Immigrants of Distinction Awards (IDA) open until Monday, July 26, 2021

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A few days left before the Immigrants of Distinction Awards (IDA) nominations close. You can nominate an outstanding immigrant or refugee, an organization, or yourself by Monday, July 26th, 2021. The IDA is a key annual event that honours and celebrates the talent, excellence, and positive impact of immigrants and refugees. To nominate, visit: https://www.cognitoforms.com/MosaicEventTravelManagement/IDA2021Nominations For more on this update …

AHS launches new virtual wellness courses

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Alberta Health Services has launched a new online wellness series free for Albertans in summer and fall. Courses are ranging in topics from managing reactions, healthy thinking and increasing confidence through effective problem solving. Albertans who are interested in learning skills to cope with change, deal with stress, and pursue goals are welcomed to register for any or all courses. …

IRCC to Send More Invitations for Parents and Grandparents Program 2021

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In October 2020, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited Canadians and permanent residents who wish to sponsor their parents and grandparents to come to Canada to submit an interest to sponsor form online.  On July 20, 2021, IRCC announced that they will use the same random selection process and send our more invitations to those who have already submitted an …

Free Event Exploring the Impacts of the Pandemic on Immigrants

Lisa C. COVID-19, Newcomer Information, Settlement & Community News, Updates

The Centre for Race and Culture and Calgary Catholic Immigration Society are organizing a free online round-table event on the impact of COVID-19 on immigrants in Alberta. Guest speakers include: Ricardo Morales, Director of Community Development and Integration Services & Southern Alberta Rural Initiatives; Dr. Sinela Jurkova, Diversity Services Coordinator at Calgary Catholic Immigration Society; Dr. Jingzhou Liu, researcher and …