On March 13 & 14, 2019, Immigrant Services Calgary will be hosting its 3rd Virtual Career fair for residents living in Canada. If you are looking for jobs and interested in establishing new connections, you are invited to join our Virtual Career Fair. This fair will be hosted online featuring national and multinational Canadian companies offering 1000+ job opportunities.
The new Green LRT Line will be extending from communities north of 16 Avenue through the downtown core to Shepard in the southeast. The Construction of Stage 1 is estimated to create more than 12,000 direct jobs and 8,000 additional jobs in supporting industries such as engineering, planning and administration.
Today, a special Canadian Citizenship Ceremony hosted by Immigrant Services Calgary and the Calgary Zoo was held at the Calgary Zoo. This ceremony celebrated and welcomed 100 more Canadian citizens to Calgary. Congratulations to all!
Today at 10:00 AM MDT, the 2019 interest to sponsor form will be available on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s (IRCC) website. You will need to submit this form in order to start the process of sponsoring parents or grandparents to Canada. As soon as IRCC receives enough submissions, the form will be no longer available.
January 24, 2019—Ottawa, ON— The Government of Canada is committed to supporting immigration strategies that will enable smaller communities to enhance their economic, social and demographic vitality.
Immigrant Services Calgary’s Advanced Literacy & Essential Skills in the Workplace (ALES) will be hosting a free 10-week course for IT professionals looking for career advancement in Canada. Those who have worked or trained as a programmer, database analyst, data administrator or network technician may be eligible. In this course, you will receive training in oral and written communication and critical thinking skills. You will also be linked to employers, mentorships and other ISC services.
To sponsor your parents and grandparents in 2019, you need to submit the Interest to Sponsor Form which will be available on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada(IRCC)’s website at noon EST on January 28, 2019. After completing it, invitations for potential sponsors will be sent out in the order the interest to sponsor documents are received. As soon as IRCC get enough submission, the form will no longer be available.
Pre-arrival services are free online or in person programs for individuals who received a Confirmation of Permanent Resident letter and live outside of Canada.
With the tax season starting soon in 2019, Immigrant Services Calgary will be hosting income tax return information sessions. Information on the types of income that are taxable, where to get taxes done free, how to prepare for a tax appointment and more will be answered at the session.
In 2019, 20,000 sponsors for parents and grandparents to become permanent residents will be accepted. The re-opening of the parents and grandparents sponsor program will be opening late January 2019.