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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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The next Business Ready Program classes begin on October 5th, 2012 and will run to January 9, 2013. The Business Ready Program is for internationally trained business professionals to have a smooth transition into the Canadian labour market. Participants will receive assistance with finding a job in fields such as management, finance, administration, computer science and marketing. It also offers one-to-one counseling including classroom training and speed mentoring sessions. Classes for the next session will be every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00am-12:00 pm. 

Participants must satisfy the following criteria for eligibility:

• Legally entitled to work and train in Canada
• Have a Canadian Language Benchmark of 6-8
• Unemployed or underemployed
• Striving to improve their knowledge and skills within the Canadian workforce

Participants must also attend information sessions before registration. The following information sessions will be offered in October:  October 23rd - 10:00 am to 12:00pm October 29th - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. They will be held at the Saskatoon Open Door Society, 100-129 3rd Avenue North.

For further information and registration please contact: Carol Dyck: (306)653-4464, ext.313 Email: cdyck@sods.sk.ca

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