Historic Calgary Week July 23 – August 1

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Historic Calgary Week is from July 23 to August 1, 2021. During this week, the Calgary Public Library and Chinook Country Historical Society present three free events for those interested in learning more about the history of our city. Click on the ones you are interested in and register today: Historic Calgary Week: Behind the Scenes with the Mapmakers – …

2021 Calgary Stampede – Q&As

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The 2021 Calgary Stampede is set to take place July 9 to 18. The on-Park experience of Stampede will be different. What experiences will NOT be offered in 2021 Calgary Stampede? Chuckwagon racing Stampede parade (virtual only on on GlobalNews.ca, on the Global News YouTube Channel, and on Amazon Prime.) What do I expect when I visit Stampede park? enhanced sanitization and …

Father’s Day Craft Event – June 11

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The Calgary West Family Resource Network is hosting a virtual craft event for kids ages 4-10 to celebrate the 2021 Father’s Day. What: make a key chain gift using shrink plastic sheets. Perfect gift for Dad on Father’s day! When: Saturday, June 19, 2021, at 11:00 am. Where: Zoom. Fee: Free, with craft kits provided to registrants. Limited spots. Register …

Employment in Challenging Times – May 20 Virtual Event

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Join the Employment in Challenging Times webinar and learn why maintaining a healthy mindset is important. Date: Thursday, May 20th, 2021 When: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Where: Virtual. Register here: Employment in Challenging Times Tickets, Thu, 20 May 2021 at 9:00 AM | Eventbrite Sessions and Panellists: Stress Management and Healthy Coping: The importance of staying well Karen Gallagher-Burt, …

Asian Heritage Month Virtual Activities

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May is Asian Heritage Month. Asian Heritage Month is an opportunity for all Canadians to learn more about the many achievements and contributions of Canadians of Asian descent who, throughout our history, have done so much to make Canada the amazing country we share today. The theme for Asian Heritage Month 2021, “Recognition, Resilience, and Resolve”. City of Calgary is …

COVID-19 Vaccine Q & A with Canada’s Top Medical Officers

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Healthy Canadians will host an online Q & A session on March 31 called “Your Covid-19 Vaccine Questions Answered” with Dr. Theresa Tam Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Howard Njoo, Canada’s Deputy Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Evan Adams, Deputy Chief Medical Officer at Indigenous Services Canada Dr. Supriya Sharma, Chief Medical Advisor at Health Canada Samantha Yammine, a …

Virtual Career Fair March 25 & 26, 2021

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Virtual Career Fair (VCF) is happening tomorrow! Are you ready? What: Virtual Career Fair is hosted by Immigrant Services Calgary twice a year, in November and March. When: The upcoming VCF will be on March 25 and 26, 2021 from 9 AM – 4 PM MDT. Where: https://vcf.settlementcalgary.com/ You haven’t registered? No worries! We accept registrations throughout this 2-day online …

Free Webinars: Alberta Employment Standards

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Are you working in Alberta? Beginning March 31, 2021, you can sign up for free webinars and learn about: the Employment Standards Code and Regulation changes from Bill 32: the Restoring Balance in Alberta’s Workplaces Act changes made in response to the COVID-19 pandemic Topics include New rules for break times, deductions from earnings, general holiday pay, temporary layoffs, Alberta’s …

Free Grocery Drive Thru Event

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Experience Church will be hosting a free, curbside grocery event for families and individuals experiencing food insecurity. Drive through and they will place a pre-packed grocery tote into the trunk of your vehicle. Where: 6555 30 Street SE When: 2 – 4pm on April 2, 2021 No pre-registration required. First come first served, while supplies last. Delivery is NOT available …