• Looking for a job? Job opportunities for youth in September and October

    Calgary youth aged 15-24 have a valuable resource on their side when it comes to finding a job – the city’s Youth Employment Centre, located on the second floor of 315 – 10 Avenue SE. TheEmployment Counsellors at the Youth Employment Centre will help interested youth to access job preparation classes, build their resumes, and alert them to job hiring fairs and other opportunities. Additionally,…

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  • Calgary Police to host free Cyber Business Academy for local small business

    Calling all small businesses! Do you own or work with a small business (fewer than 10 employees) and want to improve your online security? The Calgary Police are hosting a FREE Cyber Business Academy on Tuesday, October 3, where you will learn about cyber security and how to protect yourself and your business. Read on for more details: The Calgary Police Service (CPS) is exciting…

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  • Why do we acknowledge Treaty land (and what is it)?

    Have you ever been at the opening ceremony for a local festival, your child’s school meeting, or another city event and heard the following? Welcome. I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge 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…

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  • None left behind: Empowering literacy students in a digital world

    Friday, September 8: Happy International Literacy Day! The focus for the UNESCO day of note this year is Literacy in a Digital World, a theme that is close to our hearts at CIES as we launch our newest program, CALL: Computer Access for Literacy Learners. “Digital technologies permeate all spheres of our lives, fundamentally shaping how we live, work, learn and socialize,” says UNESCO Director-General…

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