EVENTS & WORKSHOPS

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VOLUNTEER-LED ESL (VESL)

AFTERNOON AND EVENING SESSIONS AVAILABLE

Come practise and develop your English skills in a small and fun group setting. Make friends with people from around the world.  Learn more about resources to help you with your settlement in Calgary.​

  • VESL is offered online via zoom

  • Afternoon and evening sessions are available depending on your level.

For more info contact ElaineMew at

403-539-5854. Click the link below to register.

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SPECIAL NEEDS ASSISTANCE FOR SENIORS (IN MANDARIN)

JULY 23, 27 & AUGUST 3, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Get updated information of Special

Needs Assistance program for  the 2021 benefit year.

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CANADIAN

CULTURE CLUB

VIRTUAL SPRING INTAKE

Connect with others who have moved to Canada and born Canadians to learn more about life in Canada and Calgary – so that your settlement journey is less of a challenge than it has to be.

 

Share your own experiences of moving to Canada and what you have learned about settling in Canada – all Virtually!

 

For more information and to register click below.

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RETURN TO

WORK IN ALBERTA

Ongoing

This program provides comprehensive and personalized services to EI recipients in Calgary and area for re-entry into the workforce. Clients may receive specialized technical training, childcare support and workers' benefits (WCB) while attending the program. Must currently be receiving Employment Insurance (EI) or have received regular EI payments in the previous 5 years. For more information or to register click below.

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MULTICULTURAL

PEER MENTORSHIP

Ongoing

A 4-month program that matches Mentors working as professionals in their industry in Canada with Mentees who are professionals striving to find employment in their fields. To register or for more information click below. 

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ENGLISH
CONVERSATION CLUB

WEDNESDAYS

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join CFN and presenter Barb Ferguson every Wednesday for our virtual  Conversation Club.  Practice English language skills and receive information about relevant settlement information and services.

For more information and to register click below.

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LEGAL AID ALBERTA

AND EMERGENCY PROTECTION ORDERS

JULY 28, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join CFN and presenters Tahira Karim (Lawyer, Legal Services Manager-Family) and Irene Oh (Calgary Lawyer, Provincial Court Duty Counsel for the EPO Program) from Legal Aid Alberta for an information session. Learn about programs and services offered by Legal Aid Alberta.

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SUCCEEDING IN

YOUR ONLINE JOB  SEARCH (SOS)

Ongoing

Are you an immigrant job seeker with low technology or computer skills? Do you have difficulty with English? Have you been experiencing distress due to the Covid-19 pandemic? Do you want to be able to successfully apply for online jobs?

 

CFN'S Succeeding in Online Job Search (SOS) offers one week of digital upskilling workshop using online job application platforms, one week of intensive one-on-one or group coaching and employer connection support.

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GOOD USE OF 

YOUR MONEY

Ongoing by Registration

Get the support you need and learn how you can reduce your debt and grow your savings. Improve your credit score and achieve financial goals.  Workshops are held on:

 

         

To register or for more information about this service click below.

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EVERY FRIDAY

JULY 9 -AUGUST 27, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Make new friends while you practice your English language skills. Learn about Canadian culture and community resources available to you.

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7 SACRED TEACHINGS SERIES

July 30, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

CFN's Indigenous Education Program invites you to a community dialogue on the 7 Sacred Teachings Series. Join us in discussing Love as a Foundation and Elder sharing by Adrian Wolfleg, Siksika First Nation, Blackfoot Confederacy.

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VOLUNTEER 

@CFN

Ongoing

Would you like to Volunteer with CFN? Come in for a Volunteer Orientation session to find our what best suits you. Included is a brief history of the Centre for Newcomers, volunteerism in Canada, volunteer roles at CFN and

how to look for volunteer positions in Calgary Join any session. No registration required. Please bring a copy of your resume. Please continue to check our website for upcoming schedule. For more information click below. 

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COMPUTER

LITERACY

Ongoing

Would you like to learn and practice computer skills? We offer free computer literacy classes at the Centre for Newcomers. Content includes an introduction to computers, keyboarding, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. These classes are open to all - refugees, immigrants and citizens of Canada. Classes are Saturdays, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon To attend or for more information click below.