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Newsletter – June 2019

June 3, 2019

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Winkler – Winkler Welcomes You Hostess Retiring after 26 Years

May 24, 2019

After 26 years of welcoming newcomers, celebrating the birth of first babies, and newlyweds, Joyce Bergen, the hostess of the Winkler Welcomes You program has made the decision to retire. Since 1993, Bergen visited 5,785 households, welcoming 4,484 newcomers, and celebrated 407 newlywed couples, and 894 first born babies. “When I go to someone’s home […]

Pembina Valley – Summer ESL Classes

May 16, 2019

Having beginner language skills in the English language opens up opportunities to speak, listen, read and write the English language. Check out or classes!

Pembina Valley – Sharing the Precious Gift of Literacy

May 9, 2019

Students have become teachers for a Regional Connections family literacy course.The six week program puts teachers into the homes of newcomers who need literacy support. For the first time, instructors have been hired from students nearing completion of the Level 3 literacy program at Regional Connections. For the full article check out the link below: […]

Newsletter – May 2019

May 1, 2019

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Newsletter – April 2019

April 1, 2019

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Newsletter – March 2019

March 1, 2019

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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 […]