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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

Hiring Event for Green Event Services
Immigrant Services Calgary hosted a hiring event for Green Event Services. 2 company representatives conducted 23 interviews with Immigrant Services Calgary’s clients. Green Events Services will be offering 4 candidates’ positions in the role of Crew Member and 4 clients as Green Team Educators.
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National Indigenous Peoples Day 2018
June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day, formerly known as National Aboriginal Day. It is a day for Canadians to celebrate indigenous peoples’ culture, heritage, and contributions. The date was chosen because it corresponds to the summer solstice, the longest day of the year.
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Marking World Refugee Day by supporting newcomer employment - IRCC
June 20 is World Refugee Day. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and the Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Small Business and Tourism, announced an innovative pilot project that will connect newcomers with jobs in the hotel industry. This 3-year project will assist up to 1,300 newcomers - many fo them refugees - in gaining job experience. During the employment, they will be able to improve their language skills as well. 
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YOUTH INCLUSIVE PROGRAM - SUMMER JOBS 101


The Youth Inclusive Program (YIP) is hosting a Summer Jobs 101 workshop for immigrant youth (ages 12-20) on Thursday June 14th from 5:00 to 6:30 pm. This is a great opportunity for youth to learn new skills and understand the importance of finding employment. The event is open to all newcomer youth. 



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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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