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A Refugee Success Story - Master’s Degree a Family First for Absher.

A Refugee Success Story - Master’s Degree a Family First for Absher.

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

Before they came to Canada, Nafisa Absher’s family spent years moving through the Middle East in search of a home. By Henrytye Glazebrook   Jun 9, 2017 Though her upbringing was steeped in Somali culture, Absher and her siblings have never set foot in the country in which their roots...


World Refugee Day Regina - Tuesday June 20th, 2017 - City Plaza

World Refugee Day Regina - Tuesday June 20th, 2017 - City Plaza

Will you stand #WithRefugees!   On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017   from 12:00 to 1:00 pm,   the Regina Open Door Society (RODS) will be hosting a World Refugee Day (WRD) event. Please join us at the City Square Plaza Stage at noon. The program will include 2017 newcomer bursary awards followed...


Sask. gets $39M from Federal Government for Early Education

Sask. gets $39M from Federal Government for Early Education

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Children / Families

Saskatchewan’s education minister says federal money for early childhood education could be in place as early as next fall.   by Morgan Modjeski, Saskatoon StarPhoenix   June 12, 2017    Saskatchewan Education Minister Don Morgan plays with a young child in Ottawa during an annoucement that...


17 Saskatchewan Newcomer Entrepreneurs Celebrated at NEYA 2017 (Newcomer Entrepreneur of the Year Awards)

17 Saskatchewan Newcomer Entrepreneurs Celebrated at NEYA 2017 (Newcomer Entrepreneur of the Year Awards)

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority’s entrepreneurship program Square One honoured businesses and individuals at the second annual Newcomer Entrepreneur of the Year Awards (NEYA), which was celebrated in Saskatoon on June 6 at The Sheraton Cavalier. June 7, 2017...


Canada Launches Visa Program for Hiring Specialized Foreign Talent

Canada Launches Visa Program for Hiring Specialized Foreign Talent

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

Canada launches visa program for hiring specialized foreign talent By Tracey Lindeman Special to The Globe and Mail Published Sunday, Jun. 11, 2017  Canadian technology companies are greeting a new federal blueprint for hiring foreign talent with open arms – and cautious optimism. The...


SaskScapes – Intangible Cultural Heritage.  Listen to the Podcast.

SaskScapes – Intangible Cultural Heritage. Listen to the Podcast.

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

SaskScapes – Intangible Cultural Heritage    By Kevin  Published on March 30, 2016    We often think of our heritage as those things which are tangible. Buildings, artifacts, paintings: those items to be found in museums and galleries. But what about the intangible aspects of our heritage?...


 IRCC Makes Job Bank Registration Voluntary for all Express Entry Candidate

IRCC Makes Job Bank Registration Voluntary for all Express Entry Candidate

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IRCC Makes Job Bank Registration Voluntary for all Express Entry Candidates    From CIC News, JUNE 6, 2017   Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has made registration in the Job Bank voluntary for all Express Entry candidates. For nearly two-and-a-half years, this had been...


Translate PDF. Documents, Posters, etc. While Keeping Formatting!

Translate PDF. Documents, Posters, etc. While Keeping Formatting!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

A tool to help translate PDF documents accurately (while keeping the original formatting!) As everyone knows, sometimes getting the proper, even understandable translation of a document using google can be difficult!  And even if the translation is close, often the original formatting is...


New Interactive Exhibit at Government House in Regina - until September.

New Interactive Exhibit at Government House in Regina - until September.

Interactive museum exhibit exploring immigrant experiences opens in Regina! Exhibit is smaller version of exhibit at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 in Halifax The exhibit opens May 18 and runs until September. (Craig Edwards/CBC)Excerpt taken from CBC News Posted: May 18, 2017 ...


World Refugee Day Regina - Tuesday June 20th, 2017

World Refugee Day Regina - Tuesday June 20th, 2017

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

Will you stand #WithRefugees! On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm, the Regina Open Door Society (RODS) will be hosting a World Refugee Day (WRD) event. Please join us at the City Square Plaza Stage at noon. The program will include 2017 newcomer bursary awards followed...