One World Many Stories – Tickets Now On Sale

The Calgary Stampede isn’t the only celebration worth checking out this year! To celebrate its 30 years of service for immigrants and low-income Calgarians, the Calgary Immigrant Educational Society will be hosting an anniversary gala on October 30th, 2018 entitled One World Many Stories. This event will commemorate the Society’s three decades of history and […]

IELTS, TOEFL, CELPIP & CAEL: Which English test should you take?

Sooner or later, most English language learners need to take an official exam to show that their hard work has paid off. These English exams are many learners’ ticket to studying and working in Canada, and even to Canadian citizenship. Check out our list of the most popular English tests below, including what they are [...]

CIES teachers shine at the 2018 ATESL Conference

CIES made a great impression at the annual ATESL (Alberta Teachers of English as a Second Language) Conference on October 12 and 13, as a record 15 teachers hosted workshops at the event and Colyn De Graaff, CIES’ Manager of E-Learning and Communications, was installed as ATESL President. Teachers presented their workshops on a variety […]

How to find legal help in Calgary

Lawyers can be expensive. And while we all hope we’ll never need one (except to help with legal documents like your will or when purchasing a house), there may come a time in your life when you need to find affordable legal advice. Luckily, there are various organisations in Calgary that can provide this help, [...]

“Mental Health” is just “Health”: World #MentalHealthDay2018

Title image courtesy October 10 is World Mental Health Day. It is a time to check in with yourself, to be honest with yourself, and to ask yourself if there are things you need to do to take better care of your mental health. Mental illness is incredibly common in Canada: In any given [...]