Learn English


Whether you want to learn English in-class or online, we have options to help you develop your skills and meet new people.

Find the right job


Our employment programs can help you make the most of your skills and connect you with an exciting new career in Canada.

Looking for help?


Moving to another country can be a difficult and emotional experience - that's why we offer counselling and services to help.

A home for newcomers in Canada

The Immigrant Education Society (TIES) helps newcomers and their families by providing simplified solutions to complex life problems.

We provide innovative English language, employment training, and settlement assistance programs across three locations in Calgary and online. If you’re looking to get involved or attend one of our classes, we offer ongoing enrolment for many programs and services.

English Language

Whether you want to learn English in-class or online, we provide a variety of options.

Employment Training

Develop the fundamental skills you need to navigate the Canadian job market.

Settlement Assistance

Find out where to go, what to do, and who to speak with when you need help.

Research & Development

We strive to lead research and innovation in the development of newcomer programming.

Latest News

A New Chapter: Our 32nd Annual General Meeting

June 25, 2020

On Monday, June 22nd, 2020, TIES held its 32nd Annual General Meeting: the very first…

COVID-19 Info Sessions

May 12, 2020

Over the next few weeks (May 2020), TIES will be offering COVID-19 Info Sessions online…

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.


How do I dress for winter in Calgary?

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


Who are the First Nations in Calgary?

What is the Calgary Stampede?


How do I build network connections?

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

Click here for more guides.



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