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. 

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. “

YIP Tales From Around the Globe

Settlement ISC Community, Updates

The Youth Inclusive Program at Immigrant Services Calgary presents Tales from Around the Globe Community Fair!

Every newcomer youth has a story. Tell your story through film, music, dance, or writing! We are looking for immigration stories that match our theme of ‘A Colourful Life: Diversity in Canada’. Immigrant Services Calgary is giving away two $500 scholarships to youth who are willing to share their stories at the Tale from Around the Globe Community Fair on March 17, 2018.

TAX PREPARATION CLINIC 2018

Settlement ISC Community, Updates

Immigrant Services Calgary is offering free volunteer-led tax preparation clinics. Our Canada Revenue Agency community tax volunteers will complete simple tax returns for low income immigrants and convention refugees. For more information about the Tax Preparation Clinic, please see the poster below.