7,300 Affordable Child Care Spaces in Alberta Now

Settlement ISC Community, Updates

The Government of Alberta just announced that Alberta is adding 100 additional Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) centres offering $25 per day care. Alberta now has a total number of 7,300 affordable spaces. 
This Alberta-wide pilot program provides child care for children aged 0 to kindergarten with maximum fees of $25 per day. The centres may offer flexible child care for parents who work part-time or shifts that are outside typical day car hours. 

2017 Tax Return Due

Settlement ISC Finance

Do you know when is your 2017 tax return due? For most income tax and benefit returns are due on or before April 30, 2018. You should file your taxes on time to avoid the late-filling penalty, and your benefit payments aren’t delayed or stoped.  Immigrant Services Calgary is offering free volunteer-led tax preparation clinics. Our Canada Revenue Agency community …

Alberta Career Week April 23 to April 27, 2018

Settlement ISC Employment, Updates

April 23 to April 27, 2018 is Alberta Career Week. There are many career events across the province during this week to help Albertans with employment and career options, and exploring training and education programs. Immigrant Services Calgary’s Employment Bridging Program has also organized two workshops.

Government of Canada brings medical inadmissibility policy in line with inclusivity for persons with disabilities – IRCC

Settlement ISC Citizenship & Immigration, Updates

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced changes to the policy on medical inadmissibly policy. “The new policy on medical inadmissibility strikes a balance between protecting publicly funded health and social services and updating the policy to bring it in line with current views on the inclusion of persons with disabilities. “