Immigration News

Ottawa Seeks to Attract Foreign Talent by Making Start-up Visa Program Permanent

Ottawa Seeks to Attract Foreign Talent by Making Start-up Visa Program Permanent

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The federal government is moving to entrench an immigration pilot project known as the Start-up Visa Program, which offers permanent residency to foreign entrepreneurs who agree to bring their companies to Canada. By Shane Dingham The Globe and MailFriday, Jul. 28, 2017 “Our...


Canadians speaking more languages than ever before

Canadians speaking more languages than ever before

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

According to new census data, one in five Canadians speaks more than one language at home. It's a testament to the rapid growth of our immigration population, but as Mike Le Couteur reports, it's also creating some political tension. August 2, 2017 By Leslie YoungNational Online...


New! Odd Jobs Squad - Short Term Casual Work Opportunities

New! Odd Jobs Squad - Short Term Casual Work Opportunities

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RODS  Employment Services    *NEW* Join our Odd Jobs Squad! The Odd Jobs Squad is a way to connect our clients with employers that are looking for short term casual workers. This new initiative will: Provide you with  short term casual employment opportunitiesExpose you to potential long...


Understanding the New Saskatchewan In-Demand Occupations List and Obtaining Licensure

Understanding the New Saskatchewan In-Demand Occupations List and Obtaining Licensure

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Last week, on July 29, the Canadian province of Saskatchewan announced an expanded list of 43 in-demand occupations for two of its most popular immigration categories. Slightly more than half of these occupations require professional licensure on the part of the applicant, a process that may...


Do You Speak English and Another Language?  Opportunity for Interpreting on a Casual Basis for CanTalk

Do You Speak English and Another Language? Opportunity for Interpreting on a Casual Basis for CanTalk

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

Are you a fluent speaker in more than 1 language?  Are you interested in doing some casual interpretation work?  CanTalk is looking for interpreters!   CanTalk provides interpretation services on the phone for many different organizations, such as 811 (Sask.Health information call-in...


Community Forum - Immigration, Settlement and Integration, the importance of Understanding History, Respect of Diversity & the Benefits of Equitable Inclusion.  Tonight!

Community Forum - Immigration, Settlement and Integration, the importance of Understanding History, Respect of Diversity & the Benefits of Equitable Inclusion. Tonight!

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EVENT: Community Forum in Celebration of Canada 150 & Commemoration of Emancipation Proclamation   DATE/TIME: Monday 31st JULY 2017,   6.00 pm to 8.00 pm  (Refreshments at 6.00 pm: Program starts at 6.30pm)   GUEST OF HONOR: Honorable Ahmed D. Hussen,The Federal Minister of...


Saskatchewan Express Entry Sub-Category Reopens With Expanded Occupations List

Saskatchewan Express Entry Sub-Category Reopens With Expanded Occupations List

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From CIC News July 27, 2017 By Hugo O'Doherty And Eman Katem The International Skilled Worker – Express Entry sub-category of the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP) has reopened with an expanded list of 43 in-demand occupations. This sub-category is aligned with...


Access Without Fear!  Regina City Council Will Vote on July 31. Group Urges Regina Residents to  Call the Mayor and Your Councillor and Go to the Council Meeting.

Access Without Fear! Regina City Council Will Vote on July 31. Group Urges Regina Residents to Call the Mayor and Your Councillor and Go to the Council Meeting.

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Excerpts from the MCoS (Multicultural Council of Sask) and Regina Access Without Fear facebook pages.     Many Newcomers to the City have come from situations of trauma, war, lawlessness and corruption.   In many cases, authorities were not to be trusted, but were part of the problems...


Exhibit at the Mackenzie Art Gallery Looking at Immigration Changes - FREE!

Exhibit at the Mackenzie Art Gallery Looking at Immigration Changes - FREE!

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Jacqueline Hoàng Nguyễn: Space Fiction & the Archives - Until September 10, 2017 Space Fiction & the Archives transports the viewer to the small town of St. Paul, Alberta, in 1967. The exhibition presents a short film titled 1967: A People Kind of Place and an archive of various documents...


RODS Annual Report 2016-2017

RODS Annual Report 2016-2017

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The Regina Open Door Society's Annual Report documents 40 years of RODS service to newcomers in the community.   It has pictures, information, statistics, etc. - an interesting read.     Enjoy remembering, and seeing how far this organization has come.      See the...