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How to Support Afghan Refugees in Calgary

This is a critical time to support Afghan refugees. How can you help? As of August 15, 2021, the Taliban have regained control of Afghanistan, putting the safety and security of millions of people at risk. Women and children are facing an oppressive regime which threatens their rights and education. Thousands are desperately trying to [...]

TIES Joins Gateway

TIES is proud to be a Gateway Partner! Gateway is a new collaboration between community organizations designed to help immigrants and refugees to Alberta navigate their new home successfully. Immigrants arriving in Alberta often find themselves navigating a confusing web of services, attending unnecessary appointments, and enduring the frustration of repeating their story to different […]

[POSTPONED] TIES2U Festival 2021

UPDATE: August 25, 2021 The Immigrant Education Society (TIES) is regretful to announce that our 2021 TIES2U Multicultural Festival planned for Friday, September 17th, will be postponed this year to a later date. Recognizing the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the Calgary area, 2,422 active cases as of August 24th, it is prudent that [...]

Winners of the 2021 TIES Founder’s Scholarship

This year, TIES is pleased to sponsor two $1,000 scholarships to financially assist two university students pursuing education or training in a field which will empower them to support newcomers to Canada. The 2021 TIES Founder’s Scholarships are proudly awarded to Hanson Feng and Thomas Tri.  Each applicant was asked to write an essay describing […]

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