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CIES Spring Employment Fair 2019

On Thursday, April 18, 2019, CIES held its Spring Employment Fair – and wow did it take off! Within the first hour, several hundred people had walked through the doors at the Genesis Centre to enter the event. We are thrilled that we could help connect talented newcomers with employers seeking their skills. A special thanks again to our […]

Voting in Canada

Every Canadian citizen has the right to vote in provincial and federal elections. The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, part of Canada’s constitution, lists voting as one of our democratic rights. Voting ensures that the voices of all citizens are heard, and that all Canadians are represented by their government. Here are 3 types [...]

Thanking our Volunteers

CIES would not be able to offer any of our programs without the amazing help we receive from our volunteers! At any given time, there are more than 50 volunteers working with CIES in a number of roles, whether they’re teaching Drop-In ESL classes, writing articles for our settlement Guides, helping clients at Reception, or […]

Vote for CIES in the RBC Canadian Immigrant Awards!

The Calgary Immigrant Educational Society is so pleased to announce that we’ve been nominated in the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards for top Settlement Agency! We would be honoured if you showed your support by voting for CIES at this link: https://canadianimmigrant.ca/canadas-top-25-immigrants/settlement-agency-award/ You can vote for your top Settlement Agency in 3 easy steps: […]