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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 to 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 languages in demand (Arabic, Chinese, French, Hindi, Spanish, and Tigrinya), and are intended to inform newcomers about practical information and resources helpful to start a new life in Alberta.
Summer camps are a great way to keep your children busy during the summer break. Many institutions are holding summer camps throughout the months of July to August, with some even providing free childcare before and after the programming...
Guest Article Written By Alexandra Camelo R. Pictures by Dan Hudson As a Colombian the first thing you think when someone says Canada is SNOW. Winter means subzero temperatures, powerful winds, endless snow, crazy jackets, and all sorts...
Job fairs are a great way to meet employers from different companies all at the same place. We have combined a PDF with all the job fairs happening in Alberta from February to March 2020. Having many resumes prepared can be helpful as yo...
On February 29, 2020, Immigrant Services Calgary in collaboration with the Genesis Centre and Calgary Minor Soccer Association will be hosting a soccer tournament. This event is a friendly tournament-style soccer day, open to any youth a...
There has been special measures put in place to help temporary and permanent residents (as well as applicants), who have been affected by the disruptions related to the coronavirus. This is because there has been a temporary closure of 1...
On February 18, 2020, the Honourable Marco. E. L. Medicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship introduced a Bill to amend the Citizenship Act to change Canada’s Oath of Citizenship. This bill proposes to insert text that r...
The Elder Abuse Prevention – Bystander Training Program
A project of Immigrant Services Calgary, aims to increase elder abuse awareness and prevention in ethnic communities in Calgary. “It’s Not Right! Neighbours, Friends & Families for Older Adults” (INR) presentations are offered to teach community members of all ages to recognize the warning signs of abuse, how to respond safely and supportively, and where to find help for older adults who are at risk. Participants will learn the important values in Canada which have positive impacts on the well-being of older adults.
For more information, please visit https://www.immigrantservicescalgary.ca/elder-abuse-prevention. To book a presentation, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 403.705.3439.
Online Citizenship Quiz
It took courage to move to a new country. Your decision to apply for citizenship is another big step. Test yourself by taking our online Canadian citizenship quiz.
VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR 2020
Immigrant Services Calgary will host its fourth Virtual Career Fair (VCF) on March 11 & 12, 2020. 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.
YOUTH INCLUSIVE PROGRAM
The Youth Inclusive Program (YIP) serves immigrant youth ages 12-20 throughout the city of Calgary. The YIP helps newcomers learn about Calgary through mentorship, community engagement, skill-building, field trips and social activities.
VOICES OF 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”.