Calgary Stampede 2020 Celebration Plan

Lisa Cai Community, Newcomer Information, Updates

Calgary Stampede’s roots are traced back to 1886 when the Calgary District and Agricultural Society held the first Exhibition. Stampede had never been canceled since it became an annual event nearly a century ago. This year, due to COVID-19, we won’t be able to celebrate Stampede in traditional ways, but we can still keep the Stampede spirit alive! The Calgary …

Calgary Pride Learning Series Workshops

Lisa Cai Community, Newcomer Information, Updates

As a newcomer to Canada, depending on which country you are from, you may or may not be familiar with the acronym LGBTQ2. The following two free online workshops are perfect for you if you want to learn more about this topic: Two-Spirit Teachings Date: Thursday, June 25th, 2020 Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Reserve a spot: RSVP for …

CBC Forum on Systemic Racism

Lisa Cai Community, Settlement & Community News, Updates

CBC Alberta will run a free, public forum We Need to Talk tomorrow on Thursday, June 25, on systemic racism in Alberta. Some of the topics that will be explored include: How does systemic racism affect people of color in Alberta? What can be done to address that? Individuals who have experienced systemic racism firsthand will share their personal stories. …

ISC Food Drive for Love with Humanity

Michelle Mak Daily Life, Newcomer Information

Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC) partnered with Love with Humanity Association to create a food drive. This food drive was lead by ISC to gather non-perishable food items for Love with Humanity’s Mini Outdoor Food Bank. Love with Humanity Association is a registered non-profit organization. Their projects include Coffee with Seniors, Drive with Homeless People, Informative Seminars, Mini Outdoor Food Bank, …