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Raising Funds To Sponsor Syrian Refugees - Garage Sale!

Raising Funds To Sponsor Syrian Refugees - Garage Sale!

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All proceeds to sponsor Syrian Refugee Families!  Furniture, kitchenware, household items, tools, toys, sporting goods, crafts and much more!      January 22 and 23, 2016     Friday: 12 noon - 6:30 pm  Saturday: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm    Christ the King Parish Hall 3239 Garnet St., off...


IN THE NEWS - 100 more Syrian refugees arrive in Regina

IN THE NEWS - 100 more Syrian refugees arrive in Regina

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65 refugees have already arrived since late last year by Stefani Langenegger/CBC News SaskatchewanCBC News Posted: Jan 08, 2016 1:07 PM CT Last Updated: Jan 09, 2016 12:38 PM CT  Friday was a big day for Syrian refugees making a new home in Regina — with about 100 coming to the city....


IN THE NEWS - Refugees arriving in Regina have big dreams, businesses stepping up with jobs

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by Brandon is a reporter for Global News in Regina.  Click here for video   REGINA – Close to 100 Syrian refugees arrived in Regina Friday on three separate flights. It’s the largest group of refugees to arrive in Regina since the resettlement process began. Part of the process means making...


IN THE NEWS - 'Happy for a new home': Syrian refugees land in Regina

IN THE NEWS - 'Happy for a new home': Syrian refugees land in Regina

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By Adriana Christianson/CJME News January 8, 2016 - 11:44pm  Updated: January 11, 2016 - 6:41amFor 18 Syrian refugee families who landed at Regina International Airport on Friday, the first greeting they heard was "welcome", and the first English words several of them spoke were "thank you"....


We Are Moving!

We Are Moving!

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Our Broad Street location is moving on September 3rd, 4th and 5th.          Our new location is: Bank of Canada Building 2220 – 12th Avenue (4th and 5th Floor) Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 0M8 Phone: 306-352-3500 Fax: 306-757-8166   Full Service resumes on September 8th...


Citizenship 101 Class

Citizenship 101 Class

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RODS Orientation Services for Newcomers (OSN), in partnership with Citizenship 101 will be offering a Citizenship class on September 13th, 2014.    Citizenship 101 is a ten week program that aims at improving knowledge and awareness of Canadian Citizenship for newcomers to Canada.  This...


Employment Services & Victoria's Tavern Job Fair

Employment Services & Victoria's Tavern Job Fair

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If you are looking for full-time or part-time employment working in a kitchen, then Employment Services encourages you to attend our Victoria's Tavern Job Fair on Monday, August 25th in the LINC Lunchroom, 2nd Floor, 2332 - 11th Avenue from 2:00 - 4:00 pm.   Requirements: Good English...


Employment Services & Summerhill Job Fair

Employment Services & Summerhill Job Fair

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If you are looking for part-time work to audit recycling/waste disposal in Regina, Employment Services encourages you to attend Summerhill Group Jobs Information Session this Thursday, August 14, 2014 in the LINC Lunchroom, 2nd Floor, 2332 - 11th Avenue from 1:00 - 4:00 pm.   Bring...


Barb's Story - A Volunteer Experience

Barb's Story - A Volunteer Experience

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Eight years ago my life changed drastically and I was looking for something interesting and meaningful that would keep me busy and give me lots to think about.  My association with RODS started as a volunteer 4 years ago. My Progress Club had strong ties to RODS and a tour of Reception...


T.R.'s Story

T.R.'s Story

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29 year old T.R. arrived in Regina from Eritrea in 2013 as a Government Assisted Refugee (GAR).  Despite all the pain and immense challenges that he had experienced as a refugee, he arrived in Canada hoping for a better life.  T. R. knew that moving to a new country would present many...


Ivana's Story - An ELT Experience

Ivana's Story - An ELT Experience

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I am Ivana Corce, an Environmental Engineer, who moved to Canada a year ago. Since then, the most common question I have been asked is, “Why did you move to Canada?”  I moved to Canada because of a job opportunity my husband had. When we decided to move from Venezuela, where I come from, I...


Tila's Story - A Youth Experience

Tila's Story - A Youth Experience

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Life is said to be a journey of challenges.  Throughout my life I have been through various challenges and have had experiences of both success and failure. I was born and raised in a refugee-camp located in Nepal until my migration to Canada. I arrived in Canada in 2010 along with my family....


RODS Summer Family Fun Evening

RODS Summer Family Fun Evening

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RODS will be hosting their Annual Summer Picnic on Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 at Candy Cane Park from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.   Join us for some family fun!  Bring you own picnic, blanket and chairs. Come visit with friends and participate in fun activities.    More information...


Spring into Soccer - Media Coverage

Spring into Soccer - Media Coverage

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Beginning on May 7, the Regina Open Door Society (RODS) Youth Program partnered with the University of Regina Cougars Soccer Team to provide a 7 week soccer program for immigrant and refugee youth ages 5 to 18. This program was fully funded by KidSport with the University of Regina Cougars...