News

Every newcomer youth has a story about starting a new life in Canada. Tell your story through film, dance, music or writing! We are looking for immigration stories that match our theme of 'A Colourful Life: Diversity in Canada'. Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC) is giving away two $500 scholarships to youth who are willing to share their stories at the Tale from Around the Globe Community Fair on March 17, 2018. The contest is open to everyone between the ages of 12 and 20. 

Jabina Ahmed is Immigrant Services Calgary’s Volunteer of the Month.

Intisar Ghazala is Immigrant Services Calgary’s Volunteer of the Month.

Intisar is a one of ISC’s champion volunteers. She joined our Volunteer Program at the end of 2016 and through steady participation in various programs and activities, contributed over 160 hours so far.

Nominations for the 22nd Annual Immigrants of Distinction Awards are closed

Networking event with the Calgary Airport Authority

1 Week Left For Nominations!

The nominations deadline for the 22nd Annual Immigrants of Distinction Awards (IDA) is Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 11:59pm. Nominate someone today!

Family Violence Prevention Month started in 1986 as a local initiative in the town of Hinton where four remarkable Albertans formed The Hinton Society for the Prevention of Family Violence and launched Alberta’s very first family violence education and prevention campaign

Sandy Wu is Immigrant Services Calgary’s Volunteer of the Month

Sandy joined ISC’s Volunteer Program in February 2016 and has since contributed over 160 hours. Sandy has been a dedicated volunteer tutor at different homework clubs facilitated by ISC, but was happy to step in and support also activities such as Summer Connections Program, Club Kismet or Cooking with Friends. This is Sandy’s story:

Sabah joined ISC’s Volunteer Program in the fall of 2014 and contributed over 200 hours since then. Just this year she volunteered over 70 hours facilitating MS Office workshops that helped ISC’s clients to improve their computer skills, providing office support to different ISC programs or translating different documents from Urdu into English. Here is her story:

Born and raised in the cosmopolitan city of Karachi, Pakistan, I moved to Canada in 2014, I fell in love with Calgary the moment I arrived here, and knew that this was going to be home for me.

Nominations for the 2018 annual Immigrants of Distinction Awards (IDA) are officially open and will be accepted until 11:59 pm on November 30th.