• How can you celebrate #GivingTuesday?

    Some of us may have gone overboard checking out Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, but it would be a mistake to forget the day of charity that comes after with GivingTuesday. Part of a global movement founded in 2012, GivingTuesday is a celebration of non-profits/charities and the efforts that go into making our world a better place. Canada has long maintained a reputation as a generous nation,…

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  • What to do this weekend in Calgary: November 25 & 26, 2017

    The holiday season is warming up, with plays, concerts, and Christmas craft fairs taking place around Calgary every weekend from now until the new year. Find your next activity below!     UCalgary Global Village Band Saturday, November 25 8:00 pm Canada’s wide range of musical cultures will be on full display during this performance by the UCalgary Global Village Band. On November 25, allow U…

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  • CIES’ RESP sign-up event a success

    CIES hosted an RESP sign-up event at its NE Welcome Centre Wednesday, which was extremely well attended by both students and members of the community – over 200 clients came through the doors! Our tremendous thanks goes out to all of the financial institutions that attended and helped to guide clients through the RESP process: ATB, BMO, Canadian Western Bank, CIBC, First Calgary Financial, RBC,…

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  • Help Us Fill This Basket – Children’s Donation Drive Open Until December 8th

    It can be an expensive, not to mention traumatic, experience moving to another country, especially for immigrant youth. Many children experience a breakdown of social networks, a growing sense of hopelessness, and humiliation or bullying. When you consider that almost 20% of permanent residents are children when they arrive, and that 52% of Syrian refugees in Alberta are under the age of 18, you realize how…

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