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Join Us at an Upcoming Event

Welcome to the CCIS Event Page – your gateway to a vibrant community where diverse cultures converge, and connections flourish. At the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society, we believe in fostering a sense of belonging and community spirit. Our events are designed to bring together newcomers, immigrants, refugees, and the broader Southern Alberta community, creating opportunities for meaningful interactions and cultural exchange.

Explore a calendar filled with engaging social and cultural events that go beyond the ordinary, providing a platform for newcomers to connect, share experiences, and build lasting relationships. Whether it’s a celebration of cultural diversity, informative workshops, or collaborative projects, our events reflect the rich tapestry of stories that make up our community.

Join us in celebrating the beauty of diversity and forging connections that transcend borders. The CCIS Event Page is not just about gatherings; it’s about creating a welcoming space where every individual is valued, every story is cherished, and every shared moment becomes a building block in the collective journey of our community. Come, be a part of the tapestry of togetherness that defines CCIS events – where unity is celebrated, friendships are formed, and memories are made.

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People Helped

First Filipino TFW Assembly successfully launched by CCIS’ TFW Program

First Filipino TFW Assembly successfully launched by CCIS’

More than a hundred participants took part in the whole day Alberta Filipino Temporary Foreign

CCIS Board Names Gordana Radan as Next Chief Executive Officer

CCIS Board Names Gordana Radan as Next Chief

CCIS’ Board Chair, Mike Shaikh, and Incoming CEO, Gordana Radan The Board of Directors of


Our Latest News Updates for You

Stay in the loop with our What’s New page, your go-to source for the latest developments, success stories, and impactful initiatives as we continue to empower newcomers and foster inclusivity in the heart of Calgary.

Explore the vibrant tapestry of our community’s journey toward new opportunities and shared accomplishments.


Learn About the People of CCIS

This is more than just a blog; it’s a platform dedicated to amplifying the voices and experiences of newcomers, immigrants, and refugees in Southern Alberta. Explore engaging content that delves into the challenges and triumphs of navigating a new home, with practical tips, success stories, and reflections that resonate with the rich tapestry of our community.

Join us on this journey of discovery, connection, and empowerment as we share narratives that inspire, inform, and celebrate the unique paths of those who call Southern Alberta their new home.

Misha’s Story

Misha’s Story

Watch the inspiring story of Ukrainian evacuee and CCIS client, Mykhailo (Misha) Poliak, who was

Rodas Massey: Serving Newcomers with Passion in Brooks

Rodas Massey: Serving Newcomers with Passion in Brooks

Meet Rodas Massey, the Team Lead and Mentorship & Employment Coordinator in the Brooks &



Welcome to the vibrant world of CCIS on Instagram! Follow us for inspiring stories, community highlights, and snapshots of the incredible journeys of newcomers. Join us on this visual adventure as we share the warmth, resilience, and diversity that define the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society.


Make A Direct Impact on Your Community by Donating to CCIS (Calgary Catholic Immigration Society).

We acknowledge all donors who contribute so generously to CCIS. Your contribution honours the courage and resiliency of Alberta’s newest residents.

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