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Our volunteers’ dedication and contributions allow us to provide even more comprehensive services to our clients.


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Paul Emerson Almontero

Last year, 2021, was one of the lowest times of my life, but through the EYE Program, I found hope and the drive to persevere and work hard again.

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Josseline Dayana Sagastume

Josseline started in the LINC Literacy program in the summer of 2021. With her continued perseverance and relentless help from the LINC instructors, she advanced quickly. Now, she is working on her Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) 2/3.

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Angeline Yu

I was particularly interested in learning computer and office skills because I wanted to change careers. That’s why when I saw the TIES ads on Facebook, I immediately enrolled in the class.

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Abdelrahman Hamad

Abdelrahman came to Canada with his wife and young daughter in October 2019. He immigrated from South Sudan, but before arriving in Canada, he had lived in Lebanon for about 6 years. Now a Permanent Resident of Canada, he has adapted well to life in Calgary.

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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.