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  • Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) Most Wanted

    Did you know that Alberta has one of the highest rates of income inequality in Canada, when comparing the wages of men to women? On average in Alberta, women will earn about 40% less than men. It has been suggested that this income inequality is based in part on Alberta’s industrial economy (oil and gas, agriculture, etc.) which tends to hire more men than women,…

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  • CIES Staff Appreciation and AGM 2017

    CIES celebrated its Staff Appreciation and Annual General Meeting on Monday, June 19, 2017. While the AGM was previously held at Fort Calgary, this year CIES opted to host the community at its northeast Welcome Centre location. HR Manager Eva Su and a team of staff volunteers beautifully decorated the assembly room and provided a gorgeous buffet of food, including fruit and cheese skewers, samosas…

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  • Innovative Programs continue at CIES with the help of Calgary Learns

    CIES is very excited to announce the funding of two of the newest programs at our schools, Computer Access for Literacy Learners (CALL) and the Reading Room, both made possible by the generous support of Calgary Learns. Computer Access for Literacy Learners (CALL)              Computer Access for Literacy Learners is designed to provide essential computer literacy skills to literacy-level, economically disadvantaged,…

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  • #Welcoming150 Campaign Supporting Refugee Families in Calgary

    London Drugs Celebrates Canada 150 By Supporting 150 New Canadian Families Canadian retailer London Drugs has launched #Welcoming150, a special program and donation drive that will support 150 new Canadian families across Western Canada who left their country of origin, sometimes due to unsafe circumstances. As part of celebrating Canada 150, the program will support families identified as still-in-need by participating agencies. People can now visit any…

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