A devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck south-eastern Türkiye near the border with Syria. Here is how you can help the survivors.Read more
Our President and CEO, Dr. Sally Zhao, was presented recently with the Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee Medal (Alberta) as an outstanding citizen working in service to the community.Read more
TIES is devastated to announce the sudden passing of Dr. Cesar Suva, Vice President, Research & Program Development, but more importantly, the passing of our amazing friend, partner, ally, and kuya.Read more
The Immigrant Education Society (TIES) proudly honoured ten outstanding Albertans with the Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee Medal (Alberta) at a ceremony in Calgary on January 24th, 2023.Read more
On December 5th, 2022, TIES was presented with the Social Innovator Award for the Prairies region for the 2022 Canada Volunteer Awards!Read more
The Immigrant Education Society (TIES) would like to gratefully acknowledge the whole team at Colliers’ Calgary office for their very generous gift of 130+ toys for the children in the Care for Newcomer Children (CNC) Program at TIES.Read more
For the second year in a row, SERVUS Credit Union has generously donated to TIES to help the organization amplify its work in the community promoting multiculturalism. This year the funds will be going to support the Society’s upcoming Multicultural Sports Festival on June 27th, 2023.Read more
The RBC Future Launch Scholarship for Indigenous Youth awards 20 scholarships annually, valued at up to $10,000 each per year (for up to 4 years), to students who self-identify as Status Indian (as defined in Section 2(1) of the Indian Act), Non-Status Indian, Inuit or Métis, and who demonstrate strong academic performance and community involvement.Read more
At the end of September, the YYC Next group in the CGI Calgary office organized the first-ever Screw-Up Night!Read more
Newcomers face enough hardship when immigrating to a new country and on top of that, having qualifications go unrecognized is a huge barrier to allowing newcomers to build a life.Read more
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The Immigrant Education Society (TIES) is located on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot and the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta, which includes the Siksika, the Piikuni, the Kainai, the Tsuut’ina and the Stoney Nakoda First Nations, including Chiniki, Bearspaw, and Wesley First Nation. The City of Calgary is also home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.