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Calgary Catholic Immigration Society provides a network of support for seniors

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The group provides free information sessions, workshops and social events for newcomers of all denominationsAuthor of the article:Nadia Moharib  •  Postmedia Content Works Whether they immigrated to Canada and are living the ...
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Mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinic aimed at immunizing Calgary's most vulnerable

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Teri FikowskiCTV News Calgary Video Journalist@TeriFikowski  ContactPublished Tuesday, June 8, 2021 12:53PM MDTLast Updated Tuesday, June 8, 2021 7:04PM MDT CALGARY -- A mobile immunization clinic is rolling through Calgary with the go...
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Mobile vaccine clinic to target marginalized communities, says Siksika Health

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BY KAYLA BUTLER AND STEFANIE LASUIKPosted Jun 8, 2021 12:55 pm MDTLast Updated Jun 8, 2021 at 8:16 pm MDT SIKSIKA – The Siksika First Nation has launched a new mobile vaccination clinic to service Calgary’s and Siksika’s marginali...
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Calgary’s Indigenous COVID-19 vaccine clinic hitting the streets with mobile outreach

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 By Heide Pearson  Global NewsPosted June 8, 2021 3:05 pm Calgary’s Indigenous COVID-19 vaccine outreach clinic is far from finished coming up with ways to reach more of the area’s vulnerable population — with the l...
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Pop-up vaccination clinic launches downtown to support unhoused Calgarians

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Alanna SmithPublishing date:May 29, 2021  •  1 day ago  •  3 minute read   Meeting vulnerable Calgarians where they are will save lives and slow the spread of COVID-19, says a group of commu...
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LOCAL LEGENDS: Why this Calgary philanthropist cares so much about a good education

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   Mike Shaikh came to Canada from Pakistan and built a might impressive list of accomplishments. But in the end he credits his education, which is why he tries to find new ways to support others whenever possible. Source: ht...
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Indigenous-led immunization clinic expands reach to youth and vulnerable community members

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 An Indigenous-led immunization clinic has expanded its efforts to include younger Indigenous people, newcomers, refugees and migrant workers following the success of its Phase 2 vaccinationsAuthor of the article:Alanna SmithPublishing date:May ...
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History professor Glen Ryland lends a helping hand around Calgary

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As a history professor at Mount Royal University, Glen Ryland teaches students about the world around them. But it’s his connections with students that have led to his engagement with a variety of communities in and around Calgary.Ryland is a German ...
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Calgary Catholic Immigration Society connects former refugees with COVID-19 vaccines

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 The Calgary Catholic Immigration Society, which helps settle refugees in and around the city, has amassed a database of 6,000 people it has assisted over the years. Now, CCIS and its allies are going through the list, making calls to talk about...
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Alberta will vaccinate 2,000 employees at Cargill meat packing plant

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 Alberta intends to offer vaccines to about 2,000 meat-packing employees at their worksite this month as part of an effort to target citizens most at risk of contracting the coronavirus and who might otherwise struggle to access or accept shots....
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