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Newcomer Community Health Fair - October 11 - at Regina Open Door.  All Newcomers welcome!

Newcomer Community Health Fair - October 11 - at Regina Open Door. All Newcomers welcome!

RODS health program is excited to announce the ‘Newcomer Community Health Fair’ on October 11, 2017.  4th Floor - 2220-12th Avenue,  Regina.   We have invited health service providers who will offer programs and services for clients with special needs.  The main objective of this event is...


 New mosque coming to central Regina, as city council approves rezoning

New mosque coming to central Regina, as city council approves rezoning

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Children / Families

City Council approved a location for the Islamic Association of Saskatchewan to build a mosque, after a long wait for the organization to realize their dream.  IAOS  hopes to have the building renovated and open by May, 2018.  Faisal Khan, president of the Islamic Association of...


What Is the Westminister World Market?  Pictures and information!

What Is the Westminister World Market? Pictures and information!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Children / Families

What is the Westminster World Market?    (Photo resource was developed by a Regina Open Door teacher in the LINC program (Language Instruction for Newcomers).     It is a multi-cultural crafts and foods market. Newcomers can sell crafts and baking goods. When is it? It is on...


Prepare for Citizenship - New Saturday Class at Regina Open Door Society starting October.  Register Now

Prepare for Citizenship - New Saturday Class at Regina Open Door Society starting October. Register Now

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Citizenship 101  is an free 8-10 week program that aims at improving knowledge and awareness of Canadian citizenship for newcomers to Canada. In a group learning experience, participants share experiences, learn from guest speakers and experienced facilitators, and gain understanding about...


Newcomer Training - Volunteering in Canada!  Saturday INVOLVE Class starting October 7. Register now!

Newcomer Training - Volunteering in Canada! Saturday INVOLVE Class starting October 7. Register now!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

INVOLVE (Integrating Newcomers with Volunteer Opportunities to add Leadership Value through Education) is offered by The Regina Open Door Society (RODS) in partnership with the Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan (MCoS) and SaskCulture.  The objective of INVOLVE is to: promote volunteerism...


Settlement Services Information Map - for newcomers and Regina community members, developed by SAISIA

Settlement Services Information Map - for newcomers and Regina community members, developed by SAISIA

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Children / Families

Newcomer Settlement Services in Regina are provided by various organizations. Services include needs assessments and referrals, language assessments, interpretation assistance and orientation, youth and family supports, employment services, language training, housing orientation, and...


Westminster World Market on September 30! Newcomers - register for a FREE table by September 23.

Westminster World Market on September 30! Newcomers - register for a FREE table by September 23.

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Westminster World Market is an opportunity for newcomers to show and sell arts and crafts, baking, and prepackaged foods to the people of Regina.  Tables are FREE!  A gathering place of culture, come out to enjoy the unique and interesting articles for sale.     Tables are limited, so...


Newcomer Presentation in Arabic! Learn About the Saskatchewan Police Services and Their Roles Thursday Sept 7, 6:30 pm at RCMP Headquarters. Open to the Public

Newcomer Presentation in Arabic! Learn About the Saskatchewan Police Services and Their Roles Thursday Sept 7, 6:30 pm at RCMP Headquarters. Open to the Public

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Arabic Language Presentation of 'Law Enforcement for Newcomers'. Learn about Canadian/Saskatchewan police, how to interact with police officers, how they can help you, and much more.  You are Invited!  Please join the RCMP “F” Division National Security Enforcement Section, along with our...


 Family Street Fair to Celebrate Canada 150 With Art, Culture, Performances, Activities and Sea Creatures!  Saturday Sept 2nd!  2100 Block Robinson Street - FREE!

Family Street Fair to Celebrate Canada 150 With Art, Culture, Performances, Activities and Sea Creatures! Saturday Sept 2nd! 2100 Block Robinson Street - FREE!

The Connect Street Fair is an opportunity for celebrating diversity, empowerment, belonging and hope! Called 'Recasting Reconciliation and Exploring Diversity through Culture and Art', this is one of the few community exhibitions in Celebration of Canada's 150th Birthday. 'The Caring...


New Arabic Morning Radio Program Starting on Regina Community Radio CJTR.  First Live  Broadcast Sunday, Sept. 3 at 11 am.

New Arabic Morning Radio Program Starting on Regina Community Radio CJTR. First Live Broadcast Sunday, Sept. 3 at 11 am.

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

AlHAWA ARABI, the first live Arabic radio program in Regina will be broadcast on Sunday mornings, starting Sept 3rd.  You can listen to it at CJTR Regina Community Radio 91.30 FM, from 11am - 12noon. The cultural program is diverse.  It is a link between the local community, the new arrivals...