Community Programs

Employment Workshops for Newcomers in March

Employment Workshops for Newcomers in March

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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

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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...


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

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

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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...


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...


RRLIP Survey Deadline Extended!

RRLIP Survey Deadline Extended!

Posted in Community Programs / RRLIP Project News

Thank you to everyone who has completed our surveys so far! While we've had over 300 responses to our Survey for Newcomers, we are still hoping that community members will take the time to complete the RRLIP Survey for the General Community.  The RRLIP developed these two surveys to...


Are you interested in learning more about Indigenous Culture and history in Saskatchewan? 

Are you interested in learning more about Indigenous Culture and history in Saskatchewan? 

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In celebration of Saskatchewan Aboriginal Storytelling Month, the Regina Public Library is hosting an evening of storytelling from well-known Indigenous storytellers.  Date: Tuesday, Feb. 11th  Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm  Location: Regina Public Library, Central (Downtown) Branch  Address: 2311...


Regina's Chinese New Year Celebrations Continue

Regina's Chinese New Year Celebrations Continue

Posted in Community Programs / Immigration News

Saturday, January 25th, 2020  was  the Chinese Lunar New Year, a celebration held on the first day of the Chinese calendar  each year.  On Sunday, January 26th, the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) featured an article and radio interview, highilighting a woman who was raised in...