Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC)

Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) provides free full-time and part-time English classes to help learners integrate in Canada.



Permanent Resident




Full-time Semesters – 46 weeks 

Semester #1: April 1, 2024 - July 5, 2024 

Semester #2: July 15, 2024 - November 8, 2024 

Semester #3: November 12, 2024 - March 17, 2025 

Part-time Semesters – 46 weeks 

Semester #1: April 1, 2024 - September 12, 2024 

Semester #2: September 16, 2024 - March 17, 2025 

Weekend Semester – 41 weeks

Semester #1: April 4, 2024 - March 29, 2025

Students can still join after a course has started. Register anytime.


TIES Forest Lawn: 1723 40 Street SE

TIES Whitehorn: 3820 32 Street NE

TIES Westwinds: #200 - 3675 63 Ave NE




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If you meet all the eligibility requirements, see how to register by clicking the Register Now button below.

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TIES is located on the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region, which includes the Blackfoot Confederacy comprising the Siksika, Piikani and Kanai First Nations, the Tsuut’ina First Nation, and the Stoney Nakoda including the Chiniki, Bearspaw and Wesley First Nations. The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.