Free Story Time with Santa

Michelle Mak Daily Life, Fun Facts, Newcomer Information

This coming Sunday (December 20, 2020), Santa Claus will be live on Facebook to read his favourite holiday books and interact with the audience from the comfort of everyone’s home! Storytime Live will take place on the Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/CFChinookCentre/ This event is hosted by CF Chinook Mall, and is a great opportunity for children to listen to some …

Women’s Centre of Calgary: Online Games Night

Michelle Mak Community, Daily Life, Newcomer Information

The Women’s Centre provides a safe and supportive space accessed by thousands of women in Calgary. They offer women opportunities to both receive and provide support, connect with others and build community through a variety of programs. On December 17, from 6 PM – 7 PM MST, Women’s Centre of Calgary will be offering an Online Games Night for free! …

Online Workshop – Employment Law for Newcomers

Michelle Mak Community, Daily Life, Employment

The Calgary Public Library is hosting an online program in partnership with Calgary Catholic Immigration Society to learn about the significant Employment Standards code, inter alias, changes to averaging arrangements, rest periods, holiday pay, payments upon termination, deductions from earnings, and temporary layoff. This event is happening today, Wednesday, Oct. 28 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. To register for a …

Virtual Career Fair – November 2020

Michelle Mak Employment, Newcomer Information

Immigrant Services Calgary will be hosting a Virtual Career Fair on November 18 & 19, 2020 from 9 AM – 4 PM MDT. Canadian employers across Canada will be joining to offer newcomers job opportunities that are available at their organization. Throughout the day, many of the companies that are participating will be hosting live webinars where you are able …

Healthy Minds Workshop

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

The Immigrant Education Society (TIES) is offering a comprehensive selection of FREE, ONLINE workshops for Albertans. All the workshops are focused on helping Albertans who have faced the difficulties of COVID-19 (such as layoffs, forced isolation, financial, physical, and mental health stress). There are 3 sets of workshops: Wednesday: Chronic Stress & Painful Emotions: Self-Help Toolbox  1:00 – 2:00 PM …

AHS – Continuing Care Online Tool

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

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has developed an online tool that allows designated family/support persons and other visitors to request scheduled visits with their loved ones in continuing care sites that are operated by AHS, Capital Care, Carewest and Covenant Health online. Visitation currently allows up to two family/support persons per resident for indoor visits, allows other visitors in extenuating circumstances …

Live Virtual Tour with Neil Zeller

Michelle Mak Community, Fun Facts, Newcomer Information

The Glenbow Museum will be hosting a live virtual tour with local photographer Neil Zeller of the recently opened exhibition Porchraits: Calgary Families in Isolation during COVID-19. On this virtual tour, you can learn about how an idea that started as an opportunity to save a photography company, turned into a beautiful community building moment and now a feature exhibition at …