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Our settlement counselors can help you with:
- Job searching
- Finding a place to live
- Language assessment
- Daily life
- Filling out forms and applications
- Learning about government benefits and community resources
- Other services
Book an appointment with one of our settlement counselors
Our phone number: 403-265-1120
Alberta’s technology sector is experiencing remarkable growth, attracting companies and venture capital at record rates. The Alberta Technology and Innovation Strategy predicts a $5 billion annual contribution to the provincial GDP and t...
Canada’s Strategic Immigration Plan 2024-2026 Unveiled: Fostering Economic Growth and Supporting Communities
On November 1, 2023, Canada introduced it’s Immigration Levels Plan for 2024-2026. This strategic plan underscores the pivotal role of immigration in fueling the nation’s economy, addressing labour shortages, and supporting key sectors. ...
The government of Alberta is making substantial investments to address the needs of homeless women in Calgary, with a commitment to creating year-round shelter spaces. This initiative introduces 40 new spaces, instantly accessible to tho...
Canada recently unveiled a significant initiative to welcome 11,000 Colombians, Haitians, and Venezuelans through a new humanitarian permanent residence pathway. This effort is part of Canada’s commitment to receive 15,000 migrants from ...
On October 10, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will begin sending Invitations to Apply to potential sponsors who previously submitted their applications. Invitations will be sent by email over the next two weeks. Fami...
Welcoming Week is an annual celebration that reminds us the values and efforts that create inclusive and welcoming communities for newcomers. It’s a time to acknowledge the contributions of immigrant settlement organizations and highligh...
News: Canada’s new tax-free First Home Savings Account and first-ever trades-specific Express Entry invitation
As the cost of housing continues to rise, making the dream of homeownership seems distant for many Canadians, particularly newcomers and younger generations. The Government of Canada is taking significant steps to make housing more acces...
Canada’s Express Entry system has been revamped to offer an efficient and targeted route for individuals specializing in critical fields. With a strategic focus on skilled newcomers in trades, Canada is taking steps to address talent sho...
On July 11, 2023, the Government of Canada announced the removal of the education requirement under the Canadian work experience stream (Stream B) of the Hong Kong permanent residence pathways. Effective August 15, 2023, this progressive...
Alberta Newcomers: How-To & Smart Tips Video Series
The “Alberta Newcomers: How-To & Smart Tips Video Series” is an innovative new video project launched by Immigrant Services Calgary and funded by the Government of Alberta, that involves the publication of a series of easy to understand, scenario-based settlement information videos.
These videos are available in simple English, with subtitles translated into the top 6 in-demand languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Hindi, Spanish, and Tigrinya), and are intended to inform newcomers about practical information and resources that are helpful to start a new life in Alberta.
What is the Fair Entry Program?
What is the Fair Entry Program? Fair Entry Subsidy will allow eligible Calgarians to access subsidized programs and services. The process assesses your income eligibility for multiple city programs. You may qualify for individual programs such as a Recreation Fee Assistance and Calgary Transit Low Income Transit Pass Program or household programs such as Property Tax Assistance Program, Seniors Services Home Maintenance Program or No Cost Spay Neuter Program.
VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR 2022
Immigrant Services Calgary hosted its fourth Virtual Career Fair (VCF) on October 17 & 18, 2022. The event is free for professional newcomer job seekers and will be accessible online across Canada. At the Virtual Career Fair, you will be able to interact with recruiters and employers, apply for jobs and get more information on the careers available in Canada.