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Open House at the Immigrant Centre

October 23, 2015

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Are you an immigrant in Manitoba? Do you know about the Immigrant Centre? Do you know how it can help you?
As part of Manitoba Career and Workforce Development Month, the Immigrant Centre will host two “Open House” events for immigrants:
November 3 (3:30 – 5:30 pm)ic
November 26 (3:00 – 5:00 pm)
 
The events include a short presentation about the different programs and services they offer, as well as a tour of the building.
Click here for a poster with more information. It’s open to all immigrants, so please share it with your friends and family.
 

Get Ready for Winter in Winnipeg!

October 21, 2015

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(A free settlement workshop for immigrant and international students)
Topics will include:

  • Winter related expressions and vocabulary
  • Information on how to dress for the winter and where to shop for winter gear
  • Tips for staying healthy
  • Ideas for winter fun

Wednesday, October 28th, 12:00-12:45
Basement classroom E
Everyone is welcome!
 

Tests can be so scary! These workshops could help you.

October 21, 2015

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RRC’s Counselling and Accessibility Services gives workshops to help students who have anxiety about taking tests. As well, they now offer support groups to students who want to relieve stress and have better coping skills.
Click on the links below for more information about these workshops and groups.

Manage Anxiety, Boost Study Skills – WORKSHOP

Stress Reduction – GROUP

Healthy Mind, Healthy Life – GROUP

 

Free Banking Workshop for Permanent Residents

October 20, 2015

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The University of Winnipeg’s Global Welcome Centre offers a series of free information sessions to permanent residents

The next workshop, on October 28, is about banking in Canada. For more information about this workshop, click here.
If you are interested in attending, you must register by email to: globalwelcomecentre@uwinnipeg.ca
Space is limited so register early! Those who register must have an intermediate language level (minimum CLB or IELTS level 5).
 
 

Canad Inns Winter Wonderland

December 4, 2014

Lights
December 5th to January 3rd
6:00 – 10:00 PM each night
›Red River Exhibition Park (Assiniboine Downs)

  • Drive-through light show (Over one million lights in 26 displays)
  • Outdoor skating rink
  • Free sleigh rides on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays

›Advance tickets: $10 family ticket (one vehicle, up to 7 people)
›Buy tickets at Mac’s, Co-op Gas, Grocery Stores, Canad Inns
›Regular price (without advance tickets): $15

Award Winners at LTC!

November 14, 2014

Anna & YevgeniyaCongratulations to Anna Lofichenko and Yevgeniya Gavrys!
The AEPUCE students received an award for their progress and achievements in EAL studies. Their work and determination is an inspiration to us all!
Read all about it on RRC’s RED Blog.→
 

RRC’s International Futsal Tournament: Sign up Today!

November 7, 2014

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Do you like playing Soccer? RRC is recruiting futsal teams and players!
Date: Saturday, November 29, 2014
Time: 9 am – 4 pm
Location: Red River College, Notre Dame Campus – North Gym
Format:

  • Matches will be played 6 on 6 Coed
  • 8 – 10 players per team
  • Round robin tournament format

Registration Deadline is March 3. All RRC staff and students are welcome to register for FREE.
Click here to register online.

  • Register as an individual and be assigned to a team or register as a complete team
  • All players must check in on Saturday, November 29 at 8:30 am
  • For more information contact: Cole Skinner (coleskinner@rrc.ca) or Lauren Konrad (lkonrad@rrc.ca)

Community Connections

November 7, 2014

Scroll down to read about the great opportunities that were presented at the Community Connections Club on November 6.


 

November 11 is Remembrance Dayremember

›This is a day to remember and show respect to members of the Canadian Armed Forces who have died in the line of duty since World War I.
›So that we can stop and remember their sacrifice, many stores will be closed for the morning or for the entire day. People wear a red poppy to remember the soldiers.
There will be no classes at Red River College and all offices will be closed.
Click here to find out about the Remembrance Day ceremonies and activities in Winnipeg.→


manyworldsMany Worlds Festival at The Forks Market (Centre Court)

This festival celebrates the many cultures found in Winnipeg. There is food and entertainment from around the globe.
 
 
November 8 and 9

  • 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.: Taste of the World (sample food from the restaurants at the Forks)
  • ›$5.00

›November 8

  • 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.: Dance lessons, demos and live music with Hepcat Studio (Free beginner lesson from 12:00 – 1:00)
  • Free

›November 9

  • 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.: Folklorama Entertainment
  • ›Free

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Santa Claus Parade

›Saturday, November 15
Parade starts at 5:00 p.m. (travels down Portage Avenue)
Fun for the whole family!›› Come before the parade for free activities, hot chocolate, games, etc.
›Click here to find out more about the Santa Claus Parade.→


Volunteer Opportunity: Christmas Cheer Boardcheer board

  • ›Provide food and gifts to families who cannot afford them.
  • ›Every year thousands of Winnipeggers volunteer with the Christmas Cheer Board.
  • ›Casual and regular opportunities are available.
  • Contact Jillian Hoogland (jhoogland@rrc.ca) for more information.

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For Newcomers: Immigrant Centre

›100 Adelaide Street, Winnipeg

Halloween at LTC!

November 5, 2014

Thank you to all LTC students who participated in the Halloween Costume Contest on October 31. Everyone had a lot of fun and there was a lot of laughter in the LTC halls!
Click here for photos!

And the winners are . . . . .

ChanLin, Intensive English for International Students

ChanLin, Intensive English for International Students


Lovleen, Communication for Health Professions

Lovleen, Communication for Health Professions


Sean, Intensive English for International Students

Sean, Intensive English for International Students