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Sector Events

Building Access & Equity for Newcomers with In/Visible Disabilities

This seven-module, self-directed course, brought to you by OCASI,  aims to support im/migrant and refugee serving and disability sector practitioners across Canada working with im/migrant and refugee communities to better understand the barriers and challenges im/migrants and refugees with in/visible disabilities experience, and to work towards creating welcoming, inclusive and accessible spaces for these service users.

When: May 28 – July 8, 2022
Where: Online
Cost: Free
Registration deadline: May 20, 2022
Register: Link

CIWA: Immigrant Women’s Business Circles Project

This program equips immigrant women with the necessary tools to start, manage, and grow a business. Participants will undergo business development training that includes creating business plans, learning to navigate systems, developing partnerships, and accessing financing. Eligible to permanent residents or Canadian citizens, who are residing in Alberta (especially Calgary, Edmonton, Red Deer, and Lethbridge), seeking to develop a business, with CLB 4.

Contact Myleen Sacro at (403) 263-4414, ext. 134 or

PIA: Projet entre elles

Vous êtes une femme et désirez parler librement de ce que vous ressentez et partager votre expérience de vie avec d’autres femmes dans un climat de confiance et de tranquillité? “Entre elles” est un groupe de soutien mutuel pour le mieux-être des femmes francophones de Calgary et ses environs.

Prochaine rencontre: le jeudi 05 mai à 13h00

Settlement Services in the Bow Valley- Rights, Responsibilities, and Rules for Permanent of Canada

Rights, Responsibilities, and Rules for Permanent of Canada

When: Thursday, May 5, 2022 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Register here:

*Presented through Zoom on-line*

You can learn about your rights and responsibilities as a PR, rules in Canada, important things to know about your PR card, how to keep your PR status, community and government resources, and more! Your questions answered! Email: or call: 403-762-1144