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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.
With Winter around the corner, car accidents are prone to happen on the slippery roads. What is important is to know the proper steps to take after a collision occurs. Immigrant Services Calgary has launched a video project, 'How-to...
Every November, communities in Alberta help raise awareness and prevent family violence by organizing public events and activities. This year’s theme is #WhereToTurn, and encourages everyone to learn about the resources that are...
Welcome to Alberta is Alberta’s first smartphone app for newcomer settlement. The app features information about Alberta and Canada, important information to know (such as the Alberta’s healthcare system, employment, and more!) as well...
The Residential Access Modification Program (RAMP) received more funding this year, meaning there will be greater access and independence for Albertans with mobility challenges. Under RAMP, those with mobility challenges can be...
The Budget 2019 includes an increase of $9 million for Seniors and Housing to ensure Alberta’s growing seniors population is well-supported. This will mean that they will maintain valuable programs that Alberta’s seniors rely on (such...
The Government of Alberta has confirmed that they will extend a $9.5 million program that provides 120,000 Albertans in Edmonton and Calgary low-fare transit passes. The program’s extension is included in the upcoming budget, and it is...
On November 3, 2019, we will be moving our clocks backward 1 hour for daylight saving time. In Canada, daylight saving time has been regulated by the provincial and territorial governments. The main purpose of Daylight Saving Time is...
Immigrant Services Calgary is excited to announce the official launch of The Newcomer Smart Tips Video Series (Alberta Newcomers: How-to and Smart Tips Video Series), an educational and information resource that gives newcomers 24/7...
Cyber Security Awareness Month is an internationally recognized campaign held each October to inform the public of the importance of cyber security. Information on how cyber threats work, how they affect you, how to protect yourself...
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 2019
Immigrant Services Calgary will host its fourth Virtual Career Fair (VCF) on October 2 & 3, 2019. 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”.