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Looking for English classes? Need to improve your workplace communications or job-search skills? We just opened our third location in the community of Westwinds - check it out!

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Our highly qualified instructors provide a variety of language classes. Learn how to communicate in-class or online, and develop the skills needed to find opportunities in Canada.

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Our network of employment professionals can help connect you with an exciting new career. Learn more about our employment classes and find the perfect job today.

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Are you looking for someone to talk to? Do you want to be more involved in your community? Our settlement services help guide newcomers to a brighter future in Calgary.

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Whether you are looking to learn English in-class or online, we can help with a variety of options to improve your listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

Employment Training

Our employment-related programs are built to help clients develop the fundamental skills needed to navigate the Canadian job market.

Settlement Assistance

Our settlement programs are designed to help newcomers and new Canadians find where to go, what to do, and who to speak with.

Research & Development

We strive to lead research and innovation in the development of new programs that serve newcomers in our community.

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Need Help?

If you are new to Calgary, or are thinking of immigrating, you can find answers to some common questions on our Guides section.

Arrival

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Thinking of moving to Calgary? People, culture, and work

Community

Who are the First Nations in Calgary

What is the Calgary Stampede?

Employment

How do I build network connections?

Why is volunteering important (and how do I do it?)

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