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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...


Practice Your English at Wednesday Conversation Circles

Practice Your English at Wednesday Conversation Circles

Posted in Community Programs

FREE English Conversation Circles at the Regina Open Door Society.  Every Wednesday 2:30pm - 4:00pm. 2314 - 11th Avenue (Donahue Building).  On the 4th floor (student lunchroom). *You must register by calling Mussarat Parveen at 306-352-3500 or...


211 Saskatchewan

211 Saskatchewan

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

211 Saskatchewan is a free, confidential, province-wide service that provides information and referrals for local community resources. Individuals and service providers can access this service every day of the year and at any time of day. With over 5,000 listings of services across the...


Sobeys to sell refugee chocolatier's bars and boxes nationwide

Sobeys to sell refugee chocolatier's bars and boxes nationwide

A chocolate company founded by a Syrian refugee family in Antigonish, N.S. will soon be selling its products nationwide through Sobeys. After the Hadhad family’s Damascus chocolate factory was destroyed in a 2012 bombing, they fled to Lebanon where they spent three years in a refugee...


Let's Talk:  Navigating Safe Discussions on Racism

Let's Talk: Navigating Safe Discussions on Racism

Thursday, July 26th 6:30pm - 8:30pmLet's Talk is about engaging in conversations about racism with your colleagues, neighbours, family and friends. This event is taking place in Saskatoon, but will be lived-streamed on Facebook so anyone who is interested can participate. You can watch it on...


English for Employment Entry to Childcare

English for Employment Entry to Childcare

Posted in Community Programs

The Regina Open Door Society is offering a program for individuals who are interested in a career in the child care field. * If you are interested in this program you must register for the information session first. Click here to register *Program Overview:The English for Employment program is...


Art for Newcomers!  Free program for people of any age

Art for Newcomers! Free program for people of any age

Posted in Community Programs / Youth / Children / Families

Located at Glen Elm Library 1601 Dewdney Ave East  FREE Program For Anyone New To Canada- Have fun practicing English while making art. - Activities include painting, drawing, making sculptures and mixing different types of art all together.  - Come on your own, or bring the whole family!...


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,...