Asian Heritage Month 2019

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The month of May is Asian Heritage Month. Canadians are invited to learn more about and celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Canadians who are of Asian origin. The theme of the Government of Canada’s Asian Heritage Month campaign is “Asian Canadian Youth: Shaping Canada’s Future.” This year’s theme highlights the contributions that Asian Canadian youth have made and continue to make, in shaping Canada’s heritage and identity.

Reminder: Income Tax Deadline is April 30 2019

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This year the income tax return deadline is Tuesday, April 30th. That means, you will have to file your return for 2018 on or before April 30, 2019. Remember to do this before the deadline or there CRA could charge interest, fees and penalties. If you still have not filed your income taxes, Immigrant Services Calgary is offering free income …

Record your trips outside of Canada

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If you are a temporary or permanent resident, it is a good idea to record down any trips outside of Canada by air, land or boat, including day trips to the United States. This is information that is required when you apply for a new Permanent Resident card and even when you apply for citizenship. The Government of Canada has …

Legal Clinics at ISC

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Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC) is hosting legal clinics in partnership with the Calgary Legal Guidance every fourth Thursday of the month at the ISC office from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM. Volunteer lawyers will be available to answer any questions for people who are permanent residents and Canadian citizens in regards to information and advice in Immigration Law. For any …

City of Calgary Civic Census

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The Civic Census is now available online and access codes have been delivered to residences across the city. The information you provide will be utilized to plan important City services such as fire and police protection, transit, roads and utilities. School boards, businesses and researchers also use this important data for decisions that impact your community. All the information collected …

Women’s Wellness Fair 2019

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There will be a Women’s Wellness Fair on March 4th 2019 (Monday) from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM at the New Central Library in celebration of International Women’s Day. There will be resource booths, multi-cultural entertainment, interactive activities and also door prizes. There will also be coffee and refreshments for attendees. We encourage everything to come and celebrate with us!

Sponsorship for Parents and Grandparents 2019

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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.

Happy Holidays

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We hope this new year will be fulfilling and full of successes. Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful holiday and a Happy New Year.