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United Way Fundraiser 2019

November is United Way Fundraiser Month at TIES, and this year’s campaign was a huge success! This year, we raised a total of $1764.94 for United Way of Calgary and Area. Staff, students, and volunteers took part in an exciting schedule of fundraising events at all three of our locations, including: Candygrams Guess Candy and […]

Fill This Basket 2019

It’s that time of year again! This holiday season, we invite you to contribute to our Fill This Basket campaign, which brings joy into the lives of newcomer children by providing them with a special gift basket. Moving to another country can be a traumatic experience, especially for children. Imagine coping with the stresses related […]

Congratulations, LINC CLB-4 Graduates!

This semester, we celebrated our LINC CLB-4 students by taking grad photos. Last week, another LINC full-time semester drew to a close. The students worked very hard this fall, and many of them successfully passed their assessments! Our LINC program offers in-class learning up to Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 4. Students who passed their CLB […]

Newcomer Community Cookbook Launch 2019

On November 19, 2019, the second instalment of our Newcomer Community Cookbook was launched at the Alex Community Food Centre in Calgary. The special screening event showcased 9 brand new Newcomer Community Cookbook videos. The videos feature TIES students, staff and volunteers sharing traditional recipes from around the world! Attendees at the launch were the […]