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NEWS: I think that the figure 25,000 is hopeful: How many refugees can Sask. handle?

REGINA – Liberal leader Justin Trudeau will officially become Canada’s Prime Minister next week, but the clock is already ticking on his pledge to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to the country by the end of the year. One of those potential locations for settlement is Regina, which is no stranger...


Client Festive Season Celebration

Client Festive Season Celebration

          Regina Open Door Society will be hosting the Annual Client Festive Season Celebration!  Please join us for an evening of musical entertainment, snacks and friendship.  Special guest appearance!     Friday, November 27th,2 0156:30 To 9:00 PmRegina Performing Arts Centre1077...


Cultural Sensitivity Presentation

Cultural Sensitivity Presentation

The Regina Open Door Society Community Connection Program would like to invite Community Partners/Community Members interested in learning more about cultural awareness and the services available to newcomers through the Regina Open Door Society, to attend a free workshop here at RODS on...


RODS was presented with a Sparky Award!

RODS was presented with a Sparky Award!

RODS is pleased to announce our organization was presented with a Sparky Award from the Regina Fire Department in appreciation and recognition for its contribution to develop three fire safety videos for newcomers. Other recipients of this award included Newcomer Welcome Centre (Regional...


Hope for Refugees

Hope for Refugees

You are invited to an information event on the Syrian Refugee situation and the Private Sponsorship Program .   October 6, 2015 7:00 pmParliament Community Church4011 Pasqua StreetRegina, Saskatchewan  Please direct all media request to MCC Saskatchewan  For more information,...


Hany's Story - A Refugee Story

Hany's Story - A Refugee Story

CBC highlighted a documentary (“Hany’s Story”) that was filmed around the story of a young Syrian refugee who recently resettled with his family in Regina.  A portion of this film was taken in the refugee camp, and more of the footage was filmed in June in Regina. It involved some of...


Newcomer Community Health Fair

Newcomer Community Health Fair

Regina Open Door Society will be hosting a Community Health Fair on September 23, 2015 from 10:00 am- 2:00 pm, in collaboration with several Community Health Service providers. It will be a four hour event where newcomer can explore and visit booths of health service providers available in...


NEW to Employment Services!

NEW to Employment Services!

Advanced Language Training (ALT) CLB 7 & 8 The Advanced Language Training (ALT) program is a part-time program with the goal of assisting Newcomers to develop the English language skills needed to meet their individual employment challenges, help them attain knowledge of the Saskatchewan...


SINP & LMS Information Sessions

SINP & LMS Information Sessions

Newcomer Welcome Centre presents SINP & LMS Information Sessions August 12th, 2015       SINP Employer Information Session  10:00 am LMS Employer Session/Job Grant 11:00 am SINP Client Information Session 1:00 pm   For more information or to register, please contact: Phone:...


Citizenship 101 - Register NOW! New Class Starts August 1st!

Citizenship 101 - Register NOW! New Class Starts August 1st!

Citizenship 101 is a ten week program that aims at improving knowledge and awareness of Canadian Citizenship for newcomers to Canada.   Next class starts August 1st, 2015 Every Saturday from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Register Now!   For more information or to register, please contact:...


Announcement!  United Way Regina Funds and Partners with Regina Open Door Society

Announcement! United Way Regina Funds and Partners with Regina Open Door Society

  As a strategic partner of United Way Regina, the Regina Open Door Society (RODS) recently received funding in the amount of $152,152.00!  RODS’ goals and programs align with United Way Regina’s three Community Focus Areas; From Poverty to Possibility, All that Kids Can Be and...


RODS Closed on Canada Day

RODS Closed on Canada Day

Regina Open Door Society will be closed on Canada Day - July 1st, 2015 and will re-open July 2nd, 2015.    Happy Canada...


RODS Celebrates Canada Day!

RODS Celebrates Canada Day!

Come join us as we celebrate Canada Day! Entertainment, Fun, Prizes & more... Thursday, June 25th, 201510:00 am to 11:30 amCity Square Plaza Stage  For more information, please contact the OSN program at (306) 352-3500...


Memberships Are Now Due!

Memberships Are Now Due!

Memberships are now due for 2015!   To become a member of the Regina Open Door Society please fill out...