Tag: Justice

Myth-Busting: Myths about Indigenous Peoples of Canada

This guide is adapted from an essay sent in by Harold Horsefall. The Calgary Immigrant Educational Society thanks him for the insight and knowledge he has provided on Indigenous issues.  When it comes to Canada, and images of the Indigenous people here, there are a number of myths floating around.  "Myth-busting", or recognizing that these [...]

What is Truth and Reconciliation (First Nations)?

The Canadian Government set up the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in 2008. Its primary purpose is documenting the history and impacts of the Canadian Residential School System. Truth and Reconciliation reveals the long and painful history behind Canada's treatment of Indigenous peoples. First Contact Introduction First Nations in Canada Before Europeans arrived, First Nations peoples [...]

I want to be a Calgary Police Officer. What do I need to do?

Becoming a police officer is one of the most challenging and rewarding careers that you can choose today. As a police officer, no two days will be alike, you will meet many different people with very different backgrounds, and you have the opportunity to specialize in a given skill or move up through the ranks [...]

What is Crime Stoppers?

Calgary is a very safe place to live. This is thanks to the hard work of the Calgary Police Service and people who report crimes when they happen. Sometimes, people are too scared to go to the police, or are afraid of getting involved. This can be because the crime involves someone they know, or that they [...]