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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Posted in Community Programs

#MarchOutRacism March 21 Background•March 21 is designated by the United Nations (UN) as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.•It’s a day observed all around the world to focus attention on the problems of racism and the need to promote racial harmony.•The UN...


Employment Standards for Newcomers Webinar - March 18th

Employment Standards for Newcomers Webinar - March 18th

Posted in Community Programs

On March 18th, the Employment Standards for Newcomers Webinar will provide an overview of the basic rules of employment under Part II of The Saskatchewan Employment Act: Employment Standards. These questions will be answered:•What are Employment Standards?•What is the least I can be paid?•What is...


Attention Service Providers - Work Experience Pilot for Internationally Trained Newcomer Professionals

Attention Service Providers - Work Experience Pilot for Internationally Trained Newcomer Professionals

Posted in Community Programs

  Background ICT has obtained funding through Employment and Social Development Canada’s (ESDC) Foreign Credential Recognition Program (FCRP) to assist 60 internationally trained professionals (ITPs) in select occupations to obtain 3 months of Canadian work experience. Many...


Youth Toastmasters Program Beginning April 2nd

Youth Toastmasters Program Beginning April 2nd

Posted in Community Programs / Youth

Regina Open Door's Toastmasters Youth Leadership Program is set to begin April 2nd, 2020. This is a great opportunity for newcomer youth to gain knowledge and skills in public speaking, speech writing and leadership. The program will run every Thursday from 5pm to 7pm at the Regina Open...


Community Forum a Success!

Community Forum a Success!

Posted in RRLIP Project News

Each year, the Regina Region Local Immigration Partnership (RRLIP) hosts a community forum. The purpose of each forum is to provide project updates and bring together stakeholders and community to discuss barriers and challenges as they relate to newcomer settlement and integration, and to...


Canadian Immigration Statistics for 2019

Canadian Immigration Statistics for 2019

Posted in Immigration News

Two CIC News articles highlight recent Canadian immigration trends that are both interesting and useful for service providers to know!  The following points are among those highlighted in the articles:  In 2019, Canada welcomed more than 341,000 immigrants and exceeded its federal...


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...