February, 2019 News Archive

Many Newcomers Choosing The Pembina Valley Over Winnipeg

February 20, 2019

According to a new report by the Pembina Valley Local Immigration Partnership (PVLIP), the region had the fastest growing population over the past decade at 20 percent! To see the full article click the link below: https://pembinavalleyonline.com/local/many-newcomers-choosing-the-pembina-valley-over-winnipeg

SWIS Program Is Encouraging Newcomers In Local School Divisions

February 13, 2019

Regional Connections launched the Settlement Workers in Schools, or SWIS, program in the fall in partnership with Border Land and Western school divisions. The implementation saw one full-time and one part-time SWIS worker hired to operate in Western School Division, and one full-time and two part-time SWIS workers in Border Land School Division To read […]

Regional Connections Prepare Newcomers For Citizenship

February 11, 2019

Regional Connections strives to give immigrants the tools they need to become Canadians, a prominent part of that is preparing for their citizenship exam. Volunteer and Integration Coordinator Alesha Hildebrand, says the six-week program is designed to give those who’ve completed their citizenship application, their greatest chance at success To read the full article, please […]

February 2019 Newsletter

February 1, 2019

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