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Regina Open Door Society - Membership and Annual General Meeting

Regina Open Door Society - Membership and Annual General Meeting

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RODS Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2017 Notice!   You are invited to attend the 41st Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Regina Open Door Society!   Wednesday, June 28th, 2017  4th Floor, 2220 12th Avenue - Learning Room 1  Regina, Saskatchewan   5:15 pm   A meeting is held at least once a...


Saskatchewan Pulse Crop Entrepreneur Gains International Acclaim

Saskatchewan Pulse Crop Entrepreneur Gains International Acclaim

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EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2017! By Matthew OlsonJune 19, 2017 Murad Al-Katib, president and CEO of AGT Food and Ingredients.  When Saskatchewan businessman Murad Al-Katib was named EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2017, he was more surprised than anyone. “I had full expectation...


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)

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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

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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.

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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!

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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...