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Will You Stand #WithRefugees!

Will You Stand #WithRefugees!

Will You Stand #WithRefugees!   Regina Open Door Society (RODS) Will Be Hosting A World Refugee Day (WRD) Event   On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018   From 12:00 to 1:00 pm,   Please Join Us At The City Square Plaza Stage At Noon   The Program Will Include:   2018 Newcomer Bursary...


Saskatchewan Occupations In-Demand closes within hours of opening

Saskatchewan Occupations In-Demand closes within hours of opening

Posted in Immigration News

Brief application window can reward applicants who are prepared June 8, 2018 By Stephen Smith, Noah Turner And Eman KatemSaskatchewan’s Occupations In-Demand sub-category opened briefly to 400 applicants yesterday and closed again within a matter of hours. This brief application window...


Free Training Program on Volunteering in Canada - INVOLVE.  Register by July 19th!

Free Training Program on Volunteering in Canada - INVOLVE. Register by July 19th!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The Welcoming Community for Newcomers (WCN) program  at RODS (Regina Open Door Society) is excited to announce that we will be running our next INVOLVE sessions from July 28 - August 25, 2018.   The program runs over five sessions   July 28, August 4 August 11 August 18  August 25...


Newcomers World Market #5 was held June 9th, in the basement of Westminster United Church

Newcomers World Market #5 was held June 9th, in the basement of Westminster United Church

Newcomers market a chance to express culture and pursue dreams Abdulnaser Alkhalaf and his wife Hened sell traditional Syrian food to market-goer Connie Barrett at the Newcomers World Market hosted by the Westminster United Church. Jennifer Ackerman /...


Vital Conversations 2018 - Report focusing on Newcomer employment challenges in Regina

Vital Conversations 2018 - Report focusing on Newcomer employment challenges in Regina

The South Saskatchewan Community Foundation (SSCF) believes in building our future as a community through dialogue and the power of philanthropy.  We focus on and explore iniatives that address issues of community significance consistent with our mission, vision, and values - which are...


Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program at 20: Helping more people immigrate and succeed

Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program at 20: Helping more people immigrate and succeed

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The PNP (Provincial Nominee Program) will grow at quicker rate than any other immigration program over next 3 years   CIC News May 31, 2018 By Stephen Smith And Noah Turner  Since its inception 20 years ago, Canada’s Provincial Nominee Program has grown in both size and importance and now...


 New report now available from Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative, focusing  on domestic violence in Immigrant and Refugee populations

New report now available from Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative, focusing on domestic violence in Immigrant and Refugee populations

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

The CDHPIVP has published the 4th Domestic Homicide Brief:    Domestic Violence in Immigrant and Refugee Populations: Culturally-Informed Risk and Safety Strategies   The CDHPIVP (Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations) has now published the fourth...


Final inspections of international trade centre underway in Regina

Final inspections of international trade centre underway in Regina

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Final inspections are underway as Brightenview prepares to open the long awaited Global Trade and Exhibition Centre.     Wayne Mantyka, Video Journalist CTV   Published Monday, May 21, 2018   Saskatchewan's first international trade centre is ready to open in Regina. Final inspections...


Free Training Session - May 31. New video - an approach to presenting the subjects of Family Abuse and Parenting to newcomers. There is still time to register!

Free Training Session - May 31. New video - an approach to presenting the subjects of Family Abuse and Parenting to newcomers. There is still time to register!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Regina Open Door, in collaboration with Jangles Production is hosting an IRCC- funded training. Introducing a new, non-threatening resource to present the subject of Family Abuse and Parenting to newcomers, as part of their orientation to Canada.    There are still spaces available in...


New forms for sponsoring refugees came into effect May 1.  Webinar training on requirements by Refugee Sponsor Training Program (RSTP)

New forms for sponsoring refugees came into effect May 1. Webinar training on requirements by Refugee Sponsor Training Program (RSTP)

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

New forms and guides for Refugee Sponsorship must now be used!  The new forms and instruction guides are now available on IRCC’s website at the...