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Help protect  immigrant seniors from cybercrime

Help protect immigrant seniors from cybercrime

Support CIWA’s fundraising campaign to help protect immigrant women ages 50+ from cybercrime. For the month of July, help us raise $5,000 through Government of Alberta’s Crowdfunding platform.  The pandemic has revealed the value of emerging technologies and...

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CIWA’s 2022-2023 Board Slate

CIWA’s 2022-2023 Board Slate

We are pleased to introduce CIWA's Board Slate for 2022-2023: Shairoze Damji Tony DiMaio Jess Hadley Jung Lee  Monah Gichuyia  Vered Levant KayLynn Litton Ifeoma Ngwudike Sandy O’Connor Jeni Piepgrass Dana Saric Ranju Shergill To learn more about each Board Director,...

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Join us in welcoming our new CEO!

Join us in welcoming our new CEO!

CIWA’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Paula Calderon to the role of CEO of CIWA. As Board Chair, I would like to thank my fellow Board members for their time and expertise in the recruitment process. Paula comes to us with extensive...

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Download CIWA Health and Wellness App

Download CIWA Health and Wellness App

CIWA Health and Wellness app offers free Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy courses to help improve your mood and sleep!“I have seen noticeable changes and improvement in my life, and I am grateful for the opportunity to be part of the project…”; “I strongly...

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Take part of CIWA’s #IWD2022 initiatives

Take part of CIWA’s #IWD2022 initiatives

This International Women's Day, we celebrate the successes of our clients - immigrant women, who have made great strides to reestablish themselves and their families in a new country. We also acknowledge that settlement hasn't been easy for many women in the past two...

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Find out how you can help Ukraine.

Find out how you can help Ukraine.

CIWA has mobilized the following efforts to support Ukrainian families as they arrive in Calgary: CIWA's services for Ukrainian families include: Rental subsidies for three months in the amount of $500/month for 10 Ukrainian families (total of $15K) either in Edmonton...

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Click here and file your taxes today!

Click here and file your taxes today!

Free Tax Filing Services - Virtual and In-person To download the poster, click here.  By appointment only:Monday to Friday - 9:00 am - 4:30 pmSaturdays - 9:00 am - 4:30 pm(March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30) Provided in different languages: Amharic Arabi...

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Click here to apply!

Click here to apply!

CIWA invites immigrant women ages 18+ years to the inauguration of Siebens Jeam International Women’s Day Scholarship. The scholarship provides financial support to hard working immigrant women who pursue their educational goals in Canada. Two scholarships of $1500...

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We want to hear from the South Asian community!

We want to hear from the South Asian community!

We want to hear from the South Asian community! Join the discussion about beliefs, practices and attitudes that contribute to gender inequalities and violence against immigrant women. Participants will receive an honorarium.  Community Engagement Session March 10,...

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