Free Community Support Services for Work Permits Holders

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If you are currently living in Alberta holding a valid work permit or post-graduate open work permit, there is a free program available to support you and your dependents — Community Support Services Program run by Calgary Catholic Immigration Society. Whether you only plan to live and work in Alberta temporarily or aim to become a Permanent Resident in the …

Yellow Larch Fall Hikes

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In Canada, you get to experience the changing landscapes and natural beauty for all four seasons. Fall in Canada is chilly and feels almost like winter, but you can still make the best out of it before the freezing temperatures set in. In central and eastern Canada, leaves on the trees transform to beautiful shades of yellow, orange and red. …

Mandatory Mask Bylaw in Canmore Effective August 7

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As of this Friday, August 7 at noon, you are required to wear a mask or face covering that fully covers your nose, mouth and chin in indoor public spaces in Canmore (some exceptions apply), as required by Town of Canmore Bylaw 2020-20. These places include: Grocery stores Public transit and taxis Businesses Places of worship Public lobbies Wearing a …

Banff/Canmore Bus Service To Resume June 26

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If you live in Calgary, you must know about Banff National Park or at least have heard of it. It’s one of Calgarians’ favorite destinations for day trips and weekend getaways. Whether it’s summer or winter, fun outdoor adventures await you in Banff! Driving from Calgary to Banff only takes one and a half hours. If you are a newcomer …