Order

The Regina Police Service is continuing to provide emergency response services to the city of Regina as we navigate the challenges of COVID-19 There is now a phone number to report people who are not obeying the public health order 1-855-559-5502  The Police Service wants to remind the...


50 Million Dollars to Help Canadian Employers Who Have Hired Foreign Workers

50 Million Dollars to Help Canadian Employers Who Have Hired Foreign Workers

Posted in Immigration News

The Government of Canada has allocated financial support to help employers keep foreign workers and other Canadians safe from the spread of COVID-19.   Due to their integral role in the food sector, temporary foreign workers are still allowed to come to Canada, but like all...


Even Amid This Pandemic, Canada Continues to Support Immigration

Even Amid This Pandemic, Canada Continues to Support Immigration

Posted in Immigration News

A recent article in the CIC News highilghts Canada's efforts to strike a balance between containing COVID-19 and supporting the stability and rebound of the economy by inviting global talent and foreign nationals into the country.  The article mentions that while most other countries...


Webinar: Mental Health and Resilience During COVID-19

Webinar: Mental Health and Resilience During COVID-19

The Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute is offering a free 1-hour webinar each month. This month's webinar is addressing key factors for understanding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping our lives in a way that has great potential to impact our...


Survey for Settlement Sector Workers - Deadline Apr. 17th

Survey for Settlement Sector Workers - Deadline Apr. 17th

Posted in Community Programs

The RRLIP has been asked to share a survey designed for settlement sector workers and organization leadership, during this time of suddenly moving to remote/digital work.  While everyone is supporting their clients and communities, North York Community House & the Department of Imaginary...


Updated Information Regarding COVID-19 Support Programs

Updated Information Regarding COVID-19 Support Programs

Posted in Community Programs / Families

There has been a lot of information shared recently, regarding programs to support those affected by COVID-19.  In an effort to support those who are helping newcomers navigate what can be an overwhelming amount of information, the RRLIP is sharing the following updated information...


Serving Newcomer Clients? Mass Text - Messaging Tool Now Available

Serving Newcomer Clients? Mass Text - Messaging Tool Now Available

Posted in Immigration News

 Newcomer.info  was specifically designed, in partnership with Immigrant Services Society of BC, as a mass text-messaging tool purposely built for rapid, real-time and relevant information sharing with refugee and immigrant newcomers. The communication can be delivered in...


COVID-19

COVID-19

The RRLIP has developed a COVID-19 page on its project website. Read updates from the websites of  local service providers and find credible sources for the most up to date COVID-19 information (local, provincial, national and beyond).   Web...