Month: April 2017

Spring is sprung: CIES students visit GROW Calgary

Click here to view more pictures from the field trip. Last Wednesday, April 12, clients and teachers participating in our GROW program had the opportunity to tour the biggest urban farm in Canada at GROW Calgary. The farm has a footprint of 11 acres – which is equal to 479,160 square feet, if you’re a […]

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The University of Calgary and CIES join in the Arms Open Mentoring Program

On April 13, CIES and the University of Calgary came together to form the Arms Open Mentoring Program, a joint initiative aimed at providing Calgary newcomers with student mentors who will help them through the settlement process. Newcomers face multiple barriers to their successful settlement, and unfamiliarity with both language and locale are two of […]

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