Dental Health Bus for Low-income Children and Youth

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Your Health Card is one of the most important documents you need to get when you land in Alberta as a newcomer. New immigrants can apply for the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP) at a registry office and receive your Alberta Personal Health Card. The AHCIP provides eligible Alberta residents with full coverage for medically necessary physician services and …

New Legislation Introduced to Establish National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

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The Government of Canada introduced a bill to establish a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30. This new national day aims to honour residential school survivors, their families and communities, ensuring that the tragic history and ongoing legacy of residential schools is never forgotten. This is an important step forward in our path to reconciliation. Learn more …

Multilingual Homeowner Water Guide Fall Checklist

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Take actions to ensure that your home is safe and water-efficient! The City of Calgary has put up a simple Homeowner Water Guide Fall Checklist to help you protect your home from leaks and prepare your yard for fall and winter. The checklist is available in English, Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu. Some of the reminders and tips you’ll …

Things to do during Labour Day Long Weekend

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During this long weekend, there are many things you and your family can do. Here is a list of things you may enjoy for the weekend: JazzWalk ‘Pop-up’ event – free, family-friendly event at various outdoor venues throughout Inglewood and the Music Mile! Catch some of Calgary’s top Jazz & Blues musicians. Inglewood Night Market – modern market with locally …

Studio Bell to Reopen

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Here’s some good news for music fans! Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, is re-opening on August 15th. The first four weekends of Studio Bell’s reopening, from August 15 to September 6, are FREE courtesy of Bell, but you still need to reserve timed tickets online. Beginning September 12, admission will be offered at a reduced rate. Timed …

The Emergency Food Hamper Program at the Calgary Food Bank

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The Hamper Request Line (403-253-2055) is re-opened on Wednesday, March 18 and emergency hamper distribution will officially start on Thursday, March 19. The Calgary Food Bank has been helping people in crisis since 1982. One of the core programs at the Calgary Food Bank is the Emergency Food Hamper Program. The food hampers provide 7-10 days worth of food for …

Your Rights in Times of Chaos – Legal Impact of COVID-19 Responses in Workplaces

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Many Albertans are directly or indirectly impacted by the global pandemic known officially as COVID-19; it’s all over the news, social media, and people’s minds. In response to the escalating situation, Alberta has recently announced a state of public health emergency. Below is a brief overview of what that means, and how your rights could be affected by measures in …

Virtual Career Fair March 2020

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Immigrant Services Calgary will host its fifth Virtual Career Fair (VCF) on March 11 & 12, 2020 from 9 AM to 4 PM MDT. The event is free for professional newcomer job seekers and will be accessible online across Canada. There will be 20+ organizations participating, offering 1000+ jobs for various industries and positions targeting all newcomers. Companies will also …