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1.    CLB (Canadian Language Benchmarks) are the national standard used to describe, measure, and recognize adult English as a Second Language (ESL) ability in Canada.

2.  LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) program is for adult immigrants and refugees (18 years of age or older) who need to develop necessary language and life skills to actively function in the Canadian society. 

3.  LINC Literacy Program is for adult immigrants and refugees (18 years of age or older) who have never been to school or have gone to school sporadically and have insufficient exposure to the classroom environment and learning strategies.

4.  Care for Newcomer Children Program The LINC childcare program at the Centre for newcomers is dedicated to professional excellence focussing on early childhood education.


Office Hours

Monday to Friday

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

We are closed on Statutory holidays and long weekends



1010, 999 - 36 Street NE

Calgary, AB T2A 7X6

(located inside the T & T Pacific Place Mall. -  Please use the northeast entrance off of 36 st, 12 Ave NE. No access from 33 st NE.



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Phone: 403.569.3325