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Employment Workshops for Newcomers in March

Employment Workshops for Newcomers in March

Posted in Community Programs

Employment Services at Regina Open Door Society is running 21 employment-related workshops throughout the month of March!  The March workshops include the following topics: resume development, advanced interview skills, Personal Care Worker certification cover letter writing...


Canadian Revenue Agency Warns About Scamming

Canadian Revenue Agency Warns About Scamming

Posted in Community Programs

The Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) has shared information to help people identify when they are speaking with real representatives. This is particularly important as Canadians are filing their taxes this time of year and it is common to be in touch with CRA.  Scammers pretending to be...


Increased Settlement Funds Requirement for Two Express Entry Programs

Increased Settlement Funds Requirement for Two Express Entry Programs

Posted in Immigration News

The Canadian Government has increased the amount of money needed, to be eligible for the Federal Skilled Worker and Federal Skilled Trades Programs. According to an article published in the CIC News, "Prospective immigrants need to prove that they have a certain amount of savings in order...


Financial Information Fair for Newcomers - Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020

Financial Information Fair for Newcomers - Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020

Posted in Community Programs

The Regina Open Door Society is hosting a Financial Information Fair for Newcomers Five local banks will host information booths and present on various financial topics. This is an opportunity to learn about: Internet and mobile banking  Credit cards and credit score  Budgeting and...


Newcomer Employment Gap is the Smallest it's Been in a Decade

Newcomer Employment Gap is the Smallest it's Been in a Decade

Posted in Immigration News

An article recently posted in the CIC News highlights the fact that employment rate differences  between new immigrants and Canadian-born workers, is the smallest it has been in 10 years. According to the article, "the employment rate gap decreased from 19 percentage points in 2010 to 13...


How Immigration Policies Shape Gender-Based Violence Among Those With a Temporary or Precarious Status

How Immigration Policies Shape Gender-Based Violence Among Those With a Temporary or Precarious Status

Posted in Immigration News

This webinar will highlight how immigration policies impact immigrants who are experiencing gender-based violence. There will be an overview of immigration patterns, with specific attention to the growth in temporary migration programs for international students and migrant workers. Case...


Early Years Family Centres Cultural Programs

Early Years Family Centres Cultural Programs

Posted in Community Programs / Children / Families

Regina's three Early Years Family Centres provide many programs and services  for  children newborn to age six and their parents/caregivers.   Below we're  highlighting  3 programs that focus on culture and may be interesting to newcomer families:  Arabic Story Circle is a program that...


Parent Advisory Committee Looking for Newcomers to Join

Parent Advisory Committee Looking for Newcomers to Join

Posted in Community Programs / Children / Families

Regina's Early Years Family Centres provide programs and services to all parents and caregivers of children newborn to age six. They would like for their Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) to be representative of Regina's diverse residents, which includes immigrant and refugee parents. If you...


Cultural Bridging Forum - Feb. 25th!

Cultural Bridging Forum - Feb. 25th!

The Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership (RRLIP) joins the Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan (MCoS) in inviting members of our community to attend our 2020 Cultural Bridging Community Forum! The RRLIP, is a community initiative designed to improve the integration of newcomers, guided...


Youth Summer Job Preparation Workshop

Youth Summer Job Preparation Workshop

Posted in Community Programs / Youth

CFS Regina Newcomer Career & Support Services along with the Regina Open Door Society Inc. will be hosting a Summer Job Preparation Workshop for Newcomer High School & Post Secondary Students Workshop Topics Include: - Assessing & Building Skill Inventory - Communication & Interpersonal...