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Newsletter – May 2019

May 1, 2019

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Newsletter – April 2019

April 1, 2019

Check out our April Newsletter! We have some interesting things happening at Regional Connections!

Newsletter – March 2019

March 1, 2019

Check out our March Newsletter! We have some interesting things happening at Regional Connections!

Pembina Valley – Many Newcomers Choosing the Pembina Valley over Winnipeg

February 20, 2019

The Pembina Valley remains a popular choice for newcomers. 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, contributing almost a quarter of Manitoba’s overall population growth. The City of Winkler alone attracts more than half of […]

Altona and Morden – SWIS Program is Encouraging Newcomers in Local School Divisions

February 13, 2019

A pilot program that helps newcomers integrate into their new school and community appears to be having an impact. 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 […]

Pembina Valley – 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. “Newcomers who come to Canada have […]

Pembina Valley- Region Continues to Thrive in Diversity

January 15, 2019

In much of the Country, an attributing factor to the population growth is immigration. The federal government has committed $113 million to pre-arrival services for new immigrants in 2019; this is an investment into new Canadians as much as it is an investment in communities, says Regional Connections Executive Director Steve Reynolds. Looking at the […]