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

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

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

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

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Families

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...


Camp for Youth 18 to 34 Interested in Community-Building and Making a Difference!

Camp for Youth 18 to 34 Interested in Community-Building and Making a Difference!

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth

Generating Momentum Camp!   This is a four-day retreat-style camp held at Camp Easter Seal in Manitou Lake August 24-27.   It is for youth age 18-35 years of age who are interested in social, environmental, and global justice issues.   The camp is an amazing place to make connections with...


Regina Open Door Society - Membership and Annual General Meeting

Regina Open Door Society - Membership and Annual General Meeting

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RODS Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2017 Notice!   You are invited to attend the 41st Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Regina Open Door Society!   Wednesday, June 28th, 2017  4th Floor, 2220 12th Avenue - Learning Room 1  Regina, Saskatchewan   5:15 pm   A meeting is held at least once a...


Saskatchewan Pulse Crop Entrepreneur Gains International Acclaim

Saskatchewan Pulse Crop Entrepreneur Gains International Acclaim

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EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2017! By Matthew OlsonJune 19, 2017 Murad Al-Katib, president and CEO of AGT Food and Ingredients.  When Saskatchewan businessman Murad Al-Katib was named EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2017, he was more surprised than anyone. “I had full expectation...


A Refugee Success Story - Master’s Degree a Family First for Absher.

A Refugee Success Story - Master’s Degree a Family First for Absher.

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Youth / Families

Before they came to Canada, Nafisa Absher’s family spent years moving through the Middle East in search of a home. By Henrytye Glazebrook   Jun 9, 2017 Though her upbringing was steeped in Somali culture, Absher and her siblings have never set foot in the country in which their roots...


World Refugee Day Regina - Tuesday June 20th, 2017 - City Plaza

World Refugee Day Regina - Tuesday June 20th, 2017 - City Plaza

Will you stand #WithRefugees!   On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017   from 12:00 to 1:00 pm,   the Regina Open Door Society (RODS) will be hosting a World Refugee Day (WRD) event. Please join us at the City Square Plaza Stage at noon. The program will include 2017 newcomer bursary awards followed...


Sask. gets $39M from Federal Government for Early Education

Sask. gets $39M from Federal Government for Early Education

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News / Children / Families

Saskatchewan’s education minister says federal money for early childhood education could be in place as early as next fall.   by Morgan Modjeski, Saskatoon StarPhoenix   June 12, 2017    Saskatchewan Education Minister Don Morgan plays with a young child in Ottawa during an annoucement that...


17 Saskatchewan Newcomer Entrepreneurs Celebrated at NEYA 2017 (Newcomer Entrepreneur of the Year Awards)

17 Saskatchewan Newcomer Entrepreneurs Celebrated at NEYA 2017 (Newcomer Entrepreneur of the Year Awards)

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The Saskatoon Regional Economic Development Authority’s entrepreneurship program Square One honoured businesses and individuals at the second annual Newcomer Entrepreneur of the Year Awards (NEYA), which was celebrated in Saskatoon on June 6 at The Sheraton Cavalier. June 7, 2017...


Canada Launches Visa Program for Hiring Specialized Foreign Talent

Canada Launches Visa Program for Hiring Specialized Foreign Talent

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Canada launches visa program for hiring specialized foreign talent By Tracey Lindeman Special to The Globe and Mail Published Sunday, Jun. 11, 2017  Canadian technology companies are greeting a new federal blueprint for hiring foreign talent with open arms – and cautious optimism. The...