Tag: Resources

How do I use the Calgary Public Library?

The first branch of the Calgary Public Library (CPL) opened in 1912, making the CPL over 100 years old. It has come a long way since then. The CPL is constantly growing to allow Calgarians of all backgrounds to use its services. Being a member of the CPL gives you access to a huge number of books, [...]

What resources can help me before (and after) I arrive in Canada?

The Government of Canada strongly recommends that you access the resources meant to help you prepare for life in Canada. To find about how you can access these free resources, keep reading this guide.  What resources can help me before (and after) I arrive in Canada? What You Need To access these free, in-person and [...]

Coping with culture shock

Many people who travel or live overseas experience what is commonly referred to as “culture shock” when they first arrive in a new country. New sights, smells, sounds, people, and customs can be intimidating or even scary when all experienced at once - especially when they are very different from the country you grew up [...]

How do I use the Calgary Food Bank?

Food insecurity is a rising issue in Canada. The Calgary Food Bank was formed in order to address this. It is the largest, most accessible food bank in Calgary. If your family needs help getting enough food on the table, a food hamper from the Calgary Food Bank can help. Read on to find out [...]