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: You can vote for your top Settlement Agency in 3 easy steps: […]

Apply Now for the Salim M. Sindhu Memorial Scholarship

Are you a student with a passion for helping newcomers to Canada?  Consider applying to the Salim M. Sindhu Memorial Scholarship, which is now open for applications! Launched in memory of our founder, Salim M. Sindhu, this scholarship awards future leaders in the immigrant serving sector with funds for tuition. A new recipient is selected […]

Learning about dreamcatchers

Do you know what a dreamcatcher is? You may recognize this object because they have become very popular as craft items and decorations across North America in the last 40 years. You will often find them made out of all sorts of colourful or sparkly materials, with many feathers at the bottom, but they haven’t [...]