Resources and Links

At Immigrant Services Calgary, we are proud to work with our community to help newcomers make Canada their home.

We have compiled a list of links to useful resources in Calgary and Alberta to help support newcomers. Need more help? Contact us at 403-265-1120

  • Welcome to Alberta (Resources)
  • Immigrant Serving Agencies
  • Family Support
  • Government Agencies
  • Cultural and Ethno-Cultural Communities
  • ESL Support
  • Career and Work Links
  • Online Resources and Directories
  • Corporations who Support Diversity with ISC

Pre-arrival information

Below is a video produced by Citizenship and Immigration Canada to inform soon-to-be immigrants to Canada of the pre-arrival process.

Welcome to Alberta (Resources to help)

Below is a video produced by Citizenship and Immigration Canada to help newcomers settle when they first arrive in Canada.

Below are some additional links that will prove useful to new Canadians:

Calgary Police Service: The Calgary Police Service supports Calgarians and newcomers alike with a variety of initiatives within the community. From crime prevention to multiculturalism, they are helping to make Calgary a safe and accepting environment for everyone.

OMNI TV: Calgary's major multicultural and multilingual television station, OMNI TV provides news coverage and programming in over 20 languages to ethnocultural groups. Program is accessible on cable 4, or 5.

Live in Calgary: Learn more about life and resources in Calgary.

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC): As Canada's national housing agency, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) can provide you with information and tools to help you make informed housing decisions. Visit for your one-stop online source for housing-related information available in eight languages.

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