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Community and Volunteer Fair for Newcomers

Community and Volunteer Fair for Newcomers

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

If you are interested in learning about programs, services and volunteer opportunities available in Regina, be sure to attend the Regina Open Door Society's Community and Volunteer Fair for Newcomers, 2109!  DATE: Thursday February 21st, 2019. TIME: 9:00 am – 3:00pm. LOCATION: Ramada Plaza,...


Canadian Mental Health Fact Sheet

Canadian Mental Health Fact Sheet

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) has a Fact Sheet available on their website, explaining who is affected by mental health issues, how common it is and the impact it can have on youth, families and communities.  These are some of the highlights:  • In any given year, 1 in 5 people...


Sikh Community in Regina Supports Local Women's Shelter

Sikh Community in Regina Supports Local Women's Shelter

Members of Regina’s Sikh community gathered this past weekend to support local women’s shelters by assembling care packages filled with baked goods, personal hygiene products and chocolate that will be delivered on Valentine’s Day. They were participating in the One Billion Rising movement,...


Globe Theatre Production Involving Newcomer Youth - February 7-10

Globe Theatre Production Involving Newcomer Youth - February 7-10

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth

A new stage production called Apple Time which includes newcomer youth in its cast, is running from Thursday, February 7th to Sunday, February 10th. The story blends puppetry and sign language with traditional Deaf storytelling, mime, mask, magic, and even a little bit of circus arts. The...


Free Citizenship Preparation Classes Available in 3 Locations in Regina!

Free Citizenship Preparation Classes Available in 3 Locations in Regina!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

The New Canadian Integration Society (NCIS) is offering an 8-week class to help Newcomers to Canada prepare for the Canadian Citizenship exam. In order to qualify for this FREE class, you must: -> be over 16 years of age. -> be able to understand and communicate well in English. Classes...


French Immersion Students Sing Canadian Anthem at Regina Pats Game

French Immersion Students Sing Canadian Anthem at Regina Pats Game

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

In celebration of French Immersion Week, a group of students from Regina's l'école St. Mary sang the opening anthem in French, for the Regina Pats hockey game on Febraury 4th. This week has been filled with activites in Regina, celebrating and highlighting the many opportunities and benefits...


Today is Bell Let's Talk Day!

Today is Bell Let's Talk Day!

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

On January 30th, 2019, you can help raise funds for Canadian mental health initiatives, without spending any of your own money. Here's how you can generate a 5¢ donation from Bell Canada: - Use the Bell Let’s Talk Facebook frame or Snapchat filter - Tweet using #BellLetsTalk - Every text...


Canada's Immigration Plan is "Turning Heads Worldwide"

Canada's Immigration Plan is "Turning Heads Worldwide"

Posted in Immigration News / Youth / Children / Families

A recent article published in the CIC News (a Canadian Immigration Newsletter) highlights Canada's unique stance on immigration and the positive impact it will have on the Country's :economic, social and cultural prosperity". The following are among the highlights presented in the article:...


Bird Counting Activity  - Saturday, January 5th

Bird Counting Activity - Saturday, January 5th

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Join Nature Saskatchewan at this fun activity for people of any age! When: Saturday, Jan 5th. Time: 1pm - 4pm. Where: Wascana Centre (2900 Wascana Drive, in Wascana Park). Cost: FREE. Snacks and hot chocolate will be provided. There will also be an opportunity to meet some live animals,...


Harmful Effects of Children Looking at Screens for Too Long

Harmful Effects of Children Looking at Screens for Too Long

Posted in Youth / Children / Families

Now that schools are closing for the holidays, children will be spending more time at home and have more access to screen time (phones, computers, tablets, gaming, televisions). Did you know that how much time your children spend looking at screens can have harmful effects on...