The 4th Annual Women’s Wellness Fair

Lisa C. Community, Newcomer Information, Settlement & Community News, Settlement News, Updates

In partnership with the Aboriginal Friendship Centre and the City of Calgary, Immigrant Services Calgary is hosting the 4th annual Women’s Wellness Fair. We will turning a one-day community fair into four days of activities, starting with a kickoff event on March 8 and continuing with workshops between March 9-11. Join us in our daily activities hosted under the 2021 …

Renting Safe Basement Suites Webinar

Lisa C. Community, Newcomer Information, Updates

Renting a basement suite can be extremely helpful when you are living on a budget. And you don’t have to sacrifice comfort! However, as a newcomer, you must learn how to protect your and your family when renting your first home in Canada. Certain safety and legal issues may arise when you rent a basement suite. The City of Calgary …

Virtual Career Fair March 2021

Lisa C. Employment, Newcomer Information, Settlement & Community News, Updates

Looking for a job? Virtual Career Fair (VCF) is coming back this March! 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/ Over 50 employers across Canada will be joining us …

Property Assessment Q&A Session with Acting City Assessor

Lisa C. Community, Daily Life, Newcomer Information, Settlement & Community News, Updates

The City of Calgary is hosting a virtual information session to Calgary home and business owners, who may have questions about their 2021 Property Assessment. Where: MS Teams. When: Wed, February 10, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM MST During this session, there will be a short presentation followed by a Q&A period. acting City Assessor, Eddie Lee, will answer …

“Living Well: Enhancing Seniors’ Care & Services” Speaker Series

Lisa C. Settlement & Community News, Updates

The Alberta Association of Gerontology (AAG) is committed to addressing the issues raised by older adults and those who work with them. AAG is hosting the “Living Well: Enhancing Seniors’ Care & Services” Speaker Series. Click on one of the topics below and register for free: AAG Speaker Series – Living Well with Restorative Care AAG Speaker Series – Living …

Library Event: Why Do I Feel Sick with A Virus?

Lisa C. Community, COVID-19, Updates

The Calgary Public Library has partnered up with UCalgary and the Infections, Inflammation & Chronic Diseases Research Strategy and invited Dr. Paul Kubes (PhD), a Professor and founding director of the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases for an online event. The World at War with a Virus – the Science Behind the Headlines: Why Do I Feel Sick with a …

Alberta Holiday Exemption for Indoor Social Gatherings

Michelle Mak Community, COVID-19, Daily Life, Newcomer Information

On December 22, 2020, the Government of Alberta announced a ‘Holiday Exemption’ for individuals who live alone. Those who live alone may gather with one household for 1 event between December 23 – December 28. This means that a household can host ONE event only include up to 2 people who live alone along with their children who are minors. …

Canada Pacific Holiday Virtual Concert

Michelle Mak COVID-19, Fun Facts, Newcomer Information

Canada Pacific (CP) will be hosting a virtual concert this upcoming Saturday! This is a great event to participate in with your friends and family as Alberta has stronger mandatory measures in place. The event will raise money and awareness and help local food banks collect much-needed donations! Serena Ryder and The Trews will headline the CP “Holiday Train at …