Immigration News

Saskatchewan's New Expression of Interest System (for Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand sub-categories)

Posted in Immigration News / Families

The Expression Of Interest (EOI) system will begin July 16 and will replace the first-come, first-served model for International Skilled Worker sub-categories. With this new process, the first step toward being considered for either the Express Entry or Jobs In-Demand category will be to create...


TEDX Kakuma Camp Online - First ever TED event filmed in a Refugee Camp was held June 9/18.  Watch here

TEDX Kakuma Camp Online - First ever TED event filmed in a Refugee Camp was held June 9/18. Watch here

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

Do You ever wonder what life is like in a Refugee Camp?  Join the world’s first ever TEDx event from a refugee camp! Recorded live on June 9/18. About the event TEDxKakumaCamp offers a different lens into the reality of life as a refugee, away from the images of devastation and suffering,...


Are you a New Canadian?  There is a special gift waiting for you!

Are you a New Canadian? There is a special gift waiting for you!

Free from the Institute for Canadian Citizenship! During their first year of citizenship, each new Canadian citizen is able to apply for the Cultural Access Pass . It provides free admission to more than 1000 of Canada's cultural treasures from coast-to-coast-to-coast. The Cultural Access...


IELTS Practise tests - Free

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

IELTS Practise tests  The IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the standardized test that Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) recognizes as proof of English language ability for immigration purposes. Some Canadian immigration applicants are required to take the IELTS...


Pre-Canada Day Celebration for Newcomers!  June 28 - 10 am to 12 noon

Pre-Canada Day Celebration for Newcomers! June 28 - 10 am to 12 noon

June 28 is RODS Pre-Canada Day Celebration!!!   On Thursday, June 28th, 2018   10:00 AM To 12:00 PM   The Regina Open Door Society (RODS) will be hosting A Pre-Canada Day Event.   Please Join Us At The City Square Plaza stage.   The program will facilitate:   a learning opportunity...


Will You Stand #WithRefugees!

Will You Stand #WithRefugees!

Will You Stand #WithRefugees!   Regina Open Door Society (RODS) Will Be Hosting A World Refugee Day (WRD) Event   On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018   From 12:00 to 1:00 pm,   Please Join Us At The City Square Plaza Stage At Noon   The Program Will Include:   2018 Newcomer Bursary...


Saskatchewan Occupations In-Demand closes within hours of opening

Saskatchewan Occupations In-Demand closes within hours of opening

Posted in Immigration News

Brief application window can reward applicants who are prepared June 8, 2018 By Stephen Smith, Noah Turner And Eman KatemSaskatchewan’s Occupations In-Demand sub-category opened briefly to 400 applicants yesterday and closed again within a matter of hours. This brief application window...


Free Training Program on Volunteering in Canada - INVOLVE.  Register by July 19th!

Free Training Program on Volunteering in Canada - INVOLVE. Register by July 19th!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Welcoming Community for Newcomers (WCN) program  at RODS (Regina Open Door Society) is excited to announce that we will be running our next INVOLVE sessions from July 28 - August 25, 2018.   The program runs over five sessions   July 28, August 4 August 11 August 18  August 25...


Newcomers World Market #5 was held June 9th, in the basement of Westminster United Church

Newcomers World Market #5 was held June 9th, in the basement of Westminster United Church

Newcomers market a chance to express culture and pursue dreams Abdulnaser Alkhalaf and his wife Hened sell traditional Syrian food to market-goer Connie Barrett at the Newcomers World Market hosted by the Westminster United Church. Jennifer Ackerman /...


Vital Conversations 2018 - Report focusing on Newcomer employment challenges in Regina

Vital Conversations 2018 - Report focusing on Newcomer employment challenges in Regina

The South Saskatchewan Community Foundation (SSCF) believes in building our future as a community through dialogue and the power of philanthropy.  We focus on and explore iniatives that address issues of community significance consistent with our mission, vision, and values - which are...

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