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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.

Calgary property company provides housing for Afghan refugees

Calgary property company provides housing for Afghan refugees

By Gil Tucker  || Global News || Posted October 5, 2021 5:59 pm || Updated October 5, 2021 6:00 pm Afghan refugees arriving in Calgary are getting a big boost settling

Afghan refugees grateful to settle into ‘bright future’ in Calgary

Afghan refugees grateful to settle into ‘bright future’ in Calgary

By Gil Tucker || Global News || Posted September 14, 2021 6:04 pm Thousands of Afghan refugees are on their way to a new life in Canada, with many of them

Calgary chosen as port of entry for Afghan refugees arriving in Canada from U.S.

Calgary chosen as port of entry for Afghan refugees arriving in Canada from U.S.

City will process about 5,000 within 3½ months, resettlement operation co-chair says Hannah Kost || CBC News || Posted: Sep 13, 2021 4:40 PM MT || Last Updated: September 13 Calgary has

Catholic Social Services starts resettling Afghan refugees in Edmonton and Calgary

Catholic Social Services starts resettling Afghan refugees in Edmonton and Calgary

By Kellen Taniguchi Alberta has welcomed its first group of Afghanistan refugees who were able to escape the Taliban and fly into Canada. Fariborz Birjandian, CEO of Calgary Catholic Social

Members of Calgary’s Afghan community to rally for more aid as organizations mobilize to help refugees

Members of Calgary’s Afghan community to rally for more aid as organizations mobilize to help refugees

By Chris Chacon As the crisis in Afghanistan continues to unfold, Edmonton and Calgary are now welcoming people who were able to escape the Taliban. This is the beginning, with thousands

Calgarians help Afghan refugees resettle

Calgarians help Afghan refugees resettle

Kevin Fleming || CTV News Calgary Video Journalist CALGARY – Calgary has become one of the main landing spots for Afghan refugees in Canada,and one Calgary non-profit agency in particular is

Calgary Catholic Immigration Society celebrates 40 years with event for newcomers and Afghan refugees

Calgary Catholic Immigration Society celebrates 40 years with event for newcomers and Afghan refugees

CCIS offers settlement and integration services for newcomers in Calgary and several other southern Alberta communities Author of the article: Stephanie Babych To celebrate 40 years of work supporting immigrants and

Edmonton agencies getting ready to resettle Afghan refugees

Edmonton agencies getting ready to resettle Afghan refugees

National settlement co-chair expects 40 people will arrive in the next 10 days Madeleine Cummings Local social agencies are preparing to welcome dozens of Afghan refugees to Edmonton over the

Up to 400 Afghan refugees expected in Calgary following fall of Kabul to Taliban

Up to 400 Afghan refugees expected in Calgary following fall of Kabul to Taliban

On Aug. 15, Kabul fell to the Taliban, leading thousands of Afghans trying to flee the country. Various organizations across Canada are getting prepared to welcome those who were able

Calgary Catholic Immigration Society provides a network of support for seniors

Calgary Catholic Immigration Society provides a network of support for seniors

The group provides free information sessions, workshops and social events for newcomers of all denominations

Mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic aimed at immunizing Calgary’s most vulnerable

Mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic aimed at immunizing Calgary’s most vulnerable

CALGARY -- A mobile immunization clinic is rolling through Calgary

Mobile vaccine clinic to target marginalized communities, says Siksika Health

Mobile vaccine clinic to target marginalized communities, says Siksika Health

SIKSIKA – The Siksika First Nation has launched a new mobile vaccination clinic to service Calgary’s and Siksika’s

Calgary’s Indigenous COVID-19 vaccine clinic hitting the streets with mobile outreach

Calgary’s Indigenous COVID-19 vaccine clinic hitting the streets with mobile outreach

pm Calgary’s Indigenous COVID-19 vaccine outreach clinic is far from finished coming up with ways to reach more of the area’s vulnerable population

Pop-up vaccination clinic launches downtown to support unhoused Calgarians

Pop-up vaccination clinic launches downtown to support unhoused Calgarians

Meeting vulnerable Calgarians where they are will save lives and slow the spread of COVID-19

LOCAL LEGENDS: Why this Calgary philanthropist cares so much about a good education

LOCAL LEGENDS: Why this Calgary philanthropist cares so much about a good education

Mike Shaikh came to Canada from Pakistan and built a might impressive list of accomplishments. But in the end he credits his education, which is why he tries to find

Indigenous-led immunization clinic expands reach to youth and vulnerable community members.

Indigenous-led immunization clinic expands reach to youth and vulnerable community members.

An Indigenous-led immunization clinic has expanded its efforts to include younger Indigenous people, newcomers, refugees and migrant workers following the success of its Phase 2 vaccinations

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