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Syrian Refugee Family Reunited, Thanks to Generosity of Regina Family in Mourning

Syrian Refugee Family Reunited, Thanks to Generosity of Regina Family in Mourning

Posted in Immigration News

The family of Jeremy Campbell, a Regina man who died in Japan, helped raise money to reunite a Syrian family torn apart by war.  As a tribute to Jeremy, his family "chanelled their grief into generosity" by rasing funds to help bring the remaining members of the Alkhatib family to Canada, from...


Deadline to apply for Anti-Racism Action Program Funding - Dec. 17th

Deadline to apply for Anti-Racism Action Program Funding - Dec. 17th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Canadian Heritage's Multiculturalism Branch has launched a Call for Proposals for its Anti-Racism Action Program (ARAP) The ARAP is intended to help address barriers to employment, justice, and social participation among Indigenous Peoples, racialized communities and religious...


Employment Standards Webinar Series

Employment Standards Webinar Series

Posted in Community Programs

Are you confused about your rights and responsibilities as an employee in Saskatchewan?  Are you an employer and unsure about overtime, vacation and other employment standards rules?  Are you a manager or HR Professional with questions about the rights and responsibilities of your staff? ...


Immigrant Attraction and Retention Strategies for Smaller Communities - Webinar

Immigrant Attraction and Retention Strategies for Smaller Communities - Webinar

Posted in Immigration News

What makes a smaller community attractive to newcomers? Is there a regional recipe for building open, inclusive communities where everyone thrives?  From Atlantic to Western and Northern regions, smaller and rural communities across Canada (and the U.S.) are facing the unprecedented...


Top 10 Scams in Canada - Information Session at George Bothwell Library - Nov. 15th

Top 10 Scams in Canada - Information Session at George Bothwell Library - Nov. 15th

Posted in Community Programs

A  scam  is when someone tries to steal money from you or promises something that isn't true. They often happen online or over the phone. Are you worried about being scammed? Do you know how to tell if something is a scam? The Regina Public Library (George Bothwell Branch), is hosting...


Saskatchewan Multicultural Week is Nov. 16 - 24

Saskatchewan Multicultural Week is Nov. 16 - 24

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

The purpose of Saskatchewan Multicultural Week is to celebrate the cultural diversity and contributions to multiculturalism in Saskatchewan.  As part of the celebration, the Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan (MCoS) is running a campaign throughout the month of November.  This year's theme...


Tips for engaging young newcomer men in social and recreational programming - Webinar Nov. 13th

Tips for engaging young newcomer men in social and recreational programming - Webinar Nov. 13th

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project is hosting a free webinar  addressing:Ways to Engage Young Newcomer Men in Social and Recreational Programming The webinar will take place on on Wednesday, Nov. 13th 11:30am - 12:30pm (CST)  Follow this link...


Interested in Saving for Your Children's Education? Information Session Nov. 7th

Interested in Saving for Your Children's Education? Information Session Nov. 7th

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Conexus Credit Union will be at the Regina Food Bank to provide an information session about free government programs that help you save for your child's education.  There is no cost to participate in this government program and you do not need to put any of your own money into the...


Newcomer News - Issue #10

Newcomer News - Issue #10

The Fall 2019 RRLIP Newcomer News is now available! Newcomer News is issued quarterly and highlights local programs, initiatives and resources relevant to newcomers in Regina. It is geared to all English learner levels and can be translated into many languages, by clicking on the Google...


New Initiatives to Protect Vulnerable Newcomers in Situations of Family Violence

New Initiatives to Protect Vulnerable Newcomers in Situations of Family Violence

Posted in Immigration News / Youth / Children / Families

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) recently introduced the following new initiatives to support vulnerable newcomers in Canada:  1.  An expedited Temporary Residence Permit (TRP), for out-of-status foreign nationals who are currently in Canada and seeking permanent residence...