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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

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VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR 2018 (VCF 2018)


Immigrant Services Calgary hosted the online Virtual Career Fair 2018 (VCF 2018) on March 15 and 16, 2018 from 9am to 4pm Mountain Time on both days. The event was free for both professional newcomer jobseekers and employers, and was accessible online across Canada. 



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ANNOUNCEMENTS/UPDATES

City of Calgary - Green Cart Compost Giveaway
Spring is here! Gardening is near! To give you a head start, the City of Calgary is giving Calgarians free fertilizer.   Bring along your shovels, gloves and containers to take home up to 100 litres of compost per day per vehicle. The fertilizer is 100% natural. It is made of the food scraps, leaves, and yard waste materials through City of Calgary Green Cart Program. Calgarians can pick up the compost on every Saturday in May.
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Canada and Portugal Sign New Youth Mobility Arrangement - IRCC
May 3, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, and José Luís Carneiro, Secretary of State of Portuguese Communities Abroad, today signed a new bilateral Youth Mobility Arrangement between Canada and Portugal. - IRCC
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Emergency Alert Testing Across Canada on May 7, 9
Next week millions of mobile phones and tablets will ring and vibrate across the Canada to test the new national public emergency alert system. Canada’s broadcast regulator, the CRTC, said the wireless providers will send a test alert on May 7 and 9. It sounds similar to an ambulance alarm. In Alberta, the test will be distributed on May 9 at 1:55 PM MDT.
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YOUTH INCLUSIVE PROGRAM - TALES FROM AROUND THE GLOBE


The Youth Inclusive Program presents Tales from Around the Globe Community Fair! Every newcomer youth has a story. Tell your story through film, music, dance, or writing! Immigrant Services Calgary is giving away two $500 scholarships to youth who are willing to share their stories at the Tale from Around the Globe Community Fair on March 17, 2018.  



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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.

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Online Quiz

Please note that the only official study guide for the citizenship test is “Discover Canada: The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship”. It is free, and available at Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada’s website.

Get ready to do your 2017 income tax and benefit return

Immigrant Services Calgary is offering free volunteer-led tax preparation clinics. Our Canada Revenue Agency community tax volunteers will complete simple tax returns for low income immigrants and convention refugees. For more information about the Tax Preparation Clinic, please see the poster below.

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VOICES OF CALGARY


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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”. 


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