This is Our Calgary

Voices of Calgary (VoC) is a local campaign that recognizes the global talent right here in our city!

VoC’s mission is to support equal opportunity in the local labor market for Calgary’s internationally trained professionals (ITPs). This is the motivation behind the campaign’s slogan “Globally Inspired – Locally Hired”. The campaign carries out its mission by empowering ITPs with a voice to share personal stories about re-establishing their professional lives in Canada, as well as spotlighting companies that are active in providing equal opportunity employment




Who We Are

Voices of Calgary (VoC) is a local campaign that recognizes the global talent right here in our city!

VoC’s mission is to support equal opportunity in the local labor market for Calgary’s internationally trained professionals (ITPs). This is the motivation behind the campaign’s slogan “Globally Inspired – Locally Hired”. The campaign carries out its mission by empowering ITPs with a voice to share personal stories about re-establishing their professional lives in Canada, as well as spotlighting companies that are active in providing equal opportunity employment

Feedback by some of the participants




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“…I am hoping I can inspire more immigrants to be more positive on their search for their chosen professions in Canada. I really appreciate your services to other newcomers and hopefully this would help. Now I am really more inspired to support others.”

Joselito Esperame – Biomedical Technologist at South Health Campus

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“Thank you for the email and your efforts with the project. It has been a pleasure to be with you and I wish the campaign reaches to all target audience to motivate and inspire.”



Maher Mouselly – Pharmacist and branch owner of Shoppers Drug Mart

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“We are basically an immigrant company. I like to refer to it as a little united nations, we have people from all over the place and it makes it interesting.”


Darka Kranjec – Controller of GKD Industries Ltd.


This campaign is funded by