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Rural renewal program Calgary Eyeopener February 25, 2019    06:42 The United Conservative Party says it wants to provide incentives to bring more new Canadians to small towns. We ask Fariborz Birjandian of the Calgary Catholic Immigra...
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Christmas Fund: Refugees escaping horrific trauma find hope in Calgary Catholic Immigration Society

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VALERIE FORTNEY Updated: December 12, 2018 Less than a year after arriving in Calgary, Shahla Murad and Hasan Kheder are not only prepared for another Canadian winter but are also filled with excited anticipation — for one very special reason. “Our b...
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Newcomers to Calgary learn ins and outs of Canadian IT job market

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1st class from Calgary Catholic Immigration Society's Technology Bridging program graduated Friday CBC News · Posted: Jul 13, 2018 6:18 PM MT | Last Updated: July 13 In her home country of the United Arab Emirates, Nidaa Aljebur was a compu...
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More immigrants choosing western provinces: Census

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More immigrants choosing western provinces: Census Cheaper real estate and growing ethnic communities drawing settlers away from Toronto, Vancouver By:   Brodie Thomas   Metro   Published on  Wed Oct 25 2017 Calgary and other west...
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Transition to Employment Services for Newcomer Professionals (TESNP)

Transition to Employment Services for Newcomer Professionals (TESNP)
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A specialized program to help newcomer Engineers, Technologists and Technicians re-enter the labour market in alternative or emerging sectors . WHAT YOU WILL LEARN Identify sectors and employers that require your expertise Recognize and market your t...
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CARF Accreditation

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Rocky View Immigrant Services and London Drugs Airdrie Partner to Support New Canadian Families in the Region

Rocky View Immigrant Services and London Drugs Airdrie Partner to Support New Canadian Families in the Region
Airdrie, Alberta – Canadian retailer, London Drugs , today launched #Welcoming150 , a special program and donation drive that will support 150 new Canadian families across Western Canada who left their country of origin sometimes due to unsafe circum...
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'Appalling' shortage of immigration appeal judges means long delays for justice, Calgary lawyers warn

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'Appalling' shortage of immigration appeal judges means long delays for justice, Calgary lawyers warn Vacancies on Western Canada's immigration appeal tribunal expected to cause backlogs By Jennifer Lee, CBC News Posted: Jun 07, 2017 7:54 PM MT ...
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Video: Calgary gas-and-dash victim described as ‘mom who sacrificed her life’ at Mother’s Day service

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    Watch on CCISTv:  https://youtu.be/VZMC4CJkq_0 WATCH: A tearful memorial service was held on Sunday for a Calgary woman killed in a fatal gas-and-dash two years ago. As Carolyn Kury de Castillo reports, Maryam Rashidi’s mother expr...
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Calgary gas-and-dash victim described as ‘mom who sacrificed her life’ at Mother’s Day service

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Carolyn Kurydecastillo May 14, 2017 04:26 pm   Dozens of mourners gathered at Rocky View Garden of Peace cemetery on Sunday morning to celebrate the life of Maryam Rashidi. Rashidi was killed in June of 2015 when she tried to stop a man from dri...
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Calgary to welcome 200 Yazidi refugees by end of year

Calgary to welcome 200 Yazidi refugees by end of year
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U.N. report says ISIS seeking to destroy small religious minority community CBC News  Posted: Mar 22, 2017 1:02 PM MT Last Updated: Mar 22, 2017 1:06 PM MT Dozens of Yazidi refugees are starting to settle into life in Calgary.  They're...
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Agencies push back against Coulter's attacks on Calgary's Syrian refugees

Agencies push back against Coulter's attacks on Calgary's Syrian refugees
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BILL KAUFMANN More from Bill Kaufmann Published on: March 22, 2017 | Last Updated: March 22, 2017 6:13 AM MDT   Comments from a notorious American political commentator that Syrian refugees are ballooning Calgary’s poverty rate were deflated by ...
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Fortney: 'The Girl in the Photo' speaks out for refugees, war's innocent victims

Fortney: 'The Girl in the Photo' speaks out for refugees, war's innocent victims
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VALERIE FORTNEY, CALGARY HERALD More from Valerie Fortney, Calgary Herald Published on: March 21, 2017 | Last Updated: March 21, 2017 7:54 AM MDT   For much of the past 25 years she’s called Canada home, Kim Phuc has become accustomed to being s...
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Kim Phuc, the 'Napalm Girl' from the Pulitzer Prize-winning photo, comes to Calgary to speak on refugees, immigrants

Kim Phuc, the 'Napalm Girl' from the Pulitzer Prize-winning photo, comes to Calgary to speak on refugees, immigrants
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FIRST POSTED: MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017 08:09 PM MDT | UPDATED: MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017 08:27 PM MDT She was known as the “Napalm Girl,” a nine-year-old victim of a deadly chemical attack whose image shocked the world — and has served as an enduring symb...
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Woman in famous Vietnam War photo visits Calgary as ambassador of peace

Woman in famous Vietnam War photo visits Calgary as ambassador of peace
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Cynthia Roebuck ,  Anchor/Reporter @CTVCRoebuck Published Monday, March 20, 2017 4:30PM MDT  Last Updated Monday, March 20, 2017 7:19PM MDT Kim Phuc Phan Thi is in Calgary for the 35 th  anniversary of the Calgary Catholic Immigration ...
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Trump's immigration plans may be Canada’s gain

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US Leadership on refugee relief will be missed: Calgary Catholic Immigration Society Many Syrian refugees who landed in Calgary have started their own businesses already. Pictured clockwise from top left are Mery Makhoul and Antoine Rayan owners of A...
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