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RODS Annual Report 2016-2017

RODS Annual Report 2016-2017

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Regina Open Door Society's Annual Report documents 40 years of RODS service to newcomers in the community.   It has pictures, information, statistics, etc. - an interesting read.     Enjoy remembering, and seeing how far this organization has come.      See the...


Free Workshops at UR International Throughout the Summer!

Free Workshops at UR International Throughout the Summer!

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International Students or Newcomer students in University, or starting University classes. These workshops are to assist you in adjusting to the University culture in Canada.   Presented by UR International Student Services and the Global Learning Centre   July workshops: Tue., Jul. 4,...


Cellular Phone Safety for Drivers

Cellular Phone Safety for Drivers

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Safe cellphone use for drivers!  Article taken from SaskTel News - June 2017 When you are on the road, safe driving is your primary responsibility.   And, although cellular phone use while driving is just one component of a larger safety issue related to driver distraction, knowing the...


Free Workshop for International Students or Newcomers

Free Workshop for International Students or Newcomers

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Are you a Newcomer or International Student starting, or going to University? Support is available to help you with achieving success in your pursuit of higher education.     Presented by UR International Student Services and Global Learning Centre Workshop: Enhancing Critical Reading +...


Provincial Nominee Program Update: More Immigrants Welcomed by Canada’s Western Provinces

Provincial Nominee Program Update: More Immigrants Welcomed by Canada’s Western Provinces

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Manitoba, Saskatchewan, British Columbia (BC), and Alberta have all seen significant activity in their Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) in recent weeks, as more than 2,500 individuals have either submitted an application for a provincial nomination certificate, or have been invited to do so....


New Legislation Passed - Permanent Residents May Apply for Citizenship Sooner than Previously!

New Legislation Passed - Permanent Residents May Apply for Citizenship Sooner than Previously!

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Bill C-6 Has Passed, Giving Immigrants a Smoother Pathway to Canadian Citizenship JUNE 19, 2017  CIC NewsBill C-6, an act amending Canada’s Citizenship Act, has finally received Royal Assent and is now law, benefiting many thousands of immigrants to Canada and their families. Under the...


Free Workshop by UR International Student Services and Global Learning Centre

Free Workshop by UR International Student Services and Global Learning Centre

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Are you a newcomer or international student planning on further education?   A Workshop is being offered for you by: UR International Student Services and Global Learning Centre.     Understanding Classroom Expectations and Communicating with Professors Tuesday July 4th 2:00 pm...


Interpretation, Document Notarization and Translation Services.

Interpretation, Document Notarization and Translation Services.

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Translation and Interpretation Services (TIP) at Regina Open Door Society (RODS), offers volunteer interpreters to clients and the Regina community.   These interpreters provide verbal communication services. TIP interpreters are all registered with RODS as a volunteer interpreter and have...


The Refugee Crisis is a Test of our Character - A TED Talk

The Refugee Crisis is a Test of our Character - A TED Talk

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Sixty-five million people were displaced from their homes by conflict and disaster in 2016. It's not just a crisis; it's a test of who we are and what we stand for, says David Miliband -- and each of us has a personal responsibility to help solve it. In this must-watch talk, Miliband gives...


Free!  Little Stories on the Prairie. Saturday June 24th at the Downtown Plaza-10am - 1pm

Free! Little Stories on the Prairie. Saturday June 24th at the Downtown Plaza-10am - 1pm

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Saskatchewan Writers Guild Event!    Saturday June 24, 2017  Little Stories on the Prairie  TIME: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM   LOCATION: Downtown Plaza Stage in Regina     In partnership with the Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan, and the Regina Farmers’ Market, the SWG is proud to present...