Category: Blog

CIES hosts Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

CIES was pleased to host regional representatives of the federal department for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada on Wednesday, August 15 at our Forest Lawn school. Senior Policy Advisor, Mr. Abed Harb, Mr. Randall Zalazar, and Mr. Shoaib Rasheed met with CEO Dr. Sally Zhao and members of CIES’ board and management team, including Dr. Cesar […]

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Newcomers Find Home at New Westwinds Centre

In response to the increasing demand for newcomer supports and accessible services, the Calgary Immigrant Educational Societyis announcing the grand opening of its third location. This new facility, located in the northeast community of Westwinds, comes at important time for the organization and community. Over the past 30 years the Calgary Immigrant Educational Society has helped over [...] Read More

My first advice for immigrant professionals: Volunteering!

Mary Camino is a newcomer professional and enthusiastic volunteer. She is currently completing her ESL EAP training at Columbia College and is pursuing her communications career in Canada. Being a volunteer in Canada is definitely a fascinating experience. Beyond having the chance to build professional experiences, practice your English skills and contribute to your community, […]

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