Workplace communication training for IT professionals looking for career advancement in Canada

Settlement ISC Employment, Updates

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.

ISC Income Tax Return Information Sessions 2019

Settlement ISC Community, Finance, Updates

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.

January 11 – Sir John A. Macdonald Day

Settlement ISC Community, Newcomer Information, Updates

Sir John A. Macdonald was the first Prime Minister of Canada and took part in drafting the Confederation and also the British North America Act. On January 11, activities and events are hosted in his honor and teachers and youth leaders often utilize this day to bring awareness to children about Canada’s first Prime Minister.

Canada’s new biometrics rule will soon apply to temporary and permanent resident applicants from Asia, Asia Pacific and the Americas – IRCC

Settlement ISC Citizenship & Immigration, Updates

“Canada is expanding its biometrics collection program. Starting December 31, 2018, nationals from countries in Asia, Asia Pacific and the Americas will need to give their fingerprints and photo (biometrics) when applying for a visitor visa, study or work permit, or for permanent residence. This same rule has applied to applicants from countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa since July …

Winter Driving in Alberta

Settlement ISC Community, Updates

Driving in winter in Alberta may be dangerous as the weather conditions often increase risks of accidents or collisions. There are a few precautions that may be taken in order to reduce driving risks.

Happy Holidays

Settlement ISC Uncategorized, Updates

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.