Immigration News

Social Media Scam Targeting Immigrants and Refugees

Social Media Scam Targeting Immigrants and Refugees

Posted in Immigration News / Families

The Government of Canada is warning people of a scam by individuals pretending to be immigration consultants on Facebook. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) said a number of Facebook pages are claiming to belong to immigration consultants affiliated with the Government of...


Private Sponsorship Information Sessions - Sept 5th & 6th!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) is offering FREE information sessions on The Private Sponsorship of Refugees Process and How to Properly Complete Group of Five and Community Sponsorship Forms. Wednesday, September 5th and Thursday, September 6th, from 5:30pm - 7:30pm. Location:...


Research Project Looking for Newcomer Women Who Have Experienced Intimate Partner Violence to Participate.  *Confidentiality Guaranteed*

Research Project Looking for Newcomer Women Who Have Experienced Intimate Partner Violence to Participate. *Confidentiality Guaranteed*

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

The purpose of this study is to better understand the impact of, and circumstances surrounding, intimate partner violence on the lives of Newcomer women and their families. The information gathered in this study will be used to  help determine what services are needed to ensure the safety...


Hot Topics Discussion Panel - Seeking Refuge in Canada

Hot Topics Discussion Panel - Seeking Refuge in Canada

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

Tuesday, August 14th.  7pm. Regina Public Library Film Theatre. Central Library Location (2311 - 12th Avenue). Hot Topics  is a monthly panel discussion series hosted by Regina Public Library, featuring exciting conversations about current events and relevant issues led by guest speakers from...


Volunteer Interpreters Needed - Swahili, Nepali, Amharic, Tigrigna, Oromo, Bengali, and Karen!

Volunteer Interpreters Needed - Swahili, Nepali, Amharic, Tigrigna, Oromo, Bengali, and Karen!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Regina Open Door Society is seeking volunteer interpreters to join their Translation and Interpretation Program (TIP). They are looking for interpreters specifically in the following languages: Swahili, Nepali, Amharic, Tigrigna, Oromo, Bengali, and Karen. If you speak any of these...


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...