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Immigrants of Distinction Awards 2017

The 2017 Immigrants of Distinction Awards

The finalists in the 2017 Immigrant Services Calgary Immigrants of Distinction awards have been announced! This annual event, which celebrates the immeasurable talents and contributions made by Canadian newcomers, is being held on March 10, 2017 here in Calgary. This year’s ceremony will also mark two other notable events – the 40th Anniversary of Immigrant […]

Chinese New Year

Community Food: Chinese New Year

Welcome to Community Food! Join us as we celebrate the holidays and life events that have brought so many of our students, teachers and friends in the community together, shaping our identities through food, tradition and celebration. For each of the major holidays observed in our community, we will feature one of our students or […]

Multicultural Hockey Night

CIES is invited to…Multicultural Hockey Night!

Have you ever experienced Canada’s favourite pastime (and its national winter sport) in person? If not, here’s your chance! The Calgary Immigrant Educational Society has been invited to Multicultural Hockey Night at the Saddledome featuring the Calgary Hitmen. Rather than pay $35 or even up to $110 for a single ticket, we have been able […]

Empowering Syrian Refugees

January is Empowering Syrian Refugees (ESR) month

January is Empowering Syrian Refugees (ESR) month. What is the Empowering Syrian Refugees project? Arriving in a new country as a refugee can be an overwhelming experience. Not only have you left your previous life behind, including many friends and family, your home and work, but you are likely to arrive in a country with […]