News Archive

Settlement Workers in School program comes to GVSD

November 23, 2020

Regional Connections is excited to be expanding its Settlement Workersin Schools (SWIS) program into the Garden Valley School Division thisschool year.The immigrant support agency has had staff working in schools in theWestern and Border Land school divisions for over two years now. See picture below for full article:

Newsletter – November 2020

November 3, 2020

Check out our November Newsletter! We have some exciting things happening at Regional Connections!

Greg and Paulina Chlosta Story

October 16, 2020

South Central Post, Oct. 15,2020 by BRAEDEN THIESSEN During the strategic planning session in Oct 2018, PVLIP identified that Celebrating Cultural Diversity was one way to help create Welcoming & Inclusive Communities. The Action Plan suggested multiple activities that would achieve that through com- munity events, awareness opportunities, and educational discussions. However, due to the […]

Newcomers invite you to hear their stories

October 16, 2020

South Central Post, Oct. 15,2020 by LORI PENNER Newcomers across the region invite you to read all about their personal journeys in a new book created by the Pembina Valley Local Immigration Partner- ship (PVLIP). The book “Hear my Story” is in- tended to connect cultures and com- munities by sharing stories about diversity. The […]

Cultural Connections – Defining culture and community

October 16, 2020

South Central Post, Oct. 8 ,2020 by ELAINE BURTON SAINDON What exactly is culture? How do you define that?  How does  one  identify with, ‘where do you come from’? Why do we have certain customs that make us comfortable and ‘feel at home’? What is it that makes you ‘fit in’? Humans from the beginning […]

Newsletter – October 2020

October 5, 2020

Check out our October Newsletter! We have some exciting things happening at Regional Connections!

Newsletter – September 2020

September 3, 2020

Check out our September Newsletter! We have some exciting things happening at Regional Connections!

Newsletter – August 2020

August 4, 2020

Check out our July Newsletter! We have some exciting things happening at Regional Connections! Click the link down below for more information:https://mailchi.mp/24899a0fdbb3/february-newsletter-4014349?e=97ff3b40ba

Pembina Valley – New Employment Program to Help Connect Skilled Workers With Employers

July 27, 2020

Pembina Valley Online, July 27, 2020 By Ryan Funk For the past few months, Adeleke Dada has been working in his role as Employment Coordinator at Regional Connections. With this being a new department within the organization, Regional Connections had a form of employment services before its implementation. However, there wasn’t a contact person who […]