Basic Counselling Skills Course Wrap-Up

We’re excited to announce the completion of the first course in our new Learning Management System (LMS)—Basic Counselling Skills in a Cross-Cultural Context! Basic Counselling Skills is offered as a part of AAISA’s online Pre-Service Certification program, for Settlement practitioners in their first year of practice or those eager to start their career in the settlement sector.… Read More »

Calgary Catholic Immigration Society Turns 35

CCIS has been embracing and empowering immigrants and refugees for the past 35 years. If you missed the milestone celebration on Mar. 20 in Calgary, scroll through our Storify for a peek! [View the story “CCIS 35th Anniversary #thegirlinthephoto” on Storify]

New Study on Occupational Safety and Work Conditions for Immigrant Workers

Recent immigrants (those in Canada for less than 10 years) are over-represented in jobs and workplaces that are hazardous or harmful to their safety and well-being. Compared to Canadian-born workers, this group of workers is highly vulnerable to occupational injuries and illnesses. There is little research in the Alberta context on occupational safety and job conditions… Read More »