• Employment Skills Training – Accepting New Students

    Ask yourself if any of these sound familiar: You’ve been applying for jobs but haven’t received any calls for an interview. You were laid off and struggling to find employment. You’ve heard about “hidden job markets” but aren’t sure how to access them. You want to build networks for employment, but aren’t sure how to interact with new contacts. If so, we’re got you covered. CIES offers…

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  • Volunteers Needed – The Reading Room

    The CIES Reading Room provides quality, comprehensive, reading instruction for newcomers to Canada who might require extra help with their literacy training outside of class. With the added hustle of the winter season, we are looking for additional volunteers to help fill some vacancies and provide English language training to individuals who may have had very little education in their home countries, had interrupted studies due to dislocation, or have…

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  • Humanities 101 at St. Mary’s University

    Last night we had the pleasure of attending the graduation ceremony for the Humanities 101 program at St. Mary’s University in south Calgary. Humanities 101 is a university-level course designed specifically for low income adults who want to continue learning but have not previously had the means to do so. While the students on stage at the ceremony were obviously proud to be graduating from…

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  • CIES Holiday Hours for December 2016

    As the days get shorter and the weather grows colder, CIES will be soon begin its annual holiday hibernation later this month. As such, our northeast and southeast locations will be changing their regular operational hours to a holiday schedule, as follows: December 19th: 8:30am – 5:00pm December 20th: 8:30am – 5:00pm December 21st: 8:30am – 5:00pm December 22nd: Closed December 23rd: Closed December 24th: Closed December 25th: Closed December 26th: Closed December…

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