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The Saskatoon Open Door Society is one of many organizations throughout the province which provides services to immigrants and refugees, including the new Syrian arrivals. For more information, please check the following:

SaskCares: provincial website connecting members of Saskatchewan Association of Immigrant Settlement and Integration Agencies (SAISIA)
Welcome Refugees: a federal government website
http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/refugees/welcome/index.asp

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Registration for the next intake of the Enhanced Language Training (ELT) program begins with new applications being accepted as of Monday, October 15, 2012. All applications for this intake must be received by Monday, November 19. The classroom training part of the program begins on January 7, 2013.  

The first Information Session is on Monday, October 22. Clients must attend an Information Session before they are invited to an Intake Interview. Here are some reminders about the Intake process and eligibility for the program:

To be eligible all applicants need to:
a) Have completed a language assessment within the last year and have levels of CLB 5 – 8 in all areas 
b) Lived in Canada for 5 years or less
c) Have completed a degree, diploma, or certificate from outside of Canada
d) Be legally entitled to work in Canada (residency status does not matter)
e) Be looking for work in their field and available to complete this program (for 4 hours a day, Monday to Friday, between the hours of 8am to 5pm)

Language assessments can be done at the Newcomer Information Centre at 106-129 3rd Avenue North Saskatoon, SK S7K 2H4 Phone: (306) 343-8303 Fax: (306) 343-1744 E-mail: info.nic@sasktel.net

Please contact us regarding the next ELT and the information sessions, Phone: 653-4464 ext 103
Applications available at Saskatoon Open Door Society reception desks.

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