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South End Apartment Fire - Regina Update

Regina Open Door Society is saddened to hear of the recent apartment fire in South Regina on Parliament Avenue.  Many newcomer families were affected by the fire and Regina Open Door Society is working with several community partners to support the families.   Thank you to the Red Cross...


Holiday Closure & Greetings

Holiday Closure & Greetings

RODS will be closed for the holidays from December 25th, 2014 to January 1st, 2015. The Newcomer Welcome Centre & Child Care Centre will be closed on December 25th, 26th, 2014 & January 1st, 2015. If you require assistance please visit or contact the Newcomer...


Job Fair: Walmart

Job Fair: Walmart

    RODS Employment Services in partnership with Walmart will host a job fair, Thursday, December 4th, 2014 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm.    Thursday, December 4th, 2014 3:00 to 6:00 pm Walmart 2150 Prince of Wales Drive    Postions Included:  Customer SErvice Manager Day...


We Are Moving!

We Are Moving!

Posted in News

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...


Job Fair - Complete Clean

Job Fair - Complete Clean

Posted in Courses & Workshops

  RODS Employment Services in partnership with Complete Clean will host a job fair next Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.  The employer is hiring 10 full-time cleaners now and possibly 10 more in the middle of September.  The minimum English requirement is CLB 2.   Jobs are...


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...


Meet Tha Ku Eh - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

Meet Tha Ku Eh - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

Posted in 2014 Bursary Recipients

My name is Tha Ku Eh and I was born in a Thailand Refugee Camp.  I am a graduate from Balfour Collegiate.  I moved to Canada about 7 years ago.  I could not communicate in English or write in English.  When I was little, I always dreamed I would have a brighter future to become a...


Meet Tila Nepal - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

Meet Tila Nepal - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

Posted in 2014 Bursary Recipients

My Name is Tila Nepal.  I was born and reaised in the refugee camp in Nepal.  22 year ago my family moved to Nepal as refugee from Bhutan, because they were not allowed to follow their culture and speak thier own language.  People who don't follow the rules were killed and the government was...


Meet Sirjana Subedi - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

Meet Sirjana Subedi - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

Posted in 2014 Bursary Recipients

My name is Sirjana Subedi.  I live with my parents and two brothers in Regina.  My families are immigrants from Bhutan.  Due to the political situtaiton of the country, my parents became refugees and took asylum in Nepal in 1992.  The refugee camp was sponsored by UNHCR (United National...


Meet Kee Mae Paw - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

Meet Kee Mae Paw - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

Posted in 2014 Bursary Recipients

My name is Kee Mae Paw!  I am a graduate from Luther High School.  I plan to attend Luther College at the Unversity of Regina, starting in the fall of 2014.  I will be taking International Studies and hope to work with different groups of people, either in Canada or Internationally.  My family...


Meet Hewan Meselab Abrha - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

Meet Hewan Meselab Abrha - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

Posted in 2014 Bursary Recipients

My name is Hewan Abrha and I was born in Sudan.  I have one sister and one brother.  Before coming to Canada, I completed my grade eleven in Sudan.  After we moved to Canada,  I began at Balfour Collegiate but I was afraid becasue I was not able to converse in either English or French.  It was...


Meet Abdul Malik Janbaz - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

Meet Abdul Malik Janbaz - 2014 Newcomer Bursary Recipient

Posted in 2014 Bursary Recipients

My Name is Abdul Malik Janbaz and I am from Afghanistan.  My parents fled their country at the time of invasion of Russia and became refugees in Pakistan where I was born.  My father was a jounalist with BBC for more than 10 years.  During the past ten years, the situation of Pakistan...