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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
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Canada Introduces Immigration Measures to Support Sudanese Temporary Residents Amidst Crisis
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Canada to Extend Work Permits for International Graduates to Address Labour Shortage
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Canada invests $1.1M to support Tech Connect program for racialized newcomer women in Metro Vancouver
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Canada Opens New Application Processing Centre in Manila to Boost Immigration in Indo-Pacific Region
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Canada Announces New Measures to Support Iranian Temporary Residents
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In 2022, Canada Welcomed the Highest Number of Francophone Newcomers Since 2006
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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 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.