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World Refugee Day 2017 Regina

World Refugee Day 2017 Regina

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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...


Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2017 Notice!

Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2017 Notice!

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Wednesday, June 28th, 20174th Floor, 2220 12th Avenue - Learning Room 1Regina, Saskatchewan5:15 pm  You are invited to attend the 41st Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Regina Open Door Society on Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 at 5:15 pm. It will be held at 2220 12th Avenue, 4th Floor -...


2017 Newcomer Bursary Recipients Announced!

2017 Newcomer Bursary Recipients Announced!

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Congratulations to this year's Newcomer Bursary Recipients! Bilal Alissa Manal Alkhateeb Marry Htoo Nibal Alkhateeb Roger Halerimana Santosh Mainali Selamawit Temnewo Zeinab Bahjet EIGHT awards of $2,000 each were award this 2016! Newcomer...


Membership is Now Due for 2017!

Membership is Now Due for 2017!

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Memberships are now due for 2017! To become a member of the Regina Open Door Society please fill out the...


Multi-Sports Program for Newcomer Youth - Youth Program

Multi-Sports Program for Newcomer Youth - Youth Program

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Come join us and learn to play different poular sports in Canada, make new friends and get connected to the community. This program is FREE of charge and is open to all newcomer youth ages 13 to 24!  Every Saturday Starting May 6th, 2017 YMCA of Regina Gym 2400 13th Avenue...


Career Link 2017

Career Link 2017

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Come meet some of the best employers in the city, learn about networking opportunities and connect with different professional organizations and employment resources!   Thursday, May 18, 2017Banner Hall - Evraz Place1700 Elphinstone Street10:00 am to 3:00 pm Bring your resume and come ready...


Meet Mason - A RODS Volunteer!

Meet Mason - A RODS Volunteer!

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Mason Silva was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, but feels like he can relate to the challenges newcomers face after moving to a new country. “There were times, in my youth, when I felt like an outsider,” he explains. You’d never know it by looking at him. Mason is a well-spoken,...


Meet Shazia Shareef - A RODS Volunteer

Meet Shazia Shareef - A RODS Volunteer

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Shazia Shareef has a heart for volunteering. “Volunteering allows me to give back to the community I live in. It allows me to help other    people.” A long-time volunteer with the Regina Open Door Society (RODS), Shazia has participated in the organization’s newcomer/long-time Canadian...


Employment Services Information Session

Employment Services Information Session

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Employment Services will be hosting an Information Session on Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:00 to 2:00 pm Regina Open Door Society  1st Floor, 2332 11th Avenue We offer a variety of services for people who are job ready and those who need help becoming job ready!  Come learn more about:...


Upcoming Advanced Language Training (ALT) Classes!

Upcoming Advanced Language Training (ALT) Classes!

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The Advanced Language Training Program (ALT) helps newcomers develop English language skills needed to meet their individual employment challenges, gain knowledge of the Saskatchewan work environment, and connect to the Saskatchewan labour market.   The program consists of four...


Community Fair for Newcomers 2017

Community Fair for Newcomers 2017

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Experience and learn many of the opportunities that the City of Regina has to offer. The Community Fair for Newcomers 2016 will bring together organizations that foster awareness in Community, Health and Family Programming. Wednesday, March 8th, 20179:00 am to 3:00 pm Ramada Plaza...


Newcomer Community Health Fair 2017

Newcomer Community Health Fair 2017

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Regina Open Door Society will be hosting a Community Health Fair on Monday, February 27th, 2017 from 9:30 am- 2:30 pm, in collaboration with several Community Health Service providers. It will be a five hour event where newcomer can explore and visit booths of health service providers available...


SOPA Graduate: Get to know Nurudeen Bello

SOPA Graduate: Get to know Nurudeen Bello

Posted in News / SOPA - Settlement Online Pre-Arrival

“We arrived in Saskatoon on October 1st, 2016 and settling in wasn't difficult as we had already met some friends before landing.  My wife and I heard of the SOPA program through a SOPA client who had landed, and now I am so grateful to have listened to her recommendation.” “I took all 5...


SOPA Graduate: Get to know Ella Oteze

SOPA Graduate: Get to know Ella Oteze

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It didn’t take long for Ella Oteze to gain employment shortly after landing here in Regina, from Nigeria.   Ella is an industrious and outgoing Career Mathematician with over ten years of experience in the finance and banking field. This experience, paired with SOPA’s pre-arrival courses,...