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Syrian Refugees in Regina - How to HELP!   Donate!

Syrian Refugees in Regina - How to HELP! Donate!

Thank You For the Generous Support!   The City of Regina and the Regina Open Door Society are pleased to announce that household goods, furniture and clothing donations have been very generous and immediate donation needs for the Syrian refugees have been met. Residents have shown an...


Syrian Refugees in Regina - How to HELP!  Become a Sponsor!

Syrian Refugees in Regina - How to HELP! Become a Sponsor!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Sponsor a Syrian Refugee    The Government of Canada provides information on sponsoring a refugee. The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program provides education on refugee sponsorship.    Contribute to a Sponsorship Agreement Holder (SAH)    Consider contributing to an organization who is...


Syrian Refugees in Regina - How to HELP!   Volunteer!

Syrian Refugees in Regina - How to HELP! Volunteer!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Regina residents are well-known for their volunteerism and this provides yet another opportunity for you to show you care. Some of the best ways residents can continue to volunteer include:  Volunteer with the Regina Open Door Society (RODS)Volunteers are matched up to mentor newcomers (adults...


Syrian Refugees in Regina!  How to Help?  Frequently Asked Questions

Syrian Refugees in Regina! How to Help? Frequently Asked Questions

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

As millions of Syrians continue to be displaced due to conflict in their home country, the Government of Canada will work with Canadians to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees. The City of Regina is pleased to support the Regina Open Door Society (RODS) and the community to help newcomers settle...


Regina Public Library - Literacy Unit - Volunteers Needed!

Regina Public Library - Literacy Unit - Volunteers Needed!

Posted in Community Programs

Excerpted from The Regina Leader Post - Saturday Dec.5, 2015 The Literacy Unit at Regina Public Library (RPL) is  seeking volunteers to assist newcomers. RPL helps newcomers learn English through a variety of means, including working with volunteer tutors and practising English skills...


New Schedule!  Upcoming Employment Classes at RODS (Regina Open Door Society)

New Schedule! Upcoming Employment Classes at RODS (Regina Open Door Society)

Posted in Community Programs

    UPCOMING EMPLOYMENT CLASSES                  MORNING CLASSES               DECEMBER 2015 – FEBRUARY 2016                                                                  COVER LETTER WORKSHOP                                                           DEC. 7TH –...


Regina Residents Showcase Our Caring Community!

Regina Residents Showcase Our Caring Community!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Community Announcement - City of Regina  December 1, 2015    The City of Regina and the Regina Open Door Society are pleased to announce that household goods, furniture and clothing donations have been very generous and immediate donation needs for the Syrian refugees have been met....


Syrian Population Profile

Syrian Population Profile

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

CIC (Citizenship and Immigration Canada) has produced an English...


Community Involvement With New Arrivals

Community Involvement With New Arrivals

Posted in Community Programs

(From Leader Post article) The 25,000 Syrian refugees the Liberal government has pledged to bring to Canada by early 2016 is a mix of government-assisted refugees and privately sponsored refugees. While their overseas screening and assessments are similar, the two sponsorship streams differ...


'Christmas Lights Across Canada' - Regina Style!

'Christmas Lights Across Canada' - Regina Style!

Posted in Community Programs

Date:  Thursday, December 3, 2015 Time:  6:15 PM - 8:00 PM Place: Saskatchewan Legislative Building     The Christmas Lights program was launched in 1985 to brighten the Ottawa winter. At first, the lights were only on Parliament Hill, but over the years the program expanded to all...