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Community and collaboration are at the heart of all that the CFN does each and everyday. With the Government of Alberta closing all schools and the City of Calgary declaring a state of emergency, CFN will do our part to protect the safety and health of our community, clients and staff.


The Centre for Newcomers will close it doors to the public as of March 16, but business as usual is still on-going; with full services being offered over the phone, online or through tele-conferencing. People can call us to book times for such appointments, email us or DM us on our social media sites. That said, all onsite workshops and events have been cancelled until further notice.


Despite the closure, we are still here for all those who need us and will continue to work with the City, the Province and the Federal government to ensure the safety of all Calgarians. For a translation of CFNs Closure Message in 15 languages click here to find yours. 


To stay informed on the evolving coronavirus situation, monitor these Alberta, Canadian and and international websites. 

For the latest updates in Arabic, Punjabi, Spanish and both Traditional & Simplified Chinese Click Here.


Use best practices to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. These include social distancing in your daily life, staying away from others if you are sick, and using good hygiene; including frequent hand-washing and avoiding touch your face. 



Call Health Link at 811 for advice if you, or a member of your family, is experiencing symptoms such as fever, cough, difficulty breathing and has travelled outside Canada, or were exposed to someone who has COVID-19. 

The City of Calgary has long been a tight knit community and we have proven time and again that we are strongest when faced with our most difficult challenges. Take care of yourselves and each other, and we will update you as these extraordinary circumstances evolve across our city, our country and our world. 

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