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We’ve become an integral part of Calgary’s immigrant-serving community and continue to strive to give newcomers and low-income Canadians the opportunities to find their rightful place in our city.

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Taking LINC classes at TIES and have a child under 11? We offer free childcare while you attend your classes in person! Contact us today for more information.

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The RBC Future Launch Scholarships

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is thrilled to announce the opening of two scholarship programs: The RBC Future Launch Scholarship for Indigenous Youth and The RBC Future Launch Scholarship.

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Stronger Together: TIES 35th Anniversary Gala Highlights Community Spirit

Immigrant Educational Society (TIES) marked its 35th year of dedicated service to immigrants and low-income Canadians with a memorable anniversary gala, filled with inspiring remarks, multicultural performances, and special moments. About 350 guests, including government leaders, funders, sponsors, partners, clients, volunteers, and staff came together to celebrate the TIES 35th Anniversary Gala. With the theme “Stronger Together”, this remarkable event took place on October 26 at the Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre.

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TIES Celebrates 35 Years of Helping Immigrants and Low-income Canadians

The Immigrant Educational Society (TIES) will host an anniversary gala, Stronger Together, on October 26, 2023 to celebrate its 35 years of service for immigrants and low-income Canadians.

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Our Impact In 2022

The Immigrant Education Society (TIES) provides comprehensive support, not only in employment and language training, but also in childcare, settlement, mental health, and many other areas. Here is a highlight of our community impact this past year.


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Volunteer Hours


Collaborations with Partner Organizations
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Whether its your own unique skills, your time, or your generous contribution, your involvement can make a great difference in the life of a newcomer family or struggling individual in our city.

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The Immigrant Education Society (TIES) is located on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot and the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta, which includes the Siksika, the Piikuni, the Kainai, the Tsuut’ina and the Stoney Nakoda First Nations, including Chiniki, Bearspaw, and Wesley First Nation. The City of Calgary is also home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

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 Employment

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 is why we offer counselling and other services to help you get settled.

TIES Money Smart Program

Free Financial Counselling

It's normal to have questions about money. We can help!

Free Childcare

Taking LINC classes at TIES and have a child under 11?
We offer free childcare while you attend your classes in person!