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Index DEDICATION TO LOUELLA MAY CHANNELL ............................................................................. 1 INTRODUCTION.............................................................................................................................. 2 CROSS CULTURAL CONNECTIONS – UPDATE FORM ............................................................. 3 IMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERS TO REMEMBER ............................................................. 4 ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES ..................................................................................................... 5 HEALTHY DIVERSE POPULATIONS ................................................................................ 5 HEALTH LINK ALBERTA.................................................................................................... 5 CALGARY COMMUNITIES AGAINST SEXUAL ABUSE ................................................... 5 CITY OF CALGARY PARTNERS ................................................................................................... 6 TELUS SPARK SCIENCE CENTRE CALGARY ................................................................ 6 CALGARY ZOO – Botanical Garden and Prehistoric Park ................................................. 6 FORT CALGARY NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK ........................................................... 6 HERITAGE PARK HISTORICAL VILLAGE ........................................................................ 7 TALISMAN CENTRE .......................................................................................................... 7 COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS ...................................................................................................... 8 CONSULATES .............................................................................................................................. 14 INTERPRETERS AND TRANSLATORS ...................................................................................... 19 CULTURALLY DIVERSE MEDIA (Newspapers, Radio, TV) ...................................................... 25 CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS .................................................................................................... 38 ABORIGINAL .................................................................................................................... 38 AFRICAN .......................................................................................................................... 46 ARAB................................................................................................................................. 53 AUSTRIAN ........................................................................................................................ 53 BELIZE .............................................................................................................................. 54 BRAZIL .............................................................................................................................. 54 BRITISH ............................................................................................................................ 54 BRUNEIAN ........................................................................................................................ 55 BULGARIA ........................................................................................................................ 55 BURMESE (MYANMAR)................................................................................................... 56 CAMBODIAN_(KHMER) ................................................................................................... 56 CARIBBEAN ..................................................................................................................... 56 CHINESE .......................................................................................................................... 59

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CROATIAN ........................................................................................................................ 65 CZECH .............................................................................................................................. 66 DANISH ............................................................................................................................. 67 DUTCH .............................................................................................................................. 67 EAST INDIAN .................................................................................................................... 67 EGYPTIAN ........................................................................................................................ 72 FIJIAN ............................................................................................................................... 72 FILIPINO (also under “Philippines”) .................................................................................. 72 FINNISH ............................................................................................................................ 73 FRENCH ........................................................................................................................... 73 GERMAN .......................................................................................................................... 78 GREEK .............................................................................................................................. 79 GUINEA ............................................................................................................................ 80 HAITI ................................................................................................................................. 80 HUNGARIAN ..................................................................................................................... 81 ICELAND ........................................................................................................................... 82 IRANIAN ............................................................................................................................ 83 IRISH ................................................................................................................................. 83 ISMAILI.............................................................................................................................. 83 ITALIAN ............................................................................................................................. 84 IVORY COAST .................................................................................................................. 85 JAPANESE ....................................................................................................................... 85 JEWISH ............................................................................................................................. 86 KHMER (Cambodian) ....................................................................................................... 89 KOREAN ........................................................................................................................... 89 LAOTIAN ........................................................................................................................... 90 LATIN AMERICAN ............................................................................................................ 90 LEBANESE ....................................................................................................................... 92 LITHUANIAN ..................................................................................................................... 93 LUXEMBOURG AND MADAGASCAR ............................................................................. 93 MADAGASCAR AND LUXEMBOURG ............................................................................. 93 MALAYSIAN ...................................................................................................................... 94 MALI .................................................................................................................................. 94 MUSLIM ............................................................................................................................ 94 NORWEGIAN .................................................................................................................... 96 PAKISTANI ....................................................................................................................... 97 PHILIPPINES (also under “Filipino”) ................................................................................. 98 POLISH ............................................................................................................................. 99

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PORTUGUESE ............................................................................................................... 101 ROMANIAN ..................................................................................................................... 102 RUSSIAN ........................................................................................................................ 102 SCANDINAVIAN ............................................................................................................. 102 SCOTTISH ...................................................................................................................... 104 SERBIAN ........................................................................................................................ 106 SINGAPOREAN .............................................................................................................. 106 SLOVAKIAN .................................................................................................................... 107 SLOVENIAN .................................................................................................................... 107 SOUTH AMERICAN ........................................................................................................ 107 SOUTH EAST ASIA ........................................................................................................ 108 SPANISH ........................................................................................................................ 110 SRI LANKAN ................................................................................................................... 111 SWEDISH ....................................................................................................................... 111 SWISS ............................................................................................................................. 112 TAIWAN .......................................................................................................................... 113 THAILAND ...................................................................................................................... 114 TIBETAN ......................................................................................................................... 114 TURKISH ........................................................................................................................ 115 UKRAINIAN ..................................................................................................................... 115 VIETNAMESE ................................................................................................................. 118 WALES ............................................................................................................................ 119 ART ORGANIZATIONS............................................................................................................... 119 FESTIVALS AND EVENTS ......................................................................................................... 122 FACILITY RENTAL OPPORTUNITIES ....................................................................................... 129 GRANTS & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES .................................................................................. 131 HERITAGE LANGUAGE SCHOOLS INDEX .............................................................................. 133 INTERCULTURAL UMBRELLA ORGANIZATIONS .................................................................. 138 INTERFAITH ORGANIZATIONS ................................................................................................ 149 BUDDHISM ..................................................................................................................... 149 CHRISTIANITY ............................................................................................................... 150 EAST INDIA .................................................................................................................... 155 HINDUISM ...................................................................................................................... 156 ISLAM.............................................................................................................................. 156 JUDAISM ........................................................................................................................ 157 SIKHISM ......................................................................................................................... 159

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SENIORS’ GROUPS ................................................................................................................... 160 SERVICES FOR NEW CANADIANS .......................................................................................... 165 YOUTH GROUPS ........................................................................................................................ 175

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DEDICATION TO LOUELLA MAY CHANNELL The City of Calgary Recreation, Culture Division, dedicates the ―Cross Cultural Connections Directory‖ as a tribute to the late Louella May Channell, who passed away in January of 1994. Louella had a passion for the arts. In the early 1960‘s, she became a recreation coordinator in the town of Montgomery, a separate municipality before its annexation in 1963 by the City of Calgary. In the 1970‘s, due to her persuasion, the management of City of Calgary Parks & recreation established a Cultural Resource Centre to help Calgary artists and performers. Luoella kept developing the Cultural Resource Centre for over twenty years and dedicated her life to promoting the arts to culturally diverse communities in Calgary. Calgary Parks & Recreation, Cultural Resource Centre changed its name several years ago and is now City of Calgary Recreation, Culture Division. Thanks to Louella , the humble Cultural Resource Centre from the 1970‘s became one of the most significant arts supporting organizations with professional staff, and serving diverse Calgary populations with special attention to artists of all disciplines.

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INTRODUCTION Welcome to the 2014 Edition of the Cross Cultural Connections Directory! The Culture Division, Recreation, City of Calgary values diversity best practices. We believe that the expression of this individuality through the arts, culture and recreation are vital to an active lifestyle. By making this online edition of the Cross Cultural Connections Directory available, we hope to continue encouraging communication and partnerships between culturally diverse organizations and communities in Calgary. By sharing ideas, resources, talents, traditions and languages with one another, we foster true understanding and harmony. This publication is an established guide to numerous culturally diverse organizations in Calgary and to a wide range of mainstream organizations and services of interest to these groups. All groups represented in this listing have authorized their participation in this publication. Every effort has been made to include as many of Calgary's cross-cultural groups as possible; however, if you belong to a not-for-profit group not represented here, please complete the information form attached and mail, fax or e-mail it to our office. The Culture Division presents the ever growing Cross Cultural Connections Directory listing and its contents in good faith, but provides no guarantee, nor accepts any liability arising from any incorrect, incomplete, or misleading information, or from its improper use.

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CROSS CULTURAL CONNECTIONS – UPDATE FORM INFORMATION UPDATE FORM

(No charge for Listings)

Organizations to be included must be not-for-profit with a cultural, health, social, and/or recreational mandate. If your organization fulfills these requirements, please fill in the following form as completely as possible and return to the address listed below. If your organization does not have an office space, please provide us with alternative information that can be used by the public. Please inform other organizations about this opportunity. Organization Information: Full Name: Mailing Address: Telephone Number:

E-mail Address:

Fax Number:

Web page Address:

Contact Person(s):

Brief description of what your organization does:

Please check any of the following that apply: □ Interpreters □ Literary Arts □ Translators □ Media Arts (specify language(s) □ Performing Arts □ Media □ Visual Arts (i.e. Newsletters, □ Radio Shows Television Programs, etc.) □ Community Phone Directory

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Social □ Aboriginal Group Religious □ Youth Group Educational □ Seniors Support Groups Hall Rental Services for People with Disabilities Other

Comments, suggestions, or recommendations welcome:

Please E-MAIL, MAIL, or FAX the completed form to: Slawa Gruszczynska Cultural Diversity Coordinator Culture Division, Recreation City of Calgary E. culturaldiversity@calgary.ca

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P.O. Box 2100, Stn. M, #63 Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M5 T. 403.476.4305 F. 403.476.4301


IMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERS TO REMEMBER 3-1-1 Information for all City of Calgary Services, or visit the website www.calgary.ca 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for these 4 services. Language Line has over 140 languages available for non English speaking citizens.

2-1-1 To find information on community and social services in Calgary 24 hours a day, 7 days a week service, website: www.211calgary.ca

4-1-1 Provide access to telephone directory listing across Canada 9-1-1 is an emergency number for Medical, Fire and Police emergencies. *DISTRESS CENTRE CALGARY #300, 1010 – 8 Avenue SW 24 Hour Crisis Line: 266-HELP or 4357 Calgary, Alberta T2J 1P2 T: 403-266-1601 (Administration ) E-mail: info@distresscentre.com F: 403-262-2512 Website: www.distresscentre.com The Distress Centre ensures everyone has a place to turn in time of crisis, by providing 24 hour support, counselling and referrals, free of charge. 24 Hour Support – All calls to our crisis line 403-266-HELP (4357) are confidential and are met with a caring ear. Calls are answered by highly trained volunteers with professional staff support. Crisis support is also available through online chat daily from 5pm-10pm www.distresscentre.com or email at help@distresscentre.com Counselling – short term professional crisis counselling offered to individuals, couples, families and groups at no fee. 211 – The easy to remember, 3-digit number that provides access to the full range of community, social, government and health programs in Calgary and area. 24 hour, free of charge and multilingual.

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ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES HEALTHY DIVERSE POPULATIONS T: 403-943-0205 E-mail: diversity.services@calgaryhealthregion.ca The Calgary Health Region is one of the largest fully integrated, publicly funded health care systems in Canada. Over the last 11 years, we have amalgamated all health services, added significant infrastructure in both traditional and innovative models of care, and forged strong partnerships with physicians, health care educators and a vast array of community agencies. We are a dynamic and progressive organization. We serve over 1.2 million people from the city of Calgary as well as a constellation of smaller communities in southern Alberta. More than 23,000 staff and 2,200 physicians provide services in over 100 locations, including 12 hospitals, two comprehensive health centers, 41 care centers and a variety of community and continuing care sites. Other services provided by the Region include public health, mental health, home care and palliative care services. Interpreters, Translators, Services for people with Disabilities, Aboriginal Group, Youth Group, and Seniors Support.

HEALTH LINK ALBERTA 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. T: 403-943-LINK (5465) Website: www.calgaryhealthregion.ca Toll free 1-866-408-5465 A convenient and reliable way to access nursing advice and health information. April 1st, 2003 marked a new era in co-operation as the Calgary Health Region formed a partnership with Headwaters Health Authority and Wheatland County, which includes Strathmore. The CARELINK, HEALTHLINK, AND MDLINK has extensive information source on health issues and contacts. Translation services in various languages: Afrikaans, Arabic, Chinese, French, Greek, Gujerati, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Urdu, and Yoruba.

CALGARY COMMUNITIES AGAINST SEXUAL ABUSE Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse 7th Floor, 320 - 5th Avenue SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 0E5 (24 Support and Information) E-mail: info@calgarycasa.com Website: www.calgarycasa.com

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T: 403-237-6905 T: 403-237-5888 Toll Free: 1-877-237-5888 F: 403-264-8355


CCASA (charitable registration BN 14026 5612 RR001) is Calgary‘s primary sexual assault and sexual abuse crisis, counseling, outreach, and education services provider. CCASA provides safe, accessible, professional services, for people of all races, abilities, religions, sexual orientations, or genders.

CITY OF CALGARY PARTNERS TELUS SPARK SCIENCE CENTRE CALGARY 220 St. George‘s Dr. NE T: 403-817-6800 Calgary, Alberta T2E 5T2 E-mail: info@sparkscience.ca Website: www.sparkscience.ca The culmination of over a decade of planning, design and construction to bring Calgary‘s new kind of Science Centre to life has lit a spark of wonder and excitement in Southern Alberta. Facilitators fuel curiosity. Exhibits and programs ignite a sense of wonder and excitement. Conferences and events act as a catalyst for innovation and new ideas. TELUS Spark is a place for people of all ages and abilities to let go and embrace the desire to explore and discover science, technology and art in a way that their normal day-to-day life doesn‘t allow for.

CALGARY ZOO – Botanical Garden and Prehistoric Park 1300 Zoo Road NE Toll free: 1-800-588-9993 Calgary, Alberta T2E 7V6 T: 403-232-9300 E-mail: trishep@calgaryzoo.ab.ca F: 403-237-7582 Website: www.calgaryzoo.com The Calgary Zoo is the second largest zoo in Canada, with over 80 acres of natural habitats and encompassing a botanical garden, including a 20,000 foot Enmax Conservatory with foliage from all over the world, as well as a 6.5 acre prehistoric park representing Western Canada 65 to 125 million years ago. We offer several special events throughout the year as well as numerous educational programs for all members of the family. We are open every day of the year, except Christmas Day. Hours are adjusted seasonally. Educational activities.

FORT CALGARY NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK 750 – 9 Avenue SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 5E1 T: 403-290-1875 P.O. Box 2100, Station ‗M‘ (106) F: 403-265-6534 Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M5 E-mail: info@fortcalgary.com Website: www.fortcalgary.com Fort Calgary is Calgary‘s only national, provincial and municipal historic site. It is the original location of the North West Mounted Police fort built at the confluence of the Elbow and Bow Rivers, in 1875. Fort Calgary tells the story of the North West Mounted Police, which evolved into Canada‘s birthplace and our city‘s hallowed ground.

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Located on thirty-six acres, this downtown park also includes an interpretive centre with interactive exhibits and displays. The historic Deane House is operated as a restaurant and the facilities are available for private events and functions. Food and beverage service is available.

HERITAGE PARK HISTORICAL VILLAGE 1900 Heritage Drive SW T: 403-268-8500 Calgary, Alberta T2V 2X3 F: 403-268-8501 E-mail: info@heritagepark.ab.ca Website: www.heritagepark.ca Heritage Park is Canada‘s largest living historical village. It is a first-class summer tourist attraction and a year-round education, catering and convention facility. Heritage Park features over 150 exhibits, a thundering steam locomotive, a stern-wheeler boat, live re-enactments, an antique midway and impressive food services. All are invited to step back to pre-1914 Western Canada, located just 15 minutes from downtown Calgary. Educational activities. Facility Rental

TALISMAN CENTRE 2225 Macleod Trail South T: 403-233-8393 Calgary, Alberta T2G 5B6 F: 403-262-1001 E-mail: info@talismancentre.com Website: www.talismancentre.com Talisman Centre provides training and competition facilities and services for the development of Calgary‘s high performance athletes as well as programs and services for the wellness and recreational sporting needs of Calgarians and visitors.

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COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS Calgary Community Associations are more than just halls, facilities and programs. Board of Directors and other community volunteers donate hundreds of hours annually to ensure a positive quality of life for all residents. Some of their efforts include the following:  To ensure that proposed developments meet the needs of the community by providing input to the City of Calgary on planning and development issues such as in-fill construction, roads, transit access, and noise by-laws – just to mention a few.  To add a community perspective on important issues such as city wide initiative on behalf of the municipal government.  To sponsor community programs that increase neighborhood safety and security. To organize and host public forums on major community concerns such as park development and property tax assessments.  To provide opportunities for families to socialize and play together through neighborhood special events such as Stampede breakfasts, skating parties and other holiday celebrations.  Neighborhood Community Associations are an important contributor to the quality of life that all Calgarians enjoy.

FEDERATION OF CALGARY COMMUNITIES #301, 1609 – 14 Street SW T: 403-244-4111 Calgary, Alberta T3C 1E4 F: 403-244-4129 E-mail: www.fcc@calgarycommunities.com Website: www.calgarycommunities.com As the City of Calgary grows at a rapid rate, many community associations are amalgamating to share facilities. Some areas do not yet have facilities. Changes are a continuing factor of Calgary‘s growth process which means the information below may need updating before long. Please call the Federation of Calgary Communities or visit their website for additional information. SOUTHEAST CALGARY Acadia CA 240 – 90 Avenue SE T2J 0A1 Albert Park/ Radisson Heights CA 1310 – 28 St. SE T2A 0Y5 Bonavista Downs CA 1418 Lake Ontario Rd. SE T2J 5N7 Chaparral CA – no facility Deer Ridge CA – no facility Deer Run CA 2223 – 146 Avenue SE T2J 6P8 Diamond Cove/Queensland CA 649 Queensland Dr. SE T2J 4S8 Douglasdale Estates CA – no facility Dover CA 3133 – 30 Avenue SE T2B 0G9 Downtown East CA – no facility Erin Woods CA 83 Erin Park Drive SE T2B 2Z9 Fairview CA 8038 Fairmount Drive SE T2H 0Y2

T: 255-1252 F: 252-8593 T: 273-8338 F: 235-2650 T: 271-6116 T: 608-0174 T: 225-1765 T: 278-3117 F: 278-4961 T: 278-3366 F: 278-3366 T: 720-0668 T: 273-6124 F: 273-7971 T: 262-4053 T: 273-7209 F: 273-8883 T: 252-8424 F: 252-3389

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Forest Heights/ Hubalta CA 4909 Forego Avenue SE T2A 2C4 T: 273-1271 F: 273-0294 Forest Lawn CA 4020 – 26 Avenue SE T2B 0C9 T: 272-3150 F: 272.6899 Inglewood CA 1740 – 24 Avenue SE T2G 1P9 T: 264-3835 F: 261-2724 (Include: Mills Estates) W: www.inglewood.ab.ca Lake Bonavista CA 1401 Acadia Drive SE T2J 4C6 T: 271-7107 F: 278-5169 Marquis de Lorne 6 Copperstone Way SE T: 532-8864 F: 532-8874 (Includes: Auburn Bay/Copperfield/Cranston/Mahogany/New Brighton) McKenzie Lake Ca/Stonegate 16198 McKenzie Lake Way SE T2Z 1L7 T: 257-1823 W: www.mckenziearea.com Mid-Sun CA 50 Midpark Rise SE T2X 1L7 T: 254-8058 F: 256-3736 (Includes: Midnapore/ Sundance) Millican-Ogden CA 6901 – 20A Street SE T2C 0R3 T: 279-3973 F: 279-5755 (include: Lynwood) Parkland CA 505 Parkvalley Road SE T2J 6M4 T: 278-5330 Penbrooke Meadows CA 6100 – 8 Avenue SE T2A 6M7 T: 272-1690 F: 272-1966 (Includes: Red Carpet/Mountview) E: pmca@shaw.ca Queensland CA 649 Queensland Dr. SE T2J 4S8 T: 278-3366 F: 278-3366 (Includes: Queensland/ Diamond Cove) Ramsay CA 1136 – 8 Street SE T2G 2Z7 T: 265-4898 Riverbend CA19 Rivervalley Drive SE T2C 3S1 T: 236-7270 F: 236-1821 Southview CA 2020 – 33 Street SE T2B 0T5 T: 272-1407 F: 272-1826 Willow Ridge CA 680 Acadia Drive SE T2J 2Y1 T: 271-8044 F: 278-3718 (includes: Maple Ridge/Willow Park) SOUTHWEST CALGARY Altadore CA 3130 - 16 Street SW Bankview CA 2418 – 17 Street SW T2T 4M9 Beltline CA 1302 – 6 Street SW T2S 0B1 (Includes: Connaught/ Victoria) W: www.beltline.ca Braeside CA 11024 Braeside Dr. SW T2W 6G5 Britannia – no facility Canyon Meadows CA 848 Cantabrian Drive SW T2W 6G4 Cedarbrae CA League Association 11024 Oakfield Drive SW T2W 5G6 Chinook Park/ Kelvin Grove/ Eagle Ridge CA 1015 – 73 Avenue SW T2V 0R9 Cliff Bungalow/ Mission CA 2201 Cliff Street SW T2S 2G3 W: www.cliffbungalowmission.ca

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T: 244-5411 F: 228-3643 T: 244-2544 T: 670-5499 F: 206-0617

T: 253-4232 F: 253-3528 T: 243-1379 T: 251-1715 F: 251-6190 T: 251-2101 F: 251-2190 T: 212-8132

T: 245-6001


Coach Hill/ Patterson Heights CA (Include: Prominence Point) 60 Patterson Blvd. SW T3H 2E1 E: chphcomm@telus.net W: www3.telus.net/chph Discovery Ridge CA – no facility W: www.discoveryridge.com Downtown West CA – no facility Eau Claire CA – no facility Elbow Park Residents’ Association/Glencoe 800 – 34 Avenue SW T2T 2A3 Elboya Heights CA 416 Park Avenue SW T2H 2W2 Erlton CA – no facility Glamorgan CA 4207 – 41 Avenue SW T3E 1G2 Glenbrook CA 3524 – 45 Street SW T3E 3V2 Glendale/ Glendale Meadows CA 2405 Glenmount Drive SW W: www.glendalecommunity.ca Haysboro CA 1204 – 89 Avenue SW T2V 0W4 Killarney/ Glengarry CA 2828 – 28 Street SW T3E 2J3 Kingsland CA 505 – 78 Avenue SW T2V 0T3 E: randy.snow@encama.com Lakeview CA 6110 – 34 Street SW Mayfair/ Bel-Aire CA 1004 Beverley Blvd. SW T2V 2C5 Meadowlark Park CA 623 – 58 Avenue SW T2V 0H8 E: meadowlarkpark@shaw.ca W: members.shaw.ca/meadowlarkpark Millrise CA P.O. Box 48022, 40 Midlake Blvd. SE T2X 3C0 W: www.millrise.org Mount Royal/ Lower Mount Royal CA 2317 – 10 Street SW T2T 3G7 (Community use only) North Glenmore Park CA 2231 Longridge Drive SW T3E 5N5 Oakridge CA 9504 Oakfield Drive SW T2V 0L1 Palliser/ Bayview/ Pumphill CA 2323 Palliser Drive SW T2V 3S4 Parkhill/Stanley CA 4013 Stanley Rd. SW T2S 2P5 Richmond/ Knob Hill CA 2433 – 26 Avenue SW T2T 5Y5 Rideau/Roxboro CA – no facility Rosscarrock CA 4411 - 10 Avenue SW T3C 0L9 Rutland Park CA 3130 – 40 Avenue SW T3E 6W9 Scarboro CA 1727 – 14 Avenue SW T3C 0W3 Shaganappi CA 2608 – 14 Avenue SW T3C 3V2 Shawnee/Evergreen CA – no facility

T: 242-5152 F: 686-8445

T: 263-7392 T: 703-9607 F: 703-9604 T: 243-3783 T: 287-1965 T: 228-0995 T: 246-8218 F: 240-1394 T: 249-6664 F: 616-0884 T: 242-2110

T: 253-1563 F: 253-6524 T: 246-6668 F: 246-6668 T: 255-1400 T: 242-8660 F: 246-0448 T: 244-4111 T: 252-0737

T: 201-3968

T: 616-1086 T: 246-4243 F: 242-3138 T: 238-0007 F: 238-1115 T: 251-1181 T: 287-0614 T: 249-8385 T: 243-6103 T: 242-0212 F: 242-8354 T: 246-8318 T: 299-7166 T: 249-4093 T: 256-7563

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Shawnessy CA 224 Shawmeadows Road SW T2Y 1B3 Signal Hills CA– no facility (Includes: Richmond Hills/Sienna Hills/Signature Park/West Hills) Somerset/Bridlewood – no facility South Calgary CA 3130 - 16 Street SW T2T 4G7 T: 244-5411 (Includes: South Calgary/ Altadore/Garrison Woods) Southwood CA 11 Sackville Drive SW T2W 0W3 Springbank Hill CA – no facility T: 686-6285 Spruce Cliff CA 608 Poplar Road SW T3C 2Z7 Strathcona CA 277 Strathcona Drive SW T3H 2A4 T: 249-1138 (Includes: Aspen/Christie) Sunalta CA 1627 – 10 Avenue SW T3C 0J7 (Community Use Only) Westgate CA 4943 – 8 Avenue SW T3C 3V4 West Springs/ Cougar Ridge CA – no facility Wildwood CA 4411 Spruce Drive SW T3C 3B1 Windsor Park CA 5304 – 6 Street SW T2V 1E1 Woodcreek CA 1991 Woodview Drive SW T2W 5E5 (Includes: Woodbine/Woodlands)

T: 254-1012 T: 246-4848 T: 256-1115 F: 228-3643 T: 258-0919 F: 686-6285 T: 249-0373 F: 249-7811 T: 245-1302 T: 249-5656 T: 288-3415 T: 246-3514 T: 253-3223 T: 238-1611

NORTHEAST CALGARY Abbeydale CA 821 Abbeydale Drive NE T2A 6N7 Applewood Park CA – no facility Balmoral CA 202 - 29 Avenue NE Belfast 1803 - 14 Avenue NE Bridgeland 917 Centre AVE East T2E 7W4 (Includes: Riverside CA/St. George’s Heights) Calgary Marlborough CA 636 Marlborough Way NE T2A 2V9 Coral Springs CA – no facility Crossroads CA 1803 – 14 Avenue NE T2E 1G4 (Includes: Mayland Heights/Vista Heights) Falconridge/Castleridge CA 95 Falshire Drive NE T3J 1P7 E: fcca@iul.net Marlborough Park CA 6021 Madigan Drive NE T2A 5C9 (Includes: Marlborough) Martindale CA – no facility Monterey Park CA 2707 Catalina Blvd NE T1Y 6L7 Northern Hills CA 135, 790 Coventry Drive NE T3K 4K4 W: www.northernhills.ab.ca Pineridge CA 6024 Rundlehorn Drive NE T1Y 2X1 Renfrew CA 828 – 8 Avenue NE T2E 0R7 (Includes: Regal Terrace) Rundle CA 2409 – 50 Street NE T1Y 1Z5 Saddle Ridge CA 7614 42nd Street NE

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T: 248-2229 F: 248-2229 T: 272-3223 T: 277-8689 T: 277-6201 F: 277-6205 T: 263-5755 F: 262-3408 T: 273-5894 T: 293-1110 T: 277-6201 F: 277-6205 T: 280-4422 F: 293-1735

T: 248-1775 F: 273-9194 T: 714-7580 T: 293-9299 T: 226-6422 F: 226-6421 T: 280-2774 F: 280-8403 T: 230-7055 F: 230-7088 T: 280-4752 F: 285-5785 T: 285-1166


Taradale CA – no facility Temple CA 167 Templegreen Road NE T1Y 6G3 Thorncliffe/Greenview CA 5600 Centre Street NE T2K 0T3 Tuxedo Park CA 202 – 29 Avenue NE T2E 2C1 Whitehorn CA 228 Whitehorn Road NE T1Y 1X8 Winston Heights/Mountview CA 520 – 27 Avenue NE T2E 7S6

T: 244-4111 T: 280-5466 F: 280-5466 T: 274-6840 F: 275-7310 T: 277-8689 T: 280-2880 T: 276-5474

NORTHWEST CALGARY Arbour Lake CA 12 Arbour Lake Drive NW T3G 4A3 T: 547-8771 F: 547-8772 Banff Trail CA 2115 – 20 Avenue NW T2M 1J1 T: 282-2234 Beddington Heights CA 375 Bermuda Drive NW T3K 2J5 T: 295-8836 F: 275-4583 Bowness CA 7904 – 43 Avenue NW T3B 4P9 T: 288-8300 F: 288-8307 (Include: Greenwood Greenbriar) Brentwood CA 5107 – 33 Street NW T2L 1V3 T: 284-3477 F: 284-3951 Briar Hill 1922 - 14 Avenue NW T: 282-6634 Cambrian Heights CA 600 Northmount Drive NW T2K 3J6 T: 284-1175 (facility rentals) Capitol Hill CA 1531 – 21 Avenue NW T2M 1L9 T: 289-0859 (Include: Pleasant Heights) Citadel CA – no facility T: 874-0202 W: www.citadelca.ab.ca Crescent Heights CA 1101 – 2 Street NW T2M 2V7 T: 804-5600 Dalhousie CA 5432 Dalhart Road NW T3A 1V6 T: 286-2555 F: 286-2555 Edgemont CA 33 Edgevalley Circle NW T3A 4X1 T: 239-1211 F: 547-5799 W: www.edgemount.ab.ca Hamptons Homeowners’ Association – no facility T: 244-4111 W: www.calgaryhamptons.com Hawkwood CA – no facility T: 239-2211 F: 208-7523 Hidden Valley CA – no facility T: 275-9394 (office space) (Includes: Hidden Valley/Hanson Ranch) F: 730-5195 (office space) Highland Park CA 3716 – 2 Street NW T2K 0Y4 T: 276-6969 Highwood CA 16 Harlow Avenue NW – no facility T: 289-3645 Hillhurst 1320 – 5 Avenue NW T2N 0S2 T: 283-0554 F: 270-3130 (Includes: Sunnyside CA/Upper Hillhurst) Hounsfield Heights/Briar Hill CA 1922 – 14 Avenue NW T: 282-6634 Huntington Hills CA 520 – 78 Avenue NW T2K 0S2 T: 275-6666 F: 295-2248 Montgomery CA 5003 – 16 Avenue NW T3B 0N2 T: 247-3116 Mount Pleasant CA 602 – 22 Avenue NW T2M 1N7 T: 282-1314 North Haven CA 5003 North Haven Drive NW T2K 2K3 T: 282-1075 Northern Hills CA – no facility T: 226-6422 F: 226-6421 11950 Country Village Link NE T3K 6E3 E: jbehr@shaw.ca For individual websites go to: W: www.northernhills.ab.ca (Includes: Cinnamon Hills/ Country Hills/ Coventry Hills/ Harvest Hills/ Panorama Hills)

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Parkdale CA 3512 – 5 Avenue NW T2N 0V7 Ranchlands CA 7713 Ranchview Drive NW T3G 2B3 Rocky Ridge/ Royal Oak CA – no facility Rosedale CA 901 – 11 Avenue NW T2M 0C2 W: www.rosedalecommunity.com Rosemount CA 2807 – 10 Street NW T2K 1H2 Sandstone/ MacEwan CA – no facility Scenic Acres CA 8825 Scurfield Drive NW T3L 2A8 Silver Springs CA 5720 Silver Ridge Drive NW T3B 5E5 St. Andrews Heights CA 2504 – 13 Avenue NW T2N 1L8 Thorncliffe/Greenview CA 5600 Centre Street North T2K 0T3 Triwood CA 2244 Chicoutimi Drive NW T2L 0W1 (Includes: Charleswood/ Collingwood/Foothills Estates) Tuscany CA – no facility University Heights CA – no facility Valley Ridge CA – no facility Varsity CA 4303 Varsity Drive NW T3A 0Z7 West Hillhurst CA 1940 – 6 Avenue NW T2N 0W3 (Include: Westmount) W: www.westhillhurst.com

T: 283-5767 F: 283-5797 T: 241-0335 F: 241-0356 T: 241-2954 F: 208-4201 T: 288-4476 T: 289-6533 T: 275-2950 F: 275-4583 T: 547-9589 F: 547-9579 T: 288-2616 F: 247-0820 T: 288-1022 T: 274-6840 F: 275-7310 T: 282-2677 F: 282-0731 T: 239-0068 T: 210-2425 T: 289-1949 T: 288-9001 F: 247-3100 T: 283-0464 F: 270-0482

OTHER ASSOCIATIONS Bearspaw/Glendale CA – Bearspaw Lifestyle Centre 253220 Bearspaw Road Calgary, Alberta T3L 2P5 E-mail: admin@bearspawlifestlycentre.com Website: www.bearspawlifestylecentre.com Bragg Creek CA 23 White Avenue, Box 39 Bragg Creek, Alberta T0L 0K0 E-mail: info@braggcreek.ca Website: www.braggcreekca.com Chestermere Regional CA 201 West Chestermere Drive Chestermere, Alberta T1X 1B2 E-mail: crca@chestermere.ca Website: www.chestermere.com/crca Springbank Park For All Seasons CA c/o Stratified Business Solutions Ltd. 1900, 605 – 5 Avenue SW T2P 3H5 For further community information search: E-mail: online@calgaryarea.com Website: www.calgaryarea.com

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T: 239-1502 F: 239-4668

T: 949-4277 F: 949-2397

T: 272-7170 F: 272-7178

T: 990-1660 F: 770-2580 E: info@springbank.ab.ca W: www.springbank.ab.ca T: 257-0259


CONSULATES For further connections visit Calgary Consular Corps at www.calgaryconsularcorps.org CALGARY CONSULAR CORPS 719 Willamette Drive SE Calgary, Alberta T2J 2A3 E-mail: gdemaria@shaw.ca Website: www.calgaryconsularcorps.org

T: 403-225-2956 F: 403-225-2957

HONORARY CONSUL - AUSTRIA Suite 1200, 1015 – 4 Street SW Calgary, Alberta T2R 1J4 E-mail: oe.consualte@legalsolutions.ca Website: www.austro.org

T: 403-283-6526 F: 403-263-8529

HONORARY CONSUL - BELIZE Suite 100, 1122 – 8th Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 1J5 E-mail: bblake@mainst.biz Website: belizeconsulatealberta.com

T: 403-215-6072 F: 403-264-8870

CONSUL GENERAL – PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA Suite 100, 1011 – 6th Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 0W1 Website: www.calgary.china-consulate.org/eng

T: 403-264-3350 F: 403-537-1286

HONORARY CONSUL GENERAL – CZECH REPUBLIC 611 – 71st Avenue SE Calgary, Alberta T2H 0S7 E-mail: calgary@honorary.mzv.cz Website: www.czechembassy.org

T: 403-269-4924 F: 403-261-3077

HONORARY CONSUL – DENMARK 132 Parkwood Place SE Calgary, Alberta T2J 3X1 E-mail: ealbeck@shaw.ca

T: 403-251-5052 F: 403-271-9119

HONORARY CONSUL – FINLAND 23rd Floor, 777 – 8 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 3R5 E-mail: jromanchuk@suomicon.com

T: 403-299-9805 F: 403-299-9850

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CONSUL GENERAL – FRANCE Suite 500, Duff Building 525 11 Av SW Calgary, Alberta T2R 0C9 E-mail: jean-charles.bou@diplomatie.gouv.fr Website: www.consulfrance-calgary.org HONORARY CONSUL – GUINEA 719 Willamette Drive SE Calgary, Alberta T2J 2A3

T: 403-225-2956 F: 403-225-2957

HONORARY CONSUL – GERMANY Suite 1900, 633 – 6th Ave SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 2Y5

T: 403-265-6266 F: 403-265-6244

HONORARY CONSUL – HUNGARY Suite 400, 1111 –11th Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G5 E-mail: info@hungarianconsulate.org HONORARY CONSUL – ICELAND 2119 – 28 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2T 1K6 E-mail: benedikt@ucalgary.ca Website: www.calgaryconsularcorps.org HONORARY CONSUL GENERAL– IRELAND 3803 – 8A Street SW Calgary, Alberta T2T 3B6

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T: 403-264-1777 F: 403-503-6076

T: 403-229-4800 F: 403-245-0569

T: 403-244-4506 F: 403-944-8998

T: 403-243-2970 F: 403-287-1023

HONORARY VICE CONSUL – ITALY 9 – 3927 Edmonton Trail NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 6T1 E-mail: augusto.et@shaw.ca

T: 403-276-7004 F: 403-276-7009

HONORARY CONSUL – IVORY COAST Suite 405, Chelsea Terrace 1732 – 9A Street S.W. Calgary, Alberta T2T 3E6 E-mail: mcdowall@telusplanet.net

T: 403-244-8968 F: 403-209-2707

CONSUL GENERAL – JAPAN 23rd Floor, TransCanada Tower 450 – 1 Street S.W. Calgary, Alberta T2P 5H1 E-Mail: cong@conjapan.ab.ca

T: 403-294-0782 F: 403-294-1645


HONORARY CONSUL GENERAL - KOREA Suite 501, 630 – 3 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 4L4 E-mail: jack@perraton.com

T: 403-444-4256 F: 403-444-4239

HONORARY CONSUL – LUXEMBOURG & MADAGASCAR 8944 Abridge Drive SW T: 403-262-5576 or 403-281-7217 Calgary, Alberta T2V 3M8 F: 403-262-3556 E-mail: teknica@teknicaltd.com HONORARY CONSUL – MALI 83 Edenstone View N.W. Calgary, Alberta T3A 4T4 E-mail: jeffgilmour@telus.net

T: 403-239-0763 F: 403-239-0763

CONSUL – MEXICO Suite 1100, Canada Centre 833 Fourth Avenue S.W. Calgary AB T2P 3T5 E-mail: concalgary@sre.gob.mx

T: 403-264-1259 F: 403-284-1527

HONORARY CONSUL – MONGOLIA Suite 620 2500 University Dr N.W. Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 E-mail: vanhorne@ucalgary.ca

T: 403-220-3967 F: 403-282-4663

HONORARY CONSUL – NETHERLANDS Suite 707, 304 – 8th Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 1C2 E-mail: dutchcon@telus.net

T: 403-266-2710 F: 403-265-0599

HONORARY CONSUL - NORWAY 162 Royal Oak Point N.W. Calgary, Alberta T3G 5C6 E-mail: Egil.bjornsen@huskyenergy.ca

T: 403-208-2264 F: 403-208-5593

HONORARY CONSUL – PARAGUAY (the Republic of Paraguay) Suite 302, 325 – 25 Street SE T: 403-262-0262 Calgary, Alberta T2A 7H8 F: 403-204-0284 E-mail: b.popovic@yankopopovic.ca PERU (the Republic of Peru) 80 Wood Valley Rise SW Calgary, Alberta T2W 5S5 E-mail: conperab@shaw.ca

T: 403-251-4098 F: 403-290-8304

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HONORARY CONSUL GENERAL – PHILIPPINES Suite 1405,700 West Pender St Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 1G8 Website: www.vancouverpcg.net

T: 604-685-7645 F: 604-685-9945

HONORARY CONSUL – POLAND 3015 – 15 Street NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 7L8 E-mail: zpotoci@shaw.ca Website: www.polishconsulate.ca

T: 403-291-3455 F: 403-291-3055

HONORARY CONSUL – SLOVAK REPUBLIC 208 Scenic Glen Place NW Calgary, Alberta T3L 1K3 E-mail: luzanzotto@shaw.ca

T: 403-239-7325 F: 403-239-3543

HONORARY CONSUL – SWEDEN Bankers Court, 15th Floor 850 - 2nd Street SW Calgary AB T2P 0R8 E-mail: calgary@swedishconsulates.ca

T: 403-268 -6899 F: 403-268 -3100

HONORARY CONSUL – SWITZERLAND 4053 Edgevalley Landing N.W. Calgary, Alberta T3A 5H5 E-mail: Calgary@honorarvertretung.ch

T: 403-208-3296 F: 403-206-7157

HONORARY CONSULATE GENERAL – THAILAND Lacey Court, Suite 100, 344 – 12th Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2R 0H2 E-mail: thaical@jrlacey.com Website: www.jrlacey.com/RTCC

T: 403-266-6995 F: 403-294-0667

UNITED KINGDOM – BRITISH TRADE OFFICE 700 Bow Valley Square Tower II 205 – 5 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 2V7 E-mail: paul@btoalberta.ca

T: 403-539-6239 F: 403-538-0121

CONSULATE GENERAL – UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 10th Floor, 615 Macleod Trail SE T: 403-266-8962 Calgary, Alberta T2G 4T8 F: 403-264-6630 Website: www.usembassycanada.gov E-mail: Calgary.office.box@mail.doc.gov

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HONORARY CONSUL – YEMEN 239 Hampshire Place NW Calgary, Alberta T3A 4Y7 E-mail: nadersaidi@shaw.ca

T: 403-208-3150 F: 403-232-0582

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INTERPRETERS AND TRANSLATORS These services are free, confidential, multilingual and available 24 hours a day. 3-digit Telephone numbers: 211 – Information referral service for full network of human services in Calgary including more than 4000 government and community services. 311 – Customer service line for City of Calgary municipal services such as road repair, garbage removal, building permits, recreation, and many other services. 411 – Telephone directory listings. 911 – Emergency number for medical, fire and police assistance.

CALGARY HEALTH LINK Emergency T: 1.800.523.1786 10101 Southport Road SW F: 403-943-1330 Calgary, Alberta T2W 3N2 Website: www.crha-health.ab.ca/ 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Interpreters/Translators – All Languages T: 943-LINK (5456) or 943-0202 Non-emergency 1-800-874-9426 Toll free: 1.877.713.5333 LANGUAGE BANK OF Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC) 1200, 910 - 7 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 3N8 E-mail: lb@immigrantservicescalgary.ca Website: www.calgaryimmigrantaid.ca

T: 403-265-1120 F: 403-266-2486

Languages - see list below: Language List : Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bengali, Bosnian, Cantonese, Croatian, Czech, Dinka, Dutch, English, Farsi, Flemish, French, Georgian, German, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Hindustani, Hungarian, Ilocano, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Kashmiri, Khmer, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Korean, Kurdish, Latvian, Lingala, Luba, Luo, Mandarin, Malagasy, Moru, Nepali, Nuer, Oromo, Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Sign Language, Slovak, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Taiwanese, Tamil, Telugu, Tigrinya, Toishanese, Tulu, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese

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LEGAL COURT Tsuu T‘ina Provincial Court c/o The Office of the Peacemaker 9911 Chula Boulevard Tsuu T‘ina, Alberta T2W 6H6 ABORIGINAL EDUCATION PROGRAM Mount Royal College Room EB 3101, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW Calgary, Alberta T3E 6K6 Website: www.mtroyal.ca/aboriginaleducation Interpreters/Translators - Cree, Blackfoot AFRICAN SUDANESE ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY (ASAC) #201, 1448 – 17 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2T 0C8 E-mail: dnyuon@hotmail.com Website: www.africansudanese.org Interpreters/Translators – Sudanese

T: 403-297-3270 F: 403-251-9833

T: 403-440-6285 F: 403-440-7207

T: 403-265-5560 F: 403-265-5561

ALLIANCE JEUNESSE-FAMILLE DE L’ ALBERTA SOCIETY (AJFAS) The Kahanoff Centre Suite 205, 1202 Centre Street SE T: 403-532-1337 Calgary, Alberta, T2G 5A5 F: 403-532-1337 E-mail: bureau.calgary@ajfas.ca Website: www.ajfas.ca Interpreters/Translators – French ASSOCIATION OF TRANSLATORS AND INTERPRETERS OF ALBERTA (ATIA) P.O. Box 546 Main Post Office T: 1-888-434-2842 Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2K8 E-mail: admin@atia.ab.ca Website: www.atia.ab.ca Interpreters/Translators – All AUSTRIAN CONSULATE 1200, 1015 - 4 Street SW Calgary, Alberta T2R 1J4 E-mail: oe.consualte@legalsolutions.ca Website: www.austro.org Translators – Austrian BRAZILIAN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION OF ALBERTA 3331 Constable Place NW Calgary, Alberta T2L 0K9 E-mail: info@bcaab.org Website: www.BrazilianAssociation.org Interpreters/Translators – Brazilian Portuguese

T: 403-283-6526 F: 403-263-8529

T: 403-614-7003 F: 403-475-0635

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CALGARY CHINESE COMMUNITY SERVICE ASSOCIATION #1, 128 – 2 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2T 0B9 E-mail: cccsa@cccsa.ca Website: www.cccsa.ca Interpreters/ Translators – Chinese CALGARY CHINESE CULTURAL SOCIETY #203, 116 - 2 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 0B9 E-mail: kchang@ucalgary.ca Website: www.ciop.ca Interpreters – Chinese CALGARY CHINESE ELDERLY CITIZENS' ASSOCIATION 111 Riverfront Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 4Y8 E-mail: cceca@telus.net Website: www.cceca.ca Interpreters/Translators - Chinese, Cantonese, Mandarin CALGARY JAPANESE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION (Calgary Nikkei Centre) 2236 29 Street SW Calgary, Alberta T3E 2K2 Email: cjcamain@shaw.ca Website: www.calgaryjca.com Translators – Japanese

T: 403-265-8446 F: 403-233-0070

T: 403-263-8830

T: 403-269-6122 F: 403-269-1951

T: 403-242-4143 F: 1-888-367-7549

CALGARY MULTICULTURAL CENTRE 309 – 223 – 12th Avenue SW T: 403-237-5850 Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9 F: 403-234-7132 E-mail: cmcres@calgarymulti.com Website: www.calgarymulti.com The Calgary Multicultural Centre promotes cultural awareness and unity between different communities in Calgary by recognizing and valuing the strengths of Canada‘s cultural diversity. As a non-profit organization we are dedicated to bridge the gap between newcomers, ethno-cultural groups and mainstream society through information, education, training and cultural events. CALGARY LITHUANIAN CULTURAL SOCIETY 1102 Crescent Road NW Calgary AB T2M 4A8 E-mail: ekrausas@shaw.ca Website: www.lietuviai-kalgaryje.com Translator, Interpreters

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T: 403-282-2707 F: 403-282-1138


CALGARY LAO-CHINESE ASSOCIATION (CLCA) 2771 Sunridge Way NE Calgary, Alberta T1Y 7K7 E-mail: clca2k5@yahoo.ca Website: clca2005.com CAMBODIAN-CANADIAN ASSOCIATION 7011 Ogden Rd. SE Calgary, Alberta T2C 1B5 E-mail: sophal36@gmail.com Interpreters/Translators CONSULATE OF SWEDEN 850-2ND Street NW Calgary, Alberta T2P 0R8 E-mail: Calgary@swedishconsulates.ca Interpreters/Translators - Swedish CHI THANH CHINESE SCHOOL 276, 328 Centre Street SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 4X6 E-mail: sceellantram@yahoo.ca Website: N/A Translators – Chinese DARFUR ASSOCIATION OF CANADA 156 Hunterhorn Dr NE Calgary, Alberta T2K 6H3 E-mail: adambakur@yahoo.com Translators GHANAIAN CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY 40 Hidden Creek Circle NW Calgary, Alberta T3A 6J3 E-mail: anthonymanful@hotmail.com Website: www.ghanaiansincalgary.org Interpreters/Translators HUNGARIAN SENIOR CITIZENS 4143 Varsity Road NW Calgary, Alberta T3B 2Y5 E-mail: steven.magas@shaw.ca Website: N/A Translation to members - Hungarian

T: 403-280-3547 F: 403-250-8523

F: 403-235-5475

T: 403-268-6899 F: 403-268-3100

T: 403-262-0219 F: 403-275-9588

T: 403-202-2070

T: 403-383-2644 F: 403-730-8442

T: 403-288-7212 F: 403-288-7219

KE MAMA NNANIK, NATIVE FAMILY DAY PROGRAM – Métis Calgary Family Services 352 Sunvale Drive SE T: 403-240-4642

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Calgary, Alberta T2X 2P1 E-mail: mail@mcfs.ca Website: www.mcfs.ca Translators - North American (Canadian) Aboriginal KHMER-CANADIAN BUDDHIST CULTURAL SOCIETY 7011 Ogden Road SE Calgary, Alberta T2C 1B5 E-mail: khmerview@cambodianview.com Website: www.cambodianview.com Interpreters/Translators – Cambodian

F: 403-240-4846

T: 403-561-7849 F: 403-235-5475

MALAYSIAN SINGAPOREAN BRUNEIAN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION #301, 114 – 3 Avenue SW 587-323-6828 Calgary, Alberta T2P 0E7 E-mail: president@msbca.ca Website: www.msbca.ca Translators MUSLIM FAMILIES NETWORK SOCIETY (MFNS) P.O. Box 68256, 28 Crowfoot Terrace N.W. Calgary, Alberta T3G 2N8 E-mail: muslimfamilysociety@yahoo.com E-mail: idrees1147@hotmail.com Website: www.MuslimFamiliesNetwork.com Interpreters – Urdu, Arabic IGBO CULTURAL ASSOCIATION of CALGARY P.O. Box 875, 3545 – 32 Avenue NE Calgary, Alberta, T1Y 6M6 E-mail: igbocalgary@yahoo.ca Website: www.igbocalgary.ca Interpreters/Translators - Igbo PHILIPPINE CULTURAL CENTRE FOUNDATION Units #206, Bldg. 2, Westwinds Business Park 4656 Westwinds Drive NE Calgary, Alberta T3J 3Z5 E-mail: info@pccfcalgary.ca Website: www.pccfcalgary.com Interpreters/Translators – Tagalog

T: 403-466-6367 F: 403-288-7093

T: 403-607-0409

T: 403-568-9901 F: 403-281-4233

SCHOOL OF INDIAN LANGUAGES AND PERFORMING ARTS (SILPA) 3020 – 52 Street NE T: 403-520-1898 Calgary, Alberta T1Y 6M6 F: 403-235-0066 Phone: Evenings and weekends only: 248-0980 and 239-6410 E-mail: office@silpa.ca Interpreters/Translators - Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati

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SOUTHERN ALBERTA HERITAGE LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION (SAHLA) 205 - 1409 Edmonton Trail NE T: 403-233-7998 Calgary, Alberta T2E 3K8 F: 403-232-8760 E-mail: sahla@telusplanet.net Website: www.sahla.ca Umbrella association for 36 community-based Heritage Language Schools ST. MARY’S ROMANIAN ORTHODOX PARISH of CALGARY 3511 – 3 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T3C 0A7 E-mail: information@saintmaryscalgary.org Website: http://saintmaryscalgary.org Interpreters/ Translators – Romanian TIBET CANADA WOMEN’S FOUNDATION 52 Hawkwood Cres N.W. Calgary, Alberta T3G 1X5 E-mail: admin@tcw.ca Translators – Tibetan THE YORUBA FOUNDATION, CALGARY (Nigerian) 11217 – 27 Street SW Calgary, Alberta T2W 2Z5 Website: www.yorubafoundationcalgary.org Interpreters/ Translators - Yoruba

T: 403-288-4699

T: 403-475-9350 F: 403-475-9350

T: 403-277-5172 F: 403-277-6576

*UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, THE NATIVE CENTRE Room 390, MacEwan Student Centre T: 403-220-6034 2500 University Drive NW F: 403-220-6019 Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 E-mail: chagnon@ucalgary.ca or nativecr@ucalgary.ca Website: www.ucalgary.ca/nativecr Aboriginal languages depending on language heritage of current students - Blackfoot, Cree, Ojibway, etc VENEZUELAN - CANADIAN ASSOCIATION of CALGARY P.O. Box 22395 Calgary, Alberta T2P 4J1 E-mail: vicepresident@venezolanosencalgary.com Website: www.venezolanosencalgary.com Interpreters/ Translators – Spanish

T: 403-606-1313 F: 403-257-9152

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CULTURALLY DIVERSE MEDIA (Newspapers, Radio, TV) CALGARY JAPANESE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION (Calgary Nikkei Centre) 2236 – 29TH Street SW T: 403-242-4143 Calgary, Alberta T3E 2K2 F: 1-888-367-7549 Email: cjcamain@shaw.ca Website: www.calgaryjca.com To hold Japanese cultural related events (food bazaar, seasonal festivals) Language programs, Kids programs. Media, Youth Group, Seniors support, Hall rental. MALAYSIAN SINGAPORE BRUNEIAN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION (MSBCA) #301, 114 - 3 Avenue SW T: 587-323-6828 Calgary, Alberta T2P 0E7 E-mail: editor@msbca.ca MSBCA: Newsletter is available at the Website: www.msbca.ca Language: English PHILIPPINE CULTURAL CENTRE FOUNDATION Bay 206, 4656 Westwind Drive NE Calgary, Alberta T3J 3Z5 E-mail: info@pccfcalgary.ca Website: www.pccfcalgary.com Radio Show

T: 403-568-9901

Community Phone Directory / Newspapers Magazines, Newsletters, Media Arts/ Film Production, Radio/ TV programs Note: As the information age grows at a rapid rate, most information is online: Check Internet webpage addresses for current cultural programmers and times aired on radio or television. Use only reputable search engines such as "Google‖.

Internet Resources Calgary Coordinated CAP Initiative (CCCI) Calgary Public Internet Access - Multicultural Over 100 free computer and internet access sites in Calgary On-line/ see directory for access sites Website: www.publicinternet.ab.ca Frequency: Daily

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EMMEDIA GALLERY & PRODUCTION SOCIETY #203, 351 – 11 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2R 0C7 E-mail: emmedia@emmedia.ca Website: www.emmedia.ca

T: 403-263-2833 F: 403-232-8372

FOUNDLOCALLY.COM MEDIA INC. #1600 144 – 4TH Avenue SW T: 403-245-2194 Calgary, Alberta T2P 3N4 F: 403-237-5551 E-mail: mark@foundlocally.com The company runs a high traffic website with community information and local SELFSERVICE directory, which enables community groups, charities and ethnic businesses to post news, events, jobs (and volunteer opportunities), sales & coupons at NO COST. Found Locally also covers 30 communities across Canada, for those organizations with branches Multicultural organizations creating their PROFILE are encouraged to ―About Us‖ information in English and to translate it into their native language to enter in the ―Products & Brands‖ field, so improve find ability by people in their first languages.

Magazines Community Digest Multicultural Magazine 660, 3545 – 32 Avenue NE Calgary, Alberta T1Y 6M6 E-mail: mail@communitydigest.ca Website: www.communitydigest.ca Multicultural Frequency: Weekly - Fridays YOUTHINK PUBLICATIONS SOCIETY 223 – 12th AVE SW Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9 E-mail: info@youthinkit.com Website: www.youthinkit.com Frequency: bi-annual

T: 403-271-8275 (B.C. Editorial) F: 604-875-0336

T: 403-262-9983 F: 403-262-9984

Newsletters Immigrant Services - Calgary #1200, 910 – 7 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 3N8 E-mail: info@calgaryimmigrantaid.ca Website: www.calgaryimmigrantaid.ca Frequency: Monthly

T: 403-265-1120 F: 403-266-2486

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Calgary Multicultural Centre 309 – 223 – 12th Avenue SW T: 403-237-5850 Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9 F: 403-234-7132 E-mail: cmcres@calgarymulti.com Website: www.calgarymulti.com The Calgary Multicultural Centre promotes cultural awareness and unity between different communities in Calgary by recognizing and valuing the strengths of Canada‘s cultural diversity. As a non-profit organization we are dedicated to bridge the gap between newcomers, ethno-cultural groups and mainstream society through information, education, training and cultural events.

Newspapers Calgary Herald Neighbours 215- 16 Street SE Calgary, AB T2E 7P5 Website: www.calgaryherald.com E-mail: calgaryherald@reachcanada.com International News 238 Queen Street, 2 Fl. Mississauga, Ontario L5M 1L5 E-mail: web@internationalnews.com Toronto based World news of all nations Frequency: On-line Today Commercial News (Alberta Edition) 1839-9th Avenue SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 0V1 E-Mail: Albertatcn@gmail.com Website: www.138.ca Chinese Newspaper Chinese Web and News media

T: 403-235-7564 F: 403-235-7379

T: 905-826-0862 F: 905-826-2105

T: 403-543-9933 F: 403-261-5788

Aboriginal Alberta Native News #207, 11460 Jasper Ave Edmonton, Alberta T5K 0M1 Aboriginals, Inuit, and Métis Website: www.albertanativenews.com E-mail: editor@albertanativenews.com Frequency: Monthly - On-line AMMSA – (Aboriginal Multi-Media Society) 13245 - 146 Street Edmonton, Alberta T5L 4S8

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T: 780-421-7966 F: 780-424-3951

T: 780-455-2700 F: 780-455-7639


Website: www.ammsa.com/contact.html Includes Aboriginal Newspapers, Radio across Canada, Arctic, and Nunavut Aboriginals, Inuit, and MĂŠtis Frequency: Monthly - Aboriginal newspapers under this umbrella: Alberta Sweetgrass

Toll free: 1-800-661-5469

Buffalo Spirit Website: www.ammsa.com/buffalospirit Guide to Indian Country Windspeaker's Aboriginal Tourism Supplement Website: www.ammsa.com/guide Raven's Eye The Aboriginal Newspaper of British Columbia Website: www.ammsa.com/raven Windspeaker - now online Canada's National Aboriginal News Source Website: www.ammsa.com/windspeaker New Tribe Magazine (USAY) 600 – 615 MacLeod Trail SE T: 403-233-8225 Calgary, Alberta F: 403-233-8756 E-mail: usayeditor@gmail.com New Tribe Magazine is a monthly publication that profiles and features writing submitted by Aboriginal youth. Aitsiniki P.O. Box 1490 Siksika, Alberta T0J 3W0 E-mail: kmanyguns@gmail.com Website: http://www.siksikamedia.com/aitsiniki.html Siksika Media Frequency: bi-weekly Inuktitut Inuit - Northern Lights Series & ARCTIC Arctic Institute of North America University of Calgary, 11FL - Library Tower 2500 University Drive NW Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 E-mail: arctic@ucalgary.ca Website: www.ucalgary.ca/aina Frequency: Varies by publication

T: 403-734-5339 F: 403-734-5497

T: 403-220-7515 F: 403-282-4609

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Chinese The Canadian Chinese Times 826 Centre Street NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 8K1 Website: N/A Chinese Frequency: Weekly - Fridays Oriental News Limited 207, 1606 Centre Street NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 2R9 Website: N/A Chinese/ English Frequency: Weekly – Fridays Sing Tao Daily #1, 116 - 3 Avenue SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 5A9 Website: www.singtao.ca E-mail: calprod@singtao.ca Chinese/ English Frequency: Daily - Weekly - Fridays

T: 403-230-8118 F: 403-230-8790

T: 403-261-5646 F: 403-230-0872

T: 403-263-1668 F: 403-233-8603

East Indian Weekly Canada Express P.O.Box 55071 Temple Postal Outlet Calgary, Alberta T1Y 6R6 E-mail: canadaexpresscalgary@gmail.com Website: http://www.expressmedianetwork.com/index.html

T: 403-612-6100 T: 403-452-1700 F: 403-455-9434

French Le Chinook 221 Regal Park NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 0S6 Website: http://www.lechinook.com/index.php French Frequency: Monthly Le Franco Pièce 201, 8627-91e Rue Edmonton, Alberta T6C 3N1 Website: www.lefranco.ca French Frequency: Weekly

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T: 403-457-5250

T: 780-465-6581 F: 780-465-1129


German Deutsche Rundschau Jahres (Publisher) Website: www.deutsche-rundschau.com German Frequency: Monthly

T: 705-228-1000 F: 705-228-1110

Jewish Jewish Free Press 8411 Elbow Dr SW Calgary, Alberta T2V 1K8 E-mail: jewishfp@telus.net Website: N/A Jewish Frequency: Bi-weekly

T: 403-252-9423 F: 403-255-5640

Korean Korean Weekly Journal 84 Christie Knoll Heights SW Calgary, Alberta T3H 2V2 Website: N/A Korean Frequency: Weekly The Korean Weekly Newspaper 1145 Sierra Morena Court SW Calgary, Alberta T3H 3N1 Website: N/A Korean Frequency: Weekly

T: 403-255-5811 F: 403-208-8363

T: 403-875-7911 F: 403-685-0464

Latin American Canadian Latino P.O. Box 53118 Marlborough RPO Calgary, Alberta T2A 7L9 E-mail: venus@canadianlatinonewspaper.com Website: http://latinosincalgary.com/

T: 403-257-0303 F: 403-271-5909

Russia Western Canada Calgary- Zapadnaya Kanada E-mail: contact@wccalgary.com Website: www.westcan.info

T: 403-244-7244 T: 403-244-7254

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Spanish La Pensa 402, 1414 5 Street SW T: 403-400-4675 Calgary, Alberta, T2R 0Y8 E-mail: cesar@laprensa.ca Website: www.laprensa.ca ―La Prensa‖ is a Spanish newspaper with the main purpose to integrate the Latin community to the Canadian society. We fight against the social discrimination, exclusion and poverty. Vietnam Vietname Time (VN Thoi Bao) 127, 4909 – 17 Av SE Calgary, Alberta T2A 0V5 E-mail: vietnamtime2005@yahoo.ca Website: N/A

T: 403-272-5367 F: 403-272-6195

Websites for More World Newspapers Calgary Public Library 616 Macleod Trail SE T: 403-221-2063 Calgary, Alberta T3G 2M2 F: 403-260-2737 E-mail: umashanie.reddy@calgarypubliclibrary.com Website: http://calgarypubliclibrary.com/books-more/e-library Select: Newspapers and Magazines The Calgary Public Library is one of the largest public library systems in North America and the second largest public library system in Canada that leads the way in literacy development, fosters a lifelong love of reading and provides seamless and barrier free access to innovative programs services and resources to diverse communities. Calgarians visit the Library‘s 18 branches to borrow books, DVDs, e-resources and other materials more than 17 million times a year. The Calgary Public Library‘s digital collection is also one of the most comprehensive in the country, which includes digital newspaper and magazine subscriptions, eBooks, online music streaming, language learning apps and interactive continuing education courses. Services for people with disabilities.

MEDIA/ ARTS/ FILM PRODUCTION CALGARY SOCIETY OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS Suite 203, 223 – 12th Ave S.W. Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9 E-mail: info@csif.org Website: www.csif.org

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T: 403-205-4747


We assist independent filmmaking in various facets that include: production, exhibition, education, discourse and community building. As an inclusive organization we support independent filmmakers at all skill levels, from beginner to professional.

Publications Emmedia Gallery & Production Society #203, 351 - 11 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2R 0C7 E-mail: emmedia@emmedia.ca Website: www.emmedia.ca

T: 403-263-2833 F: 403-232-8372

Esquao Publication Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women Suite 300, 10256 – 112th Street Toll free: 1-877-471-2171 Edmonton, Alberta T5K 1M4 T: 780-479-8195 E-mail: iaaw@iaaw.ca F: 780-471-2169 Website: www.iaaw.ca Muriel Stanley Venne, President and winner of National Aboriginal Achievement Award. Frequency: Monthly University of Calgary Press – The Heartland Publishers University of Calgary Press T: 403-220-7578 2500 University Drive NW F: 403-282-0085 Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 Website: www.uofcpress.com Academic: African, Chinese, Cultural, Italian, Japanese, Jewish, Latin American, Native, French, Multinationals in North America, and Mexican topics. Frequency: Yearly & Monthly publications

CALGARY Radio Stations ONLINE LISTINGS Calgary Students.Com CBCX (CBC Radio - French); CHKF – 94.7 (Various Languages); CKUA-1/ 93.7 FM (Multilanguage) Calgary Website: www.calgarystudents.com/media Daily CHKF 94.7 FM - Fairchild Radio (Multilangual) #109, 2723 - 37 Avenue NE T: 403-717-1940 Calgary, Alberta T1Y 5R8 F: 403-717-1945 E-mail: general@fm947.com Website: www.fm947.com  Multicultural radio station in Calgary  Provide multicultural program in (19) languages serving more than 16 ethnic communities in Calgary

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 More businesses expand their markets the most reliable and cost-effective business partners POLISH WAVE – POLSKA FALA Polish Community Radio Program T: 403-717-1940 Fairchild Radio FM 94.7 F: 403-974-3219 109-2723-37 Avenue NE Calgary, Alberta T1Y 5R8 E-mail: polskafala@telus.net Website: www.ploty.com The only Polish language program in Calgary, providing the Polish speaking Calgarians with information on local events, community updates and news from around the world. Program also presents music from Poland in variety of style: folk, pop, rock, jazz, classical. Radio show. CJSR – FM 88 World Domination Headquarters Room 0-09, Students' Union Building University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2J7 Website: www.cjsr.ualberta.ca/program_table.htm Languages: French, African, Ukrainian, Polish

T: 780-492-2577 ext. 222 F: 780-492-3121

CJSW Radio- FM 90.9 – University Of Calgary Student Radio Society Room 312 MacEwan Hall T: 403-220-3902 University of Calgary F: 403-289-8212 2500 University Drive NW Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 E-mail: multicultural@cjsw.com Website: www.cjsw.com See Website: www.cjsw.com/about/staff CJSW 90.9 FM is a campus/community radio station that airs a diverse selection of independent/ alternative music and news that reflects the vibrant community in Calgary. The station is almost entirely volunteer run. Volunteers help to maintain the music library, promote the station, produce on-air content and maintain CJSW‘s involvement in the local community. Cultural Shows on CJSW, 90.9FM (http://cjsw.com/programming/cultural):         

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Eritrean Radio (Sunday 8:30 – 9 AM) Hrvatski Radio (Sunday 9 – 10 AM) Radyo Pilipino (Sunday 10 – 11 AM) Buscando Americano (Sunday 11 AM - 12:30 PM) Radio GB (Sunday 12:30 – 1:30 PM) Deztination Worldwide (Sunday 1:30 – 3 PM) French Transe En Danse (Monday 6 – 7 PM) Desi Vibes (Tuesday 6 – 7 PM) Carnival Mix (Wednesday 6 – 7 PM)


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Bunte Welle (Saturday 8 – 10 AM) Calgary Vietnamese Radio (Saturday 10 -11 AM) Hellenic Melodies (Saturday 11 AM – Noon) Speaking In Tongues (Saturday Noon – 1:30 PM) Level The Vibes (Saturday 4 – 6 PM) Voice Of Ethiopia (Saturday 6 – 6:30 PM) Radio Oromia (Saturday 6:30 – 7 PM) Oh Africa! (Saturday 7 – 8 PM)

CKUA Radio Network Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts 205 - 8 Avenue S.E. Calgary, Alberta T2G 0K9 Arts/News Website: http://www.ckua.org/ Radio Punjab International Inc Chestermere, AB T1X 0B9 Radio Sursangam Ltd 133 Hawkmere Close Chestermere Sursangam Radio 203-4656 Westwinds Dr NE Calgary, AB T3J 3Z5

T: 403-266-5566 F: 403-262-3645

T: 403-590-5802

T: 403-248-9222

T: 403-293-9044

RCI - Radio Canada International Altaviser Communications Ltd. T: 604-275-4765 7451 Winchelsea Cresent Richmond, British Columbia V7C 4E5 Website: http://broadcast-live.com/arabic.html Website: http://www.rcinet.ca (for Radio Canada International home page) Multilingual available Arabic Language Radio Broadcasts/ Toronto News in Arabic/ free television and radio software or remote control Daily

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Ethnic Program Schedule

FM 94.7 Fairchild Radio MON

TUE

WED

January 2014

SAT

SUN

7:00

Mandarin

Cambodian

8:00

Cantonese

Thai

AM 6:30

THU

FRI

Cantonese (Simulcast)

9:00

Vietnamese Mandarin

10:00

Cantonese

South Indian

11:00

Filipino

12:00

Cantonese

PM 1:00

Punjabi; Hindi;

2:00

Punjabi; Hindi;

3:00

Punjabi

Urdu Urdu Mandarin 4:00

German

Russian

Italian

Japanese

Hungarian

Punjabi; Hindi; Urdu

5:00

Spanish

Spanish

Spanish

Spanish

Spanish

Macedonia n

Punjabi; Hindi; Urdu

6:00

Spanish

Spanish

Spanish

Spanish

Spanish

Punjabi; Hindi

Punjabi

7:00

Punjabi; Hindi; Urdu

Punjabi; Hindi;

Spanish

Polish

Spanish

Punjabi

Punjabi; Hindi; Urdu

8:00

E. Indian; Punjabi

Punjabi; Hindi;

Punjabi; Hindi; Urdu

Punjabi; Hindi; Urdu

Punjabi; Hindi; Urdu

Urdu

Punjabi; English

Mandarin

Mandarin

Urdu

Urdu

9:00 9:30

Cantonese

East Indian Punjabi

10:00 East Indian; 11:00

Mandarin

Punjabi

12MN

Laotian, Laos Cantonese (Simulcast

|

Mandarin

Cantonese

6:30 AM

(Simulcast)

(Simulcast)

The schedule is subject to change. Enquiry: 403-717-1940

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Fax: 403-717-1945 Website: www.fm947.com or www.facebook.com/fairchildcal


TELEVISION NETWORKS Fairchild Television Ltd 109-2723 37 Ave N.E. Calgary, AB T1Y 5R8 OMNI Television Alberta Rodger Media Television 535 7th Ave S.W. Calgary, AB T2P OY4 E-mail: info@omniab.ca Website: www.omniab.ca/

T: 403-571-3187 F: 403-571-3183

T: 403-508-2222 F: 416-260-3621

PHILIPPINE MEDIA SOCIETY OF ALBERTA T: 403-264-5605 P.O.Box 89095 Calgary, Alberta T2Z 3W3 Email: tvfilipino@gmail.com The show intends to cover mainly the Filipino community in Alberta Province, touching on the community activities like local news, special events (seniors clubs and other Filipino associations), cultural events that promote and preserve Filipino heritage, yearly celebrations like the Philippine Independence Day, Holy Week Christian traditions, Christmas and New Year's holidays. We also do interviews and public service announcements on upcoming events and on human interests. It is a variety show on an e-magazine format. Polish TV Calgary P.O. Box 35062 RPO Sarcee T: 403-542-9224 Calgary, Alberta T3E 7C7 E-mail: polishtv@shaw.ca Program contains news, events from Polish community and from Poland, interviews with the interesting people, music, short films as well segment with wishes for special occasions. Program is mostly in Polish Language and English. SHAW’S MULTICULTURAL CHANNEL (MPC) 70 24100 32 Ave NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 9A7 MPC has different programs from different cultures

T: 403-716-6010

TV PAKISTAN 15 Sanderling Rise SW Calgary, Alberta T3K 3B1

T: 403-295-0570

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CALGARY TV stations on-line Calgary Students.Com English Website: www.calgarystudents.com/media Includes: (CICT, CFCN, CKAL, CBRT, CIAN, and CBRFT). CBRFT - SRC - Calgary Television French Website: http://radio-canada.ca/television

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CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS ABORIGINAL For additional listing of Aboriginal Organizations, Please go to www.calgary.ca/cns ABORIGINAL EDUCATION TEAM Calgary Catholic Separate School District St. Paul Centre T: 403-500-2638 124 – 24 Avenue NE F: 403-500-2933 Calgary, Alberta T2E 1W6 E-mail: rhonda.elser@cssd.ab.ca Website: www.cssd.ab.ca The Calgary Catholic School District Aboriginal Education team focuses on supporting Aboriginal students as they balance maintaining a strong link to their culture and heritage with learning the skills necessary to live successfully in today's society. Aboriginal home and school liaison workers facilitate effective communication between the home and the school community, assist school personnel and encourage active parental involvement in their child's education. The Aboriginal Education team provides various services, including: Delivery of a cultural component in the context of instructional programs. Provision of academic support, as required, to Aboriginal students. Provision of instructional programs on Aboriginal history, traditions, art, beliefs and contemporary issues. Consultation regarding Aboriginal issues. Support to District and school administrators regarding the needs of Aboriginal students. ABORIGINAL EDUCATION PROGRAM Mount Royal College C201, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW T: 403-440-5596 Calgary, Alberta T3E 6K6 F: 403-440-7207 Website: www.mtroyal.ca/iniskimcentre E-mail: iniskimcentre@mtroyal.ca The Aboriginal Education Program at Mount Royal College is a College/University Preparation Program (UCEP) for students of Aboriginal ancestry. The Program strives to honors our Aboriginal traditions and values, find our purpose in life, create a quality educational journey for all our students, walk in harmony with all our relations, and share our visions and knowledge for continuing generations. Educational, Aboriginal Group ABORIGINAL FRIENDSHIP CENTRE OF CALGARY 101, 427 – 51 AVENUE SE Calgary, AB T2H 0M8 E-mail: info@afccalgary.org Website: Under construction

T: 403-270-7379 F: 403-270-7172

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AFCC is committed to a holistic and traditional approach in the development and provision of services and resources for the Aboriginal peoples of Calgary. We are dedicated to serve in an ethical, community minded organization, respectful of Aboriginal Cultures and Teachings for the benefit of all Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples. Aboriginal Group, Youth Group, Seniors Support Groups, Social and Work/Assit with the chronically homeless ABORIGINAL OPPORTUNITIES COMMITTEE Calgary Chamber of Commerce T: 403-750-0400 100 – 6 Avenue SW F: 403-266-3413 Calgary, AB T2P 0P5 E-mail: chinfo@calgarychamber.com Website: www.calgarychamber.com This committee's focus is to raise awareness and understanding of Aboriginal issues and perspectives within the Chamber's membership and the Calgary community at large. The Aboriginal Opportunities Committee (AOC) is committed to create and promote employment and business opportunities of Aboriginal people in and around Calgary.

ABORIGINAL SENIORS GATHERING PLACE SOCIETY OF CALGARY 164 – 3359 27 Street N.E T: 403-270-9351 Calgary, Alberta T1Y 5E4 F: 403-270-9371 E-mail: contact@ghostriverrediscovery.com Website: www.ghostriverrediscovery.com Provides services to assist seniors to maintain their independence and enhance their quality of life. Monday: 9:00 AM-3:00 PM Tuesday: 9:00 AM-3:00 PM Wednesday: 9:00 AM-3:00 PM Thursday: 9:00 AM-3:00 PM Friday: 9:00 AM-3:00 PM Seniors support groups AWO TAAN HEALING LODGE SOCIETY Box 6084, Station ―A‖ T: 403-531-1970 Calgary, Alberta T2H 2L3 F: 403-531-1977 Website: www.awotaan.org Crisis Line: 403-531-1972 The crisis shelter is for abused women and their children. The Shelter accepts families of all ethnic backgrounds. It provides basic needs to families. The Healing Circles are open to non-residents. Other BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF CALGARY – ABORIGINAL SERVICES 731 – 13th Avenue N.E. T: 403-520-1512 Calgary, AB T2E 1C8 F: 403-276-9988 E-mail: tfox@bgcc.ab.ca Website: www.boysandgirlsclubsofcalgary.ca

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Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary (BGCC) Aboriginal Services provides culturally appropriate programs that have a lasting impact not only on the children and youth, but also for families and the broader community. BGCC Aboriginal programs, in collaboration with other agencies, provide hands-on cultural experiences, elder involvement, health and wellness activities, traditional arts programs and youth mentorship. Our collaborations and partnerships are guided by the Medicine wheel teachings promoting balance and harmonious connections between the mental, spiritual, emotional and physical components for each individual. BOW VALLEY COLLEGE - ABORGINAL CENTRE INIIKOKAAN ABORGINAL CENTRE South Campus, 2nd Floor, Room S2015 T: 403-410-1786 th 345 – 6 Avenue SE F: 403-273-1873 Calgary, Ab. T2G 4V1 Email: nwells@bowvalleycollege.ca The Aboriginal Centre will be the gathering place for the enrichment of students‘ cultural identity, expression and supportive resources for success: First Nations, Metis, and Inuit students‘ goals will be actualized. CANADIAN PARAPLEGIC ASSOCIATION (Alberta) 5211 – 4th Street N.E. T: 403-228-3001 Calgary, Alberta T2K 6J5 F: 403-229-4271 E-mail: calgary@cpa-ab.org Website: www.cpa-ab.org Assists persons with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self-reliance and full community participation. Aboriginal services CALGARY POLICE SERVICE Diversity Resources Team T: 403-974-0550 507, 315 – 10 Avenue SE F: 403-974-0530 Calgary, Alberta T2G 0W2 Mail Address: 133 – 6 Avenue SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 4Z1 Website: www.calgarypolice.ca The Diversity Resources Unit builds bridges of understanding by working to foster awareness and communication, both within the Calgary Police Service and between the police and diverse communities. The Unit consists of a Sergeant and eight Constables, who are responsible for the following portfolios:     

Aboriginal Latin/Caribbean Middle East/European GLBT Hate Crimes

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South East Asia African Middle East/European Persons With Disabilities

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CALGARY STAMPEDE INDIAN EVENTS COMMITTEE Calgary Exhibition and Stampede T: 403-261-0137 PO Box 1060, Station ―M‖ F: 403-266-6001 Calgary, Alberta T2P 2K8 E-mail: jnicholson@calgarystampede.com Website: www.indianvillage.ca The Treaty Seven First Nations and the Calgary & Stampede offer a cross-cultural knowledge exchange to the visitors of the Indian Village. Mission is ―The authentic interpretation, exhibition, and preservation of First Nation‘s Culture‖ Educational, Aboriginal Group

CITY OF CALGARY COMMUNITY & NEIGHBOURHOOD SERVICES (CNS) P.O. Box 2100, Stn. ―M‖ (116) T: 403-268-5959 Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M5 C: 403-818-6911 E-mail: Bev.Renaud@calgary.ca F: 403-268-3786 Aboriginal Community Worker P.O. Box 2100, Stn. ―M‖ (116) T: 403-268-5149 Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M5 F: 403-268-5765 E-mail Lorna.Crowshoe@calgary.ca Issue Strategist P. O. Box 2100, Stn. ‗M‘ (116) Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M5 T: 403-268-5188 or Sharon.Goulet@calgary.ca F: 403-268-5765 Issue Strategist P. O. Box 2100, Stn ‗M Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M5 Both work with the Aboriginal Community to design and develop culturally competent services; act as a bridge to provide understanding between Aboriginal and nonAboriginal awareness in to City planning and events; provides support to Calgary Aboriginal Affairs Committee (CAUAC) and a range of services to the Aboriginal community from community development to social planning; does not provide individual or group counseling. CITY of CALGARY YOUTH EMPLOYMENT CENTRE – ABORIGINAL YOUTH OUTREACH 2nd floor, 315 – 10 Avenue SE T: 403-268-2490 Calgary, Alberta T2G 0W2 F: 403-268-2383 Website: www.nextsteps.org The Youth Employment Centre provides free employment and career counseling services to all youth 15-24 years. Services include access to a fax machine, photo copier, job board, internet, computers, Employment Counselors, hiring fairs, and a resource area. The Aboriginal Youth Outreach Worker is available to assist Aboriginal youth with funding options, program information and career/ employment options as well, the Youth Employment Centre offers the Born to Be Aboriginal Youth Career and Living Skills Program. This is a 26 week program focusing on life skills, career/ employment planning and a work experience for Aboriginal youth.

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Aboriginal group, youth groups, job skills & résumé. FATHER LATOUR NATIVE PASTORAL CENTRE 216 – 18 Avenue SW T: 403-244-4248 Calgary, Alberta T2S 0C1 F: 403-229-1506 The Centre provides counseling to Aboriginal families in need, and youth-oriented programs for young people between the ages of eleven and nineteen (11 – 19). Programs include help with healing of addictions, transactional analysis, literacy and parenting classes, sacramental preparation and prayer group. Social, spiritual, educational, recreational, adult and youth groups. FOUR DIRECTIONS FOSTER PARENTS ASSOCIATION 4869 Hubalta Road SE T: 403-273-4026 Calgary, Alberta T2B 1T5 F: 403-273-4027 E-mail: info@fourdirectionscalgary.org Website: www.fourdirectionscalgary.org Four Directions is a non profit agency which focuses on connecting adopted and foster families with a cultural resources and incorporating traditional Elders in teaching children and their families as well as foster and adopted parents about history, traditions, beliefs, values of Culture, language and dancing and spirituality is all very necessary for the achievement of a healthy holistic Aboriginal being. Four Directions does this through youth mentorship program which are a youth group and one on one youth mentoring, in-home supports, Métis Jigging classes and performances for children and adults. Four Directions hosts annual events such as a Foster Parent Conference, Adoption Celebration and Cultural Appreciation day. These events have cultural dancers and our Elders from our community. As well as our agency does provide other services such as transportation and or supervised visits, home study assessments, youth mentorships, and in-home supports. Performing arts, social, Aboriginal group, youth group GHOST RIVER REDISCOVERY SOCIETY #107-1640 – 16th Avenue NW T: 403-270-9351 Calgary, Alberta T2M 0L6 F: 403-270-9371 E-mail: contact@ghostriverrediscovery.com Website: http://www.ghostriverrediscovery.com Ghost River Rediscovery offers traditional and cultural based indoor and outdoor leadership programming year round for children, youth and adults. Educational, Social, Aboriginal Groups, Youth Groups, Cultural INISKIM CENTRE, MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY C201, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW T: 403-440-5596 Calgary, Alberta T3E 6K6 F: 403-440-7207 E-mail: iniskimcentre@mtroyal.ca Website: www.mtroyal.ca/iniskimcentre The Iniskim Centre offers programming  To help meet the educational needs of Aboriginal peoples  To promote a culturally appropriate educational program which enhances the educational experience of Aboriginal peoples  To enhance cross-cultural understanding within an institutional setting

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To provide a positive learing environment which promotes students success and satisfaction - Educational, Aboriginal Group

INSTITUTION for the ADVANCEMENT of ABORIGINAL WOMEN (IAAW) #330, 10256 – 112 Street Toll Free: 1-877-471-2171 Edmonton, Alberta T5K 1M4 F: 780-471-2169 E-mail: iaaw@iaaw.ca Website: http://iaawcanada.com/ The IAAW is a non-profit organization, dedicated to the promotion, improvement and self-fulfillment of Aboriginal women within the concept of self-government and community, recognizing the Strength and Beauty of All Aboriginal Women. IAAW advocates on behalf of Aboriginal women and is currently involved in many activities for the benefit of Alberta's Aboriginal women including:  Advocating with the Human Rights Commissions as they pertain to Aboriginal people, and in particular, to Aboriginal women.  Honouring and recognizing Aboriginal women for their accomplishments at the Annual Esquao Awards.  Communicate and network with other organizations on your behalf.  Be a friend and provide support to you especially in crisis situations.  Provide information and advice in dealing with government agencies.  Carry out projects which will benefit and enhance the status of Aboriginal women  Convene conferences and seminars pertaining to the issues faced by Aboriginal Women.  Conduct and sponsor workshops to create empowerment.  Research and publish papers on issues pertaining to Aboriginal women. METIS CALGARY FAMILY SERVICES – Aboriginal Students Program & In Home Support 352 Sunvale Drive SE T: 403-240-4642 Calgary, Alberta T2X 2P1 F: 403-240-4846 E-mail: mail@mcfs.ca Website: www.mcfs.ca Umbrella for: Ke Mama Nnanik Medicine Wheel Early Learning Centers Native Network Family Resource Centre University of Calgary International Student Centre Metis Calgary Family Services is a registered non for profit organization that offers various outreach, early intervention, accredited child care, pre school, before & after school youth support, in-home family support, and referral services to families and children. Family Support Teams work with young families and their children within their own homes, schools, and communities. KE MAMA NNANIK, NATIVE FAMILY DAY PROGRAM – Métis Calgary Family Services 352 Sunvale Drive SE Calgary, Alberta T2X 2P1 E-mail: mail@mcfs.ca

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T: 403-240-4642 F: 403-240-4846


Website: www.mcfs.ca Ke Mama Nnanik is a one day per week program that focuses on Aboriginal culture. It provides an atmosphere where families can learn parenting skills, daily living and selfdevelopment through discussion, role modeling, respected Elders and community resources. Translators, social and educational. MEDICINE WHEEL EARLY LEARNING CENTERS East Location: Harold W. Riley West Location: Sir James Lougheed

T: 403-232-6041 F: 403-240-4846 T: 403-246-4177 F: 403-240-4846

MÉTIS NATION OF ALBERTA REGION 3 1A – 4001 19 Street N.E Toll free: 1-800-267-5844 Calgary, Alberta T2E 6X8 T: 403-569-8800 Website: www.albertametis.com F: 403-569-8959 E-mail: mlanz@metis.org The Association provides programs and services to the Métis people of Calgary as well as assistance to Aboriginal people with cultural, recreational and social needs. Offers information on applications for lifetime memberships and referrals. Aboriginal Group, Social, educational, recreational, seniors‘ support groups, services for people with disabilities, and others. THE NATIVE CENTRE University of Calgary T: 403-220-6034 Room #390, MacEwan Student Centre F: 403-220-6019 2500 University Dr NW Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 E-mail: chagnon@ucalgary.ca or nativecr@ucalgary.ca Website: www.ucalgary.ca/nativecr The Centre provides support to Aboriginal people in the pursuit of knowledge and academic education. Education. NATIVE COUNSELLING SERVICE OF ALBERTA Second Floor, 614 6 Av SE T: 403-237-7850 Calgary, Alberta T2P 0S4 F: 403-237-7857 E-mail: calgary@ncsa.ca Website: www.ncsa.ca Criminal, Family and Youth Court Programs: provide assistance to help clients understand their legal rights and responsibilities and to offer in-court assistance, counseling, and interpretation services as required. Youth Restorative Justice Committee offers Aboriginal youth who are first or second offenders in conflict with the law an Alternative Measures option that is culturally sensitive, engaging Elders and community members to form a committee; which receive

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referrals from the courts and if extra-judicial sanctions are completed successfully this may result in no criminal record for the youth. Human Rights Education and Support Program offers presentations in the community on Aboriginal Human Rights, et al and provides support to clients through the process, who feel they have a Human Rights complaint. Interpreters, translators, social, Aboriginal group, youth group, educational, other. PIITOAYIS FAMILY SCHOOL – Calgary Board of Education 1921 9 Avenue SE T: 403-777-7860 Calgary, Alberta, T2G 0V3 F: 403-777-7869 E-mail: piitoayis@cbe.ab.ca Services provided for Grade 1-6 elementary programs. Blackfoot and Cree language classes as well as drumming and singing. School begins with a morning smudge and prayer followed by cultural programming. Aboriginal culture is woven throughout the Alberta Learning curriculum. Transportation and lunch provided to students. Spiritual, educational, social, and recreational activities. THE NATIVE NETWORK FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE 19 Erinwoods Dr. SE T: 403-240-4642 EXT 303 Calgary, Alberta T2B 2W3 F: 403-273-6038 Website: www.mcfs.ca This program is an early intervention project that functions as a community resource to families in the Greater Forest Lawn area. All areas of need can be addressed, in some cases direct referral to services in Calgary are available. This also operates as a branch office for the Metis Calgary Family Services programming and is a direct link to all Ke Mama Nnanik programs. Telephone: 403-273-6032 Thelma Houle is the coordinator of this site office. Harvey are also on site and ready to help, they are both facilitating separate weekly groups with men and women, call for more info. Native Network also has bookable space at no charge for service to the community, for such things as case conferences, meetings, etc. SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE of TECHNOLOGY (SAIT) – CHINOOK LODGE 1301 – 16 Avenue NW T: 403-284-7248 Senator Burns Building F: 403-210-4524 Calgary, Alberta T2M 0L4 E-mail: Chinook.lodge@sait.ca Website: www.chinook.lodge.sait.ca Through Chinook Lodge, the Centre for Academic Learner Services welcomes the opportunity to advance SAIT's quality educational experiences to learners and customers in the extended SAIT community. Chinook Lodge Aboriginal Resource Centre is a space dedicated to serving the learning and training needs of Aboriginal students at SAIT. Students can make use of resources, study areas, or socialize with other students. Chinook Lodge is more then a learning environment, it is a people environment with resources available to SAIT students, staff, faculty and industry partners. The unique design reflects the medicine wheel concept familiar to most aboriginal cultures. Social, educational, Aboriginal groups, and Aboriginal youth groups.

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STAMPEDE LOCAL 8008 OF THE METIS NATION OF ALBERTA 110 Dovertree Place T: 403-284-1212 Calgary, Alberta T2B 2K3 F: 403-284-2075 E-mail: blweber@telus.net We exist to create awareness of the proud heritage of the Metis people as one of the three Aboriginal peoples defined in Canada‘s Constitution and to promote understanding of the history, values, culture, language and spiritual traditions of the Metis in Alberta and to sustain our heritage for future generations. Metis Cultural Awareness, Social, Aboriginal Group

AFRICAN ACTION COMMITTEE FOR BLACK AFFAIRS (CALGARY) P.O. Box 52042 311 – 16 Avenue NE T: 403-612-3349 Calgary, Alberta, T2E 8K9 E-mail: acbacalgary@gmail.com ACBA intercede on behalf of students and their parents with education officials to reinstate teens who are expelled from school. We believe more youths expelled from school breeds more youths getting into trouble. Investigate cases of youth and the justice system in support of families. Hold African History classes. AFRICAN-AMERICAN CANADIAN CULTURAL SOCIETY 23 Sherwood Common NW T: 403-275-8590 Calgary Alberta T3R 1P6 T: 403-452-3483 E-mail: Anne.fitze@shaw.ca or gary.martin@shaw.ca T: 403-860-8314 Preservation of African American culture; unity among African Americans Cultural celebrations, Annual dinner, celebratory events AFRICAN / CARIBBEAN UNITED FOUNDATION OF ALBERTA Address: 3915 – 34 Street NE Calgary, Alberta T1Y 6Z8 Mailing: 23 Sherwood Common N.W. T: 403-275-8590 Calgary Alberta T3R 1P6 T: 403-452-3483 E-mail: Anne.fitze@shaw.ca or gary.martin@shaw.ca T: 403-860-8314 Advocate for judicial, educational, social and economic equity for African and Caribbean community as a whole so that people of African and Caribbean ancestry can realize their full potential as Canadians. Leadership training, public forums, mediation, mentoring, black history awareness Seminars, lectures, counseling AFRICAN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY (ACAC) 205, 1409 Edmonton Trail NE T: 403-710-4028 Calgary, Alberta T2E 3K8 F: 403-232-8760 E-mail: m.embaie@shaw.ca ACAC is an umbrella organization of the individual African countries‘ Associations. Our goal is to help individual Africans and families in Calgary with employment, education, family issues and also to promote African culture in Calgary. 46


Performing arts, literary art, social, visual arts, education, recreation, and youth groups. AFRIKADEY! ARTS & CULTURE SOCIETY 1B, 1640 16 Av NW T: 403-234-9110 Calgary, Alberta T2M 0L6 F: 403-234-9114 E-mail: info@afrikadey.com Website: www.afrikadey.com The AACS presents, interprets and preserves the art, culture and history of African Canadians in Calgary and of people of African descent throughout Canada. The AACS is responsible for the AFRIKADEY FESTIVAL Media, Literal Arts, Media Arts, Performing arts, Visual Arts, Social, Youth Groups, Other – musical festival AFRICAN SUDANESE ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY (ASAC) #201 1448 7 Ave SW T: 403-265-5560 Calgary, Alberta T2T 0C8 F: 403-265-5561 E-mail: dnyuon@hotmail.com Website: www.africansudanese.org ASAC is committed to offering social & educational programs to the Sudanese community in Calgary and surrounding area based on the cultural attitude of being each other‘s keeper and the desire to see immigrants become self-sufficient. We offer interpretations and translations in different African Languages. Interpreters, translators, media, social, educational, resume and job skills, youth group, and seniors support groups. AMICALE CONGO-BRAZZA ALBERTA 101, 1513 – 26 Avenue SW T: 403-473-4505 Calgary, Alberta T2T 1C4 T: 403-272-5589 E-mail: geelelson@hotmail.com Unite Brazza-Congolese living in Alberta / Réunir tous les Congolais-brazza de l‘Alberta Assist Brazza-Congolese with settlement and integration needs in Alberta / Aider les nouveaux arrivants congolais-brazza Build links between Congo-Brazza and Alberta (e.g. development projects in Africa) / Établir liens entre Congo-brazza et Alberta (projets de développement en Afrique) Promotion of Congolese culture / Promotion de la culture Congo-brazza Activities and excursions to help newcomers discover Alberta / Excursions pour faire découvrir l‘Alberta aux nouveaux arrivants Congolese independence day celebration / Fête de l‘indépendance de Congo Soccer games every Saturday / Match de football tous les samedis Unite community to provide support for family (i.e. births, deaths) / Réunir la communauté pour offrir support aux familles (décès, naissances) Official launch of organization / Sortie officielle de l‘organisation Year end celebration / Fête de fin d‘année APAPI FILMS et THEATRE Casier postal 50, Site 1, R.R. 7 Calgary, Alberta T2P 2G7 E-mail: apapifilmandtheatre@yahoo.ca

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Promouvoir la culture afro-caraïbéenne de langue française à travers le theater, le film, et la danse. Traditional African and Caribbean arts, music, and theatre. Performing arts, Literal arts, and social. BLACK AMERICAN BLUES HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF CANADA 23 Sherwood Common N.W. T: 403-275-8590 Calgary Alberta T3R 1P6 T: 403-452-3483 E-mail: Anne.fitze@shaw.ca or gary.martin@shaw.ca T: 403-860-8314 Preservation of the cultural legacy of African-American music and song; to develop among our youth an understanding of maintaining ownership of one‘s culture Participation in conferences, festivals, etc. that create an opportunity for presenting the history and heritage of African-American culture; speaking and music tours of blues musicians; history of music program; Educational programs, seminars, workshops, mentorship for youth through music; two music drop in centres for at risk youth opening in Calgary in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club BLACK HISTORY MONTH FOUNDATION OF CANADA 23 Sherwood Common NW T: 403-275-8590 Calgary Alberta T3R 1P6 T: 403-452-3483 E-mail: Anne.fitze@shaw.ca or gary.martin@shaw.ca T: 403-860-8314 Preservation of culture; cohesiveness among black community; education about black history for all of society Conferences, festivals of film and music, educational sessions, literature and dance presentations; Organize Black History Month every year in February; maintain a lending library of books, films and posters; school presentations, year round presentations CALGARY ETHIOPIAN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION (CECA) #201 223 12 AVE SW T: 403-262-7260 Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9 F: 403-262-7290 Website: www.ethio-calgary.ab.ca Work for the common good and interests of all Ehtiopians living in Calgary and its surrounding areas. Represent and promote the common interests of its members at all public forums and community development programs. Promote awareness of Ehtiopian culture, history and social values to the broad Canadian society with the goal of contributing to cross-cultural understanding. Sponsor refugees through the private sponsorship program, organize social forums and networking opportunities for new arrivals to Calgary. Partnering with others to promote the integration of members into the Calgary community. Teach first language to children of Ethiopian heritage in Calgary. Performing and literary arts for social and youth groups. A monthly organizational newsletter. CALGARY POLICE SERVICE Diversity Resources Team 507, 315 – 10 Avenue SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 0W2 Mail Address: 133 – 6 Avenue SE

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Calgary, Alberta T2G 4Z1 Website: www.calgarypolice.ca The Diversity Resources Unit builds bridges of understanding by working to foster awareness and communication, both within the Calgary Police Service and between the police and diverse communities. The Unit consists of a Sergeant and eight Constables, who are responsible for the following portfolios:  Aboriginal  South East Asia  Latin/Caribbean  African  Middle East/European  Middle East/European  GLBT  Persons With Disabilities  Hate Crimes CALGARY UGANDAN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION c/o 176 Westcreek Landing T: 403-295-3211 Chestermere, Alberta T1X 1R8 E-mail: mlamola@shaw.ca To support Ugandans in Calgary and to support projects in Uganda Social events for community; helping people integrate properly into Canadian society; supporting project for children affected by war in Uganda Integration support; helping people liaise between Calgary and Uganda; developing a project for Ugandan youth in Calgary CALGARY UGANDAN COMMUNITY FOUNDATION P.O. Box 82075, Scarboro Postal Outlet T: 403-295-3211 1400 – 12 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T3C 3W5 E-mail: florenceomara@yahoo.ca The Foundation promotes unity, harmony and a sense of community and belonging to the people of Uganda and Canadians living in Calgary, through various activities. Offers a platform to express and protect Ugandan interests, give moral support to one another, and promote the Ugandan cultural heritage through education of youth and children. Helping new Ugandan urbans and visitors from Uganda understand Canada, its government, cultural and other social systems and to minimize isolation and frustration. Performing arts, social, educational and recreational activities. CAMEROONIAN ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY / ASSOCIATION CAMEROUNAISE DE CALGARY 105 Martinridge Crescent NE T: 403-400-1275 Calgary, Alberta T3J 3M4 E-mail: president@cac-acc.ca Website: www.cac-acc.ca Promouvoir l‘intégration des camerounais dans la ville de Calgary / Support the integration of Cameroonians in Calgary Faire connaître et promouvoir la culture camerounaise dans la ville de Calgary / Promote and share Cameroonian culture in Calgary Assurer la réussite des jeunes dans la vie Albertaine / Ensure the success of youth living in Alberta

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Organisation de soirée culturelle camerounaise / Cameroonian cultural events Journée spéciale pour enfants / Children activities Confection de brochures pour immigrants / Immigrant services brochure Conseils aux membres / Provide advise for members Orientation aux nouveaux arrivants dans la ville de Calgary / Assist newcomers to Calgary Aide et assistance morale / Provide counseling CANADIAN MINORITIES ALBERTA COUNCIL (CMAC) / CONSEIL DES MINORITÉS CANADIENNES DE L’ALBERTA 1407, 43 Street SW T: 403-660-5261 E-mail: pierrehournou25@hotmail.com or emmaniki@yahoo.fr Assisting integration of new immigrants / Faciliter l‘intégration de nouveaux arrivants en leur facilitant l‘accès au logement et en les informant sur les questions du marché de travail en Alberta Assisting with accommodations and employment / Offrir des accommodations et de logement aux moins fortunés de la société et les accompagner dans leur recherche de l‘emploi Crime prevention / Promouvoir la prévention de crimes Rehabilitating ex-convicts / Offrir aux malfaiteurs une réhabilitation adéquate afin qu‘ils puissent abandonner les activités criminelles et réintégrer la communauté Educate street gangs on the consequences of crime / Sensibiliser les gangs de rues sur les conséquences de la criminalité Develop community development projects / Développer des projets dans les domaines diverses comme des projets en éducation, des projets de formation et perfectionnement en matière d‘emploi pour aider les communautés. DARFUR ASSOCIATION OF CANADA 156 Hunterhorn Dr NE T: 403-202-2070 Calgary, Alberta T2K 6H3 E-mail: adambakur@yahoo.com Darfur Association of Canada is a non-profit community organization that helps people from Darfur to successfully integrate to the society of Canada and make Alberta their home. Also guide community members with various needs such as schools, work and obtaining government documents. Another objective of the Association is to educate the community about the services available through different servicing agencies. Also to preserve the culture make it as a part of Canadian culture through dance, drama and songs. To participate with other communities in various community events. ERITREAN CANADIAN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY 318, 223 - 12 Ave SW T: 403-234-7646 Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9 F: 403-234-7646 E-mail: EritreanCommunity@calgaryeritreans.org Website: www.calgaryeritreans.org We actively promote the unity and advancement of all Eritreans and strive to increase the understanding and appreciation of Eritrean culture and heritage. GHANAIAN CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY 40 Hidden Creek Circle NW Calgary, Alberta T3A 6J3 E-mail: anthonymanful@hotmail.com Website: www.ghanaiansincalgary.org

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Community based programs, cultural and traditional activities, Independence Celebrations, monthly meetings, youth programs, volunteering and support group. IGBO CULTURAL ASSOCIATION of CALGARY P.O. Box 875, 3545 – 32 Avenue NE T: 403-607-0409 Calgary, Alberta, T1Y 6M6 E-mail: igbocalgary@yahoo.ca Website: www.igbocalgary.ca Promote Igbo culture and traditions within Canada‘s multicultural mosaic. Provide training in and interpretation of Igbo language in Calgary and the rest of Canada. Support organizations in Calgary that cater to the needy. ISSHIN INSTITUTE 23 Sherwood Common NW T: 403-275-8590 Calgary Alberta T3R 1P6 T: 403-452-3483 E-mail: Anne.fitze@shaw.ca or gary.martin@shaw.ca T: 403-860-8314 A think tank group focused on issues communities are dealing with; to do research, set models and share them widely. Focus is on the black community, but the information can also be beneficial to other cultural groups; Research on issues that impact the communities, a focus on human rights from a legal aspect; In development stages, have done some presentations on the issue of youth gangs to the court system NATIONAL BLACK COALITION OF CANADA SOCIETY, CALGARY CHAPTER 62 Applestone Park SE T: 403-273-9006 Calgary, Alberta T2A 7W1 E-mail: mckies@shaw.ca mckies@telus.net Website: http://www.nbcccalgary.org NBCC Calgary offers awareness of Black Gospel Music and its relationship to Slavery during Black History Month. We have an annual Black Gospel Concert every February in celebration of Black History Month. We also support and work with other organization in the Black Community to enhance and showcase the vibrancy of our culture. NBCC Calgary has also been working with CSC Canada to conduct workshops at the Bowden Institute with the Black inmates, specifically on the reintegration back into society and the support that they will need after they are released. Social, Religious NIGERIAN CANADIAN ASSOCIATION of CALGARY Nigerian House T: 403-291-9234 or 403-880-6692 319, 3132 – 26 Street NE F: 403-291-6198 Calgary, Alberta T1Y 6Z1 E-mail: ncacpro@shaw.ca or secretary@nca-calgary.com Website: www.nca-calgary.com  To exhibit and promote, in a discrete and un-obstructive manner, those aspects of Nigerian culture that would contribute positively to the Canadian Cultural Mosaic.  To encourage a positive environment where members can get together from time to time for social and multicultural dialogue and interaction.  To provide a cultural connection and identity, as needed, for children of Nigerian parentage and any other.

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OROMO COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION of ALBERTA - Ethiopian #200B, 223 – 12 Avenue SW T: 403-828-2473 Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9 E-mail: contract@calgaryoromocommunity.org Helping new immigrants to adjust to Canadian society. Teach Oromo culture and values to others. Help translate Oromo language to English for newcomers. Teach Oromo language and culture to young Oromo children. Interpretation and translation, arts, religious, social, youth and senior groups SOMALI CANADIAN SOCIETY OF CALGARY 808 Edmonton Tr NE T: 403-250-8060 Calgary, Alberta T2E 3J60V5 E-mail: scsc-association@hotmail.com Website: www.somalicalgary.org To promote cultural integration of Somali community to the mainstream culture; to advocate for the community‘s welfare; to help the youth succeed in Canadian society; to preserve our cultural identity. Annual community celebrations, summer barbecue, Global Fest participation Some interpretation services; recognition for school achievement for youth; bringing the community together for celebrations THE YORUBA FOUNDATION, CALGARY (Nigerian) 75 Bridlewood Close SW T: 403-454-7811 Calgary, Alberta T2Y 3N3 F: 403-454-6378 E-mail: theyorubafoundationcalgary@yahoo.ca Website: www.yorubafoundationcalgary.org The Yoruba Foundation, Calgary seeks to exhibit and promote those aspects of the Yoruba culture that would contribute positively to the Canadian cultural mosaic. To provide a positive environment where our members can assemble from time to time for social and cultural dialogue. To provide a cultural connection and identity for all children of Yoruba heritage and other children that may like to explore the Yoruba way. To create a network for rendering reasonable and acceptable assistance, as deemed fit by the Foundation, to members who need such assistance from time to time. Needs shall be determined by a joint committee of the Board of Directors/Trustees and the Executive. Interpreters & translators (Yoruba language), social, educational, and recreational. UNITED SUDANESE –CANADIAN ENHANCEMENT SOCIETY Suite 202, 3517 17 Avenue SE Calgary, Alberta T2A 0R5 E-mail: m.ayudo@centrefornewcomers.ca Website: http://usescalgary.com/index.html

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To promote positive cultural values, intercultural interactions and wellbeing of Sudanese community members through education, community leadership and collaboration

ARAB ARAB CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY P.O. Box 573, Station M T: 403-265-0317 Calgary, Alberta T2P 2J2 The ACA is a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering Arab-Canadian understanding through education. Educational. CALGARY POLICE SERVICE Diversity Resources Team T: 403-974-0550 507, 315 – 10 Avenue SE F: 403-974-0530 Calgary, Alberta T2G 0W2 Mail Address: 133 – 6 Avenue SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 4Z1 Website: www.calgarypolice.ca The Diversity Resources Unit builds bridges of understanding by working to foster awareness and communication, both within the Calgary Police Service and between the police and diverse communities. The Unit consists of a Sergeant and eight Constables, who are responsible for the following portfolios:  Aboriginal  South East Asia  Latin/Caribbean  African  Middle East/European  Middle East/European  GLBT  Persons With Disabilities  Hate Crimes

AUSTRIAN ALBERTA AZERBAIJANI CULTURAL SCOIETY (ALACS) 10300 Tuscany Hills Way NW Calgary, Alberta T3L 2G5 E-mail: info@alacs.biz Website: www.alacs.biz We are a non-profit organization, active since 2006    

To bridge between Azerbaijani and Canandian cultures To help immigrants from Azerbaijani to settle in Alberta To introduce Azerbaijani culture in Alberta To act as an information centre about Azerbaijani in Alberta

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Calgary, Alberta T2E 7J1 F: 403-250-9128 E-mail: info@austrianclub.ca Website: http://www.austrianclub.ca/ The Austrian-Canadian Society was incorporated in 1964 by a small group of Austrians who joined together to maintain, to nurture and to share Austria‘s rich culture and tradition. In 1980, the Austrian-Canadian Society celebrated the grand opening of its home, the Austrian-Canadian Cultural Centre (A.C.C.C.).

BELIZE HONORARY CONSUL - BELIZE Suite 100, 1122 – 8th Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 1J5 E-mail: bblake@mainst.biz Website: belizeconsulatealberta.com

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BRAZIL BRAZILIAN COMMUNIY ASSOCIATION OF ALBERTA 3331 Constable Place NW T: 403-614-7003 Calgary, Alberta T2L 0K9 E-Mail: info@bcaab.org Website: http://www.BrazilianAssociation.org A place to share Brazilian issues and activities of interest to Brazilians in Alberta and to Canadian Friends of Brazil. Our mandate is to promote the Brazilian cultural heritage in Alberta, amateur sports and community life. We organize five festivals a year with Brazilian cultural content (live music, dance and traditional food. We also participate in all city major festivals: Lilac, Calgary Heritage Festival, GlobalFest, ExpoLatino. Interpreters, Translators, Community Phone Directory, Literal Arts, Media Arts, Performing Arts, Social, Educational, Free Brazilian Portuguese sessions.

BRITISH BRITISH PENSIONERS ASSOCIATION OF WESTERN CANADA 211 Fonda Way SE T: 403-932-6775 Calgary, Alberta T2A 4Z7 E-mail: info@britishpensioners.com Website: www.britishpensioners.com Helping British ex-pats. If you worked in the U.K. you may be entitled to a British seniors pension. The aim is to obtain annual cost of living increases in British State Pensions for Pensioners residing in Canada. Social activities CALGARY POLICE SERVICE Diversity Resources Team 507, 315 – 10 Avenue SE

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Calgary, Alberta T2G 0W2 Mail Address: 133 – 6 Avenue SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 4Z1 Website: www.calgarypolice.ca The Diversity Resources Unit builds bridges of understanding by working to foster awareness and communication, both within the Calgary Police Service and between the police and diverse communities. The Unit consists of a Sergeant and eight Constables, who are responsible for the following portfolios:  Aboriginal  South East Asia  Latin/Caribbean  African  Middle East/European  Middle East/European  GLBT  Persons With Disabilities  Hate Crimes

BRUNEIAN MALAYSIAN SINGAPOREAN BRUNEIAN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION #301, 114 – 3 Avenue SW 587-323-6828 Calgary, Alberta T2P 0E7 E-mail: president@msbca.ca Website: www.msbca.ca  Provide for the recreation of members to promote and afford opportunity for friendly and social activities.  Assist in the settlement of new residents.  Promote through cultural events, understanding between our society and the community at large.  Provide a resource centre for use by our members and any interested parties. Translators, Media, Social, Hall Rental, Cultural dance and food

BULGARIA CALGARY BULGARIAN SOCIETY 33 Val Gardena View SW Calgary, Alberta T3H 5X7 E-mail: borda@calgarybulgariansociety.com Website: www.calgarybulgariansociety.com Calgary Bulgarian Society unites the Bulgarians living in Calgary and its main goal is to preserve the Bulgarian traditions, culture, and language. The organization runs the Bulgarian Language School where children and adults can learn Bulgarian language, history, and geography. The Bulgarian folk dance group ―Hide na Horoto‖ is a place to study and perform traditional dances from Bulgaria. The society organizes the celebration of national and traditional holidays. Media, Performing Arts, Social, Educational

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UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY BULGARIAN ASSOCIATION (BGA) 2500 University Drive NW Calgary, Alberta Email: btauofc@gmail.com Our club is organizing cultural and outdoor events to those who are interested in learning more about the Bulgarian culture. We currently do not have an office or a telephone number, so the best way to contact us is by email. Social, Educational, Youth Group

BURMESE (MYANMAR) MYANMAR BUDDHIST TEMPLE 69 Martin Valley Road NE T: 403-568-7205 Calgary, Alberta T3J 4L9 F: 403-568-5533 E-mail: mbtcalgary@shaw.ca Website: www.calgarymyanmartemple.ca The objective of the Organization is to build a Myanmar Buddhist Monastery in Calgary. -To offer its services to all Buddhist traditions and Non-Buddhist traditions. -To conduct the regular meditation practice and Dhamma talk to every walk of life. -To provide human assistance and to conserve the traditional culture. -Participate in Calgary Multicultural Center for the fulfillment for the strengths of Canada's cultural diversity. Social, Religious activities.

CAMBODIAN_(KHMER) KHMER-CANADIAN BUDDHIST CULTURAL ASSOCIATION 7011 Ogden Road SE T: 403-235-5415 Calgary, Alberta T2C 1B5 F: 403-235-5475 E-mail: khmerview@cambodianview.com Website: www.cambodianview.com The Association organizes religious ceremonies, Cambodian language school classes, performing arts activities and religious discussions. The youth have a ‗stay in school‘ program, sports activities and translation/interpretation. Interpreters, Media, Performing arts, social, religious, educational and recreational activities, seniors‘ support groups, youth groups and Hall Rental

CARIBBEAN ANTIGUA & BARBUDA ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY 115 – 3208 8 AVE NE Calgary, Alberta T2A 7V8 E-mail: info@antiguabarbuda-calgary.com Website: www.antiguabarbudacalgary.com

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The association seeks to preserve the Antiguan-Bermudan heritage. Provides assistance to new immigrants. Performing arts, social and recreational activities. BARBADOS CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY P.O. Box 55024 Temple Postal Outlet : 403-293-7131 Calgary, Alberta T1Y 4E0 This non-profit association is a member of the local CCC (Caribbean Community Council) of which we participate in the annual Carifest (Caribbean Festival), the Ms. & Mr. Carifest pageants, and all of the activities within the 10-day period. We prepare and cook a meal once, sometimes twice a year for the Mustard Seed Street Ministry, and donate to other worthwhile causes. We have an annual Spring dance and Independence dance in November, commemorating Barbados' independence from Great Britain in 1966. We award monetary scholarships at this time. This association is a member of the NCBAC (National Council of Barbadian Associations in Canada) member associations host conferences in a different city each May long weekend. Performing arts, social, community volunteer work, and Carifest festival activities. CALGARY POLICE SERVICE Diversity Resources Team T: 403-974-0550 507, 315 – 10 Avenue SE F: 403-974-0530 Calgary, Alberta T2G 0W2 Mail Address: 133 – 6 Avenue SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 4Z1 Website: www.calgarypolice.ca The Diversity Resources Unit builds bridges of understanding by working to foster awareness and communication, both within the Calgary Police Service and between the police and diverse communities. The Unit consists of a Sergeant and eight Constables, who are responsible for the following portfolios:  Aboriginal  South East Asia  Latin/Caribbean  African  Middle East/European  Middle East/European  GLBT  Persons With Disabilities  Hate Crimes CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY COUNCIL of CALGARY 357, 1500 14 Street SW T: 403-774-1300 Calgary, Alberta T3C 1C9 F: 403-774-1300 E-mail: admin@carifestcalgary.ca Website: www.carifestcalgary.com The Caribbean Community Council of Calgary are the organizers of Carifest Calgary. We work with the Caribbean Community to educate while entertain the community on a whole. Carifest, which is a family friendly event, showcases a culmination of music, dance, food and culture from all the islands in the Caribbean in August. We are also putting on an annual sports day starting September 2014.

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GRENADA/CANADA SOCIAL and CULTURAL ASSOCIATION of CALGARY #118, 3208 - 8 Ave NE T: 403-230-0137 Calgary, Alberta T2A 7V8 F:403-273-2440 E-mail: info@grenadacalgary.com Website: www.grenadacalgary.com Establish a Grenadian identity within the Calgary community, foster relations with Canadians through cultural exhibitions, prove assistance to those less fortunate at home and abroad. Social, hall rental JAMAICAN CANADIAN ASSOCIATION ALBERTA (JCAA) PO Box 22264, Bankers Hall T: 403-280-6704 Calgary, Alberta T2P 4K1 F: 403-256-3781 E-mail: info@jcaalberta.com Website: www.jcaalberta.com -To provide social interaction among members and facilitate desirable relations with the community at large -To advocate and represent our Jamaican community on public matters which affect their welfare, integration and satisfactory development -To respond to diverse social needs -To provide leadership and opportunities to enhance the economic, and cultural integration within the Canadian society Performing arts, social, educational and recreational activities. ST. LUCIA CALGARY CULTURAL ASSOCIATION 1135 – 37th Street SW T: 403-217-1725 Calgary, Alberta T3C 1S5 E-mail: slucalgary@shaw.ca Website: www.stlucia-calgary-assn.ca The SLCCA‘s mandate is to assist St Lucians who are new to Calgary with transitioning into their new surroundings, to educate non St Lucians about St Lucia and the SLCCA, to provide assistance to organizations that support those in need, and to foster stronger ties between St Lucians in Calgary and the greater community. ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES ASSOCIATION 20 - 2110 41 AVE NE T: 403-291-0144 Calgary, Alberta T2E 8Z7 E-mail: cecelia.john@shaw.ca Website: www.svgassncalg.com The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Association works to promote the presentation of our heritage; Encourage cultural, educational and social activities for all; Bridge intergenerational gap between Youths and Seniors; and Contribute towards harmony and unity in the Canadian Society and the world. Cultural, educational, and social activities. TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO CANADIAN ASSOCIATION 112, 3208 - 8 Avenue NE

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Calgary, Alberta T2A 7V8 The Association actively works to promote and maintain cultural ties. There is Caribbean Cultural social activities weekly. Youth groups, performing arts, social, educational and recreational activities. Hall Rental TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO ORGANETTES SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ASSOCIATION Bay 24, 2110 – 41 Av NE T: 403-275-1905 Calgary, Alberta T2E 8Z7 E-mail: tntorgan@telus.net Website: www.tntorgan.com Cultural activities, all four card games, steel band lessons, lunch hour, catering, costumes.

CHINESE ALBERTA CHINESE ZITHER ASSOCIATION 87 Edgebyne Cr NW T: 403-210-2372 Calgary, Alberta T3A 4B4 E-mail: vickysu@telus.net Website: www.abchinese.org The Alberta Chinese Zither Association is a non-profit cultural organization established in the foothills of Alberta in the City of Calgary in May 2007. Motivated by the Canadian spirit of multiculturalism, our society participates in charitable performances for the benefit of the needy. Our activities involve setting up seminars to promote education and cultural exchange. Our goals include cultivating our human spirit; promoting cultural values and fostering a spirit of benevolence in our society. The Alberta Chinese Zither Society likes to introduce the zither as a Chinese musical instrument, to bring joy to others through a heighten sense of appreciation for zither music. Performing Arts ALBERTA CHUNG WAH SCHOOL SOCIETY Unit 270, 328 Centre Street SE T: 403-973-7773 Calgary, Alberta T2G 4X6 F: 403-271-8033 E-mail: info@albertachungwahschool.ca Website: www.albertachungwahschool.ca Alberta Chung Wah School is operated by the Alberta Chung Wah School Society, a registered charity with Canada Revenue Agency. The school provides educational programs teaching Chinese language and culture to Calgary residents from kindergarteners to adults. High school credit courses are offered in accordance with the Cantonese Language and Culture 15; 25; 35 - 3Y Program , and Chinese (Mandarin) Language & Culture 10; 20; 30 - 3Year Program, both are approved by Alberta Education. Educational

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CALGARY CHINESE ALLIANCE CHURCH 150 Beddington Blvd NE T: 403-274-6923 Calgary, Alberta T2K 2E2 F: 403-275-7799 E-mail: info@calgarychinesealliance.org Website: www.calgarychinesealliance.org Offers religious services to the community and has a Chinese language school. We serve Chinese from all over the world and second generation Canadian Chinese. Religious, Youth group CALGARY CHINESE ALLIANCE SCHOOL 150 Beddington Blvd NE T: 403-274-7046 Calgary, Alberta T3K 2E2 F: 403-275-7799 E-mail: chineseschool@calgarychinesealliance.org Website: http://calgarychinesealliance.org/dokuwiki/dokn.php A heritage language school operates on Saturdays teaching Chinese languages and culture to children age 5 to 19. The school offers Grade 10 to 12 accredited courses approved by Alberta Education in Cantonese Language and Culture. CALGARY CHINESE COMMUNITY SERVICE ASSOCIATION #1, 128 – 2 Avenue SW T: 403-265-8446 Calgary, Alberta T2P 0B9 F: 403-233-0070 E-mail: cccsa@cccsa.ca Website: www.cccsa.ca CCCSA offers a wide variety of services to reduce barriers and promote an inclusive and supportive society, where community members can that have full and equitable access to and participation in Canadian society. The main program areas include: Integration and Civic Engagement (ICE), Children and Youth, Legal Support as well as Health program. Under ICE, we offer interpretation and translation, support groups, English literacy classes, employment connection, One to One Support and Advocacy, volunteer Services and family support. The Children and Youth program offers afterschool programs, summer camps ,life skills training as well as youth leadership training. Health Program has a special focus on breast health and cancer prevention and tobacco prevention. Translators, Media, Social, Youth Group, Educational CALGARY CHINESE CULTURAL CENTRE 197 - 1 Street SW Calgary, AB T2P 4M4 E-mail: info@culturalcentre.ca Website: www.culturalcentre.ca

T: 403-262-5071 F: 403-232-6387

Our Mission: To establish and maintain the unique facilities for the public to promote community, educational, recreational and cultural activities Our Objectives:

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 To provide a venue and organize a variety of cultural, educational and recreational programs to the public to learn and appreciate different facets of Chinese heritage, history and cultural context  To foster and cultivate cultural exchange between the East and West and contributes meaningfully to the Canadian spirit of multiculturalism  To promote the creation, performance and appreciation of arts by coordinating arts advocacy  To actively serve the community by establishing, maintaining and operating a unique facility and providing services that contributes to the vitality of the community  To preserve and stimulate Chinese and intercultural values  To promote the Centre as a landmark and tourist spot for visitors nationally and globally

CALGARY CHINESE CULTURAL SOCIETY 204, 116 – 2 Avenue SW T: 403-263-8830 Calgary, Alberta T2P 0B9 F: 403-263-8830 E-mail: kchang@ucalgary.ca The society‘s objective is to promote Chinese culture in a multi-cultural society, to strengthen community unity and cooperation. Promote cultural exchanges and friendship between Canada and China. The Society offers cultural-orientation programs to the public with a presentation on Chinese tradition and culture. Performing arts, education, recreation. CALGARY CHINESE CULTURAL SOCIETY – CHINESE LANGUAGE SCHOOL 197 1 Street SW T: 403-262-5071 Calgary, Alberta T2P 4M4 E-mail: school@culturalcentre.com Website: www.culturecentre.ca CALGARY CHINESE ELDERLY CITIZENS’ ASSOCIATION (CCECA) 111 Riverfront Avenue SW T: 403-269-6122 Calgary, Alberta T2P 4Y8 F: 403-269-1951 E-mail: cceca@cceca.ca Website: www.cceca.ca The Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizens‘ Association is a non-profit social service organization established in 1985, operating in the heart of downtown Calgary. Its mission is:  

To provide a supportive environment for the enhancement of the well-being of older adults. To encourage them to make changes in their life and integrate into mainstream society.

We have over 2200 members who live all over the city. Our services include outreach, social/recreational, educational and health. Our outreach services offer assistance to older adults on daily issues and this includes provision of information, interpretation, home and hospital visitation, form filling, benefits application, elder abuse support, case management and referral. Our health services provide health promotion and maintenance to the Chinese community and this includes Wellness centre, mobile laboratory, foot care, living well program, monthly diabetes workshop and annual flu vaccination, as well as regular health talks. Also, our program community engagement, focus on advocacy and civic Participation, activities, volunteer visiting program for older adults and volunteer program.

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Interpreters, Media, Community phone directory, Social, Educational, senior support groups, hall rental, services for people with disabilities CALGARY CHINESE MENNONITE CHURCH and Calgary Menno Chinese School 1237 - 28 Street SE T: 403-248-5988 Calgary AB T2A 7G4 E-mail: calgarychinese@mennonitechurch.ab.ca To provide Christian and community services to the Chinese community. Educational, recreational and religious activities. CALGARY CHINESE PRIVATE SCHOOL 599 Northmount Dr NW T: 403-264-2233 Calgary, Alberta T2K 3J6 F: 403-282-9854 E-mail: ccps@shaw.ca The school was established in 1939. Its goal is to provide an opportunity for our students to maintain their heritage and culture, our school offers from kindergarten to grade 12 to all people that have expressed interest in learning Chinese language and the Chinese cultural Interpreters, Translators, Educational CALGARY CHINESE SCHOOL #110, 138 – 18 AVE S.E. T: 403-210-2372 or 403-210-3358 Calgary, Alberta T2G 5P9 F: 403-238-5877 E-mail: chinliu@telus.net or pauljien@telus.net Website: www.sccacalgary.org/ The School teaches the official Chinese language, promotes cultural exchanges between Chinese and Canadian societies, and fosters the understanding as well as appreciation of Chinese heritage and culture. The school performs arts, and holds social and educational events. Social, Educational CALGARY CHINESE UNITED CHURCH 124 - 2 Avenue SW T: 403-262-4388 Calgary, Alberta T2P 0B9 F: 403-262-4388 E-mail: cuccalgary@gmail.com Provides Sunday Services, Sunday school, choir, social events, and recreational activities in the gymnasium. Social, religious, educational, youth group, seniors support group and Hall rental CHINESE CANADIAN ARTS & CULTURAL SOCIETY 6 Douglas View RD. SE T: 403-606-4580 Calgary, Alberta T2Z 2S9 E-mail: lindahuatang@gmail.com An Organization devoted to promte Arts & Culture in Calgary and surrounding area. Education concerning traditional Chinese history, culture and art and they relate to today‘s modern society through hosting performing art shows and art exhibitions Literary Arts, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Youth Group.

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CALGARY POLICE SERVICE Diversity Resources Team T: 403-974-0550 507, 315 – 10 Avenue SE F: 403-974-0530 Calgary, Alberta T2G 0W2 Mail Address: 133 – 6 Avenue SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 4Z1 Website: www.calgarypolice.ca The Diversity Resources Unit builds bridges of understanding by working to foster awareness and communication, both within the Calgary Police Service and between the police and diverse communities. The Unit consists of a Sergeant and eight Constables, who are responsible for the following portfolios:  Aboriginal  South East Asia  Latin/Caribbean  African  Middle East/European  Middle East/European  GLBT  Persons With Disabilities  Hate Crimes

CHINESE HERITAGE LANGUAGE SOCIETY OF CANADA P.O. Box 51129, BPO T: 403-295-3498 Calgary, Alberta T3K 3V9 F: 403-295-3498 Language Art, Chinese Dance, Material Art, Chinese Painting, State of Chinese Culture, Interpretation Seniors & New Immigrants Sports Interpreters, Performing Arts, Educational THE CALGARY TSUNGTSIN BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION 101, 114 – 3rd AVE SW T: 403-237-7988 Calgary, Alberta T2P 0E7 E-mail: secretary.tsungtsin@gmail.com The Calgary Tsungtsin Benevolent Association is an association that provides a place for its members to socialize and meet each other. Activities throughout the year includes various banquets during the Chinese New Year, Summer Outdoor BBQ, Moon Cake Festival, Anniversary of the Association formation, Christmas party to honor the Seniors and to provide study encourage funds for the members children etc. Regular activities include Tai Chi Class, Tuesday to Sunday from 11am to 5pm, close on Monday. Tsungtsin also has a library of Chinese books for it‘s members. Tsungtsin is very actively involved in various community activities organized by other associations and organizations. Especially in areas of Culture promotion. Social, Seniors Support Groups, Hall Rental THE CHINESE ACADEMY John G. Diefenbaker Senior High School (Main Campus) 6620 – 4th Street NW Calgary, Alberta T2K 1C2 E-mail: chineseacademy@telus.net

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Website: www.chineseacademy.ca The Chinese Academy is the largest heritage language school in Alberta with around 1900 students. We are a charitable and non-profit weekend Chinese school that works in partnership with the Calgary Board of Education and is accredited by Alberta Education. We offer Cantonese and Mandarin classes for students ages 3.5 to Grade 12, as well as the Chinese IB programs. The Academy also offers Chinese as a second language classes for students with no Chinese background. Classes are held on Saturdays at John G. Diefenbaker High School and Sir John A. Macdonald School. In addition, we also offer a variety of interest classes such as: music, singing, art, math, karate and martial arts, etc. Registration is ongoing. THE HONG KONG – CANADA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION P.O. Box 22308 Bankers Hall T: 403-767-1301 Calgary, AB T2P 4J1 F: 403-767-1310 E-mail: admin@calgaryhkcba.com Website: www.calgaryhkcba.com The mission of HKCBA Calgary is to help its members conduct business between Canada and Hong Kong, and to encourage Canadian companies to utilize Hong Kong as their business ―Smart Link‖ to Asia and the rest of the world. We also exist to be an important and relevant business participant in Canada, Hong Kong, China, and South East Asia; strengthen our HK-based business relationships; increase the value delivered to our members; and increase our membership base. THE SIEN LOK SOCIETY OF CALGARY Suite #251, 919 Centre Street NW T: 403-874-7572 Calgary, Alberta T2E 2P6 F: 403-259-6369 E-mail: info@sienlok.org Website: www.sienlok.org The society is a non-profit organization devoted to preserving Chinese culture in Calgary. We participate in many fun activities through our social club, as well as organizing family picnics and Chinese New Year banquets for the general public. Social, recreational activities SINO- CANADA CULTURE ASSOCIATION #110, 138 18 AVE SE T: 403-228-5335 Calgary, Alberta T2G 5P9 F: 403-228-5330 E-mail: leecj@telus.net Website: http://www.calgarychineseschool.org The Association runs Chinese mandarin school, promotes cultural exchange between the Chinese and other Canadian societies, assist members in gaining a better understanding and appreciation of the Chinese heritage and culture. We also involve in performing Arts, Social, Education, Recreation, and Senior Support Groups. Educational

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E-mail: ccfhung@yahoo.com or chinlin@telus.net The school teaches the official Chinese Language, and promotes cultural exchanges between Chinese and Canadian societies. Also fosters the understanding and appreciation of Chinese heritage and culture. Performing arts, social, education, recreation, seniors‘ support groups. SOUTH CALGARY CHINESE ALLIANCE CHURCH 14910 Bannister Road SE T: 403-254-1030 Calgary, Alberta T2X 1Z5 F: 403-254-2019 Website: www.southgatealliance.org The association provides Chinese Evangelical services and other social functions. Chinese Study Centre – runs every Saturday morning from 9:30 – 11:45 a.m. for children in Kindergarten to grade 6. Religious, social, educational and recreational activities. WING KEI CARE CENTRE 1212 Centre Street NE T: 403-277-7433 Calgary, Alberta T2E 2R4 F: 403-230-3857 E-mail: admin@wingkei.org Website: www.wingkei.org Wing Kei is committed to being a centre of excellence that provides vision and leadership. With a strong belief in respect for seniors, its goal is to develop quality servicer and facilitates community building to enable seniors to live their lives to the fullest-in the healthiest and dignified way Community Phone Directory, Seniors Support Groups WU YI ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY #32, 132 – 3rd AVE SE T: 403-264-7518 Calgary, Alberta T2G 0B6 Provide activities, Recreation for seniors support community projects and activities Social, Seniors Support Group YUFENG CHINESE SCHOOL 5215 – 33 St NW Calgary, Alberta T2L 1W1 E-mail: yufengchineseschool@yahoogroups.ca Website: www.yufeng.ca Yufeng Chinese School was established in 1997. It is a non-profit organization and weekend multicultural school registered under the Ministry of Alberta Education. Yufeng Chinese School is sited at Simon Fraser Junior High School (5215 - 33 Street N.W., Calgary, Alberta) and operates from 10:00am to 4:00pm on Saturdays. Parking is free for its students and parents during the school operating hours.

CROATIAN CROATIAN CATHOLIC PARISH “Our Lady of Marija Bistrica” 14680 Deer Ridge Drive SE Calgary, Alberta T2J 5Y4 65

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E-mail: dominvladic@shaw.ca The Parish provides religious services to the Croatian community. Religious and educational activities. CROATIAN CANADIAN CULTURAL CENTRE 3010 – 12 Street NE T: 403-250-1245 Calgary, Alberta T2E 7P7 F: 403-250-8743 E-mail: admin@croatiancentre.ca Website: www.croatiancentre.ca Association promotes Croatian culture and heritage among Canadians, and provides a Centre as a suitable meeting place for the various social, educational and recreational activities. Interpreters, literal arts, social translators, educational, seniors support groups, media, services for people with disabilities. CROATIAN HERITAGE SOCIETY 315 West Ranch Place SW T: 403-278-1266 Calgary, Alberta T3H 5C3 The Society endeavours to preserve and promote the Croatian Culture. Performing arts. CROATIAN LIBRARY OF CALGARY ASSOCIATION – CROATIAN CENTRE 3010 – 12 Street NE T: 403-250-1245 Calgary, Alberta T2E 7P7 F: 403-250-8743 E-mail: croatiancentre@nucleus.com The Centre provides a facility intended to encourage the preservation of the Croatian language and heritage. The library helps and encourages Croatians to read in their own language. Literary arts, social, educational, recreational activities. Hall Rental

CZECH CZECH BUSINESS ASSOCIATION of CANADA 205, 259 Midpark Way S.E. T: 403-264-5150 Calgary, Alberta T2X 1M2 F: 403-938-5150 E-mail: info@cbaconline.ca Website: www.cbaconline.ca The Czech Business Association is a not-for-profit organization creating bilateral business and investment opportunities for companies in the Czech Republic and Canada, together with organizing cultural, sport and travel events for the community. CZECH and SLOVAK ASSOCIATION of CANADA – Calgary Branch P.O. Box 355 T: 403-295-8438 Calgary, Alberta T2P 2H9 E-mail: mbkellner@hotmail.com Website: www.cssk.ca/

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The Association promotes and maintains the Czech and Slovak cultures and languages in Calgary by serving as a focal point for the Czech and Slovak Community and organizing Czech and Slovak cultural events. Literary arts, social, educational and recreational activities.

DANISH DANISH CANADIAN LANGUAGE SCHOOL (Danish Lutheran Church) 210 - 10 Avenue NE T: 403-277-5804 Calgary, Alberta T2E 0W9 DANISH LUTHERAN CHURCH – Calgary 210 - 10 Avenue NE T: 403-277-5804 Calgary, Alberta T2E 0W9 Sunday services at 10:30 a.m., interchanging in English and Danish Performing arts, choir, religious, senior support groups in Danish. Hall Rental DANISH CANADIAN CLUB OF CALGARY 727-11th Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2R 0E3 E-mail: evam@shawbiz.ca E-mail: evam@danishclubcalgary.com Website: www.danishclubcalgary.com

T: 403-261-9774 F: 403-261-6631

DUTCH DUTCH CANADIAN CLUB of CALGARY 300, 7930 Bowness Road NW T: 403-239-7601 Calgary, Alberta T3B 0H3 Website: www.dutchcanadiancentre.com Entertainment/ Club activities for seniors. The club keeps in touch with the Dutch heritage by hosting St. Nicholas parties, presenting Dutch theatre, hosting visitors from Holland and wearing traditional Dutch costumes. Other activities include Dutch lessons, bridge, billiards, Dutch card games Social, educational, performing arts and recreational activities

EAST INDIAN BENGALI ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY P.O. Box 121 16 Midlake Blvd SE Calgary, Alberta T2X 2X7 E-mail: info@bacalgary.org Website: www.bacalgary.org

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Bengali Association of Calgary (BAC) is a premier non-profit community organization, founded in 1978 by and for the people with an interest in the language, literature, culture and heritage of Bengal. Our mission is to promote a harmonious blend of our diverse culture and rich value with today‘s hi-tech, fast paced, success-driven way of life-with a view to nurturing wellbalanced, exemplary new generations who will continue to be role models and enrich the world in greater measure. We have repeatedly strived to overcome divisive forces and keep the Bangali community together as part of our unfailing charter for over two decades. Social CALGARY - JAIPUR DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION 155 Bearspaw Meadow Way NW T: 403-239-2889 Calgary, Alberta T3L 2M3 F: 403-547-4546 E-mail: channan@telus.net Jaipur and Calgary are sister cities of India and Canada and promote international peace and exchange in cultural, commercial, economic, industrial, technological and scientific activities. Religious, literary art. CALGARY POLICE SERVICE Diversity Resources Team T: 403-974-0550 507, 315 – 10 Avenue SE F: 403-974-0530 Calgary, Alberta T2G 0W2 Mail Address: 133 – 6 Avenue SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 4Z1 Website: www.calgarypolice.ca The Diversity Resources Unit builds bridges of understanding by working to foster awareness and communication, both within the Calgary Police Service and between the police and diverse communities. The Unit consists of a Sergeant and eight Constables, who are responsible for the following portfolios:  Aboriginal  South East Asia  Latin/Caribbean  African  Middle East/European  Middle East/European  GLBT  Persons With Disabilities  Hate Crimes

COUNCIL OF SIKH ORGANIZATIONS (COSO) #102, 3208 8 Av NE T: 403-235-0049 Calgary, Alberta T2A 7V8 F: 403-272-0068 E-mail: info@cosocalgary.com Website: www.cosocalgary.com The COSO main objectives are to facilitate integration among the Sikh community and the community at large. COSO provides workshops, seminars and programs for all the Sikh community. It participates in programs and activities sponsored by other ethno-

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cultural organizations, settlement agencies and organizations. Participates in crosscultural education programs. COSO is an umbrella body for all Sikh organizations in Calgary. Social, educational, religious, seniors‘ support groups, youth groups, services for people with disabilities, and community phone directory. GUJARATI MANDAL OF CALGARY P.O. Box 1003, Stn. ―M‖ T: 403-703-7162 Calgary, Alberta T2P 2K4 E-mail: gujarati_mandal@shaw.ca E-mail: Info@gujaratimandalcalgary.ca The objectives of the Mandal are to exist in harmony with other cultural societies and to contribute towards the social and cultural enrichment of the Indo-Canadian community in Calgary. The Association provides recreation to its members and promotes various cultural activities. Social, recreational and religious activities, performing arts, seniors' support groups, youth groups. HINDU SOCIETY OF CALGARY 2225 – 24 Avenue NE T: 403-291-2551 Calgary, Alberta T2E 8M2 F: 403-291-5551 E-mail: jaimata@telus.net or hindusocietyofcalgary@gmail.com Website: www.calgarymandir.ca The key objectives are to promote and preserve the understanding of ethical, spiritual, religious and philosophical foundations and practices of Hinduism as suited to modern times. The Society celebrates Hindu Festivals, and promotes Hindu religious rites, practices, beliefs. Provides services to the Hindu community in Calgary and maintains the Temple building. Religious, educational and social activities, seniors‘ support groups and youth groups. Hall Rental INDIA CANADA ASSOCIATION of CALGARY (INCA) 826 Edmonton Trail NE T: 403-277-0206 Calgary, Alberta T2E 3J6 F: 403-277-3478 E-mail: indiacanada@shaw.ca Website: www.india.canada.ca As an ‗umbrella‘ organization of currently fifteen ethnic groups, INCA strives to represent them at provincial and federal governments as a unified force at various levels. The organization also creates opportunities for interacting with other ethnic organizations representing different parts of the world to generate greater understanding and good will. INCA is committed to the concept of multiculturalism. Social, religious, hall rental INDIAN EX-SERVICEMEN IMMIGRANT ASSOCIATION – Calgary 503 – 4774 West Winds Dr NE T: 403-293-3337 Calgary, Alberta T3J 3Z5 F: 403-293-3384 E-mail: info@ieiacalgary.com Website: http://www.ieiacalgary.com/

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The Association‘s aim is to promote and to preserve the morale and welfare of the Indian Defense Services personnel, their families as well as the whole Indian community. It actively supports those who have made Canada their new home and provides multicultural activities sponsored by the Provincial and Federal governments. Interpreters, Translators, Services for people with Disabilities, Youth Group, Seniors Support Groups. INDO-CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF IMMIGRANT SENIORS 216 Panamount Hill NW T: 403-239-0644 Calgary, Alberta T3K 5P5 F: 403-366-7330 E-mail: dassb@hotmail.com Social and cultural meetings, discussion of health issues, recreational activities, educational talks. MEHAK PUNJAB DEE 2538 Catalina Blvd T: 403-280-9260 Calgary, Alberta Promote Punjabi Language Promote Punjabi culture through dance activities, Workshop, Interpreters service to seniors, Performing Arts NORTH CALGARY CULTURAL ASSOCIATION (NCCA) 216 Panamount Hill N.W. T: 403-226-3496 Calgary, Alberta T3K 5P5 F: 403-226-3496 E-mail: stan.plaha@gmail.com All services for the welfare of all citizens in one community e.g. interpreters, filing forms, relation for youth and seniors. Interpreters, Seniors support RADHA MADHAV CULTURAL ASSOCIATION 313 – 4 Street NE T: 403-265-3302 Calgary, Alberta T2E 3S3 E-mail: sai.sharma@vamanstones.ca This Association aims to propagate spiritual knowledge and consciousness of Krishna, as it is revealed in the Bhagavad-Gita and Shromad Bhagavatham. Religious, educational and social activities, youth groups.

ROYAL WOMEN ASSOCIATION 20 Castlefall Road NE T: 403-280-6090 Calgary, Alberta T3J 1M9 Women‘s support group encouraging its members to share and explore various areas, including literal and performing arts, as well as providing a support and a social network on a monthly basis. Media, Literal arts, Performing arts, Social, Educational, Support Group and Hall Rental

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SCHOOL OF EAST INDIAN LANGUAGES AND PERFORMING ARTS (SILPA) Lester B. Pearson High School T: 403-280-5110 3020 – 52nd Street N.E. Calgary, Alberta T1Y 5P4 Phone: Evenings and weekends only: 248-0980 and 239-6410 E-mail: office@silpa.ca Website: www.silpa.ca The School provides instruction in Indian languages and the performing arts and also has a badminton club. The School operates at Lester B. Pearson High School on Sundays between 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. from September to May. Performing arts, educational and recreational activities. SHASTRI INDO - CANADIAN INSTITUTE (SICI) 1402 Education Tower T: 403-220-7467 2500 University Drive NW F: 403-289-0100 Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 E-mail: sici@ucalgary.ca Website: www.sici.org The Institute is a binational organization that promotes understanding between India and Canada though academic activities and exchanges. Performing arts and educational activities SOUTHERN INDIA CULTURAL ASSOCIATION (SICA) 47 Windmill Way T: 403-202-2947 Calgary, Alberta T3Z 1H5 F: 403-735-4995 E-mail: sica4ever@gmail.com Website: http://www.sicacalgary.org Our mission is to create awareness and appreciation of the diverse cultures originating from South India. Our activities include a newsletter, cultural festivals to showcase the accomplishments of our youth, and a food fair. Literal Arts, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Social, Community outreach by participating in multicultural events VEDANTA SOCIETY OF CALGARY 39 Edgeridge View NW T: 403-208-9139 Calgary, Alberta T3A 5Y9 E-mail: ranchatterjee@shaw.ca or info@vedantacalgary.com Website: www.vedantacalgary.com The Society promotes the study, practice and teaching of Vedanta philosophy. Activities include monthly meditation and readings from Vedanta literature. Educational and religious activities WRITERS FORUM CALGARY 213 Santana Mews NW T: 403-285-5609 Calgary, Alberta T3K 3N8 F: 403-285-5609 E-mail: ssandhu37@yahoo.ca Provides a common platform for the Calgary writers of Indian and Pakistani origin who write in Punjabi, Urdu, Hindi and English, to meet and understand each other and

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encourage peaceful coexistence, to eradicate fanaticism, to fight social injustice, to encourage multiculturalism and help establish peace through literature and literary activities, Make a meaningful contribution to the Canadian Punjabi, Urdu, Hindi and English literature. Provide guidance and encouragement to the new writers. They present their writings and suggestions for improvement. Meetings: 1st Saturday of every month from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm at 102, 3208 - 8 Ave NE Calgary (Courtesy COSO) Literary Arts

EGYPTIAN ST. MINA COPTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH 1100 Berkshire Boulevard N.W. T: 403-826-9054 (Cell) Calgary, Alberta T3K 3M3 F: 403-695-8038 E-mail: info@stmina.ab.ca Website: www.stmina.ab.ca The Church offers services and social events. Join us every Friday evenings for Vesper Prayers 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. and Saturday morning mass 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Check home page for weekly schedule of activities. Social and religious activities

FIJIAN FIJI MULTICULTURAL SOCIETY 2445 – 44 Street SE T: 403-273-9465 Calgary, Alberta T2B 1J5 The Society promotes and preserves the Indo-Fijian culture, offers interpretation and translation services in Indo-Fijian and counseling. Interpreters, Translators, Literal Arts, Services for People with Disabilities, Seniors Support Group. FIJI WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION 220 Woodstock Place SW T: 403-281-8618 Calgary, Alberta T2W 5W5 The Association promotes and maintains Indo-Fijian cultural and traditional values. Performing arts, social, educational and recreational activities.

FILIPINO (also under “Philippines”) PHILIPPINE CULTURAL CENTRE FOUNDATION OF CALGARY – Heritage Language School T: 403-568-9901 Units #204 & 206, Bldg. 2, Westwinds Business Park F: 403-269-7173 4656 Westwinds Drive NE Calgary, Alberta T3J 3Z5 E-mail: info@pccfcalgary.ca Website: www.pccfcalgary.com

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The Philippine Cultural Center is a facility for Filipino associations and organizations to hold regular activities, conferences and celebrations. The PCCF also offers the following programs: -Filipino Language and Culture School -Youth Performing Arts Group Health and Wellness Ballroom and line dancing classes Referrals for counseling and citizenship Senior Programs such as computer literacy Interpreters, Performing Arts, Social, educational, Youth Group, Senior Support Groups and Hall Rental

FINNISH CALGARY FINLANDIA CULTURAL ASSOCIATION c/o Scandinavian Centre T: 403-284-2610 739 -20 Avenue NW F: 403-284-2675 Calgary, Alberta T2M 1E2 E-mail: scanctr@telus.net Website: www.finlandiacalgary.org The Calgary Finlandia Cultural Association promotes and maintains Finnish culture in Calgary. The Club‘s regular activities include a Finnish language study and a Little Finns program, choir, literary and dance groups, movie nights and observance of traditional Finnish holidays. The club also organizes cultural evenings and supports the works of Finnish composers, artists, performers and sports teams. Interpreters (Finnish), newsletter, social, cultural - Finland

FRENCH ACFA REGIONALE DE CALGARY Suite 1601, 840 7 Av SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 3G2 T: 403-532-8576 E-mail: info.calgary@acfa.ab.ca Website: www.acfa-ab.ca/calgary Since 1983, the ACFA is the spokes organization of Calgarys‘s French speaking community. Its mandate is to promote the interest and global development of the community. ALLIANCE JEUNESSE-FAMILLE DE L’ ALBERTA SOCIETY (AJFAS) The Kahanoff Centre Suite 205, 1202 Centre Street SE T: 403-532-1337 Calgary, Alberta, T2G 5A5 F: 403-532-1337 E-mail: bureau.calgary@ajfas.ca Website: www.ajfas.ca Alliance Jeunesse-Familie de l‘Alberta Society is a non-profit organization whose goal is to enhance the cultural diversity of Canada. It works at educating francophone youth from ethnocultural minority groups and at preventing their involvement in crime. The

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AJFAS promotes the francophone women‘s equality and Rights in the Canadian society since December 1999 date of the incorporation as a Society. APAPI FILMS et THEATRE 2585 – 88 St SE T: 403-971-1745 Calgary, Alberta T2P 2G7 E-mail: apapifilmandtheatre@yahoo.ca Promouvoir la culture afro-caraïbéenne de langue française à travers le theater, le film, et la danse. Traditional African and Caribbean arts, music, and theatre. Performing arts, Literal arts, and social. CENTRE D’ACCUEIL POUR LES NOUVEAUX ARRIVANTS FRANCOPHONES – Francophone Newcomers Centre Suite 1601, 840 7 Av SW T: 403-532-6334 Calgary, Alberta T2P 3G2 F: 403-532-6331 E-mail: info@canaf-calgary.ca Website: www.canaf-calgary.ca Nous assitons les nouveaux arrivants francphones en situation minoritaire à surmonter le stress lié à l‘adaptation et à faciliter leur intégration culturelle, sociale et économique dans la société pour leurs trios premières années de residence permanente au Canada. Nous aidons les nouveaux arrivants à ï s‘ètablir à Calgary à travers l‘obtention de fournitures et d‘équipements de première nécessitè. We assist Francophone Newcomers in settling and integrating into Canadian society during the first three years as permanent resident in Canada. Immigration, economic, social, educational, and services in Calgary. CENTRE français à l’Université de Calgary Craigie Hall, C 302 T: 403-220-7226 2500 University Drive NW F: 403-289-0828 Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 E-mail: centrefr@ucal.ca Website: www.ucalgary.ca/french_centre De septembre à avril pour le grand public. Cours de langue pour adultes. Répetoire de sites Internet francophones. Certificat d‘études de langue française. Cours universitaires en français (FLIP). University courses offered from September to April. Adult education courses. French language courses geared towards degree programs. Educational and social. CHEVALIERS de COLOMB – Knights of Columbus Ste. Famille (French) 1717 – 5th Street SW T: 403-228-3619 Calgary, Alberta T2S 2A8 E-mail: sfamille@shaw.ca Spiritualité et religion. Soutien à la vie paroissiale, à la communauté et aux écoles catholiques francophones. Déjeuner communautaire mensuel (3 ième dimanche de chaque mois, sauf juillet et aoùt). Aider les personnes maladies ou dans le besoin.

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Supporting spiritual and religious needs in the francophone community. Community breakfast every third Sunday of each month (except July and August). Help community members suffering from illness. Religious, social, and community assistance. CONNEXION CARRIERE – Centre de Emploi Francophone de Calgary / Calgary Employment Francophone Centre #700 – 633 6th Avenue SW T: 403-355-1777 Calgary, Alberta T2P 2Y5 F: 403-355-1823 E-mail: connexioncarriere@bowvalleycollege.ca Website: www.connexioncarriere.ca Connexion Carrière provides, at no cost, employment and career services in French, including self-directed information, access to computers and job board, résumé and cover letter critique, one-on-one counseling, employment workshops and English employment communication classes. Connexion Carrière est un centre de ressources et d‘aide à l‘emploi pou les Francophones de Calgary. Les services sont sans frais et comprennent entre autres l‘accès aux ordinateurs et au babillard d‘emploi, la possibilitè de travailler individuellement avec un conseiller, l‘aide au développement de CV, des ateliers de preparation à l‘emploi et des cours d‘anglais (communication appliquée au travail). Résumé and job skills. ALLIANCE FRANCAISE DE CALGARY Bureau 200/ Suite 200, 206 – 7th Avenue SW T: 403-245-5662 Calgary, Alberta T2P 0W7 F: 403-244-3911 E-mail: info@afcalgary.ca Website: www.afcalgary.ca Our mission is to promote the French language, francophone cultures and intercultural exchanges; we offer an extensive range of courses of French language with its commitment to pedagogical excellence Media, Performing arts, literary arts, visual arts, Educational and Cultural event: Cinema, music, lecture LA CITE DES ROCHEUSES 4800 Richard Road SW T: 403-249-1749 Calgary, Alberta T3E 6L1 F: 403-249-1742 E-mail: info@citedesrocheuses direction@citedesrocheuses Website: www.citedesrocheuses.com This is the Francophone community centre of Calgary. La Cité des Rocheuses's mission is to provide a gathering place for the general public and to present an artistic, cultural and community program in French corresponding to the needs and desires of Francophone and Francophile population of greater Calgary, while paying particular attention to youth. Literary arts, social, performing arts, visual arts, educational, media, hall rental, official language minority communities

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LA COCCINELLE PRE-SCHOOL St. David‘s United Church T: 403-815-4063 3303 Capital Hill Crescent NW Calgary, Alberta T2M 2R2 E-mail: chair@la-coccinelle.ca La Coccinelle is a non-denominational, co-operative, French immersion pre-school. The program is designed for children who do not speak French. Educational activities LA SOCIETE des DAMES de SAINTE-FAMILLE 1719 – 5th Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2S 2A8 E-mail: sfamille@shaw.ca Website: www.sainte-famille.ca

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LA SOCIETE FRANCO-CANADIENNE de CALGARY (for seniors and post secondary students) #102, 1809 – 5th Street SW T: 403-228-5709 Calgary, Alberta T2S 2A8 E-mail: sfcc@telusplanet.net La société est propriétaire de la Villa Jean Toupin (residence à prix modique pour les personnes agées) et du Parc Beauchemin (parc boisé de près de 19 acres pour campeurs residents ou de fins de semaine). The Society offers affordable housing for seniors and post secondary students in a wooded setting with camping available during summer months. LA SOCIETE POMMES de REINETTE DAYCARE #110 - 4800 Richard Road SW T: 403-217-5599 Calgary, Alberta T3E 3L1 F: 403-217-5433 and 2,199 Martindale Bv NW T: 403-280-9922 Calgary, Alberta F: 403-280-9556 E-mail: pommes@telus.net Website: www.pommesdereinette.com Services pour petite enfance, jeunesse, et famille. Garderie francophone et prématernelle francophone. Services for young children (12 months to twelve years), youth, and families. Francophone daycare and preschool. Educational, social, and recreational LE CLUB DE L’AMITIÉ DE CALGARY 1719 5th Street SW T: 403-289-6985 Calgary, Alberta T2S 2A8 F: 403-289-6985 E-mail: woodpecker@djconsulting.net Website: Under construction Cours de langue française, stages d‘immersion, centre de ressources francophones. Soupers, rencontres, parties de cartes. The Club offers members, ages 50+ an opportunity to meet, exchange ideas and have fun. Social and recreational activities

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LYCÉE LOUIS PASTEUR 4099 Garrison Boulevard SW T: 403-243-5420 Calgary, Alberta T2T 6G2 F: 403-287-2245 E-mail: office@lycee.ca Website: www.lycee.ca The Lycée operates a French school for preschool children to grade 9, following the French and Alberta curriculums. Both the French government and the Province of Alberta accredit the school. Education. MARIO GAGNE FOR THEATRE ROUTIER (ROAD THEATRE) 812 Coach Side Cres SW T: 403-984-4659 Calgary, Alberta F: 403-984-4659 E-mail: matg@shaw.ca It is a puppet show in French and in English with a musical children, song and medieval stories with an educational purpose Translators, Performing Arts and Educational PORTAIL DE L’IMMIGRANT ASSOCIATION (PIA) #1601, 840 – 7 Ave SW T: 403-668-0299 Calgary, Alberta T2P 3G2 F: 403-668-0299 E-mail: info@pia-calgary.ca Website: www.pia-calgary.ca PIA is a non-for-profit organization that aims to facilitate integration of new Frenchspeaking immigrants in Calgary, to promote and share the Francophone culture with all Calgarians. PAROISSE SAINTE-FAMILLE – St. Family Parish 1717 – 5th Street SW T: 403-228-3619 Calgary, Alberta T2S 2A8 F: 403-802-3819 E-mail: sfamille@shaw.ca Website: www.saintfamille.ca A French language Catholic Church. Préparation aux sacraments: baptême, première communion, première reconciliation, mariage. Communion à la maison ou à l‘hôpital (sur demande). Accès aux personnes en fauteuil roulant. Preparation for Holy Sacrament: baptismal, first communion, confirmation, and marriage. Communion offered at home or in-hospital (on request). Wheelchair accessible. Religious, social, educational, and gatherings for Francophone community. SCOUTS FRANCOPHONES de CALGARY c/o 2004 8 Ave NW Calgary, Alberta T2N 4J4 T: 403-282-1630 E-mail: dcts@telus.net Petite enfance, jeunesse, et famille. Education et formation. Sports et loisirs. Sorties en plein aire, ateliers, et camps d‘hiver et de printemps.

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The Francophone Scouts of Calgary provide services for young children, youth, and families. Outdoor activities, sports, winter and springtime camping. French language classes and French resource services provided. Social, Educational, Youth Group SOCIETE DE LA PREMATERNELLE CAPUCINE 3720 42 Street N.W Calgary, Alberta T3A 0C6 E-mail: administration@capucine.ca Website: www.capucine.ca Francophone preschool

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SOCIÉTÉ de THÉATRE de CALGARY 240 – 4800 Richard Road SW T: 403-249-1749 Calgary, Alberta T3E 6L1 F: 403-249-1742 E-mail: lacite@canada.com or lacite@bellnet.ca Website: www.citedesrocheuses.com The Society presents plays in French to the Francophone community in Calgary and provides a place to converse in French on Friday nights. Youth theatre projects. Performing arts. SOCIETE PREMATERNELLE ARC-EN-CIEL – Rainbow Preschool Society #1077, 4700 Richmond Road SW T: 403-240-0814 Calgary, Alberta T3E 6L1 E-mail: prematernellearcenciel@yahoo.ca Petite enfance, Jeunesse, et Famille. Cours de langue française, stage d‘immersion, et centre de ressourc es francophone. Activités de danse, bricolage, lecture, et activités physiques. The society provides services for preschool, youth, and families. French language classes, French immersion and resource centre for francophone services. The preschool provides dance, reading, crafts, and physical activities for the members. Educational, social, youth groups and family activities.

GERMAN AMERICAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF GERMANS FROM RUSSIA – Calgary Chapter P.O. Box 31043 RPO Bridgeland T: 403-247-5200 Calgary, Alberta T2E 9A3 F: 403-288-0603 E-mail: blaing@shaw.ca Website: www.calgarychapterahsgr.ca -Do historical and genealogical research of Germans from Russia -Research and compile family histories by genealogy program and workshops -Hold Collection of reference and historical books etc for use of researchers and members -work with/support AHSGR, LINCOLN, NEBRASKA Headquarter

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Social, educational activities, Genealogy Research, Cultural Activities: ethnic food demonstrations and dinner GERMAN CANADIAN CLUB OF CALGARY 2626 – 23 Street NE T: 403-288-2255 Calgary, Alberta T2E 8L2 F: 403-286-8457 E-mail: info@germancanadianclub.com Website: www.germancanadianclub.com The German Canadian Club offers a shooting club, a skate club, 2 choirs and a German language school. It provides banquet facilities for business meetings, private parties and weddings for 5 – 500 people to the membership and the general public. It also promotes German culture and heritage. Social, educational and recreational activities, services for people with disabilities, senior support groups and hall rental GERMANS FROM RUSSIA HERITAGE SOCIETY 247 Huntridge Way NE T: 403-275-2868 Calgary, Alberta T2K 4C4 The Society promotes the cultural heritage of Germans from Russia. Social and educational activities. ST. BONIFACE GERMAN CHURCH 1923 Broadview Road NW Calgary, Alberta T2N 3H6 E-mail: boniface@shaw.ca Website: www.stbonifacecalgary.com Offers Roman Catholic services to the German community. Visual arts, social, religious and educational activities. Related Groups:  Parish Council  St. Boniface Society  Church Choir  Elisabeth (Ladies) Group

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ST. JOHN LUTHERAN CHURCH 204 – 6A Street NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 4A5 E-mail: stjohnic@telus.net Website: www.forministry.com The Church provides religious services in English.

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E-mail:Elizabeth@ehanlis.com Website: www.chca.yoll.net The Canadian Hellenic Congress of Alberta encourages and coordinates activities that promote the study, retention, and sharing of all aspects of Hellenic (Greek) culture, orient and contemporary within Alberta. It acts as a link and spokesman at the provincial level for the various Greek communities and societies in Alberta. Interpreters, translators, literal arts, performing arts, social, religious, educational, media. HELLENIC GREEK ORTHODOX COMMUNITY OF CALGARY & DISTRICT The Greek Orthodox Church T: 403-246-4553 1 Tamarac Crescent SW F: 403-242-2834 Calgary, Alberta T3C 3B7 E-mail: admini@calgary.hellenic.com Website: www.calgaryhellenic.com The Community promotes the Hellenic heritage, language and history in order to create more understanding environment within Canadian society. Modern Greek classes are currently being offered for adults. The Hellenic Greek Orthodox Community hosts an annual Greek Festival the last weekend in June. For further information e-mail greekfestival@calgaryhellenic.com HELLENIC GREEK SCHOOL OF CALGARY The Greek Orthodox Church T: 403-246-4553 1 Tamarac Crescent SW F: 403-242-2834 Calgary, Alberta T3C 3B7 E-mail: admin@calgary.hellenic.com Website: www.calgaryhellenic.com Provides Greek language instruction from level 1 through 6 and an accreditation program for Greek 15, 25 and 35 under Alberta Education. Also provides performing arts instruction. Modern Greek classes for adults are also offered.

GUINEA HONORARY CONSUL – GUINEA 719 Willamette Drive SE Calgary, Alberta T2J 2A3 Representative of the Government of Guinea in Calgary. Information centre.

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HAITI A.C.H.C. (THE ASSOCIATION OF THE HAITIAN COMMUNITY OF CALGARY) P.O. Box 53087 MPO T: 403-248-2468 Calgary, Alberta T2A 7P1 F: 403-248-2468 Responding to the needs of its members, the A.C.H.C. formed an association in 1997 that works to contribute positively to the large multicultural Canadian community, by providing all Haitians living in Calgary and new immigrants with the opportunity to

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maintain their cultural beliefs and values. The A.C.H.C. promotes the Haitian culture, assists new immigrants with orientation and integration into the Calgary community, develops and maintains economic and social relationships with Haiti, partners with other Francophone associations, works to increase the general public‘s awareness of the Haitian culture and organizes social, cultural and recreational activities for individuals of all ages. Performing arts, social, recreational, and educational activities. HAITI ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY - L’ASSOCIATION DE LA COMMUNAUTE HAITIENNE DE CALGARY (ACHC) 515, 3208 – 8th AVE N.E. T: 403-453-0108 Calgary, Alberta T2A 7V8 E-mail: haiticalgary@shaw.ca Website: www.haiticalgary.com In the strong and ancient tradition of people coming together to promote culture, diversity, language and history, the Haitian Association of Calgary was created and is striving to make a difference within the community as we, Haitians, contribute to the preservation not only of our past, but also our culture and our identity. We pledge to increase awareness and understanding of our history and promote our culture, art, music, customs, and our Creole language, through different organized events throughout the years. Our aim is to bring together Haitians of all walks of life to serve and meet the various needs of this growing group: to share knowledge, experience and resources in order to rediscover our strength in unity for a prosperous future in our community.

HUNGARIAN CALVIN HUNGARIAN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 101 – 14th Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2R 0L8 E-mail: kmre@shaw.ca Website: http://kmre.parokia.net This is an ethnic Presbyterian Church. Social, religious, educational and recreational activities. Hall Rental

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HUNGARIAN ARTS & HERITAGE FOUNDATION OF ALBERTA 301 – 16 Midlake Blvd. SE T: 403-220-8901 Calgary, Alberta T2X 2X7 F: 403-270-8795 E-mail: hungarian.foundation@hotmail.com Website: www.hahfa.com The Foundation preserves and promotes Hungarian cultural heritage, authentic Hungarian music, dance, and art throughout the Hungarian and Canadian community. Performing, literary, visual and other arts.

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HUNGARIAN-CANADIAN CULTURAL ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY 231 Forge Road SE T: 403-259-8373 Calgary, Alberta T2H 0S9 E-mail: hcc_calgary@yahoo.ca Website: www.hcca-calgary.blogspot.com The Association seeks to educate the community about Hungarian culture and history and to assist in preserving the Hungarian language. It provides social, cultural, educational, and recreational benefits to the community at large and helps immigrants to adapt to Canadian social and economic life. Holds monthly suppers. Performing, literary and visual arts. Hall rental. HUNGARIAN SENIOR CITIZENS OF CALGARY 3 Scenic Cove Court NW T: 403-241-2830 Calgary, Alberta T3L 1N2 F: 403-241-2830 This is a social group for Hungarian seniors. Weekly drop in centre-playing cards (Hungarian) lunch including ethnic foods, Bingo celebration concerts for Hungarian festivals. We have a choral group Interpreters, Translators, Media, Visual Arts, Social HUNGARIAN VETERANS’ ASSOCIATION - Calgary Chapter 3 Scenic Cove Court NW T: 403-241-2830 Calgary, Alberta T3L 1N2 F: 403-241-2830 E-mail: steven.magas@shaw.ca Website: http://hungariaball.magyar.ca The Association endeavours to preserve the thousand-year-old Hungarian military virtues and cultural heritage of the Hungarian people through its support of social and cultural events. Annual Hungarian Charity Ball. Performing arts and social activities.

ICELAND LEIF EIRKSSON ICELANDIC CLUB OF CALGARY 739 – 20 Av NW T: 403-284-2610 Calgary, Alberta T2M `1E2 F: 403-284-2675 E-mail: scanctr@telus.net Website: www.leic.ca LEIC is an ethnic and cultural society dedicated to the fostering of the Icelandic heritage and language in Calgary and its surrounding communities. The Club sponsors many events including Icelandic National Day in Markerville, Fall Feast, Icelandic Christmas Party. The Club encourages the speaking the Icelandic language and supports their Snorri program which sponsors young adults to spend six weeks in Iceland learning its contemporary culture. Snorri plus sponsors guided travel to Iceland for adults and seniors. Children‘s language camp to learn the Icelandic Language, handicrafts and Western Icelandic history. The club maintains an extensive collection of books in Icelandic and also hosts a Speaker Series on various topics. Interpreters (Icelandic), newsletter, social, cultural - Icelandic

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IRANIAN IRANIAN CULTURAL SOCIETY of CALGARY Box 20011, Bow Valley RPO T: 403-313-4726 Calgary, Alberta T2P 4H3 E-mail: anjoman@icscalgary.org Website: www.icscalgary.com The Iranian Cultural Society of Calgary is a non-profit, volunteer organization, which is free from race, religion and any political affiliation. The Society‘s mission is to preserve, promote and encourage positive attributes of Iranian culture, encourage public gatherings; and enhance social, cultural and community services in Calgary.

IRISH IRISH CULTURAL SOCIETY 6452 – 35th Avenue NW T: 403-288-8641 Calgary, Alberta T3B 1S6 E-mail: calgaryics@gmail.com Website: www.calgaryics.org Promote Irish Culture in Calgary and provide a meeting place to support member and host Irish events and activities Social, Media, Literary Arts, Performing Arts, Educational, Hall rental, Youth groups and Seniors support groups. THE REGENT ACADEMY OF IRISH DANCE North Glenmore Park Community Centre T: 403-271-1684 2231 Longridge Dr SW Calgary, Alberta T3E 5N5 E-mail: regentacademy@aol.com Website: www.regentacademy.ca The main purpose of the School is to retain the heritage of Irish dance by competing all over Canada, the USA, Ireland, England and Scotland. The Academy has performed at the Olympics and the Rotary convention, Oilmen‘s Club, as well as nursing homes for seniors, and schools as well as Spruce Meadows and the Canmore Highland Games. Performing, social, visual arts and recreational activities.

ISMAILI ISMAILI MUSLIM COUNCIL 2612 37 AVE NE T: 403-215-6200 Calgary, Alberta T1Y 5L2 F: 403-291-3965 The Society interacts with other cultural communities to exchange cultural heritage values with other Calgarians and to convey a better understanding of the diversity of cultural heritage within the Ismaili Muslims. Promotes cultural awareness to the Ismaili Muslim society in the form of educational, social and religious activities.

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Performing and visual arts, social, religious, educational and recreational activities. ISMAILI MUSLIM SENIORS COMMITTEE 200, 2020 – 27 Avenue NE T: 403-215-6200 Calgary, Alberta T2P 2L7 F: 403-291-3965 The Committee organizes entertainment and educational programs for Ismaili Muslim seniors. Performing, literary and visual arts, social, religious, educational and recreational activities

ITALIAN CALGARY ITALIAN CLUB 416 - 1 Avenue NE T: 403-264-4133 Calgary, Alberta T2E 0B4 F: 403-264-0626 E-mail: calgaryitalianclub@shaw.ca The Calgary Italian Club is a multi-purpose community association and a facility providing charitable, cultural, social and educational programs for the Italian/Canadian community. Social, education, recreation, seniors‘ support groups, Hall Rental CALGARY ITALIAN LINGUISTIC AND CULTURAL CENTRE 4823 Claret St NW Calgary, Alberta T2L 1B9 E-mail: domelen@telus.net Teaches the Italian language and culture Educational

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CALGARY ITALIAN SCHOOL c/o Domenico Rossi, President T: 403-284-3731 4823 Claret Street NW F: 403-284-1470 Calgary, AB T0L 1B9 E-mail: domelen@telus.net The school teaches Italian language and culture on Saturday. Education NATIONAL CONGRESS OF ITALIAN-CANADIANS, CALGARY DISTRICT 48 Thornaby Crescent NW Calgary, Alberta T2K 5K4 F: 403-291-5369 The main function of this umbrella organization is to engage individuals, groups and associations in a dialogue and, through a consultative process, to arrive at common strategies in dealing with the social, cultural, educational and economic aspirations and needs of people of Italian origin, within a Canadian context. Performing arts, literary arts, education, recreational and social activities. OUR LADY OF GRACE ITALIAN AND ENGLISH ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 1714 -14 Avenue NE T: 403-276-1689 Calgary, Alberta T2E 1G3 F: 403-230-0603 Provides religious services for the Italian community and youth groups. Religious, youth groups and social activities. 84


OUR LADY OF GRACE SENIORS 1714 -14 Avenue NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 1G3 The group provides fellowship for seniors of the Parish. Social activities and support groups for seniors.

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THE CALGARY CRESCENDO CHORAL SOCIETY (The Calgary Italian Choir) #201 – 829 Coach Bluff Crescent S.W. T: 403-240-3031 Calgary, Ab. T3H 1B1 E-mail: ppadbury@telus.net Website: Calgaryitalianclub.com Perform popular, folk and a few classics in English and Italian mostly for senior groups, Spruce Meadows, hold two concerts a year at the Calgary Italian Club (end of season in June and Christmas concert in December) Practice once a week at the Calgary Italian Club. Performing arts, Social, Senior support

IVORY COAST HONORARY CONSUL – IVORY COAST Suite 405, 1732 – 9A Street S.W. Calgary, Alberta T2T 3E6 E-mail: mcdowall@telusplanet.net Representative of the Ivory Coast government in Calgary.

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JAPANESE CALGARY JAPANESE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION - NIKKEI CENTRE 2236 – 29 Street SW T: 403-242-4143 Calgary, Alberta T3E 2K2 F: 1-888-367-7549 E-mail: cjcamain@shaw.ca Website: www.calgaryjca.com To hold Japanese cultural related events (food bazaar, seasonal festivals), Language programs, Kids programs Hall Rental; Youth Group; Seniors Support Group; Media CALGARY JAPANESE LANGUAGE SCHOOL Calgary, Alberta T: 403-226-6121 E-mail: lincaj@telus.net F: 403-540-1285 The School teaches the Japanese language and culture to anyone who is interested. To promote understanding of the Japanese Language and cultural in Canada Educational activities CALGARY KOTOBUKI SOCIETY 2236 – 29 Street SW Calgary, Alberta T3E 2K2

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E-mail: cjcamain@shaw.ca The Society operates and maintains the senior citizens‘ centre, which provides recreational, social, cultural and educational activities and programs to its members, particularly in Japanese culture and art. Social, seniors support group, educational and recreational activities. JAPANESE GOSPEL CHURCH – Calgary 2203 – 15A Street SW T: 403-266-1430 Calgary, Alberta T2G 3N2 E-mail: ikenouye@calgarygospel.com and rondirks@calgarygospel.com Website: www.calgarygospel.com Our church is an evangelical based Christian congregation with services in both English and Japanese languages. Come join us every Sunday at 10:30am to build relationships with other fellow Christians and most importantly with our Lord Jesus Christ. Social, educational and recreational activities. KAEDE CULTURAL SOCIETY OF CALGARY 40 Hawkdale Close NW T: 403-239-6525 Calgary, Alberta T3G 2Z9 E-mail: jbplanidin@yahoo.ca The Society maintains a vital part of Japan‘s cultural heritage through the medium of dance. This is an active performing group and it offers class instructions at the Japanese cultural centre. Performing and visual arts, educational and recreational activities.

JEWISH AKIVA ACADEMY 140 Haddon Road SW T: 403-258-1312 Calgary, Alberta T2V 2Y3 F: 403-258-3812 E-mail: office@akiva.ca Website: www.akiva.ca The Academy teaches Judaic subjects as well as the Alberta Education Curriculum to supply an educational background to all Jewish children from nursery school to Grade 6. Religious and educational activities. BETH TZEDEC CONGREGATION 1325 Glenmore Trail SW T: 403-255-8688 Calgary, Alberta T2V 4Y8 F: 403-252-8319 E-mail: info@bethtzedec.ca Website: www.bethtzedec.ca Inspiring innovative learning, spiritual growth, compassion and the joyous expression of Conservative Jewish living in the home, synagogue and community. Religious, Educational, Hall rentals, Youth Group, Seniors support groups

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CALGARY HADASSAH WIZO -CHW 1607 – 90 Avenue SW T: 403-253-4612 Calgary, Alberta T2V 4V7 F: 403-640-1100 E-mail: info@calgary.chw.ca Website: www.chw.ca CHW is Canada's leading Jewish women's philanthropic organization. Founded in 1917, CHW is non-political, volunteer driven and funds a multitude of programs and projects for Children, Healthcare and Women in Israel and Canada. With a dynamic membership of 10,000, CHW has Centres in over 40 locations across Canada. Social and educational activities CALGARY JEWISH ACADEMY 6700 Kootenay Street SW T: 403-253-3992 Calgary, Alberta T2V 1P7 F: 403-255-0842 E-mail: info@cja.ab.ca Website: www.cja.ab.ca The Calgary Jewish Academy seeks to create an excellent learning environment in which students are encouraged to develop to their fullest potential. In support of our mission we offer: A day school program for preschool through Grade 9 and credit extension courses for high school students. Instruction in the Hebrew and Yiddish languages, Bible, Mishna, Jewish History, and Israel. And much more! This goal is achieved through an active partnership involving students, parents, staff, alumni and supporters. Religious, educational, and social. CALGARY JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTRE (CJCC) 1607 – 90 Avenue SW T: 403-253-8600 Calgary, Alberta T2V 4V7 F: 403-253-7915 E-mail: nhollander@cjcc.ca Website: www.calgaryjcc.com The Centre serves the leisure-time needs of the Jewish community and the Calgary community at large. Offers cultural events, educational programs and exhibitions which are open to non-members. Performing, literary and visual arts, social, religious, educational and recreational activities. CALGARY POLICE SERVICE Diversity Resources Team T: 403-974-0550 507, 315 – 10 Avenue SE F: 403-974-0530 Calgary, Alberta T2G 0W2 Mail Address: 133 – 6 Avenue SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 4Z1 Website: www.calgarypolice.ca The Diversity Resources Unit builds bridges of understanding by working to foster awareness and communication, both within the Calgary Police Service and between the police and diverse communities. The Unit consists of a Sergeant and eight Constables, who are responsible for the

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CALGARY COUNCIL OF CHRISTIANS AND JEWS 1325 – Glenmore Trail SW Calgary, Alberta T2V 4Y8 T: 403-255-8688 Ext. 2 To promote justice, friendship, understanding and cooperation among Canadians differing in race, religion or ethnic origin through dialogue, education, and good works. Religious and Educational Email: rabbi@bethtzedec.ca JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE CALGARY #420, 5920 1A Street SW T: 403-287-3510 Calgary, Alberta T2H 0G3 F: 403-287-3735 E-mail: info@jfsc.org Website: www.jfsc.org J.F.S.C‘S Mission is to strengthen the community by helping in th spirit of Jewish traditions and values. We offer counseling for individuals, couples and families. Support services and social programming for older adults including Holocaust survivors; support for those experiencing domestic violence: Educational orograms and a strong volunteer program. Job Search vocational services. Social, Religious and Senior Support Groups JEWISH WAR VETERANS OF CANADA – Calgary Post No. 2 1607 90 Ave SW T: 403-255-5305 Calgary, Alberta T2V 4V7 The Association‘s aim is to: maintain true allegiance to Canada; foster and perpetuate true Canadianism; combat the powers of bigotry and darkness wherever they may originate; uphold the fair name of Jew and fight their battles wherever unjustly assailed; encourage the doctrine of universal liberty, equal rights and full justice for all; preserve the spirit of comradeship; extend a helpful hand to our comrades and their families; preserve the women of our faith; honor their memory and shield from neglect the graves of our heroic dead. To participate fully in the community to which we belong for all faiths and creeds. Social and Seniors Support Groups TEMPLE B’NAI TIKVAH 900 – 47th Avenue SW T: 403-252-1654 Calgary, Alberta T2S 3C8 F: 403-252-1709 E-mail: office@bnaitikvah.ca Website: www.templebnaitikvah.org Calgary‘s liberal Jewish Congregation provides religious and educational services to the Calgary Jewish community

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KHMER (Cambodian) CAMBODIAN-CANADIAN ASSOCIATION 7011 Ogden Rd. SE T: 403-235-5415 Calgary, Alberta T2C 1B5 F: 403-235-5475 E-mail: info@cambodianview.com Website: www.cambodianview.com CCAA has extensively served both Cambodian Canadians and mainstream local people in cultural activities, seminars, conferences, youth sport, Khmer school, etc. Interpreters, translators, social, religious, educational, youth group, seniors support KHMER-CANADIAN BUDDHIST CULTURAL ASSOCIATION 7011 Ogden Road SE T: 403-561-7849 Calgary, Alberta T2C 1B5 F: 403-235-5475 E-mail: khmerview@cambodianview.com Website: www.cambodianview.com The Association organizes religious ceremonies, Cambodian language school classes, performing arts activities and religious discussions. The youth have a ‗stay in school‘ program, sports activities and translation/interpretation. Interpreters, Media, Performing arts, social, religious, educational and recreational activities, seniors‘ support groups, youth groups and Hall Rental KHMER YOUTH ASSOCIATION OF ALBERTA 7011 Ogden Road SE T: 403-455-8294 Calgary, Alberta T2C 1B5 E-mail: info@khmeryouth.cambodianview.com Website: www.cambodianview.com Youth, sports, camp, seminars, volunteers, events for community. Interpreters, literal arts, social, translators, media arts, youth group, educational, seniors support, media, visual arts, resume and job skills

KOREAN HONORARY CONSUL GENERAL – KOREA Suite 501, 630 – 3 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 4L4 E-mail: jack@perraton.com Representative of the Korean government in Calgary. Information centre.

T: 403-444-4256 F: 403-444-4239

CALGARY KOREAN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1112 – 19 Avenue NW T: 403-685-0000 Calgary, Alberta T2M 0Z9 F: 403-246-2873 Website: www.calgarykpc.org E-mail cdy1667@hanmail.net The Church offers religious services in the Korean and English languages. The Church offers evangelism, an outreach team, and a New Wineskin Fellowship group.

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Religious and social activities. CALGARY KOREAN SCHOOL 12408 Cannes Road SW T: 403-281-7888 Calgary, Alberta T2W 0H5 F: 403-238-4196 E-mail: wonjlee@hanmail.net The Korean School teaches the Korean language, Korean culture, Korean dance, and Tae Kwon-Do. We provide useful information to new immigrants and members of the community through seminars. Visual arts, educational activities. CALGARY KOREAN SENIORS HEALTH SOCIETY 12408 Cannes Road SW T: 403-281-7888 Calgary, Alberta T2W 0H5 F: 403-238-4196 E-mail: wonjlee@hanmail.net To maintain and improve seniors mental and physical health. Korean culture, Korean dance, and Tae Kwon-Do. We provide useful information to new immigrants and members of the community through seminars. Visual arts, educational activities KOREAN BAPTIST CHURCH 805 – 77th Avenue SW T: 403-255-7080 Calgary, Alberta T2V 0T2 F: 403-253-9336 E-mail: office@calgarykb.net The purpose of the Church is: to practice the love of our Lord, worship God; be inspired and guided by the Holy Spirit; teach the nature and function of the Christian faith; and live and carry out the ministry of Christ in the world. Religious, social, educational and recreational activities

LAOTIAN CALGARY LAO-CHINESE ASSOCIATION (CLCA) 2771 Sun ridge BV NE T: 403-280-3547 Calgary, Alberta T1Y 7K7 F: 403-280-3547 E-mail: clca2k5@yahoo.ca Website: http://clca2005.com CLCA is a non-profit organization, the purpose of the CLCA is to gather Lao Chinese. Both the elderly and those of the younger Canadian born Generation to celebrate the Laotian and Chinese culture. Community Phone Directory

LATIN AMERICAN ASOCIACION DE MUJERES LATINO AMERICANAS The Latin American Women‘s Association T: 403-252-2795 E-mail: janetmartinez2@gmail.com The Association provides the means to help Latin American women prepare themselves to be self-sufficient through activities that satisfy them at the personal level and allow

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them to develop their maximum potential. The Association looks for ways to help their members adapt to Canadian Society, to overcome language barriers and to fulfill cultural, economic and social needs. Social, educational, recreational, seniors‘ support groups, youth groups, services for people with disabilities, craft workshops and health seminars AUCAMAPU CHILEAN FOLK SOCIETY 74 Deerview Terrace SE T: 403-278-7576 Calgary, Alberta T2J 7C1 F: 403-271 7611 E-mail: ludovina@shaw.ca Performs and promotes Chilean Folk Music and Dance. Weekly Music and Dance classes for children, youth and adult at the studio #1, 3360 14 Ave NE Community Phone Directory, Performing Arts, Social, Youth Group and Hall Rental CANADIAN HISPANIC SENIORS’ SERVICES SOCIETY The society provides social, recreational and referral services for seniors. Social, educational and seniors‘ support groups. T: 403-293-3561 CHILEAN CANADIAN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION of CALGARY P.O. Box 50201, Malborough Postal Outlet Calgary, Alberta T2A 7P1 T: 403-293-6383 Physical Address: 519, 4774 Westwinds Drive NE Calgary, Alberta E-mail: cccac.info@gmail.com Website: www.chileansincalgary.com The Association represents the Chilean Canadian Community and preserves Chilean cultural traditions and values in the Canadian society. Interpreters, Translators, Social, Media (ie. Newpapers, Radio shows, Television Programs) Educational, recreational, Senoirs groups, Youth groups, Performing Atrs HOLA CALGARY 124 -16 Midlake Blvd SE T: 403-201-6247 Calgary, Alberta T2X 2X5 E-mail: holacalgary@gmail.com Website: www.holacalgary.com To grow and promote and Latin Culture in Calgary with our services to the Latin Community. Out services free of charge include a Business Directory, Events, Fourm, Immigration Information and useful links. THE HISPANIC ARTS SOCIETY 3360 14th Avenue NE T: 403-271-2744 Calgary, Alberta T2A 6J4 F: 403-232-1352 E-mail: hispanic@shaw.ca Website: www.hispanicarts.com The society prepares and presents different festivals, presentations and special events every year. It is an umbrella organization for performers of Hispanic Arts who have a Canadian and Hispanic background. It preserves and promotes the Hispanic heritage by staging major shows performed by new and existing artists.

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Studio at #1, 3360 14 Ave NE Community Phone Directory, Performing arts, Visual Arts, Social Youth Group and Hall Rental THE SPANISH LANGUAGE SCHOOL OF CALGARY 201, 1710 Centre Street NE T: 403-235-6340 Calgary, Alberta T2E 2S4 F: 403-235-6230 E-mail: spanish1@telus.net Website: www.spanishschoolofcalgary.com The Spanish School of Calgary offers small class sizes and an immersion approach to learning. All of the teachers speak Spanish as a first language and students are invited to come and practice at the Chilean Canadian Community Association Hall, located at 412 – 28 Street NE. Educational activities. VENEZUELAN - CANADIAN ASSOCIATION of CALGARY P.O. Box 22395 T: 403-606 -1313 or 403-612-1313 Calgary, Alberta T2P 4J1 F: 403-257-9152 E-mail: vicepresident@venezolanosencalgary.com Website: www.venezolanosencalgary.com Promote and organize cultural events. Publish information for new immigrant about social service, health, education, employment and real estate. Promote activities to bring together all Venezuelan residents in Calgary and the Province of Alberta, and all persons that share a common interest ―the Venezuelan Cultura‖ Promote and organize events to create networking opportunities. Promote interaction with Latin-American and Canadian business centres and cultural organizations. Spanish language interpreters and translators, performing arts, social, résumé & job skills training

LEBANESE CANADIAN CHRISTIAN LEBANESE CLUB OF CALGARY 3107 40 Street SW T: 403-217-1131 Calgary, Alberta T3E 3C9 F: 403-242-1944 E-mail: k.kobrosly@hotmail.com The club seeks to make other communities aware of Lebanese traditions in such areas as history, customs, language and religion. Helping the new immigrant & raise money for the needy people in Calgary & in other country, Teach our youth & teens language, Religious and Culture Media, Community Phone Directory, social, Religious, educational and Hall Rental WORLD LEBANESE CULTURAL UNION The Lebanese Canadian Society – Calgary Chapter 6051 – 4 Street NE T: 403-274-5841 Calgary, Alberta T2K 4Z5 F: 403-275-8353 The Society promotes positive relations and understanding between the Lebanese community and the people of Alberta. Hall Rental 92


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LITHUANIAN CALGARY LITHUANIAN CULTURAL SOCIETY 1102 Crescent Road NW T: 403-282-2707 Calgary AB T2M 4A8 F: 403-282-1138 E-mail: ekrausas@shaw.ca Website: www.lietuviai-kalgaryje.com CLCS was and is dedicated to promoting and enhancing Lithuanian culture and heritage in Calgary and Southern Alberta. The programs are structured so as to attract participation across all ages of the community. youth, adults and seniors.  We hold cultural functions, celebrate national and significant church holidays. We bring speakers and entertainers to enrich the growth of our community.  We have ensemble group ‗Klevelis‘ that performs at cultural and social functions. It participates in festivals in and outside Canada. Coordinator of the group is Rasa Rimaviciene, rasa_rimaviciene@yahoo.com  We have Lithuanian Language school, known as ‗Vytautas the Great School‘. It is a vital part of the community. School Principal is Aida Labanauskiene,

aidalabanauskiene@gmail.com Interpreters, Translators, Performing Arts, Social GRAND DUKE VYTAUTAS LITHUANIAN LANGUAGE SCHOOL St. Cecilia‘s Church T: 403-225-0016 th 431-90 AVE SE Calgary, Alberta E-mail: aida.labanauskiene@gmail.com Classes are held every first and third Saturday of the month at St. Cecilia‘s Church Socials, religious Services, newsletters

LUXEMBOURG AND MADAGASCAR HONORARY CONSUL – LUXEMBOURG AND MADAGASCAR 8944 Bay Ridge Drive SW T: 403-262-5576 Calgary, Alberta T2V 3M8 F: 403-262-3556 Representative of the governments of Luxembourg and Madagascar in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, British Columbia, Yukon and Northwest Territories. Information centre and visas for Madagascar

MADAGASCAR AND LUXEMBOURG HONORARY CONSUL – LUXEMBOURG AND MADAGASCAR 8944 Bay Ridge Drive SW Calgary, Alberta T2V 3M8

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Representative of the governments of Luxembourg and Madagascar in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, British Columbia, Yukon and Northwest Territories. Information centre and visas for Madagascar

MALAYSIAN MALAYSIAN SINGAPOREAN BRUNEIAN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION #301, 114 – 3 Avenue SW T: 587-323-6828 Calgary, Alberta T2P 0E7 E-mail: president@msbca.ca Website: www.msbca.ca  Provide for the recreation of members to promote and afford opportunity for friendly and social activities.  Assist in the settlement of new residents.  Promote through cultural events, understanding between our society and the community at large.  Provide a resource centre for use by our members and any interested parties. Media, Translators, Social, Hall rentals, Cultural dance and food, Community phone directory Translators, Media, Social, Hall rental, Cultural dance and food

MALI HONORARY CONSUL – MALI 83 Edenstone View N.W. Calgary, Alberta T3A 4T4 E-mail: jeffgilmour@telus.net Representative of the governments of Mali in Alberta

T: 403-239-0763 F: 403-239-0763

MUSLIM CALGARY ISLAMIC SCHOOL 2612 – 37 AVE NE T: 403-248-2773 Calgary, Alberta T1Y 5L2 F: 403-569-6654 The School teaches Arabic language and Islamic religion to ECS to Grade 8 students. Educational. ISMAILI MUSLIM COUNCIL 2612 37 AVE NE T: 403-215-6200 Calgary, Alberta T1Y 5L2 F: 403-291-3965 The Society interacts with other cultural communities to exchange cultural heritage values with other Calgarians and to convey a better understanding of the diversity of cultural heritage within the Ismaili Muslims. Promotes cultural awareness to the Ismaili Muslim society in the form of educational, social and religious activities. Performing and visual arts, social, religious, educational and recreational activities.

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MUSLIM ASSOCIATION of CALGARY - ISLAMIC CENTRE OF CALGARY 5615 – 14th AVE SW T: 403-242-1615 Calgary, Alberta T3H 2E8 F: 403-242-1695 E-mail: swmasjid@telus.net or info@muslimsofcalgary.ca Website: www.muslimsofcalgary.ca Carry out Islamic activities including religious, educational and charitable activities and to provide leadership and guidance to Muslims in Calgary. Religious MUSLIM COUNCIL OF CALGARY 5615 – 14th AVE SW T: 403-242-1615 Calgary, Alberta T3H 2E8 F: 403-242-1695 E-mail: info@muslimsofcalgary.ca Website: http://www.muslimsofcalgary.ca  To promote the pursuance of Islam as a way of life;  To carry out Islamic activities including religious, educational and charitable activities;  To strengthen relations and further co-operation among existing and new Islamic organizations and to coordinate Dawa, the call to Islam;  To promote Islam in the communities in which Muslims live;  To acquire lands by purchase or otherwise and to create or otherwise provide a building or buildings for the furtherance of the objects of the mission statement;  To do all other things permitted at law and in accordance with Islamic principles for the furtherance of the above-mentioned mission statement and these objects;  To coordinate fund-raising to meet the above mentioned objects; and  To provide leadership and guidance to Muslims in Calgary. MUSLIM FAMILIES NETWORK SOCIETY (MFNS) P.O. Box 68256, 28 Crowfoot Terrace N.W. Calgary, Alberta T3G 2N8 E-mail: muslimfamilysociety@yahoo.com E-mail: idrees1147@hotmail.com Website: www.MuslimFamiliesNetwork.com

T: 403-466-6367 F: 403-288-7093

 Programs for Families, Women, and Children: MFNS programs focus on educating the Muslim community through workshops, conferences, and seminars that raise awareness regarding the prevalence of domestic violence in the Muslim community as well as provide strategies for prevention and intervention.  Youth Development and Parental Education Programs: Providing an opportunity for youth and adults to participate in activities and discussions that are relevant to them.  Confidential Spiritual and Culturally sensitive Counseling on Various Issues: Pre-Marital and Post-Marital Counseling, Parenting, Domestic Abuse, Teen Health, Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Depression.  Newcomer Settlement Assistance: Assist refugees, new immigrations, and newcomers to Calgary in integrating comfortably into the community and society at large.  Child & Family Services: Support program for families whose children are currently with the C and F Services.  Food Bank: 24/7 Halal food, Food cards, Bus Tickets. Bi-annual city-wide Food and clothes distribution program  Big Sister/Big Brother program

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 Support services for the elderly and people with limited abilities to live their lives in dignity and independence. MFNS‘s aim with ―Pass on the Legacy‖ is to stimulate seniors, giving them the assurance of power and importance that they possessed.  MFNS Matrimonial Services: Providing support for marriage and marriage related issues ��� Operate as a vibrant, professional and well-resourced agency in accordance with our core values.

MUSLIM COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF CALGARY 2612 37th Ave NE T: 403-219-0991 Calgary Alberta T1Y 5L2 F: 403-219-0993 E-mail: mcfcadmn@gmail.com Website: www.muslimsofcalgary.ca Our Mission is to carry out activities according to established principles of Islam in the light of Qur‘an and Sunnah, to carry out Islamic activities including religious, educational, and charitable, to co-ordinate fund raising to meet above objectives and to provide leadership and guidance to Muslims in Calgary. WESTERN MUSLIM INITIATIVE 303 Varsity Estates Bay NW Calgary, Alberta T3B 2W6 E-mail: info@thewesternmuslim.com Website: www.thewesternmuslim.com

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Vision: To live happily as Canadian Muslims energetically contributing to society. Western Muslim Initiative contributes to the understanding and development of Muslim culture in the West by providing a forum for exploring diverse perspectives on Islam and Muslim life. We do this through the following: 1. Online Media – the Western Muslim Magazine (monthly) and Speak Freely Podcast distributed on our website. 2. Events – organize lectures by leading experts on Muslims and Islam; host events to promote Muslim artists. 3. Community Development – advance the profile of Western Muslims and foster leadership through participation in local community development projects. Visual Arts, Social, Religious, Eduational, Media (i.e. Newletters, Radio shows and Television Programs, Etc.)

NORWEGIAN HONORARY CONSUL - NORWAY 162 Royal Oak Point N.W. T: 403-208-2264 Calgary, Alberta T3G 5C6 F: 403-208-5593 E-mail: Egil.bjornsen@huskyenergy.ca Representative of the Norwegian government in Calgary. Information centre, visas, passports.

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SONS OF NORWAY – Valhalla Lodge #341 739 – 20 Avenue NW T: 403-284-2610 Calgary, Alberta T2M 1E2 F: 403-284-2675 E-mail: scanctr@telus.net Website: www.sofncalgary.ca We offer many opportunities to celebrate Norwegian culture with activities and classes. We offer such cultural programs such as cooking, genealogy, hardanger (embroidery), knitting, language, music, rosemaling (painting), folkdancing, weaving, and wood chip carving. We hold many events throughout the year such as Lutefisk dinner (February), Syttende Mai Celebrations, St. Hansfest, etc. We participate in the District 4, Zone 4 Sports weekend held in various Alberta and Saskatchewan locations in February or March of each year. Please join us for opportunities to share our heritage and culture. Interpreters (Norwegian), Newsletter, Social, Cultural – Norwegian. TORSKE KLUBBEN OF CALGARY (Nordic Mens Club) c/o Scandinavian Centre 739 20 Ave NW T: 403-284-2610 Calgary, Alberta, T2M 1E2 F: 403-284-2675 E-mail: scanctr@telus.net Website: www.torskeklubbencalgary.ca The men of Torskeklubben meet monthly for an opportunity to visit with friends, eat a traditional meal of cod (Torsk), potatoes and carrots and enjoy a glass or two of aquavit, Norway‘s national beverage. Dress is casual, but Norwegian sweaters are always encouraged. Special speakers or entertainment with a cultural flavour is provided. Bring your favourite joke to share with your friends and hoist a glass with us. Check out the events page for our upcoming meetings. Social, cultural men‘s club—Scandinavian/Nordic

PAKISTANI CAN-ORIENT CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION P.O. Box 22168, Bankers‘ Hall Postal Outlet Calgary, Alberta T2P 4J5 The membership is open to all Christian Peoples, especially those originating from the Indian sub-continent. Social and recreational activities. NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PAKISTANI CANADIANS #206, 3309 – 19 Street NE T: 403-291-9104 Calgary, Alberta T2E 6S8 F: 403-291-9171 E-mail: napc@shaw.ca The Association provides community development and integration through cultural exchange, seminars and participation in inter-community affairs. It serves as the voice of the Pakistani community across Canada. Interpreters, Translators, Media, Community Phone Directory, Social, Educational, Resume & Job Skills, Services for people with Disabilities, Seniors Support Groups, Hall Rental. PAKISTANI – CANADA ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY 15 Sanderling Rise SW 97

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Calgary, Alberta T3K 3B1 F: 403-249-4935 The Association promotes the Pakistani heritage through cultural, social and religious activities. Performing and visual arts, social, religious, educational and recreational activities. TV PAKISTAN 15 Sanderling Rise SW T: 403-295-0570 Calgary, Alberta T3K 3B1 F: 403-249-4935 Broadcasting news, updates on community events, educational and sporting programs. Offers Pakistani drama and documentaries. Channel 57, Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Television program.

PHILIPPINES (also under “Filipino”) HONORARY CONSUL GENERAL – PHILIPPINES Suite 1405,700 West Pender St Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 1G8 Website: www.vancouverpcg.net

T: 604-685-7645 F: 604-685-9945

* For Residents of the Provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories, please contact the Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver PHILIPPINE CULTURAL CENTRE FOUNDATION OF CALGARY – Heritage Language School Units #206, Bldg. 2, Westwinds Business Park T: 403-568-9901 4656 Westwinds Drive NE F: 403-281-4233 Calgary, Alberta T3J 3Z5 Email: info@pccfcalgary.ca Website: www.pccfcalgary.com The organization has acquired a cultural centre for the Filipino community in Calgary. The cultural centre will be used for a congregation of activities and is currently used by different ethnic groups. Social, educational activities and language school. PHILIPPINE MEDIA SOCIETY OF ALBERTA T: 403-264-5605 P.O.Box 89095 Calgary, Alberta T2Z 3W3 Email: tvfilipino@gmail.com The show intends to cover mainly the Filipino community in Alberta Province, touching on the community activities like local news, special events (seniors clubs and other Filipino associations), cultural events that promote and preserve Filipino heritage, yearly celebrations like the Philippine Independence Day, Holy Week Christian traditions, Christmas and New Year's holidays. We also do interviews and public service announcements on upcoming events and on human interests. It is a variety show on an e-magazine format.

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POLISH JOHN PAUL II POLISH SATURDAY SCHOOL (Accredited) c/o 2111 Uxbridge Drive NW T: 403-289-0111 or Cell: 403-605-6091 Calgary, Alberta T2N 3Z3 F: 403-289-9752 School Location: 1010 – 21 Avenue SE, Calgary The School offers elementary and high school level courses in the Polish language, history, culture and religion. Special classes for adults wishing to learn polish language. Seniors high school credit program for Polish 15, Polish 25, & Polish 35 Literary arts, religious, educational and recreational activities. OUR LADY QUEEN OF PEACE POLISH PARISH 2111 Uxbridge Drive NW T: 403-289-0111 Calgary, Alberta T2N 3Z3 F: 403-289-9752 E-mail: church@queenpol.org Website: www.queenpol.org Roman Catholic Church serves the Catholic faithful of Polish descent in the Diocese of Calgary. Religious and educational activities “POLANIE”

POLISH SONG & DANCE ASSOCIATION 3015 – 15th Street NE T: 403-401-4576 Calgary, Alberta T2E 7L8 E-mail: info@polanie.ca Website: www.polanie.ca ―Polanie‖ promotes Polish folk arts and traditions with stage performances. During seventeen years of activity, the group has given hundreds of performances in Canada, the United States and Poland. ―Polanie‖ has contributed significantly to Alberta‘s multicultural activity. Performing Arts, Youth Group and Visual Arts

POLISH CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY 3015 – 15TH Street SW T: 403-291-3757 Calgary, Alberta T2E 7L8 F: 403-291-3758 E-mail: info@dompolski.ca Website: www.polishcanadianassociation.com The PCA aims to preserve the Polish heritage in Calgary and Alberta, enrich Canadian multiculturalism and support initiative important to our community. Hall rental, Youth Group, Seniors Support Group POLISH CANADIAN CULTURAL CENTRE 3015 –15 Street NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 7L8 E-mail: info@dompolski.ca Website: www.polishcentre.ca

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The Centre promotes Polish culture by staging cultural and community events. It helps immigrants to overcome difficulties of adapting to this new land and is instrumental in promoting the integration of the Polish community into Canadian society. The Polish Canadian Cultural Centre welcomes and invites calls from other ethnic groups looking for rehearsal or performance space. Performing arts, social, educational, and recreational activities, Hall Rental POLISH COMBATANTS ASSOCIATION IN CANADA BRANCH #18 CALGARY 3015 15 Street NE President: 403-246-192 or T: 403-283-2390 Calgary, Alberta T2E 7L8 F: 403-283-9910 Polish war veterans and their families. To preserve the friendship and to promote maintain teach polish history and culture and to be end historical lies. POLISH WAVE – POLSKA FALA Polish Community Radio Program T: 403-717-1940 Fairchild Radio FM 94.7 F: 403-974-3219 109-2723-37 Avenue NE Calgary, Alberta T1Y 5R8 E-mail: polskafala@telus.net Website: www.ploty.com The only Polish language program in Calgary, providing the Polish speaking Calgarians with information on local events, community updates and news from around the world. Program also presents music from Poland in variety of style: folk, pop, rock, jazz, classical. Radio show. POLISH SCOUTING ASSOCIATION T: 403-651-0707 E-mail: orlaperc@mlodybor.zhpkanada.org Polish Scouting Association in Canada is a member of the global organization of the Polish Scouting Association outside Poland, which continues the ideals of the pre-war Polish Scouting movement and has been working for more than 60 years. Our mission is to enable girls, boys and young adults to develop to their fullest potential, as responsible citizens of Canada who serve God, help others, contribute to their communities and are proud of their Polish heritage. Our mission and various goals are achieved through non-formal, activity based, hands-on educational programs, by which the scouting life-style and traditions, and the Polish culture are fostered. [taken from http://www.zhpkanada.org/index.php/about-us] Social, Educational, Youth Groups YOUNG POLISH CANADIAN PROFESSIONALS’ ASSOCIATION - CALGARY 187 Cougar Plateau Way SW Calgary, Alberta T3H 5S3 E-mail: calgary@ypcpa.ca Website: www.ypcpa.ca/calgary YPCPA-Calgary is a dynamic project spearheaded by Canadians of Polish heritage, who represent a wide spectrum of professional backgrounds. We share the desire to create a place of inspiration and dialogue focused on exploring what it means to be

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Polish-Canadian, and how to integrate this attribute into our personal and professional lives. We are interested in connecting with each other and engaging with the broader Canadian community to share ideas about contemporary Poland on both a formal and informal basis, specifically in the context of art, film, music, business, politics, economy and sports – to name a few. We invite you to participate by sharing ideas, facts, thoughts and feelings on line or in person at one of our future events. Literary Arts, Visual arts, Social, Educational

PORTUGUESE ASSOCIATION FILARMONICA PORTUGUESE DE CALGARY 4550 – 32nd Street SE T: 403-287-9884 Calgary, Alberta T2B 3J7 F: 403-387-0174 E-Mail: afpc@telus.net Website: www.afpcband.com The Association seeks to present Canadians with culturally diverse music. Performing arts. 50 piece band of all ages, perform in Portuguese festivals locally and in other parts of Canada and U.S.A. Performed in Calgary Stampede Parade and Globalfest. OUR LADY OF FATIMA CATHOLIC CHURCH – Portuguese 4747 – 30 Street SE T: 403-273-0621 Calgary, Alberta T2B 3K5 F: 403-248-0160 The Church provides religious services for the Portuguese community. English mass is now provided every Saturday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 10:30 a.m. (Kids) and Portuguese mass every Saturday at 6 p.m., Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and Noon. Religious and social activities. OUR LADY OF FATIMA SCHOOL AND CULTURAL SOCIETY 12 Erin Meadows Court SE Calgary, Alberta T2B 2Z8 Teach Portuguese language to children 2-6 years of age. Educational activities.

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PORTUGUESE COMMUNITY CENTRE 4747 – 30 Street SE T: 403-273-0866 Calgary, Alberta T2B 3K5 F: 403-248-0160 E-mail: oladyfatimacalgary@yahoo.ca Serving the Portuguese (Brazilian) and Portuguese descent in Calgary with religious activities (Roman Catholic), Social and Referrals Interpreters, Translators, Social, Religious, Seniors Support Groups and Hall Rental PORTUGUESE SOCIETY OF CALGARY – Folklore of Calgary 4888 – 35 Street SE Calgary, Alberta T2B 3M6 Dance group with live musicians and singers. 101

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ROMANIAN ROMANIAN - CANADIAN CULTURAL SOCIETY 203 – 223 12 AVE SW T: 403-228-1674 Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9 F: 403-228-1674 We promote Romanian culture in Canada. The multicultural associations provide high quality arts products and presentations for public consumption and enjoyment, and support individual artists in their work within Alberta communities. Therefore, we embrace the ideals of equality, equity, freedom, respect for individuals and groups, as a principle fundamental to the success and growth of Alberta and our Country. Interpreters, Translators, Media, Social, Religious, Educational and Seniors Support Group ST. MARY’S ROMANIAN ORTHODOX PARISH of CALGARY 3511 – 3 Avenue SW T: 403-288-4699 Calgary, Alberta T3C 0A7 E-mail: information@saintmaryscalgary.org Website: http://saintmaryscalgary.org The parish offers religious services to the Romanian community. We are a church that helps immigrant peoples. ―Keep on loving each other as brother. Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by doing so some people have entertained angels without knowing it.‖ Heb. 13:1,2. Romanian interpreters and translators, publications, religious, social, youth groups, seniors‘ support groups, and recreational activities. Hall Rental

RUSSIAN RUSSIAN GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS 905 – 8 Avenue NE T: 403-230-7015 Calgary, Alberta T2E 0S2 F: 403-277-8449 E-mail: fr.petershashkoff@yahoo.com The Church provides religious services, Sunday teas, bazaars, feast day dinners and a library. Social, religious and educational activities. RUSSIAN LANGUAGE SCHOOL 905 – 8 Avenue NE T: 403-230-7015 Calgary, Alberta T2E 0S2 F: 403-277-8449 The school endeavours to educate and teach children ages 4 – 14 in the Russian language. The School also presents concerts at the end of the school year and at Christmas. Educational.

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E-mail: scanctr@telus.net Website: www.instantencore.com The main purpose of the choir is to keep the Scandinavian culture and heritage alive through its songs and music. Therefore, the main music the choir performs is in the languages of Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Icelandic and Danish. The Scandinavian Culture Society is the main Choir sponsor. The Choir performs concerts including a Christmas Concert In December and a Spring Concernt in May at the Scandinavian Centre. We are currently recruiting Performing arts, social, cultural – Scandinavian Nordic NORDIC FOLKDANCE SOCIETY 739 – 20 Avenue NW T: 403-284-2610 Calgary, Alberta T2M 1E2 F: 403-284-2675 E-mail: scanctr@telus.net Website: www.nordicfolkdance.ca Mission is to bring cultural contact with the living traditions of Scandinavian folkdance and music to Calgary and area. Our primary aim is to learn more of the Norwegian and Scandinavian Folkdances to perform at various venues. Previous dance experience is not necessary. We encourage you to come and join us and bring your dancing shoes! Costumes or bunads are encouraged for formal presentations. Come for the fun and friendship of those who like to folkdance. Performing arts, social, cultural – Scandinavian/Nordic SCANDINAVIAN CULTURAL SOCIETY OF CALGARY/CALGARY SCANDINAVIAN CENTRE CO-OP 739 – 20 Avenue NW T: 403-284-2610 Calgary, Alberta T2M 1E2 F: 403-284-2675 E-mail: scanctr@telus.net Website: www.scancentre.ca The Scandinavian Centre is a cultural community hall located in northwest Calgary. Our hall rentals are available to the public for wedding receptions and public events. We provide a facility for our internal Scandanavian/Nordic groups from Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden to meet and provide their cultural activities and events. We also host our own events such as our annual Scandinavian Choir concerts, Stampede breakfast and Scandinavian Christmas Bazaar. Interpreter referrals (Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish), newsletter, social, hall rentals, cultural – Scandinavian/Nordic VALHALLA YOUTH DANCERS 4128 Maryvale Drive NE T: 403-272-7341 Calgary, Alberta T2A 2T1 E-mail: arden.n@shaw.ca Teach Scandinavian Folk Dancing and Culture Classes to youth ages 5 to 12 and 13 to 18. The children learn about Scandinavian heritage and learn song dance, figure dance, and couple dance. They are asked to perform at many cultural events. Children interested in learning about Scandinavia culture and dances are encouraged to join. Volunteers o teach culture and dancing classes area always welcome.

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SCOTTISH See St. Andrew-Caledonian Website for various Scottish group events: www.standrewcaledonian.ab.ca CALGARY BURNS CLUB 1028, 614 33 Heritage Meadows Way SW T: 403-287-1754 Calgary, Alberta T2H 3B8 F: 403-287-1265 E-mail: cparmstrong@shaw.ca Website: www.calgaryburnsclub.com The Club‘s primary goal is to foster a greater understanding and awareness of Scottish culture and literature, particularly through the work of Robert Burns. Membership is limited to 37 people to commemorate the age at which Robert Burns passed away. The Club's major project during the year is the organization, presentation and hosting of an annual Burns Supper to celebrate the January 25th birthday of the Bard, the proceeds from which are donated to assist in the promotion of Scottish organizations and cultural activities in Calgary throughout the year Literary arts, social, educational and recreational activities. CALGARY HIGHLAND DANCING ASSOCIATION 1312 Southdale Cresent SW T: 403-252-7904 Calgary, Alberta T2W 1W2 E-mail: ijz@shaw.ca or fling@chda.ab.ca Website: www.chda.ab.ca The Association promotes the art of Highland dancing through competitions, shows and cultural events. It is a lot of fun and a great way of making new friends. Performing arts, social and recreational activities. CALGARY UNITED SCOTTISH GAMES ASSOCIATION P.O. Box 20215 RPO Bow Valley T: 403-274-7428 Calgary, Alberta T2P 4L2 E-mail: janeellenforbes@gmail.com Website: www.calgaryhighlandgames.org The Association attempts to keep the Scottish heritage vital and current by holding the Highland Games. This one-day event is held annually on the Labour Day long weekend. The games consist of piping, highland dancing competition, tossing the caber, soccer matches and sheepdog trial demonstrations. Social and recreational activities. CLAN MAXWELL PIPES AND DRUMS 105 Cranleigh Bay SE T: 403-278-1370 Calgary, Alberta T3M 1H5 The band participates in numerous civic parades in Southern Alberta and also in the Highland Games competition, marching show band competitions and concerts. They are regularly featured in the Stampede Parade and in Royal Canadian Legion ceremonies and parades. Performing arts .

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OGDEN LEGION PIPE BAND McDougal United Church 8516 Athabasca Street S.E. Calgary, Alberta T2C 3B7 Email: communications@olpb.ab.ca Website: www.olpb.ab.ca A competition Band that promotes Scottish bagpiping and drumming to youths and young adults from 8 years of age and up. Provides instruction for all levels from beginners to advanced learners. Promotes Scottish musical heritage. Performing arts, educational, recreational activities, social, and youth groups. PARKDALE NIFTY FIFTIES SENIORS ASSOCIATION 3512 – 5TH Avenue NW T: 403-283-0620 Calgary, Alberta T2N 0V7 F: 403-283-0602 E-mail: alans@pdnf.org Website: www.pdnf.org We provide programming to persons aged 40+. Our programs are many and as cost effective as possible. Classes offered are as follows: Drawing, a variety of Art Classes, Tai Chi, NIA, Ballroom Dance, Gi Gong, Bridge, Games afternoon, monthly Birthday Party, Healthy Living Challenge, Wellness Presentations, Tours Photography classes and Computer classes. Social, Educational, Hall rentals and Senior Support Groups ROYAL SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE SOCIETY- Calgary Branch P. O. Box 1471 Station M Calgary, Alberta T2P 2L6 E-mail: rscdscalgary@yahoo.ca Website: www.rscdscalgary.org A non-profit society promoting Scottish country dancing in the Calgary area by assisting area clubs with distribution of new dances and music, training programs for teachers and sponsorship of dancing events, we organize a summer class fo adults Performing arts. Social, Dancing and Recreational SCHIEHALLION SCOTTISH HERITAGE SOCIETY 5831 Dalhousie Drive NW Calgary, Alberta T3A 1T2 The Society promotes social, cultural and educational activities for all members of the community with interests in ―Things Scottish.‖ Performing, literary, and visual arts. Social and educational activities. ST. ANDREW-CALEDONIAN SOCIETY of CALGARY P.O. Box 34233, Westbrook RPO Calgary, Alberta T3C 3W2 E-mail: president@standrew-caledonian.ab.ca Website: www.standrew-caledonian.ab.ca

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The Society provides: A social venue for all persons interested in Scottish cultural activities; cultivates an appreciation for Scottish cultural performance; assists in the education and performance of Scottish cultural activities. THE 78th FRASER HIGHLANDERS PO Box 1693, Station ―M‖ T: 403-667-1941 Calgary, Alberta T2P 2L7 F: 403-262-5970 E-mail: britton@riina.ca The Society selects and trains young persons between the ages of 11 – 18 in 1760 military and musket drill, Highland bagpiping and drums, Highland dancing and Canadian and Scottish history and traditions. Performing arts and educational activities, social and leadership skills training.

SERBIAN ST. SIMEON SERBIAN 2001 - 31 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2T 1T3 E-mail: spc@svetisimeon.org Website: www.svetisimeon.org Offers religious services to the Serbian community. Religious, social and educational activities.

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FRULA SERBIAN CULTURAL SOCIETY 2001 - 31 Avenue SW T: 403-244-3586 Calgary, Alberta T2T 1T3 F: 403-244-1691 E-mail: spc@svetisimeon.org Website: www.svetisimeon.org The society endeavours to promote the Serbian culture and bring about an awareness of Serbian religion and customs to the people of Alberta. SDSerbia Soccer Association – provides recreation for both Canadian and Serbian communities. Performing and visual arts, social, religious, educational and recreational activities.

SINGAPOREAN MALAYSIAN SINGAPOREAN BRUNEIAN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION #301, 114 – 3 Avenue SW T: 587-323-6828 Calgary, Alberta T2P 0E7 E-mail: president@msbca.ca Website: www.msbca.ca  Provide for the recreation of members to promote and afford opportunity for friendly and social activities.  Assist in the settlement of new residents.  Promote through cultural events, understanding between our society and the community at large.  Provide a resource centre for use by our members and any interested parties.

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SLOVAKIAN CZECH and SLOVAK ASSOCIATION of CALGARY – Calgary Branch P.O. Box 355 T: 403-295-8438 (Evenings) Calgary, Alberta T2P 2H9 T: 403-276-7243 (Office) E-mail: mbkellner@hotmail.com F: 403-230-3835 The Association promotes and maintains the Czech and Slovak cultures and languages in Calgary by serving as a focal point for the Czech and Slovak Community and organizing Czech and Slovak cultural events. Literary arts, social, educational and recreational activities.

SLOVENIAN SLOVENIAN CANADIAN CLUB 2335 – 16A Street SE T: 403-261-0699 Calgary, Alberta T2G 3S8 E-mail: Slovenian.club.calgary@gmail.com The Club Endeavour‘s to preserve the Slovenian cultural heritage. Social and recreational activities.

SOUTH AMERICAN GUYANA CANADA CULTURAL ASSOCIATION (Calgary) #4 – 4805 Westwinds Drive N.E. Calgary, Alberta T3J 4L4 E-mail: president@gcca-calgary.com Website: www.gcca-calgary.com

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We promote and share our culture within the community at large and strive to provide an environment for our youth, our members and our community that fosters a better understanding of our multicultural diversity and values. We support various charities within Calgary and in Guyana. We participate at Global Fest and are affiliated with many different associations to support and sustain our common goal – celebrating diversity and maintaining respect for each person‘s traditions and values in our rapidly growing city. Goals and objectives of the GCCA: - To assist members of our community to assimilate into the society at large - To foster stronger ties between Guyanese in Calgary and the rest of the society. - To introduce members of mainstream society into the GCCA. - To provide assistance to needy Individuals and Groups. - To provide facilities for programmes in several areas: civic, cultural, educational, informational, recreational and social.

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SOUTH EAST ASIA ALBERTA THAI - CANADIAN ASSOCIATION (ATCA) 152 Riverview Close SE T: 403-264-6477 Calgary, Alberta T2Y T2C 4C6 E-mail: president@thaicalgary.org or info@thaicalgary.org Website: www.thaicalgary.org - To promote friendship and good understanding between Thais and Canadians - To maintain Thai culture and share multicultural values among the members and communities - To procure the dilvery of lectures on society and culture and educational subjects - To provide funds for cultural and educational activities - To promote and support activities to improve the quality of life for those in rural Thailand CALGARY INDO-CHINA ETHNIC CHINESE ASSOCIATION 278, 328 Centre St. SE T: 403-262-0219 Calgary, Alberta T2G 4X6 F: 403-263-0221 or 403-254-0063 The Association provides a social centre for people from Indo-China including immigrants from Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and every other ethnic Chinese country. Social, educational and recreational activities. CALGARY LAO-CHINESE ASSOCIATION (CLCA) 2771 Sunridge Way NE T: 403-280-3547 Calgary, Alberta T1Y 7K7 F: 403-250-8523 E-mail: clca2k5@yahoo.ca Website: clca2005.com Main focus: Unite Lao-Chinese people to take care of each other‘s need -Assisting younger generation to realize and live better, healthy lives ―Say NO to drugs‖ -Promote and sponsor education scholarship to outstanding students -Reaching out to assist and consult families with domestic violation, gambling addiction -Building trust and integrate professional members to have seminar and a model for our teens, service and represent CLCA for our voice in community -As an ambassador to Lao-Chinese who visit Alberta, or abroad to promote the best of Alberta (Calgary Stampede, Alberta beef, Banff national park, best place to live in the world) CALGARY VIETNAMESE CANADIAN ASSOCIATION (CVCA) #317, 4909 - 17 Avenue SE T: 403-272-4668 Calgary, Alberta T2A 0V5 F: 403-207-4633 E-mail: hnv-calgary@hotmail.com CYVG endeavours to promote culture, friendship and mutual assistance among Vietnamese and other ethnic groups and to integrate and contribute to the development of Canadian culture and society. CVYG strives to provide an environment that allows our youth to grow and learn to become authentic or their ‗true self.‘ CVYG does not screen out youths and parents – all are welcome to use the services and programs. Interpreters, Translators, Social, Resume & Job Skills

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Related Organisations: Vietnamese Student‘s Association E: vietnmst@ucalgary.ca Calgary Vietnamese Canadian Senior Citizen Association Calgary Vietnamese School E: camvan14@yahoo.com

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CALGARY VIETNAMESE SCHOOL ASSOCIATION 4783 Rundlewood Road NE T: 403-852-0665 Calgary, Alberta T1Y 2N7 F: 403-219-3559 E-mail: calgaryvietnameseschool@telus.net Teaching Vietnamese language from E.C.S to Grade 8 and adult VSL (Vietnamese as a second language). It‘s a community based Heritage Language School. CAMBODIAN-CANADIAN ASSOCIATION 7011 Ogden Rd. SE F: 403-235-5475 Calgary, Alberta T2C 1B5 E-mail: sophal36@gmail.com This organization offers: Cambodian (Khmer) Language School, Cambodian Cultural Dances, Youth Sport & Recreation and Traditional Celebration & Khmer Entertainment CANADIAN INDONESIAN SOCIAL CLUB (CISC) P.O. Box 417 Station M T: 403-266-8876 or 403-686-0106 Calgary, Alberta T2P 2J1 E-mail: lina.asensio@cisc.org or sjahmanual.alam@cisc.org Website: www.cisc.org The purpose of the Club is to operate as a non-profit, non-political and non-religious organization with the objective of fostering closer cooperation amongst members in social and cultural activities and introducing Indonesian art and culture to Canadians in general. Performing arts, social, educational and recreational activities. KHMER-CANADIAN BUDDHIST CULTURAL ASSOCIATION 7011 Ogden Road SE T: 403-561-7849 Calgary, Alberta T2C 1B5 F: 403-235-5475 E-mail: khmer@cambodianview.com Website: www.cambodianview.com The Association organizes religious ceremonies, Cambodian language school classes, performing arts activities and religious discussions. The youth have a ‗stay in school‘ program, sports activities and translation/interpretation. Interpreters, Media, Performing arts, social, religious, educational and recreational activities, seniors‘ support groups, youth groups and Hall Rental MALAYSIAN SINGAPOREAN BRUNEIAN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION #301, 114 – 3 Avenue SW T: 587-323-6828 Calgary, Alberta T2P 0E7 E-mail: president@msbca.ca Website: www.msbca.ca  Provide for the recreation of members to promote and afford opportunity for

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friendly and social activities.  Assist in the settlement of new residents.  Promote through cultural events, understanding between our society and the community at large.  Provide a resource centre for use by our members and any interested parties. Translators, Media, Social, Hall Rental, Cultural dance and food MYANMAR BUDDHIST TEMPLE 2804, 14 Avenue S.E. T: 403-460-3161 Calgary, Alberta T3J 4L9 F: 403-460-3161 E-mail: mbtalberta@gmail.com Website: www.calgarymyanmartemple.ca The objective of the Organization is to build a Myanmar Buddhist Monastery in Calgary. Buddhist clergy will teach, preach and practice Buddhism. Religious activities. PHILIPPINE CULTURAL CENTRE FOUNDATION OF CALGARY – Heritage Language School T: 403-568-9901 Units #204 & 206, Bldg. 2, Westwinds Business Park F: 403-269-7173 4656 Westwinds Drive NE Calgary, Alberta T3J 3Z5 E-mail: info@pccfcalgary.ca Website: www.pccfcalgary.com The Philippine Cultural Center is a facility for Filipino associations and organizations to hold regular activities, conferences and celebrations. The PCCF also offers the following programs: -Filipino Language and Culture School -Youth Performing Arts Group Health and Wellness Ballroom and line dancing classes Referrals for counseling and citizenship Senior Programs such as computer literacy Interpreters, Performing Arts, Social, educational, Youth Group, Senior Support Groups and Hall Rental

SPANISH LOVE IN ACTION CHRISTIAN CENTRE 1352 Abbeydale Drive SE Calgary, Alberta T2A 7L8 The Centre offers youth, music and children‘s ministries. Religious and youth groups. SPANISH CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP PO Box 50198, Marlborough Postal Outlet Calgary, Alberta T2A 7P1 3125 – Catalina Boulevard NE

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Calgary, Alberta T1Y 6R1 E-mail: mendzjm@shaw.ca An inter-denominational Church that worships God in Spanish. Offers a dynamic youth group, Bible studies, home prayer meetings, ladies‘ meetings and children‘s classes. Youth groups, social and religious activities. THE SPANISH SCHOOL OF CALGARY SOCIETY P.O.BOX 54030 Village Square Postal Outlet Calgary, Alberta T1Y 6S6 E-mail: spanish1@telus.net Website: www.spanishschoolofcalgary.com We teach Spanish as a second language for the Calgary Community. The school is a non-profit organization. We have two locations in Calgary, 1710 Centre Street North and Forest Lawn High School, 1304 44 Street SE.

SRI LANKAN SRI LANKA CANADIAN ASSOCIATION (SLCA) E-mail: chamari@shaw.ca T: 403-226-3927 Website: www.slcacalgary.org The Association is involved in promoting cultural, educational, recreational and social activities among the Sri Lanka community in Calgary. Also offers cultural diversification workshops. Performing and literary arts, social, religious, educational and recreational activities SRI LANKAN BUDDHIST SOCIETY CALGARY - CANADA 5107 Whitestone Road NE T: 403-280-9729 Calgary, Alberta T1Y 1T4 Website: www.slbscalgary.org The society provides various Buddhist activities throughout the year. Religious activities. Interpreters, Translators, Community Phone Directory, Social, Religious, Educational

SWEDISH SWEDISH SCHOOL of CALGARY 739 – 20 Avenue NW T: 403-284-2610 Calgary, Alberta T2M 1E2 F: 403-284-2675 E-mail: scanctr@telus.net Website: www.swedishschool.com We are a Heritage Language School teaching children between ages three and eighteen years of age. The goal of our school is to teach the Swedish language to the children as well as maintain and further develop the language skills in children who already speak Swedish. All classes are conducted in Swedish. Class times are Saturdays 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The advanced Swedish/High School Credit class meets once a week for 2.5 hours in the evening. Children participate in Lucia Pageant. Interpreters (Swedish), educational, children, cultural - Swedish

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SWEDISH SOCIETY OF CALGARY 739 – 20 Avenue NW T: 403-284-2610 Calgary, Alberta T2M 1E2 F: 403-284-2675 E-mail: scanctr@telus.net Website: www.swedishsociety.com The Swedish Society promotes Swedish Language and Culture in Calgary. It also supports the Swedish Language School for Children and their Annual Lucia Pageant. They host library/movie night meetings and promote social/cultural events including a Midsommer Maypole raising and concerts promoting Swedish singers and performers. Interpreters (Swedish), newsletter, social, cultural – Swedish VASA ORDER OF AMERICA BRANTING LODGE 417 (Swedish) 739 – 20 Avenue NW T: 403-284-2610 Calgary, Alberta T2M 1E2 F:403-284-2675 E-mail: scanctr@telus.net Swedish Lodge within the Vasa Order of America, which promotes Swedish culture, history and traditions. Monthly meetings, cultural events such as Lutefisk Dinner, Lucia Pageant as well as social activities. Being golf tournaments and ski campouts. Interpreters (Swedish), newsletter, social cultural - Swedish

SWISS JODEL KLUB HEIMATTREU 2836 – 42 Street SW T: 403-246-0598 Calgary, Alberta T3E 3M1 F: 403-398-9478 Website: www.swissclubscalgary.com The club keeps the Swiss heritage alive by performing Swiss folk music and yodeling. Performing arts. SWISS CLUBS MAIN WEBSITE Website: www.swissclubscalgary.com For current information on histories of Swiss clubs in Calgary. SWISS CANADIAN VOLLEYBALL CLUB 120 Bracebridge Crescent SW T: 403-253-1642 Calgary, Alberta T2W 0Y7 E-mail: dfstephen@shaw.ca Website: www.designingeye.com/swiss The Club combines exercise and fun. A blend of Canadians and Swiss Canadians meet Monday nights from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. between September and May at St. Stephen Junior High School for a friendly game of Co-ed volleyball. Recreational activities. SWISS CULTURAL SOCIETY OF CALGAY P.O. Box 75056, West Hills RPO Calgary, Alberta T3H 3M1 E-mail: PresidentSCM@swissclubscalgary.com Website: www.swissclubscalgary.com

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The SCSC (formerly know as the Swiss Club Matterhorn) is the umbrella organization for the various affiliated Swiss Clubs in Calgary. Our mandate is to act as a liaison between the various Swiss Clubs and to keep the membership informed about ongoing activities. We publish a quarterly newsletter and maintain a website that is updated to reflect the current events. The SCM and its associated clubs host a number of events throughout the year. These include Swiss National Day on August 1st, folklore evenings, Jass events, Fondue and Raclette evenings, hikes and many others. Performing Arts, Social SWISS FOLK DANCE CLUB ALPENROESLI 79 Hart Estates Blvd NE T: 403-590-4616 Calgary, Alberta T1X 0L3 E-mail: president@swiss-dance-group-alpenroesli.ca Website: www.swiss-dance-group-alpenroesli.ca The Swiss Folk Dance Club is a group of women performing authentic, traditional Swiss folk dances, wearing native costumes from different regions in Switzerland. Performing arts SWISS RIFLE CLUB TELL 1323 – 108 AVE SW T: 403-295-0560 Calgary, Alberta T2W 0C6 Website: www.Albertarifle.com/groupsaframe.htm Promotes the safe ownership and use of firearms and competes with Swiss Club throughout North America and Switzerland. Swiss style of shooting Social and recreational activities SWISS SENIORS’ GROUP 5944 Dulmead Cr NW T: 403-247-6211 Calgary, Alberta T3A 1E6 Website: www.swissclubscalgary.com Social gatherings of Swiss and Swiss descendants meet once a month and at Christmas time. Members must be over 65 years old and members of the Swiss Club Matterhorn. Social activities. SWISS THEATRE GROUP (CALGARY) HEIMATSHIL 35 Cedarbrook Way SW T: 403-281-1296 Calgary, Alberta T2W 3Y2 Every two years we perform a play for the Swiss communities in Alberta (Calgary and Rimbey) and in British Columbia (Vancouver) in Swiss dialect. We begin our performances in September and continue until January or February. Performing arts and social activities. Hall rental.

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Calgary, Alberta T2E 8S7 E-mail: CalgaryTCA@gmail.com Promoting Chinese culture offering new immigrant assistance Interpreters Translators, Media

THAILAND ROYAL THAI CONSULATE-GENERAL Lacey Court, Suite 100, 344 – 12th Avenue SW T: 403-266-6995 Calgary, Alberta T2R 0H2 F: 403-294-0667 E-mail: thaical@jrlacey.com Website: www.jrlacey.com/RTCC We issue visas to visit Thailand, complete Certification documents for such things asThai Police Clearance Certificates, assist the Thai Nationals in our bailiwick – Red Deer south to the border and the province of Manitoba, assist temporary Thai workers in our areas, liaise with the Thai Association of Calgary, attend various functions put on by the Thai Nationals and the Thai Association – Loy Krathong/Songklan, liaise with the Vancouver ConsulateGeneral and the Thai Embassy in Ottawa, as well as the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs, C.I.C. and any other governmental organizations associated with assisting persons from Thailand or Canadians wishing to work for Thai entities, and attend Provincial Government meetings. We also advise in the creation and setting up of various Government regulations regarding temporary workers, and assist Thai Nationals in completing various types of paperwork. We provide translation services, from Thai to English and from English to Thai. We also assist Canadian families who have had family members in Thailand pass away. ALBERTA THAI - CANADIAN ASSOCIATION (ATCA) 152 Riverview Close SE T: 403-264-6477 Calgary, Alberta T2Y T2C 4C6 E-mail: president@thaicalgary.org Website: www.thaicalgary.org - To promote friendship and good understanding between Thais and Canadians - To maintain Thai culture and share multicultural values among the members and communities - To procure the dilvery of lectures on society and culture and educational subjects - To provide funds for cultural and educational activities - To promote and support activities to improve the quality of life for those in rural Thailand

TIBETAN THE TIBETAN COMMUNITY OF ALBERTA 92 Glacier Drive SW T: 403-240-0743 Calgary, Alberta T3E 5A1 E-mail: nardechen@hotmail.com TCA is a non-profit organization established & incorporated in 1977.

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Our mission is to preserve and promote Tibetan culture, religion and language, while educating Canadians about what has happened- and what is still happening in Tibet. We provide weekly Tibetan language classes, along with instruction in traditional Tibetan folk dances, songs & musical instruments. We also coordinate traditional community events as well as assist citywide groups seeking Tibetan dance performers or speakers for classes and events. TIBET CANADA WOMEN’S FOUNDATION 52 Hawkwood Cres N.W. T: 403-475-9350 Calgary, Alberta T3G 1X5 F: 403-475-9350 E-mail: himalayaorphange@shaw.ca The Association help new comers in Calgary to settle into Canadian society such as job hunting, rental, schooling, medical, immigration, kitchen stuff, used furniture donations, bed donations and also liaises with other support groups and runs relief and welfare projects for disadvantaged groups in their community in Calgary and overseas such as the Seniors Homes, Refugee camps and the Orphanage. Performing arts social religious (meditation), educational and recreational activities Interpreters, Translators, Media, Community Phone Directory, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Social, Religious, Educational, Resume & Job Skill, Youth Group, Seniors Support TRUE BUDDHA PAI YUIN TEMPLE 1809 Centre Street NW Calgary, Alberta T2E 2S5 E-mail: infotbpyt@yahoo.com Website: www.tbsn.org Part of True Buddha School Buddhist orientation

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TURKISH TURKISH CANADIAN CULTURAL ASSOCIATION of CALGARY P.O. Box 20101 T: 403-381-6075 or 403-815-7770 Calgary Place Postal Outlet Calgary, Alberta T2P 4J2 E-mail: tcca.calgary@gmail.com Website: www.calgaryturkishcanadian.org The Association promotes Turkish culture and history within the Turkish community in Calgary and to mainstream Canada by hosting cultural events, exhibits and social gatherings. A sub-group of the Association is the Turkish Folk Dancing Group.

UKRAINIAN ASSUMPTION UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 729 – 6th Street NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 6X2 Website: www.abvmcalgary.com Offers religious services to the Ukrainian community.

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Religious and educational activities. HOPAK ENSEMBLE 3316 – 28 Avenue SW T: 403-246-1231 Calgary, Alberta T3E 0R8 F: 403-295-9027 The group promotes Ukrainian culture, music, songs and dance throughout the Province of Alberta. Performing arts and educational activities. KORINNYA UKRAINIAN FOLK ENSEMBLE 27 Edcath Rise NW, Calgary, Alberta T: 403-239-8643 E-mail Address: info@korinnya.com F: 403-239-8643 Web page Address: www.korinnya.com The Korinnya Ukrainian Folk Choir has been entertaining Calgary's Ukrainian community since 1993. We have performed at many functions for Calgary‗s Ukrainian community, and have taken our show on the road across western Canada. Our repertoire consists of traditional Ukrainian folk music, sung both a cappella and with traditional Ukrainian instruments. We have released two CDs of our music – a collection of folk songs, and a collection of traditional Ukrainian Christmas music. ST. VLADIMIR’S UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH AND CULTURAL CENTRE 404 Meredith Road NE T: 403-264-3437 Calgary, Alberta T2E 5A6 F: 403-264-3438 E-mail: administrator@stvlads.com Website: www.stvlads.com To provide religious Services and Education to the Orthodox faithful and those wishing to learn about the faith. To promote and offer opportunities to explore and experience the Ukrainian culture. Translators, Media, Literary Arts, Media Arts, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Social, Religious, Educational, Youth Group, Seniors Support Groups, Hall Rental, Other: Wedding Receptions, Cultural Events and Meetings. Language Translated is Ukrainian TRYZUB UKRAINIAN DANCE SOCIETY P.O. Box 1732 Station ―M‖ T: 403-720-4840 Calgary, Alberta T2P 2L7 E-mail: info@tryzub.ca Website: www.tryzub.ca The Tryzub Ukrainian Dance Ensemble which is a performing dance ensemble for dancers ages 16 and up The Tryzub Ukrainian Dance School for ages 3-16 and also has an adult performing and recreational dance class, and a Junior Performing group for ages 13-15. Performing Arts and Education UKRAINIAN CANADIAN CONGRESS - CALGARY BRANCH E-mail: ucc@ucc.ca T: 403-276-1835 Website: www.ucc.ca The Congress is an umbrella organization for all Ukrainian organizations in Calgary

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UKRAINIAN CANADIAN PROFESSIONAL AND BUSINESS ASSOCIATION (UCPBA) of CALGARY P.O. Box 6474, Station ‖D‖ T: 403-670-5477 Calgary, Alberta T2P 2E1 E-mail: execdirector@ucpbacalgary.ca Website: www.ucpbacalgary.ca -Establish a professional and business network of Ukrainian Canadians in order to --promote closer ties and business contacts; -Preserve the Ukrainian Culture, Language and Community in Calgary thereby enriching the vertical cultural mosaic of Canadian Society; -Recognize the contribution of Canadians of Ukrainian descent in the business, professional, and public life of Canada; facilitate a platform in bringing together Canadians of Ukrainian descent for cultural, social, charitable and fellowship purposes; --Encourage an association of all Canadians of Ukrainian descent; -Encourage and support the orderly development of a pluralistic and democratic Ukraine; -Promote closer and mutually-beneficial business development between Alberta Companies and Ukrainian Ventures; -Promote greater understanding of our heritage and its contribution to Canadian society generally and to Alberta especially; -Provide assistance to people in need and to new Canadian immigrants from Ukraine in the form of financial help, social integration, education, career opportunities and other needs as required. UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ASSUMPTION CAMPUS 729 – 6th Street NE T: 403-230-7013 Calgary, Alberta T2E 6X2 F: 403-230-7019 Ukrainian language and cultural classes, Ukrainian preschool, Ukrainian Catholic religion, hall rentals, and youth groups. Youth groups, educational, cultural and religious activities. Hall Rental. UKRAINIAN CULTURAL CENTRE 3316 – 28 Avenue SW T: 403-246-1231 Calgary, Alberta T3E 0R8 F: 403-295-9027 The Association fosters the Ukrainian culture through a Ukrainian choir, orchestra, dance group and school. Performing arts and recreational activities. UKRAINIAN YOUTH ASSOCIATION OF CANADA (CYM) - Calgary Branch Edmonton Trail RPO Box 52128 T: 403-277-9673 Calgary, Alberta T2E 8K9 F: 403-277-9673 E-mail: CYMCalgary@gmail.com Website: www.cym.org/ca/calgary To organize, nurture, and educate youth in the spirit invoked by the ideals ―God and Ukraine‖; in forming their Christian and patriotic values as well as morally sound individuality, to cultivate the unity of Ukrainians around the world, in readiness to work for the good of the Ukrainian Nation and to strengthen its statehood.

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VIETNAMESE CALGARY VIETNAMESE CANADIAN ASSOCIATION (CVCA) #317, 4909 - 17 Avenue SE T: 403-272-4668 Calgary, Alberta T2A 0V5 E-mail: hnv-calgary@shaw.ca Website: www.vietnamyouth.com CYVG endeavours to promote culture, friendship and mutual assistance among Vietnamese and other ethnic groups and to integrate and contribute to the development of Canadian culture and society. CVYG strives to provide an environment that allows our youth to grow and learn to become authentic or their ‗true self.‘ CVYG does not screen out youths and parents – all are welcome to use the services and programs. Social, education and recreational activities Related Organizations: Vietnamese Student‘s Association T: 403-220-2735 E: vietnmst@ucalgary.ca Calgary Vietnamese Canadian T: 403-272-2788 Senior Citizen Association Calgary Vietnamese School T: 295-7655 E: camvan14@yahoo.com CALGARY VIETNAMESE SCHOOL ASSOCIATION 4783 Rundlewood Road NE T: 403-852-0665 Calgary, Alberta T1Y 2N7 F: 403-219-3559 E-mail: calgaryvietnameseschool@telus.net Teaching Vietnamese language from E.C.S to Grade 8 and adult VSL (Vietnamese as a second language). It‘s a community based Heritage Language School.

CALGARY VIETNAMESE YOUTH ASSOCIATION (CVYA) #204, 1829 54th Street SE T: 587-897-4041 Calgary, Alberta T2B 1N5 E-mail: calgaryvietyouth@gmail.com Website: www.cvya.ca Mission: The Calgary Vietnamese Youth Association helps youth build a bright future and have greater participation and leadership roles in their communities. CVYA empowers youth to ‗reach for the stars.‘ Vision: Calgary‘s Vietnamese youth have active and meaningful civic and leadership roles in their school, family and communities. They contribute to creating a vibrant, united and responsive community in an equitable, integrated and multicultural Canadian society. Cultural Group, Youth Group VIETNAMESE BUDDHIST CULTURAL CENTRE OF CALGARY 1720 – 36 Street SE 118


E-mail: mimosalily@yahoo.ca T: 403-235-3060 Calgary, Alberta T2A 1C8 The Centre is the nucleus of Buddhist propagation based on spiritual development and is open to all Calgarians who wish to practice Buddhist teachings to find a status of awareness and mindfulness. Religious and educational activities. VIETNAMESE STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION #251, MacEwan Student Centre T: 403-816-3110 2500 University Drive NW Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 E-mail: vietnamese.students.association@gmail.com Website: www.ucalgary.ca/~vietnmst The Vietnamese student association offers a place to socialize. It also offers special events and recreational activities for Vietnamese students on campus. It organizes the Miss Vietnamese Pageant of Calgary every two years. Performing and literary arts, social and recreational activities

WALES CALGARY WELSH SOCIETY 134 Country Hills Gardens NW T: 403-246-5093 Calgary, Alberta T3K 5G2 E-mail: betrol@shaw.ca Website: www.calgarywelshsociety.com The objectives of the Calgary Welsh society are both cultural and social to identify the Welsh heritage in all its relative dimensions to fellow Calgarians- including being a source of information on Wales and things Welsh and to provide neighborly assistance to new Welsh immigrants. Interpreters, translators, media, literary arts, media arts, performing arts, visual arts, social, and educational services.

ART ORGANIZATIONS ARTSCAN COOPERATIVE FOR ARTISTS Email: artist@artscancooperative.com Website: www.artscancooperative.com To connect primarily new –to-Canada artists and supporters with opportunities in order to become contributors and beneficiaries in the Calgary Cultural community by providing information, developing strong business practices and nurturing partnerships. ANTYX COMMUNITY ARTS 731 - 13 Ave NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 1C8 E-mail: info@antyx.org Website: www.antyx.org

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Antyx is a community arts company that uses the arts and community development processes to create opportunities for youth to become more engaged in their community and experience increased community connection. Antyx was formed on January 1, 2010, when All Nations Theatre and Urban Youth Worx merged and began operating as a single community arts organization. CALGARY FOLK ARTS COUNCIL Box 2174 Postal Stn. M T: 403-262-8499 Calgary, Alberta T2P2M4 F: 403-262-3355 E-mail: info@calgaryfolkartscouncil.ca Website: www.calgaryfolkartscouncil.ca The CFAC is the coordinating body for the cross-cultural and heritage groups in Calgary. The Council ‗s main activities involve the organizations of various multicultural song and dance festivals around the City throughout the years Performing arts

CALGARY MULTICULTURAL CHOIR 5010 Spruce Drive SW T: 403-202-0547 E-mail: info@calgarymulticulturalchoir.ca Website: www.calgarymulticulturalchoir.ca The Calgary Multicultural Choir was formed in 1979 to promote multiculturalism and the Canadian Heritage in music and song. It encourages cultural unity among people of different backgrounds. The Choir has grown to over 55 members with an ethnic heritage representing 24 countries. The Choir has sung at many Calgary venues including the Calgary Zoo, Heritage Park, Jack Singer Concert Hall, Devonian Gardens, as well as at many seniors‘ residences. Performing arts. THE CALGARY CRESCENDO CHORAL SOCIETY (The Calgary Italian Choir) #201 – 829 Coach Bluff Crescent S.W. T: 403-240-3031 Calgary, Ab. T3H 1B1 E-mail: ppadbury@telus.net Website: Calgaryitalianclub.com Perform popular, folk and a few classics in English and Italian mostly for senior groups, Spruce Meadows, hold two concerts a year at the Calgary Italian Club (end of season in June and Christmas concert in December) Practice once a week at the Calgary Italian Club

EMMEDIA GALLERY & PRODUCTION SOCIETY #203, 351 – 11 Avenue SW T: 403-263-2833 Calgary, Alberta T2R 0C7 F: 403-232-8372 E-mail: emmedia@emmedia.ca Website: www.emmedia.ca EMMEDIA Gallery & Production Society is a non-profit media arts organization that provides equipment, technical support and programs for independent video, audio and multi-media artist/producers. Hours: Monday – Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Media, visual arts and educational activities.

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THE BLACK CANADIAN THEATRE SERIES T: 403-988-6309 204 – 934 2ND Avenue NW Calgary, Alberta T2N 0E6 Email: janelle.cooper@ellipsistree.ca Website: www.ellipsistree.ca The Black Canadian Theatre Series is coming to Calgary stages from MarchSeptember, 2014! This inaugural Season consists of 3 exciting works by Black Canadian playwrights which focus on different aspects of Black Canadian history and heritage spanning 150 years. The three plays in this season are: The Real McCoy by Andrew Moodie (March 7-22 at the Canmore Opera House in Heritage Park, Calgary), John Ware Reimagined by Cheryl Foggo (June 2014), and The Adventures of a Black Girl In Search of God by Djanet Sears. Performing Arts.

THE CALGARY FIDDLERS ASSOCIATION 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW T: 403-257- 4666 Calgary, Alberta T3H 6K6 E-mail: Nolana@calgaryfiddlers.com Website: www.CalgaryFiddlers.com The Calgary Fiddlers Association is a youth music organization, which provides young people the opportunity to learn the art of folk fiddling and to perform all that they have learned to audiences all over Calgary, Alberta, Canada and the world. W.P. PUPPET THEATRE Box 61116 Kensington P.O. T: 403-228-3373 Calgary, Alberta T2N 4S6 E-mail: wppuppet@telus.net Website: www.wppuppet.com WP Puppet Theatre, incorporated as a nonprofit society in 1990, has toured to schools and communities throughout western Canada, including Old Crow, Yukon and T'sigachig, NWT and Pukatawagin MB. International tours have included USA, Mexico, South Korea, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, Croatia and Bulgaria. Past productions have explored physical science, astronomy, environmental issues and plain ol' fun. Productions integrate mask, dance, storytelling and projections with various puppetry types, notably 'bunraku style'. Original music and original scripts are often featured. The company is on the rosters for teaching with Alberta Artists in Schools Residency, Art Smarts, C.A.P.E.S and holds membership with Society of Educational Resources (SERG) Puppeteers of America, UNIMA-US and BR-UNIMA. W.P.Puppet Theatre Society, Calgary, Alberta presents shows and educational opportunities that demonstrate how the art of puppetry bridges the diversity of culture and communication for young and adult audiences, locally, nationally and internationally.

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FESTIVALS AND EVENTS CONTACT TOURISM CALGARY FOR MORE INFORMATION Tourism Calgary (CCVB) #200, 238 - 11 Avenue SE Toll free: 1-800-661-1678 Calgary, Alberta T2G 0X8 T: 403-263-8510 Website: http://www.tourismcalgary.com/e-cvb/coe/main.cfm F: 403-262-3809

AFRIKADEY! FESTIVAL - African Festival and Presentation Society P.O. Box 22144 RPO Bankers Hall T: 403-234-9110 Calgary, Alberta T2P 4J5 F: 403-234-9114 E-mail: info@afrikadey.com Website: www.afrikadey.com The AFPS presents, interprets and preserves the art, culture and history of African Canadians in Calgary and of people of African descent throughout Canada. The AFPS is responsible for the AFRIKADEY FESTIVAL BRAZIL FESTIVAL 3331 Constable Place NW T: 403-614-7003 Calgary, Alberta T2L 0K9 F: 403-475 0635 E-Mail: info@bcaab.org Website: http://www.bcaab.org/ Presented by the Brazilian Community Association of Alberta, this annual event celebrates the rich culture and traditions of Brazil. Guests are treated to Feijoada, the Brazilian national dish, plus traditional music and dance. CALGARY DRAGON BOAT SOCIETY 601-606-4TH Street SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 1T1 E-mail: dragonboat@chinatowncalgary.com Website: www.calgarydragonboatsociety.com The Calgary Dragon Boat Society (―CDBS‖) is a non-profit organization founded in April 2010 with the assistance of the City of Calgary, to engage Calgarians to participate in a community dragon boat festival that profiles and promotes local Chinese cultural experiences. CALGARY FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL – Folk Festival Society of Calgary P.O. Box 2897, Stn. ―M‖ T: 403-233-0904 Calgary, Alberta T2P 3C3 F: 403-266-3373 E-mail: info@calgaryfolkfest.com Website: www.calgaryfolkfest.com A wide variety of folk music genres: roots and blues, traditional and Celtic, country, alternative, world and indigenous music. Prince‘s Island Park.

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CALGARY GREEK FESTIVAL - Hellenic Greek Orthodox Community of Calgary & District The Greek Orthodox Church T: 403-246-4553 1 Tamarac Crescent SW F: 403-242-2834 Calgary, Alberta T3C 3B7 E-mail: greekfestival@calgaryhellenic.com Website: www.calgaryhellenic.com Festival information line: 240-4905 The Hellenic Society of Calgary hosts an annual Greek Festival the last weekend in June. It is one of the longest consecutive running festivals in Calgary. Join us for family friendly, food, wine and dance! For more information contact greekfestival@calgaryhellenic.com CALGARY HIGHLAND GAMES Calgary United Scottish Games Association T: 403-283-8743 P.O. Box 20215 RPO Bow Valley Calgary, AB T2P 4L2 E-mail: janeellenforbes@gmail.com Website: http://www.calgaryhighlandgames.org/ For a wee bit of fun, enjoy the Calgary Highland Games for all things Scottish. The games feature highland dancing, traditional heavy events, Scottish food samples, and of course, the pipes. CALGARY INTERNATIONAL BLUES FESTIVAL 417 – 808 Royal Avenue SW T: 403-668-7144 Calgary, Alberta T2T 0L3 E-mail: info@calgarybluesfest.com Website: http://www.calgarybluesfest.com/ Calgary Midwinter Bluesfest the last week of February, and the Calgary International Blues Festival the 1st week of August, as well as ongoing concerts, workshops & more CALGARY INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL 205 – 8 Avenue SE T: 403-294-7414 Calgary, Alberta T2G 0K9 F: 403-294-7425 E-mail: admin@calgarychildfest.org Website: www.calgarychildfest.org Five amazing days of international theatre, music, dance, storytelling, puppetry and lots more. Located in and around the Arts Centre, Olympic Plaza, and the downtown library CALGARY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 1320-15 Avenue SW T: 403-283-1490 Calgary, Alberta T3C 0X7 F: 403-457-3784 E-mail: info@calgaryfilm.com Website: www.calgaryfilm.com The tenth anniversary of the Calgary International Film Festival was one of celebration and maverick idealism. With the perspective of ten years, CIFF in 2009 had a journey filled with bold new ventures, enlightenment, identity development, stakeholder

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maturation, and, of course, great alternative cinema. The festival was fortunate enough to be acclaimed ―one of the top 25 film festivals in the world worth your entry fee‖ by MovieMaker Magazine and did its best to live up to that reputation. Championing the finest in contemporary world cinema, 2009‘s lineup was as relevant, topical, illuminating, and entertaining as ever before. More than ever CIFF culled the newest gems from the world‘s circuit and provided Calgarians with a bolder-than-ever platform of motion pictures, new ideas, and global visitors. With the unfurling of the Mavericks initiatives, and a catalogue of success to grow from, CIFF and its partners realized more than ever in 2009 the need for integration of Albertan creatives with international visionaries. With everyone collectively vested in the pursuit of a rich and diverse festival that reflects values Calgarians treasure and defend, CIFF feels ready to move into the next phase of its history and make it an amazing experience in 2010. CALGARY INTERNATIONAL REGGAE FESTIVAL Chinook RPO P.O. Box 30244 T: 403-355-5696 Calgary, Alberta T2H 2V9 F: 403-455-8033 E-mail: crfinfo@reggaefest.ca Website: www.reggaefest.ca Produce an annual Reggae Music and Culture Festival the third week of August. Performing arts. CALGARY TURKISH FESTIVAL 5204 Rundleview Road NE T: 403-474-4898 Calgary, Alberta T1Y 1J4 Each year since 2007, Burç Intercultural Centre has organized the Calgary Turkish Festival. Vendors offer wares common to the bazaars and back streets of Istanbul, as well as non-traditional items. Students from the Horizon Education Centre perform a ―Whirling Dervishes‖ ritual that is seldom seen in public in Canada. Participants can try variety of delicious, traditional Turkish foods, drink Turkish coffee while surrounded by Turkish carpets, and watch performances of Turkish music and dance. Indeed, the music is so irresistible that some visitors can‘t help but join in dancing in the open area below the stage. CARIFEST - Caribbean Community Council 357 – 1500 14 Street SW T: 403-774-1300 Calgary, Alberta T2P 0W8 F: 403-775-7142 E-mail: admin@carifestcalgary.com Website: www.carifestcalgary.com Spotlighting food, songs, storytelling, folk music, dance and arts and crafts, with a grand finale at Prince‘s Island Park

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E-mail: ccma@calgarychinesemerchants.com E-mail: ccma@chinatowncalgary.com Website: http://www.chinatowncalgary.com/ccma/ Experience an array of colours, smells, sounds and people at the Chinatown Street Festival. There are many street vendors selling everything from jewelry to food. Various demonstrations occur, such as Tai Chi, and don't miss the parade of Chinese Dragons. EXPO LATINO 3360 14th Avenue NE T: 403-271-2744 Calgary, Alberta T2A 6J4 F: 403-232-1252 E-mail: hispanic@shaw.ca Website: www.hispanicarts.com Noon hour entertainment at Olympic Plaza, on the Stephen Avenue Mall, salsa workshops, Latino dance party and Expo Latino are all part of this year‘s Hispanic Festival, August 25rd to 28th, 2005. Check our website for more information. FIESTAVAL LATIN FESTIVAL E-mail: Jennifer@fiestaval.ca T: 403-630-4353 Fiestaval is a 2 day, free multicultural arts and entertainment festival highlighting the Latin American culture. It is an opportunity to support Calgary‘s Latin community while encouraging multiculturalism among all Calgarians. Central to its distinction is that Fiestaval is a free, family-oriented alternative for celebrating multicultural arts and entertainment in Calgary. FRANCOPHONE MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL (FRANCO FEST CALGARY) 1601, 840 – 7th Avenue S.W. T:403-668-0299 Calgary, AB T2P 3G2 E-mail: info@pia-calgary.ca Website: www.pia-calgary.ca/Festival Franco Festival Calgary is a festival presented by the Portail de l‘Immigrant Association; this annual event celebrates the rich culture of Francophone. This festival offers different activities happening at three different venues. There will also be art and craft vendors, music all day long, food and a children‘s village. GLOBALFEST #285, 2323 – 32nd Avenue NE T: 403-569-9679 Calgary, Alberta T2E 6Z3 F: 403-569-9601 E-mail: contactus@globalfest.ca Website: www.globalfest.ca GlobalFest is Alberta‘s Most Explosive Festival! Every summer we produce the OneWorld Festival - full of cultural sights, sounds, smells & tastes. Activities include: cultural pavilions, Night Market, ethnic food booths, performance stages, Children‘s Village, etc. We also produce an international fireworks festival, along with smaller shows yearround throughout Calgary & southern Alberta.

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Mandate: GlobalFest is a not-for-profit society dedicated to celebrating and showcasing Calgary's cultural diversity and artistic excellence within our communities locally and across the globe. We are committed to producing an inclusive, world-class, multifaceted arts and cultural festival that will enhance Alberta's reputation as a truly international destination. Festivals and Events HERITAGE DAY FESTIVAL - Calgary Folk Arts Council #517, 206 – 7th Ave SW T: 403-262-8499 Calgary, Alberta T2P 0W7 F: 403-262-3355 E-mail: info@calgaryfolkartscouncil.ca Website: www.calgaryfolkartscouncil.ca Multicultural exhibits and cuisine at Prince‘s Island Park comprise the Heritage Day Festival on the first Monday in August. This popular cross-cultural activity promotes the cultural diversity found in The City of Calgary. Visual and Performing arts such as song, music and dance are blended with international cuisine, arts and crafts, folklore and costumes to provide a true representation of diversity by Calgary‘s ethnic societies. HONENS INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION 888 Tenth Street SW T: 403-299-0130 Calgary, Alberta T2P 2X1 F: 403-299-0137 E-mail: info@honens.com Website: www.honens.com Honens International Piano Competition is one of the world‘s great music competitions. In addition to the triennial competition, Honens hosts innovative community outreach programs and presents concerts by today‘s finest young concert artists. Performing arts and educational. IGBO CULTURAL ASSOCIATION of CALGARY P.O. Box 875, 3545 – 32 Avenue NE T: 403-607-0409 Calgary, Alberta, T1Y 6M6 E-mail: igbocalgary@yahoo.ca Website: www.igbocalgary.ca "IHE ANYI NA EMERE ONWE ANYI." A celebration of the arts and culture of the IGBO people of Nigeria. African/ Nigerian dance & drumming. IGBO food dishes. Fashion show. Door prizes and much more. Performing arts, educational, and social festival. IMAGINASIAN FESTIVAL Suite #201, 3517 - 17th Avenue SE T: 403 264 2778 Calgary, Alberta T2A 0R5 E-mail: info@asianheritagecalgary.org Website: http://www.asianheritagecalgary.ca/ In December 2001, the Senate of Canada passed a motion to officially designate May as Asian Heritage Month in recognition of the important contributions of Asian Canadians to the settlement, growth and social and cultural development of Canada and in recognition of Canada‘s diversity.

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Calgary‘s Asian Heritage Month joins cities such as Fredericton, Montréal, Toronto, Winnipeg and Vancouver in presenting a month long event to celebrate Canada‘s PanAsian heritage. KENSINGTON SUN & SALSA FESTIVAL 301 10th Street NW T: 403-968-4472 Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1V5 T: 403-283-2042 E-mail: kensingtonbrz@shaw.ca Website: http://www.visitkensington.com/ The Sun & Salsa festival gives Calgarians and visitors the chance to taste a variety of salsas created by restaurants in Kensington. The streets of the inner-city neighborhoods fill with bands, vendors, dancers and more. Pub patios get packed with revelers out to enjoy the sunshine while families and friends check out the food and fun atmosphere. MALAYSIAN SINGAPORE BRUNEIAN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION (MSBCA) #301, 114 – 3RD Avenue SW T: 587-323-6828 Calgary, Alberta T2P 0E7 E-mail: president@msbca.ca Website: www.msbca.ca Malaysian Singaporean Bruneian Cultural Night an annual presentation of cultural dances, music and exotic food tasting from Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei including neighbouring countries of SE Asia. The cultural night is normally held in the month of May or June of the year. For more information, visit our website or contact us through e-mail or telephone. MAPLE FESTIVAL DES SUCRES DE CALGARY 88 Canada Olympic Road SW T: 403-532-8576 Calgary, Alberta T3B 5R5 L‘Association Canadienne-Française de l‘Alberta (ACFA) regional of Calgary is proud to announce the launch of the Maple Festival des Sucres de Calgary. This year, the province-wide event will focus on Olympic sports and the Francophone Games. The festival sport theme will allow the visitors to talk with athletes and obtain their autographs. Come and enjoy the traditional maple buffet as well as the Maple Taffy on the snow, indoor and outdoor activities for your whole family, kids and adults shows, Sugar Market, etc. MARDA GRAS 205, 2032 33 AVE SW T: 403-685-5667 Calgary, Alberta T2T 1Z4 F: 403-242-9066 E-mail: info@mardaloopbrz.ca Website: http://www.mardaloopbrz.ca/ The Marda Loop neighbourhood festival is quickly becoming a must-do event. Featuring live entertainment, market tables and plenty of activities for children TASTE OF JAMAICA Jamaican Canadian Association Alberta P.O. Box 22264

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Bankers Hall Calgary, AB, T2P 4K1 E- mail: info@jcaalberta.com Each year, the Jamaican Canadian Association of Alberta proudly presents Taste of Jamaica, a fun-filled cultural expose featuring Jamaican food and lots of activity for the entire family. WORDFEST: BANFF-CALGARY INTERNATIONAL WRITERS FESTIVAL P.O. Box 20024 RPO Bow Valley Main Line: 403-237-9068 Calgary, Alberta T2P 4H3 F: 403-237-9093 E- mail: marketing@wordfest.com Website: www.wordfest.com WordFest™ enhances the quality of life and stimulates literacy by bringing readers of all ages together with writers of local, national and international stature. An annual readers and writers Festival featuring a broad range of events enhances the interests of the communities WordFest serves. The Festival is complemented by supplementary events throughout the year. WordFest is further committed to an extensive youth engagement program,Book Rapport, as well as to various community outreach activities.

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FACILITY RENTAL OPPORTUNITIES (Detailed contact information available in the Directory – See ―Cultural Organizations‖) FORT CALGARY HISTORICAL PARK HERITAGE PARK HISTORICAL VILLAGE ABORIGINAL FRIENDSHIP CENTRE OF CALGARY NIGERIAN CANADIAN ASSOCIATION of CALGARY MALAYSIAN SINGAPOREAN BRUNEIAN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION MUSLIM FAMILIES NETWORK SOCIETY TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO CANADIAN ASSOCIATION TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO ORGANETTES SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ASSOCIATION CALGARY CHINESE CULTURAL CENTRE CROATIAN LIBRARY OF CALGARY – CROATIAN CENTRE DANISH CANADIAN CLUB DANISH LUTHERAN CHURCH – Calgary HINDU SOCIETY OF CALGARY AMERICAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF GERMANS FROM RUSSIA – Calgary Chapter HELLENIC GREEK ORTHODOX COMMUNITY OF CALGARY & DISTRICT CALVIN HUNGARIAN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH HUNGARIAN-CANADIAN CULTURAL ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY IRISH CULTURAL SOCIETY CALGARY ITALIAN CLUB CALGARY JAPANESE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION - NIKKEI CENTRE CALGARY LAO-CHINESE ASSOCIATION (CLCA) WORLD LEBANESE CULTURAL UNION

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POLISH CANADIAN CULTURAL CENTRE PORTUGUESE COMMUNITY CENTRE ROMANIAN - CANADIAN CULTURAL SOCIETY ST. MARY‘S ROMANIAN ORTHODOX PARISH of CALGARY CALGARY SCANDINAVIAN CENTRE CO-0P SCANDINAVIAN CULTURAL SOCIETY OF CALGARY SOUTHERN ALBERTA HERITAGE LANGUAGE ASSOCIATON (SAHLA) SWISS THEATRE GROUP (CALGARY) HEIMATSHIL UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ASSUMPTION CAMPUS ST. STEPHEN‘S UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC CHURCH ST. VLADIMIR‘S ORTHODOX CHURCH AND CULTURAL CENTRE CALGARY GREEK FESTIVAL CALGARY MULTICULTURAL & OUTREACH CENTRE PACEKIDS PROGRAM

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GRANTS & FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES ALBERTA FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS 10708 - 105 Avenue Main Information Line: (780) 427-9968 Edmonton, Alberta T5H 0A1 (Toll-free within Alberta by first dialling 310-0000) Website: www.affta.ab.ca/default.aspx A crown agency of the Government of Alberta, the Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) was established in 1991 with a mandate to support and contribute to the development of the arts in Alberta. It replaced the Alberta Art Foundation, the Alberta Foundation for the Performing Arts, the Alberta Foundation for the Literary Arts, and the arts and cultural industries grant programs of Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism. CALGARY ARTS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY L12, 100 7th Avenue SW T: 403-264-5330 Calgary, Alberta T2P 0W4 F: 403-262-9644 E-mail: info@calgaryartsdevelopment.com Website: http://www.calgaryartsdevelopment.com/ Calgary Arts Development plays a leadership role in realizing the potential of arts and culture in Calgary. As the city's designated arts development authority, we are a central hub that learns about, promotes, connects, advocates for and leads strategic initiatives in the arts to animate Calgary as a vibrant cultural centre. CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS 12th floor, 350 Albert Street T: 1-800 263-5588 or 613-566-4414 P.O. Box 1047 F: 613-566-4390 Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5V8 Website: http://www.canadacouncil.ca/ The Canada Council was created by an Act of Parliament in 1957 (Canada Council for the Arts Act) to foster and promote the study, enjoyment and production of works in the arts, and operate at ―arm‘s length‖ or independently of government. Since then, the Canada Council has evolved into a dynamic organization that is Canada‘s leading supporter of the arts. We are proud to have contributed to the lively cultural life and abundance of exceptional art that we now enjoy in Canada. IMMIGRANT ACCESS FUND #16 – 2936 Radcliffe Drive SE T: 403-204-2689 Calgary, Alberta T2A 6M8 E-mail: dianne@iafcanada.org Website: http://www.iafcanada.org/ The mandate of the Immigrant Access Fund (IAF) is to relieve poverty by providing micro-loans to needy immigrants in order to assist them in obtaining Canadian accreditation, upgrading ot training that will allow them to obtain employment in their specified field.

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THE CALGARY FOUNDATION #700, 999 – 8th Street SW T: 403-802-7708 Calgary, Alberta T2R 1J5 F: 403-802-7701 E-mail: jfrancey@thecalgaryfoundation.org Website: www.thecalgaryfoundation.org The Calgary Foundation, established in 1955, facilitates collaborative philanthropy by making powerful connections between donors and community organizations for the long term benefit of Calgary and surrounding area. THE KAHANOFF FOUNDATION Suite 105, 101 6 Street SW T: 403-237-7896 Calgary, Alberta T2P 5K7 F: 403-261-9614 Website: http://www.kahanoff.com/ The Kahanoff Foundation, a private charitable foundation, was established in 1979 by Sydney Kahanoff, a Calgary oil and gas executive and philanthropist. The Foundation was established with a mandate to provide funding for creative and innovative charitable organizations and programs in Israel and Canada with a focus in Calgary. The Kahanoff Foundation selects areas for strategic focus and community investment that reflect opportunities and challenges in these diverse communities. The Kahanoff Foundation's mission is to foster the development, growth and well being of communities in Canada and Israel. The Foundation invests in building and maximizing the capacity, effectiveness and financial sustainability of social innovators people and organizations that create lasting impact throughout their community. UNITED WAY OF CALGARY AND AREA Suite 600, 1202 Centre Street SE T: 403-231-6265 Calgary, Alberta T2G 5A5 F: 403-355-3135 E-mail: uway@calgaryunitedway.org Website: www.calgaryunitedway.org Our vision is bold, dynamic and within our grasp. United Way works year round to make Calgary great for everyone. We do this by engaging the community and leading change on priority issues. People from all walks are encouraged to support us with their time, influence, donations and knowledge. Our collaborative approach:  Strengthens Calgary and area‘s network of services and the capacity of the community and its not-for-profit social agencies  Focuses on the underlying causes of social problems and issues  Influences public attitudes, system and policy Because we are passionate and committed to making substantive and meaningful change, we measure the results of our organization as well as that of the programs we fund. To improve lives and build extraordinary communities by engaging individuals and mobilizing collective action

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HERITAGE LANGUAGE SCHOOLS INDEX SOUTHERN ALBERTA HERITAGE LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION (SAHLA) 205 – 1409 Edmonton Trail NE T: 403-233-7998 Calgary, Alberta T2E 3K8 F: 403-232-8760 E-mail: sahla@telusplanet.net Website: www.sahla.ca AFGHANI (PASHTO & PERSIAN) Afghani Canadian Association of Calgary Email: nassir@shaw.ca Website: www.acac.ca ARABIC Horizon Academy Arabic Cultural School Soc. Email: info@horizonacademy.ca Email: maisa.aburumman@horizonacademy.ca Website: www.horizonacademy.ca

T: 403-879-2442 T: 403-689-2472

Libyan School Association Canada Email: principal@libyanschool.ca Website: www.libyanschool.ca

T: 403-470-5415 T: 403-667-3515

Panorama Youth Association Email: info@panoramayouth.com Email: hala_99@hotmail.com Website: www.panoramayouth.com

403-226-2923 403-829-6979

ARMENIAN Armenian Canadian Cultural Association of Calgary Email: amlayan@shaw.ca Email: khikarg@yahoo.com

403-771-2736 403-473-0697

BANGLA Bangla School - Bangladesh Canada Association Email: r_emran97@yahoo.com Website: www.bcaoc.ca

403-903-2132 403-827-0875

BULGARIAN Calgary Bulgarian School Email: school@calgarybulgariansociety.com Email: spasia.todorova@gmail.com Website: www.calgarybulgariansociety.com

403-252-8650 403-991-1231 403-261-6817

CAMBODIAN Khmer Language School Email: datecham@telus.net

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Website: www.cambodianview.com CHINESE Alberta Chung Wah Chinese School office@albertachungwahschool.ca Website: www.albertachungwahschool.ca

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Chinese Alliance School Email: chineseschool@calgarychinesealliance.org Website: www.calgarychinesealliance.org

403-274-7046 403-969-0213

Chinese Cultural Society Language Sch. Email: school@culturalcentre.ca Website: www.culturalcentre.ca

403-262-5071

The Chinese Academy Email: thechineseacademy@gmail.com Website: www.chineseacademy.ca

403-777-7663

Chinese Heritage Language Society Email: Chinese.heritage.language.society@gmail.com

403-651-6233

Calgary Chinese School Email: jyu156@telus.net

403-238-7622 403-238-5877

Yu Feng Chinese School Email: yufengchineseschool@telus.net Email: simonfan@telus.net Website: www.yufeng.ca

403-681-8617 403-830-0668

Calgary Chinese Private School Email: simonfan@telus.netccps@shaw.ca Email: fionalee@ccps@shaw.ca

403-264-2233 403-750-4989

CROATIAN Croatian Catholic Language Society Email: simonfan@telus.netdominvladic@shaw.ca

403-278-3808 403-249-4854

EAST INDIAN School For E. Indian Languages & Perf. Arts Email: simonfan@telus.netoffice@silpa.ca Website: www.silpa.ca

403-397-2753 403-801-9094 403-280-5110

Hindi Vidyalaya of Calgary Email: hindusocietyofcalgary@gmail.com

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ERITREAN Eritrean Language School Email: simonfan@telus.nettdimtzu@telus.net

403-585-5622

GERMAN Language School - German Canadian Club Calgary Email: info@calgarygermanschool.com Website: www.calgarygermanschool.com

403-949-2694 403-619-0136

GREEK Hellenic Greek Community School of Calgary greekschoolofcalgary@gmail.com Website: www.calgaryhellenic.com ITALIAN Calgary Italian School Email: idesomma@shaw.ca clcic@shaw.ca Website: www.italianschoolcalgary.com

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403-264-6349

HUNGARIAN Peter Pazmany Hungarian school Email: saintelizabethcalgary@gmail.com

403-228-3834

JAPANESE Calgary Japanese Language School Email: incaj@telus.net Website: www.sites.google.com

403-226-6121 403-540-1285

KOREAN: Calgary Korean School Email: wonjlee@hanmail.net

403-281-7888

LITHUANIAN Vytautas The Magnus Lithuanian Heritage Language School Email: aida.labanauskiene@gmail.com

403-225-0016

NEPALESE CNCA Nepali Language School Email: calgarynepalese@gmail.com Email: nisha.dhaubhadel@gmail.com Website: www.calgarynepalese.ca

403-614-1343 403-210-2907

NIGERIAN Yoruba Language School Email: byoladele@shaw.ca Email: danadaycareltd@yahoo.com

403-852-7966 403-242-1904


OROMIA OROMO Language School Email: nagessog@yahoo.com

403-402-4437

PHILIPINO P CCF Heritage Language School Email: abdacanay@shaw.ca Website: www.pccfcalgary.com

403-278-2283

POLISH John Paul II Polish School Email: info@szkolapolskacalgary.com Email: bozenab@calgaryweb.com Website: www.szkolapolskacalgary.com

403-605-6091

PORTUGUESE Portuguese Language School of Calgary Email: elisia.teixeira@gmail.com Email: info@bcaab.org Website: ww.bcaab.org

403-614-7003

SERBIAN SV. Sava School Email: protaobrad@gmail.com Website: www.svetisimeon.org

403-244-9323

SOMALIAN Let us Speak Somali Email: aminaofleh@syls.org Website: www.syls.org

403-629-7236

SPANISH Spanish School of Calgary Email: spanish1@telus.net Email: vgavilan@shaw.ca Website: www.spanishschoolofcalgary.com

403-235-6340 403-585-6070

SUDANESE Nuer Study Centre Email: info@nuerstudycentre.org Website: www.nuerstudycentre.org

587-719-6991 587-700-6991

SWEDISH Swedish Language School of Calgary Email: undheim@shaw.ca Website: www.swedishschool.com

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TIBETAN Email: info@albertatibetan.org Website: www.albertatibetan.com

403-313-1355

TURKISH Burc Intercultural Centre Turkish School Website: www.anatolian.ca

403-401-5713 403-402-9007 403-401-5713

UKRAINIAN Ridna Shkola Assumption Ukranian School odawid@spectraenergy.com

403-472-7144

St. Stephen's Cultural Classes (Adults) Email: stephens_office@shaw.ca

403-249-4818

Ukrainian Language School Email: sasnate@shaw.ca

403-239-1944

St. Vladimir's Saturday School Email: lalford@shaw.ca Website: www.stvlads.com VIETNAMESE Calgary Vietnamese Language School Email: calgaryvietnameseschool@telus.net

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INTERCULTURAL UMBRELLA ORGANIZATIONS ALBERTA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT UNIT 803 Standard Life Centre T: 780-427-2522 10405 Jasper Avenue F: 780-415-8594 Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4R7 E-mail: CommunityDevelopment@gov.ab.ca Website: www.culture.alberta.ca The Community Development Unit of the Community Engagement and Inclusion Branch of Alberta Culture works with communities and organizations using a facilitative and consultative approach to support communities, groups and organizations to achieve their goals. They offer customized services that enhance the capacity of not for profit organizations to achieve their goals and address community issues by providing facilitation and skill development in areas such as community and strategic planning, organization and board development, building community collaboration and partnerships, and public stakeholder consultation. The Unit works to build capacity at an individual, organization and community level. ANTYX COMMUNITY ARTS 731 - 13 Ave NE T: 403-444-0500 Calgary, Alberta T2E 1C8 E-mail: info@antyx.org Website: www.antyx.org Antyx is a community arts company that uses the arts and community development processes to create opportunities for youth to become more engaged in their community and experience increased community connection. Antyx was formed on January 1, 2010, when All Nations Theatre and Urban Youth Worx merged and began operating as a single community arts organization. ARUSHA CENTRE SOCIETY #106, 223 – 12 Avenue SW T: 403-270-3200 Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9 E-mail: arusha@arusha.org Website: www.arusha.org The Arusha Centre is collectively run, member-supported organization that provides resources and programming on local and global social justice and environmental issues. Educational and Social activities. ASIAN HERITAGE FOUNDATION (SOUTHERN ALBERTA) Po Box 63179, Stadium RPO NW T: 403-650-6752 Calgary, Alberta T2N 4S5 E-mail: info@asianheritagecalgary.org Website: www.asianheritagecalgary.ca The Asian Heritage Foundation (AHF) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the appreciation of Asian-Canadian participation in and contribution to Canadian society. The AHF includes active involvement from over 25 Asian-Canadian

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community groups in southern Alberta and over 200 volunteers in the development and delivery of its programs Literary Arts, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Educational ASSOCIATION OF TRANSLATORS AND INTERPRETERS OF ALBERTA (ATIA) P.O. Box 546 Main Post Office T: 1-888-434-2842 Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2K8 E-mail: admin@atia.ab.ca Website: www.atia.ab.ca Interpreters/Translators – All BOW VALLEY COLLEGE (BVC) ESL Department 332 – 6 Avenue SE T: 403-410-3400 Calgary, Alberta T2G 4S6 F: 403-297-3984 E-mail: info@bowvalleycollege.ca Website: www.bowvalleycollege.ca BVC Calgary offers a wide range of English as a Second Language (ESL) courses and programs designed to address the needs of ESL speakers wishing to improve their English in order to integrate into Canadian society or meet their academic or career goals. Additionally, offers such programs as: Placement Services for Immigrant Professionals, Directions for Immigrants in Trades and Professional Careers, and Centre for Career Advancement. CALGARY CENTRE FOR CULTURE, EQUITY AND DIVERSITY (CCCED) RPO Crowfoot PO Box 68239 T: 403-809-1284 Calgary, Alberta T3G 3N8 F: 403-283-2541 E-mail: dawson@calgarycentreforculture.org Website: www.calgarycentreforculture.org Mission: To work towards a just society through the elimination of racial discrimination and stereotyping in a way that is collaborative and promotes both societal harmony and acceptance. Objectives: 1. To promote racial equality by participating in a network made up of organizations supporting race relations and cultural diversity practices and activities in order to share research, informational materials or expertise and act as a resource to groups interested in developing these capacities. 2. To establish, maintain and deliver programs that educate about and promote systemic change in racist and discriminatory practices in the following sectors: media, employment services, education and other institutions. 3. To promote positive and effective race relations and cultural diversity practices by assisting community, municipal and provincial programs through active participation, provision of resource materials, collaboration and partnership. CALGARY FOLK ARTS COUNCIL Box 2174 Postal Stn. M Calgary, Alberta T2P2M4 E-mail: info@calgaryfolkartscouncil.ca

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Website: www.calgaryfolkartscouncil.ca The CFAC is the coordinating body for the cross-cultural and heritage groups in Calgary. The Council ‗s main activities involve the organizations of various multicultural song and dance festivals around the City throughout the years Performing arts CALGARY - JAIPUR DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION 155 Bearspaw Meadow Way NW T: 403-239-2889 Calgary, Alberta T3L 2M3 F: 403-547-4546 E-mail: channan7@hotmail.com Jaipur and Calgary are sister cities of India and Canada and promote international peace and exchange in cultural, commercial, economic, industrial, technological and scientific activities. Religious, Literary Art. CALGARY MULTICULTURAL CHOIR 5010 Spruce Drive SW T: 403-202-0547 E-mail: info@calgarymulticulturalchoir.ca Website: www.calgarymulticulturalchoir.ca The Calgary Multicultural Choir was formed in 1979 to promote multiculturalism and the Canadian Heritage in music and song. It encourages cultural unity among people of different backgrounds. The Choir has grown to over 55 members with an ethnic heritage representing 24 countries. The Choir has sung at many Calgary venues including the Calgary Zoo, Heritage Park, Jack Singer Concert Hall, Devonian Gardens, as well as at many seniors‘ residences. Performing arts. CALGARY MULTICULTURAL CENTRE 309 – 223 – 12th Avenue SW T: 403-237-5850 Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9 F: 403-234-7132 E-mail: cmcres@calgarymulti.com Website: www.calgarymulti.com The Centre offers an environment in which all Canadians can participate equally in the social, political, economic and cultural life in Canada. It offers programs and educational outreach on topics such as employment equity, multiculturalism, racism and managing diversity. Social, educational, recreational, and other activities. Hall Rental CALGARY PUBLIC LIBRARY (CPL) – WR Castell Central Library Multi-language services 616 Macleod Trail SE T: 403-221-2063 Calgary, Alberta T2G 2ME F: 403-260-2737 Website: www.calgarypubliclibrary.com Email: umashanie.reddy@calgarypubliclibrary.com The Calgary Public Library is one of the largest public library systems in North America and the second largest public library system in Canada that leads the way in literacy development, fosters a lifelong love of reading and provides seamless and barrier free access to innovative programs services and resources to diverse

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communities. Calgarians visit the Library‘s 18 branches to borrow books, DVDs, eresources and other materials more than 17 million times a year. The Calgary Public Library‘s digital collection is also one of the most comprehensive in the country, which includes digital newspaper and magazine subscriptions, eBooks, online music streaming, language learning apps and interactive continuing education courses. Services for people with disabilities. CALGARY SOCIETY OF INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS (CSIF) Suite 203, 223 – 12th Ave S.W. T: 403-205-4747 Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9 E-mail: info@csif.org Website: www.csif.org We assist independent filmmaking in various facets that include: production, exhibition, education, discourse and community building. As an inclusive organization we support independent filmmakers at all skill levels, from beginner to professional. CANADIAN OVERSEAS SENIORS’ CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION (CANOSCA) 26 Pinelore Place NE T: 403-285-4771 Calgary, Alberta T1Y 3V8 The objective of this Association is to maintain a lawful, social, non-political organization, and to provide recreation for the members. The Association also aims to offer opportunities for friendly and social activities, and to support and co-operate with other seniors' groups with similar goals. We meet twice a month for Whist Drive and Bingo. Social and Recreational activities. CANADIAN UNITED TO SERVE HUMANITY (CUSH) INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION 3 Falworth Way NE T: 403-813-7750 or 403-801-2547 Calgary, Alberta T3J 1C9 E-mail: support@cushinternational.org Website: www.cushinternational.org We are a community-based multi-cultural and inclusion organization; supporting communities, families, youths and women in Canada and overseas. We do this driven by our core values of mutual respect, compassion, honesty, integrity, equality for all individuals and our belief in one race – humanity. We envision this Canadian initiative shall be extended to other regions of the world in dire need of social change and resource mobilization for the good of one and all. CUSH as an advocacy and inclusion group has been active in identifying and working with families and youths with special needs in our communities. CNS East Calgary honoured CUSH as a human rights and community caring organization. We presented ‗Friends of Africa: Building Community‘ event, where various speakers and genocide survivors shared experiences with the audience on strengthening communities through forgiveness and love for our neighbours. The event was well attended by families, youths, representatives of various communities, faith-based organizations and government officials among others. Our guest speaker, Lucian

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Niemeyer of New Mexico, USA met and shared his presentation with University of Alberta students, Senate University of Calgary and other participants at Calgary Public Library. CATHOLIC FAMILY SERVICES - MULTICULTURAL FAMILY SERVICES #250, 707 – 10 Avenue SW T: 403-233-2360 Calgary, Alberta T2R 0B3 F: 403-205-5295 E-mail: info@cfs-ab.org Website: https://www.cfs-ab.org Founded in 1957, The Catholic Family Service of Calgary is a charitable organization dedicated to helping vulnerable Calgarians of all faiths and cultures to thrive. Catholic Family Service delivers affordable and accessible, high impact solutions to empower families, individuals and children to be successful and connected at home, in school and in the community. Catholic Family Service is a human social services agency, serving people of all faiths and cultures. CHILDREN’S INTERNATIONAL SUMMER VILLAGES #223 12th AVE SW Toll free: 1-877-472-CISV Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9 T: 403-369-2478 E-mail: info@cisvcalgary.ca F: 403-264-9218 Website: www.cisvcalgary.ca CISV‘s purpose is to prepare individuals to become active and contributing members of a peaceful society. CISV endeavors to stimulate the lifelong development of amicable relationships, effective communication skills, cooperative abilities, and appropriate leadership towards a just and fair world. Local and international CISV programs deliver personal, cultural, intercultural, and international learning. Trained volunteers provide programs for youths from 10 – 18 years of age. Social, educational, diversity / multicultural, and youth groups. EMMEDIA GALLERY & PRODUCTION SOCIETY #203, 351 – 11 Avenue SW T: 403-263-2833 Calgary, Alberta T2R 0C7 F: 403-232-8372 E-mail: emmedia@emmedia.ca Website: www.emmedia.ca EMMEDIA Gallery & Production Society is a non-profit media arts organization that provides equipment, technical support and programs for independent video, audio and multi-media artist/producers. Hours: Monday – Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Media, visual arts and educational activities. ETHNO-CULTURAL COUNCIL of CALGARY (ECCC) 915 33rd Street N.E. T: 403-263-9900 Calgary, Alberta T2A 6T2 F: 403-262-8973 E-mail: info@ecccalgary.com Website: http://www.ecccalgary.com The Ethno-Cultural Council of Calgary is a community-based organization that facilitates the collective voice of Calgary‘s ethno-cultural communities towards full civic participation and integration through collaborative action. We do this by:

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 Advancing community based public policy solutions affecting all citizens through research and public education  Promoting full civic participation of immigrants, refugees and ethno-cultural communities through leadership training and:  Being a catalyst for all visible minorities and the community to gain greater understanding of the ethno-cultural issues affecting the community  Building capacity in the ethno-cultural sector Action and Development, Building Bridges with Ethno-cultural Communities, Ethnocultural Community Action on Racial Discrimination, Connecting Elders from EthnoCultural Communities, Sustaining Healthy & Awesome Relationships, Research, Policy & Education and Ethno-cultural Youth Development. Education, Youth Groups, Senior support groups MOSAIC FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE #520, 910 - 7 Avenue SW T: 403-265-6093 Calgary, Alberta T2P 3N8 F: 403-265-1604 E-mail: info@immigrantservicescalgary.ca Website: www.immigrantservicescalgary.ca/how-we-can-help/family-support The Mosaic Centre offers holistic programming for immigrant and refugee families with children and youth. Components include support of first language and are as follows: parent groups, informal support, preschool, family literacy, youth support groups, ESL/peer tutoring for youth, communication, skill building, recreation/special events and a drop-in resource centre. Social, educational and recreational activities, youth groups, parent groups. PACEKIDS PROGRAM #112, 5211 Macleod Trail South T: 403-234-7876 Calgary, Alberta T2H 0J3 F: 403-685-3146 E-mail: pacekids@telus.net Website: www.pacekids.ca We offer a variety of family-oriented therapeutic and educational programs for children with special needs. The programs are small group size. We help with arranging aide time for the child at home and in the school. We also operate summer camps along with regular programming throughout the year. Youth group, Educational, Services for people with disabilities. PRIDE CALGARY ASSOCIATION 205, 1802 – 1st Street NW T: 403-797-6564 Calgary, Alberta T2M 2T2 E-mail: info@pridecalgary.ca Website: www.pridecalgary.ca Pride Calgary promotes awareness of and pride amongst the gay, lesbian and bisexual community, particularly during Pride Week in June (June 5-12, 2005) but also throughout the year. Social activities. SOUTHERN ALBERTA HERITAGE LANGUAGE ASSOCIATION (SAHLA)

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205 – 1409 Edmonton Trail NE T: 403-233-7998 Calgary, Alberta T2E 3K8 F: 403-232-8760 E-mail: sahla@telusplanet.net Website: www.sahla.ca SAHLA‘s mission is to lead, advocate and provide resources for the promotion of effective international languages education. SAHLA is a non-profit umbrella organization representing over 40 Heritage Language schools, 30 languages and over 500 teachers and 5,000 students. The Association provides a number of services including referrals, inter-cultural communications training, conferences, translation and community presentation, as well as a resource centre, library and newsletter. Educational activities and Facility Rental. THE BLACK CANADIAN THEATRE SERIES T: 403-988-6309 204 – 934 2ND Avenue NW Calgary, Alberta T2N 0E6 Email: janelle.cooper@ellipsistree.ca Website: www.ellipsistree.ca The Black Canadian Theatre Series is coming to Calgary stages from MarchSeptember, 2014! This inaugural Season consists of 3 exciting works by Black Canadian playwrights which focus on different aspects of Black Canadian history and heritage spanning 150 years. The three plays in this season are: The Real McCoy by Andrew Moodie (March 7-22 at the Canmore Opera House in Heritage Park, Calgary), John Ware Reimagined by Cheryl Foggo (June 2014), and The Adventures of a Black Girl In Search of God by Djanet Sears. Performing Arts. THE CALGARY FIDDLERS ASSOCIATION 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW T: 403-257- 4666 Calgary, Alberta T3H 6K6 E-mail: Nolana@calgaryfiddlers.com Website: www.CalgaryFiddlers.com The Calgary Fiddlers Association is a youth music organization, which provides young people the opportunity to learn the art of folk fiddling and to perform all that they have learned to audiences all over Calgary, Alberta, Canada and the world. THE UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY CLUBS OFFICE Students‘ On-Campus Associations / Clubs / Societies: Room 279L 2500 University Drive NW E-mail: clubsoff@ucalgary.ca Website: www.suclubs.orgsync.com African Students‘ Association W: www.ucalgary.ca/~africa E: asa_uofc@yahoo.ca The British Club W: suclubs.orgsync.com/org/britishclubthe52726 E: uofcbritishclub@gmail.com Calgary Ismaili Students‘ Association (CISA)

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W: www.ucalgary.ca/~cisa E: isaprairies@gmail.com Calgary Saudi Students‘ Club W: calgarysaudiclub.com E: cssnadi@yahoo.ca Chinese Students‘ Society W: www.uofc-css.com E: css.uofc@gmail.com Club Francais W: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ucclubfrancais/ E: ucclubfrancais@gmail.com Corean Student Representatives E: core.calgary@gmail.com Egyptian Students‘ Club W: www.esa-calgary.com E: esc@ucalgary.ca Filipino Students‘ Association W: ucfsa.ca E: uofc.fsa@gmail.com First Nations Students‘ Association W: www.ucalgary.ca/nativecr/fnsa E: fnsa2012@gmail.com Hong Kong Students‘ Association (HKSA) W: people.ucalgary.ca/~hksa E: hksa@ucalgary.ca Indian Dance Club E: ic@ucalgary.ca Indian Students‘ Association W: suclubs.orgsync.com/org/indianstudentsassociation52471 Iranian Pop Music Club E: ipmc@ucalgary.ca Japanese Students Association W: www.facebook.com/jsa.uofc E: jsaucalgary@gmail.com Latin America Students‘ Association E: lasa@ucalgary.ca Nepali Students‘ Association W: uofcnepali.com E: nepali@ucalgary.ca Pakistani Students‘ Society (PSS) W: www.facebook.com/roups/PSS20112012 E: pakistanistudentssociety@gmail.com Persian Gulf Club (PGC) W: www.persiangulfclub.com E: vpcommunication@persiangulfclub.com Polish Students‘ Club (PSC) W: www.ucalgary.ca/~plshclub E: plshclub@ucalgary.ca

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Romanian Students‘ Association (Romanian SA) E: Romania@ucalgary.ca Spanish Club E: Spanish@ucalgary.ca Taiwanese Student Association (TSA) W: www.facebook.com/lin.tsa.5?ref=ts&fref=ts E: taiwanstudentclub@gmail.com Translation Association, UofC (UCTA) W: www.uofcta.com E: ucta@ucalgary.ca Ukranian Students‘ Society W: www.usscalgary.org E: uss@ucalgary.ca University Multi-Asian Club (UMAC) W: wcmprod2.ucalgary.ca/umac/ E: umac.contact@gmail.com Vietnamese Students‘ Association (VSA) W: ucalgary.ca/vsa E: ucalgary.vsa@gmail.com THE UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTRE Math Sciences 251 2500 University Drive NW T: 403-220-5581 Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 F: 403-289-4409 E-mail: cissa@ucalgary.ca Website: www.ucalgary.ca/cissa The Centre provides support to international students related to their adjustment to the University of Calgary. It promotes an understanding of international issues by Canadians by involving them in programs which develop a global awareness. Social and educational activities THE UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY UNDERGRADUATE LAW AND SOCIETY ASSOCIATION 251 MacEwan Student Centre 2500 University Drive N.W. Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 Email: contact@ulsa.ca Webmail: www.ulsa.ca Social, Educational A place where like-minded individuals interested in the law can get involved on campus! The ULSA strives to provide students with the opportunity to: Network with like-minded students who share a passion for the law, explore law-related careers and meet with industry professionals, access resources to assist with the law school application process, develop leadership skills and become involved in extra-curricular activities, observe real life cases and participate on debates on law and society related topics. "ULSA is a culturally diverse student organization at University of Calgary. Its members come from all over the world and contribute to the club with their unique views and

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ideas. We all work together to support and give opportunities for students interested in pursuing a career in the legal sphere." SAIT POLYTECHNIC INTERNATIONAL CENTRE MA206, Heritage Hall 1301 16th Avenue NW T: 403-284-8852 Calgary, AB T2M 0L4 F: 403 284-7386 E-mail: international@sait.ca Website: www.sait.ca/international The Centre provides support to international students in relation to adjusting to SAIT, culture shock, immigration permits and visas. We promote culture awareness on campus through various programs and workshops. Educational, social URBAN SOCIETY FOR ABORIGINAL YOUTH (USAY) 600, 615 MacLeod Trail SE T: 403-233-8225 Calgary, AB T2G 4T8 F: 403-233-8756 E-mail: executivedirector@usay.ca Website: www.usay.ca The Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth (USAY) is a charitable organization that enriches the lives of urban Aboriginal youth by nurturing self-empowerment and fostering healthy collaboration and communication to ensure healthy future generations. W.P. PUPPET THEATRE Box 61116 Kensington P.O. T: 403-228-3373 Calgary, Alberta T2N 4S6 E-mail: wppuppet@telus.net Website: www.wppuppet.com WP Puppet Theatre, incorporated as a nonprofit society in 1990, has toured to schools and communities throughout western Canada, including Old Crow, Yukon and T'sigachig, NWT and Pukatawagin MB. International tours have included USA, Mexico, South Korea, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, Croatia and Bulgaria. Past productions have explored physical science, astronomy, environmental issues and plain ol' fun. Productions integrate mask, dance, storytelling and projections with various puppetry types, notably 'bunraku style'. Original music and original scripts are often featured. The company is on the rosters for teaching with Alberta Artists in Schools Residency, Art Smarts, C.A.P.E.S and holds membership with Society of Educational Resources (SERG) Puppeteers of America, UNIMA-US and BR-UNIMA. W.P.Puppet Theatre Society, Calgary, Alberta presents shows and educational opportunities that demonstrate how the art of puppetry bridges the diversity of culture and communication for young and adult audiences, locally, nationally and internationally. Vision W.P.Puppet Theatre Society will establish Canada's Centre of Excellence for Puppetry to introduce audiences to unique forms of puppetry. We will help people discover and tell "their stories" through therapeutic and educational application of puppetry. We will also continue and expand our services to all audiences through touring, community

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outreach and interaction via media and distance learning. Finally we will continue and expand our exploration of socially responsible issues and their relevance to the human experience in our programs, products and services. YMCA (Calgary)- YMAP Program #510, 940 – 6 Avenue SW T: 403-531-1660 Calgary, Alberta T2P 3T1 F: 403-531-1664 Website: www.ymcacalgary.org An Internship Program for high school drop-outs. It offers language instruction for newcomers. This is a community-based recreational program. It offers stay-in-school programs for visible minority youth, and wellness programs for seniors, as well as ESL support for elementary students and an international education. Social, educational and recreational activities, seniors' support groups, youth groups

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INTERFAITH ORGANIZATIONS BUDDHISM AVATAMSAKA MONASTERY 1009 4th AVE SW T: 403-234-0644 Calgary, Alberta T2P 0K8 F: 403-263-0637 E-mail: avatamsaka@drba.org Website: www.avatamsak.ca We are part of the Dharma Realm Buddhist Association (DRBA). Our founder and teacher is Venerable Master Hsuan Hua KHMER-CANADIAN BUDDHIST CULTURAL SOCIETY 7011 Ogden Road SE Calgary, Alberta T2C 1B5 E-mail: khmerview@cambodianview.com Website: www.cambodianview.com Interpreters/Translators – Cambodian

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MYANMAR BUDDHIST TEMPLE 2804 – 14 Ave SE T: 403-460-3161 Calgary, Alberta T2A 0J9 E-mail: mbtalberta@gmail.com Website: www.calgarymyanmartemple.ca The objective of the Organization is to build a Myanmar Buddhist Monastery in Calgary. Buddhist clergy will teach, preach and practice Buddhism. Religious activities. SRI LANKAN BUDDHIST SOCIETY CALGARY - CANADA 5107 Whitestone Road NE T: 403-280-9729 Calgary, Alberta T1Y 1T4 E-mail: ehipassiko@lankamail.com Website: www.slbscalgary.org The society provides various Buddhist activities throughout the year. Religious activities. Interpreters, Translators, Community Phone Directory, Social, Religious, Educational TRUE BUDDHA PAI YUIN TEMPLE 1809 Centre Street N. Calgary, Alberta T2E 2S5 E-mail: infiniti@telus.net Part of True Buddha School Buddhist orientation VIETNAMESE BUDDHIST CULTURAL CENTRE OF CALGARY 1720 – 36 Street SE Calgary, Alberta T2A 1C8

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CHRISTIANITY ASSUMPTION UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 611 – 7 Avenue NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 0N4 Website: www.abvmcalgary.com Offers religious services to the Ukrainian community. Religious and educational activities.

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CALGARY CHINESE ALLIANCE CHURCH 150 Beddington Blvd. NE T: 403-274-6923 Calgary, Alberta T3K 2E2 F: 403-275-7799 E-mail: info@calgarychinesealliance.org Website: www.calgarychinesealliance.org Offers religious services to the community and has a Chinese language school. We serve Chinese from all over the world and second generation Canadian Chinese Religious, youth groups CALGARY CHINESE MENNONITE CHURCH and Calgary Menno Chinese School 1237 - 28 Street SE T: 403-248-5988 Calgary AB T2A 7G4 F: 403-204-0243 To provide Christian and community services to the Chinese community that includes a Chinese language school (Calgary Menno Chinese School) for ages 4 to 18. Educational, recreational and religious activities CALGARY CHINESE UNITED CHURCH 124 - 2 Avenue SW T: 403-262-4388 Calgary, Alberta T2P 0B9 F: 403-262-4388 E-mail: ccuc@hotmail.com Provides Sunday Services, Sunday school, choir, social events, and recreational activities in the gymnasium. Social, religious, educational and recreational activities. Hall Rental CALGARY KOREAN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1112 – 19 Avenue NW T: 403-685-0000 Calgary, Alberta T2M 0Z9 F: 403-246-2873 Website: www.calgarykpc.org The Church offers religious services in the Korean and English languages. The Church offers evangelism, an outreach team, and a New Wineskin Fellowship group. Religious and social activities

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CALVIN HUNGARIAN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 101 – 14 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2R 0L8 E-mail: kmre@shaw.ca Website: http://kmre.parokia.net This is an ethnic Presbyterian Church.

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CANADIAN CHRISTIAN LEBANESE CLUB OF CALGARY 3107 40 Street SW T: 403-217-1131 Calgary, Alberta T3E 3C9 F: 403-242-1944 E-mail: k.kobrosly@hotmail.com The club seeks to make other communities aware of Lebanese traditions in such areas as history, customs, language and religion. Helping the new immigrant & raise money for the needy people in Calgary & in other country, Teach our youth & teens language, Religious and Culture Media, Community Phone Directory, social, Religious, educational and Hall Rental Social, religious, educational and recreational activities and Hall Rental CALGARY COUNCIL OF CHRISTIANS AND JEWS – ALBERTA REGION 1325 Glenmore Trail SW T: 403-255-8688 Ext. 2 Calgary, Alberta T2V 4Y8 1325 – Glenmore Trail SW Calgary, Alberta T2V 4Y8 E-mail: rabbi@bethtzedec.ca To promote justice, friendship, understanding and cooperation among Canadians differing in race, religion or ethnic origin through dialogue, education, and good works. Religious and Educational CANADIAN OVERSEAS SENIORS’ CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION (CANOSCA) 26 Pinelore Place NE T: 403-285-4771 Calgary, Alberta T1Y 3V8 The objective of this Association is to maintain a lawful, social, non-political organization, and to provide recreation for the members. The Association also aims to offer opportunities for friendly and social activities, and to support and co-operate with other seniors' groups with similar goals. We meet twice a month for Whist Drive and Bingo. Social and recreational activities. CAN-ORIENT CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION P.O. Box 22168, Bankers‘ Hall Postal Outlet Calgary, Alberta T2P 4J5 E-mail: calgarycanorient@yahoo.ca The membership is open to all Christian Peoples, especially those originating from the Indian sub-continent. Social and recreational activities.

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CROATIAN CATHOLIC PARISH “Our Lady of Marija Bistrica” 14680 Deer Ridge Drive SE T: 403-278-3808 Calgary, Alberta T2J 5Y4 F: 403-271-9501 E-mail: dominvladic@shaw.ca The Parish provides religious services to the Croatian community. Religious and educational activities. DANISH LUTHERAN CHURCH – Calgary 210 – 10 Avenue NE T: 403-277-5804 Calgary, Alberta T2E 0W9 Sunday services at 10:30 a.m., interchanging in English and Danish. Performing arts, choir, religious, senior support groups in Danish. Hall Rental. HELLENIC GREEK ORTHODOX COMMUNITY OF CALGARY & DISTRICT The Greek Orthodox Church T: 403-246-4553 1 Tamarac Crescent SW F: 403-242-2834 Calgary, Alberta T3C 3B7 E-mail: admin@calgary.hellenic.com Website: www.calgaryhellenic.com The Community promotes the Hellenic heritage, language and history in order to create a more understanding environment within Canadian society. The Hellenic Society of Calgary hosts an annual Greek Festival the last weekend in June. It is one of the longest consecutive running festivals in Calgary. Join us for family friendly, food, wine and dance! For more information contact greekfestival@calgaryhellenic.com . JAPANESE GOSPEL CHURCH – Calgary 2203 – 15A Street SW T: 403-266-1430 Calgary, Alberta T2G 3N2 Website: www.calgarygospel.com Our church is an evangelical based Christian congregation with services in both English and Japanese languages. Come join us every Sunday at 10:30am to build relationships with other fellow Christians and most importantly with our Lord Jesus Christ. Social, educational and recreational activities KOREAN BAPTIST CHURCH 805 – 77 Avenue SW T: 403-255-7080 Calgary, Alberta T2V 0T2 F: 403-253-9336 The purpose of the Church is: to practice the love of our Lord, worship God; be inspired and guided by the Holy Spirit; teach the nature and function of the Christian faith; and live and carry out the ministry of Christ in the world. Religious, social, educational and recreational activities. LA SOCIETE des DAMES de SAINTE-FAMILLE 1719 – 5 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2S 2A8 E-mail: sfamille@shaw.ca Website: www.members.shaw.ca/ste-famille

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LOVE IN ACTION CHRISTIAN CENTRE 1352 Abbeydale Drive SE Calgary, Alberta T2A 7L8 The Centre offers youth, music and children‘s ministries. Religious and youth groups.

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OUR LADY OF FATIMA CATHOLIC CHURCH – Portuguese 4747 – 30 Street SE T: 403-273-0621 Calgary, Alberta T2B 3K5 F: 403-248-0160 The Church provides religious services for the Portuguese community. English mass is now provided every Saturday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 10:30 a.m. (Kids) and Portuguese mass every Saturday at 6 p.m., Sunday at 9:30 a.m. and Noon. Religious and social activities. OUR LADY OF GRACE ITALIAN AND ENGLISH ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 1714 -14 Avenue NE T: 403-276-1689 Calgary, Alberta T2E 1G3 F: 403-230-0603 Provides religious services for the Italian community and youth groups. Religious, youth groups and social activities. OUR LADY OF GRACE SENIORS 1714 -14 Avenue NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 1G3 The group provides fellowship for seniors of the Parish. Social activities and support groups for seniors.

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OUR LADY QUEEN OF PEACE POLISH PARISH 2111 Uxbridge Drive NW T: 403-289-0111 Calgary, Alberta T2N 3Z3 F: 403-289-9752 E-mail: church@queenpol.org Website: www.queenpol.org Roman Catholic Church. The Parish operates the accredited John Paul II Polish Saturday School. Religious and educational activities. PAROISSE SAINTE-FAMILLE – St. Family Parish 1717 – 5th Street SW T: 403-228-3619 Calgary, Alberta T2S 2A8 F: 403-802-3819 E-mail: sfamille@shaw.ca Website: http://members.shaw.ca/stefamille Préparation aux sacraments: baptême, première communion, première reconciliation, mariage. Communion à la maison ou à l‘hôpital (sur demande). Accès aux personnes en fauteuil roulant. Preparation for Holy Sacrament: baptismal, first communion, confirmation, and marriage. Communion offered at home or in-hospital (on request). Wheelchair accessible. Religious, social, educational, and gatherings for Francophone community. RUSSIAN GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

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905 – 8 Avenue NE T: 403-230-7015 Calgary, Alberta T2E 0S2 F: 403-277-8449 The Church provides religious services, Sunday teas, bazaars, feast day dinners and a library. Social, religious and educational activities. SPANISH CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP PO Box 50198, Marlborough Postal Outlet T: 403-234-9980 Calgary, Alberta T2A 7P1 F: 403-234-9980 3125 – Catalina Boulevard NE Calgary, Alberta T1Y 6R1 An inter-denominational Church that worships God in Spanish. Offers a dynamic youth group, Bible studies, home prayer meetings, ladies‘ meetings and children‘s classes. Youth groups, social and religious activities. SOUTH GATE ALLIANCE CHURCH 14910 Bannister Road SE Calgary, Alberta T2X 1Z5 E-mail: office@southgatealliance.org Website: www.southgatealliance.org

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ST. BONIFACE GERMAN CHURCH 1923 Broadview Road NW T: 403-283-5641 Calgary, Alberta T2N 3H6 F: 403-283-5641 E-mail: boniface@shaw.ca Website: www.stbonifacecalgary,.com Offers Roman Catholic services to the German community. Visual arts, social, religious and educational activities. Related Groups:  Parish Council  Gemütlichkeit  St. Boniface Society  Childrens‘ Liturgy  Church Choir  Theatre Group  Elisabeth (Ladies) Group ST. JOHN LUTHERAN CHURCH 204 – 6A Street NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 4A5 Website: www.forministry.com The Church provides religious services in English. Performing arts, religious and educational activities.

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ST. MARY’S ROMANIAN ORTHODOX PARISH of CALGARY 3511 – 3 Avenue SW T: 403-288-4699 Calgary, Alberta T3C 0A7 E-mail: information@saintmaryscalgary.org Website: http://saintmaryscalgary.org The parish offers religious services to the Romanian community. We are a church that helps immigrant peoples. ―Keep on loving each other as brother. Do not forget to

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entertain strangers, for by doing so some people have entertained angels without knowing it.‖ Heb. 13:1,2. Romanian Interpreters and Translators, Publications, Religious, Social, Youth groups, Seniors‘ support groups, and Recreational activities. Hall Rental ST. MINA COPTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH 1100 Berkshire Boulevard N.W. T: 403-242-5518 Calgary, Alberta T3K 3M3 F: 403-242-1195 E-mail: info@stmina.ab.ca Website: www.stmina.ab.ca The Church offers services and social events. Join us every Friday evenings for Vesper Prayers 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. and Saturday morning mass 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Social and religious activities ST. SIMEON SERBIAN 2001 - 31 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2T 1T3 E-mail: spc@svetisimeon.org Website: www.svetisimeon.org Offers religious services to the Serbian community. Religious, social and educational activities.

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FRULA SERBIAN CULTURAL SOCIETY 2001 – 31 Avenue SW T: 403-244-3586 Calgary, Alberta T2T 1T3 F: 403-244-1691 E-mail: spc@svetisimeon.org Website: www.svetisimeon.org The society endeavours to promote the Serbian culture and bring about an awareness of Serbian religion and customs to the people of Alberta. Offers a soccer team. Performing and visual arts, social, religious, educational and recreational activities ST. VLADIMIR’S UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH AND CULTURAL CENTRE 404 Meredith Road NE T: 403-264-3437 Calgary, Alberta T2E 5A6 F: 403-264-3438 E-mail: administration@stvlads.com or info@stvlads.com Website: www.stvlads.com The Centre offers ethnic meals, cultural events, a Ukrainian library and museum. A gift shop is also available on the premises, featuring Ukrainian Easter eggs and supplies. Literary and visual arts, social, educational, and recreational activities Hall Rental

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HINDUISM GUJARATI MANDAL OF CALGARY P.O. Box 1003, Stn. ―M‖ T: 403-703-7162 Calgary, Alberta T2P 2K4 E-mail: gujarati_mandal@shaw.ca or Info@gujaratimandalcalgary.ca The objectives of the Mandal are to exist in harmony with other cultural societies and to contribute towards the social and cultural enrichment of the Indo-Canadian community in Calgary. The Association provides recreation to its members and promotes various cultural activities. Social, recreational and religious activities, performing arts, seniors' support groups, youth groups. HINDU SOCIETY OF CALGARY 2225 – 24 Avenue NE T: 403-291-2551 Calgary, Alberta T2E 8M2 F: 403-291-5551 E-mail: jaimata@telus.net Website: www.calgarymandir.com The key objectives are to promote and preserve the understanding of ethical, spiritual, religious and philosophical foundations and practices of Hinduism as suited to modern times. The Society celebrates Hindu Festivals, and promotes Hindu religious rites, practices, beliefs. Provides services to the Hindu community in Calgary and maintains the Temple building. Religious, educational and social activities, seniors‘ support groups and youth groups. Hall Rental

ISLAM CALGARY ISLAMIC SCHOOL 2612 – 37 AVE NE T: 403-248-2773 Calgary, Alberta T1Y 5L2 F: 403-569-6654 E-mail: info@calgaryislamicschool.com The School teaches Arabic language and Islamic religion to ECS to Grade 8 students. Educational. ISMAILI MUSLIM COUNCIL 2612 37 AVE NE T: 403-215-6200 Calgary, Alberta T1Y 5L2 F: 403-291-3965 The Society interacts with other cultural communities to exchange cultural heritage values with other Calgarians and to convey a better understanding of the diversity of cultural heritage within the Ismaili Muslims. Promotes cultural awareness to the Ismaili Muslim society in the form of educational, social and religious activities. Performing and visual arts, social, religious, educational and recreational activities.

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ISMAILI MUSLIM SENIORS COMMITTEE 200, 2020 – 27 Avenue NE T: 403-215-6200 Calgary, Alberta T2E 7A6 F: 403-291-3965 The Committee organizes entertainment and educational programs for Ismaili Muslim seniors. Performing, literary and visual arts, social, religious, educational and recreational activities. MUSLIM ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY- ISLAMIC CENTRE OF CALGARY 5615 – 14th AVE SW T: 403-242-1615 Calgary, Alberta T3H 2E8 F: 403-242-1695 E-mail: swmasjid@telus.net or info@muslimsofcalgary.ca Website: www.muslimsofcalgary.ca The Association offers the Muslim community in Calgary a location for prayer and information about Islam, as well as speakers and workshops concerning the religion of Islam. Social, religious, educational and recreational activities. MUSLIM COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF CALGARY 2612 37th Ave NE T: 403-219-0991 Calgary Alberta T1Y 5L2 F: 403-219-0993 E-mail: mcfcadmn@gmail.com Website: www.muslimsofcalgary.ca Our Mission is to carry out activities according to established principles of Islam in the light of Qur‘an and Sunnah, to carry out Islamic activities including religious, educational, and charitable, to co-ordinate fund raising to meet above objectives and to provide leadership and guidance to Muslims in Calgary.

JUDAISM AKIVA ACADEMY 140 Haddon Road SW T: 403-258-1312 Calgary, Alberta T2V 2Y3 F: 403-258-3812 E-mail: office@akiva.ca Website: www.akiva.ca The Academy teaches Judaic subjects as well as the Alberta Education Curriculum to supply an educational background to all Jewish children from nursery school to Grade 6. Religious and educational activities. BETH TZEDEC CONGREGATION 1325 Glenmore Trail SW Calgary, Alberta T2V 4Y8 E-mail: info@bethtzedec.ca www.bethtzedec.ca

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Inspiring innovative learning, spiritual growth, compassion and joyous expression of Conservative Jewish living in the home, synagogue and community. Religious, Educational, Hall rental, Youth Group, Senior support group CALGARY HADASSAH – WIZO 1607 – 90 Avenue SW T: 403-253-4612 Calgary, Alberta T2V 4V7 F: 403-640-1100 Hadassah – Wizo actively cooperates with other organizations in the promotion of democracy. It seeks to extend material and moral support from the Jewish women of Canada to the people of Israel in health, education and human care services; enhance the quality of life of women and children in need in the Hadassah – Wizo project in Israel: strengthen and foster Jewish ideals and to encourage Jewish and Hebrew culture in Canada. Social, religious and educational activities. CALGARY JEWISH ACADEMY 6700 Kootenay Street SW T: 403-253-3992 Calgary, Alberta T2V 1P7 F: 403-255-0842 E-mail: info@cja.ab.ca Website: www.cja.ab.ca The Calgary Jewish Academy seeks to create an excellent learning environment in which students are encouraged to develop to their fullest potential. In support of our mission we offer: A day school program for preschool through Grade 9 and credit extension courses for high school students. Instruction in the Hebrew and Yiddish languages, Bible, Mishna, Jewish History, and Israel. And much more! This goal is achieved through an active partnership involving students, parents, staff, alumni and supporters. Religious, educational, and social.

CALGARY JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTRE (CJCC) 1607 – 90 Avenue SW T: 403-253-8600 Calgary, Alberta T2V 4V7 F: 403-253-7915 Website: www.calgaryjcc.com The Centre serves the leisure-time needs of the Jewish community and the Calgary community at large. Offers cultural events, educational programs and exhibitions which are open to non-members. Performing, literary and visual arts, social, religious, educational and recreational activities. CALGARY COUNCIL OF CHRISTIANS AND JEWS – ALBERTA REGION 1325 Glenmore Trail SW T: 403-255-8688 Ext. 2 Calgary, Alberta T2V 4Y8 E-mail: rabbi@bethtzedec.ca To promote justice, friendship, understanding and cooperation among Canadians differing in race, religion or ethnic origin through dialogue, education, and good works. Religious and Educational

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JEWISH WAR VETERANS OF CANADA – Calgary Post No. 2 1607 90 Ave SW T: 403-255-5305 Calgary, Alberta T2V 4V7 The Association‘s aim is to: maintain true allegiance to Canada; foster and perpetuate true Canadianism; combat the powers of bigotry and darkness wherever they may originate; uphold the fair name of Jew and fight their battles wherever unjustly assailed; encourage the doctrine of universal liberty, equal rights and full justice for all; preserve the spirit of comradeship; extend a helpful hand to our comrades and their families; preserve the women of our faith; honor their memory and shield from neglect the graves of our heroic dead. To participate fully in the community to which we belong for all faiths and creeds. Social and Seniors Support Groups TEMPLE B’NAI TIKVAH 900 – 47th Avenue SW T: 403-252-1654 Calgary, Alberta T2S 3C8 F: 403-252-1709 E-mail: office@bnaitikvah.ca Website: www.templebnaitikvah.org Calgary‘s liberal Jewish Congregation provides religious and educational services to the Calgary Jewish community

SIKHISM COUNCIL OF SIKH ORGANIZATIONS (COSO) 245 – 1806 52 Street SE T: 403-235-0049 Calgary, Alberta T2B 1N1 F: 403-272-0068 E-mail: info@cosocalgary.com Website: www.cosocalgary.com The COSO main objectives are to facilitate integration among the Sikh community and the community at large. COSO provides workshops, seminars and programs for all the Sikh community. It participates in programs and activities sponsored by other ethnocultural organizations, settlement agencies and organizations. Participates in crosscultural education programs. COSO is an umbrella body for all Sikh organizations in Calgary. Social, educational, religious, seniors‘ support groups, youth groups, services for people with disabilities, and community phone directory. DASHMESH CULTURE CENTRE – HOLY GURUDWARA SIKH TEMPLE 135 Martindale Blvd NE T: 403-590-0970 Calgary, Alberta F: 403-590-1663 The centre was completed in 1989 and serves as the main Gurdwara for Calgary‘s Sikh community.

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SENIORS’ GROUPS ABORIGINAL FRIENDSHIP CENTRE OF CALGARY 101, 427 – 51 AVENUE SE Calgary, AB T2H 0M8 E-mail: info@afccalgary.org Website: Under construction

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ABORIGINAL SENIORS GATHERING PLACE SOCIETY OF CALGARY 164 – 3359 27 Street N.E T: 403-270-9351 Calgary, Alberta T1Y 5E4 F: 403-270-9371 E-mail: contact@ghostriverrediscovery.com Website: www.ghostriverrediscovery.com ASOCIACION DE MUJERES LATINO AMERICANAS The Latin American Women‘s Association E-mail: janetmartinez2@gmail.com CALGARY CATHOLIC IMMIGRATION SOCIETY (CCIS) 5th Floor, 1111 – 11 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G5 E-mail: contact@ccis-calgary.ab.ca Website: www.ccis-calgary.ab.ca

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CALGARY CHINESE ALLIANCE SCHOOL 150 Beddington Blvd. NE T: 403-274-7046 Calgary, Alberta T3K 2E2 F: 403-275-7799 E-mail: mimiefong@hotmail.com or info@calgarychinesealliance.org E-mail: chineseschool@calgarychinesealliance.org Website: http://calgarychinesealliance.org/dokuwiki/dokn.php CALGARY CHINESE ELDERLY CITIZENS’ ASSOCIATION (CCECA) 111 Riverfront Avenue SW T: 403-269-6122 Calgary, Alberta T2P 4Y8 F: 403-269-1951 E-mail: cceca@cceca.ca Website: www.cceca.ca CALGARY ITALIAN CLUB 416 – 1 Avenue NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 0B4 CALGARY LAO-CHINESE ASSOCIATION (CLCA) 2771 Sunridge Way NE Calgary, Alberta T1Y 7K7 E-mail: clca2k5@yahoo.ca Website: clca2005.com

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CAMBODIAN-CANADIAN ASSOCIATION 7011 Ogden Rd. SE Calgary, Alberta T2C 1B5 E-mail: info@cambodianview.com CANADIAN HISPANIC SENIORS’ SERVICES SOCIETY

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CANADIAN OVERSEAS SENIORS’ CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION (CANOSCA) 26 Pinelore Place NE T: 403-263-5952 Calgary, Alberta T1Y 3V8 CHI THANH CHINESE SCHOOL 276, 328 Centre Street SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 4X6 E-mail: sceellantram@yahoo.com

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CITY OF CALGARY COMMUNITY & NEIGHBOURHOOD SERVICES – ABORIGINAL SERVICES P.O. Box 2100, Stn. ―M‖ (123) T: 403-268-5959 or C 403-268-5149 Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M5 F: 403-268-3786 E-mails:Bev Renaud@calgary.ca ISSUE SPECIALIST (Aboriginal) P.O. Box 2100, Stn. ―M‖ (8116) T: 403-268-5188 or 403-268-5149 Calgary, Alberta T2P 2M5 F: 403-268-5765 E-mails: Sharon.Goulet@calgary.ca;Lorna.Crowshoe@calgary.ca DANISH LUTHERAN CHURCH – Calgary 210 - 10 Avenue NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 0W9

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FOUR DIRECTIONS FOSTER PARENT ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY 4869 Hubalta Road SE T: 403-273-4026 Calgary, Alberta T2B 1T5 F: 403-273-4027 E-mail:info@fourdirectionscalgary.org Crisis Line: 403-272-6602 or 403-607-6121 Website: www.fourdirectionscalgary.org GUJARATI MANDAL OF CALGARY P.O. Box 1003, Stn. ―M‖ Calgary, Alberta T2P 2K4 E-mail: gujarati_mandal@shaw.ca E-mail: Info@gujaratimandalcalgary.ca HINDU SOCIETY OF CALGARY 2225 – 24 Avenue NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 8M2 E-mail: jaimata@telus.net Website: www.calgarymandir.com

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HUNGARIAN SENIOR CITIZENS 4143 Varsity Road NW Calgary, Alberta T3B 2Y5 E-mail: steven.magas@shaw.ca

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INDIAN EX-SERVICEMEN IMMIGRANT ASSOCIATION – Calgary 503 – 4774 West Winds Dr NE T: 403-293-3337 Calgary, Alberta T3J 3Z5 F: 403-293-3384 E-mail: info@ieiacalgary.com Website: http://www.ieiacalgary.com/ INDO-CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF IMMIGRANT SENIORS 216 Panamount Hill NW Calgary, Alberta T3K 5P5 E-mail: dassb@hotmail.com ISMAILI MUSLIM SENIORS COMMITTEE 200, 2020 – 27 Avenue NE Calgary, Alberta T2P 2L7

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CALGARY JAPANESE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION – NIKKEI CENTRE 2236 – 29 Street SW T: 403-242-4143 Calgary, Alberta T3E 2K2 F: 1-888-367-7549 Email: cjcamain@shaw.ca Website: www.calgaryjca.com CALGARY JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTRE 1607 – 90 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2V 4V7 Website: www.calgaryjcc.com

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LE CLUB DE L’AMITIÉ DE CALGARY 1719 5th Street SW Calgary, Alberta T2S 2A8 E-mail: gagnono@shaw.ca

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LA SOCIETE FRANCO-CANADIENNE de CALGARY (for seniors and post secondary students) #102, 1809 – 5 Street SW T: 403-228-5709 Calgary, Alberta T2S 2A8 E-mail: sfcc@telusplanet.net METIS CALGARY FAMILY SERVICES – Aboriginal Students Program & In Home Support 352 Sunvale Drive SE T: 403-240-4642 Calgary, Alberta T2X 2P1 F: 403-240-4846 E-mail: mail@mcfs.ca Website: www.mcfs.ca

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Umbrella for: Ke Mama Nnanik Medicine Wheel Early Learning Centers Native Network Family Resource Centre University of Calgary International Student Centre MÉTIS NATION OF ALBERTA REGION 3 1A – 4001 19 Street N.E c Toll free: 1-800-267-5844 Calgary, Alberta T2E 6X8 T: 403-569-8800 Website: www.albertametis.com F: 403-569-8959 E-mail: mlanz@metis.org The Association provides programs and services to the Métis people of Calgary as well as assistance to Aboriginal people with cultural, recreational and social needs. Offers information on applications for lifetime memberships and referrals. Aboriginal Group, Social, educational, recreational, seniors‘ support groups, services for people with disabilities, and others. NATIVE COUNSELLING SERVICE OF ALBERTA 206, 2915 – 21 Street NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 7T1 E-mail: calgary@ncsa.ca OUR LADY OF GRACE SENIORS (ITALIAN) 1714 – 14 Avenue NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 1G3

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POLISH CANADIAN CULTURAL CENTRE 3015 – 15 Street NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 7L8 Website: www.polishcentre.ca

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POLISH COMBATANTS ASSOCIATION NO.18 3015 15 Street NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 7L8

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PORTAIL DE L’IMMIGRANT ASSOCIATION (PIA) #1601, 840 – 7 Ave SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 3G2 E-mail: info@pia-calgary.ca Website: www.pia-calgary.ca

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SENIORS’ SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE GROUP 3512 – 5 Avenue NW (Parkdale Nifty Fiftys Seniors Association) T: 403-283-0620 Calgary, Alberta T2N 0V7 Social dancing for seniors, somewhat similar to square dancing, no partner required. A fun afternoon. Tuesdays 2 – 4 p.m. Social activities.

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SINO- CANADA CULTURE ASSOCIATION 110 – 138 18 AVE SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 5P9 E-mail: leecj@telus.net Website: http://www.calgarychineseschool.org Contact Person(s): Jean Yu (403-238-7622, jyu156@telus.net); CJ Lee (403-238-3670, leecj@telus.net) Educational. WING KEI CARE CENTRE 1212 Centre Street NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 2R4 E-mail: admin@wingkei.org Website: www.wingkei.org WU YI ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY #32, 132 – 3rd AVE SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 0B6 YMCA Calgary #510, 940 – 6 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 3T1 E-mail: jramirez@calgary.ymca.ca Website: www.ymcacalgary.org

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SERVICES FOR NEW CANADIANS ALBERTA ASSOCIATION OF IMMIGRANT SERVING AGENCIES 915 33 Street N.E. T: 403-273-2962 Calgary, Alberta T2A 6T2 F: 403-273-2964 E-mail: contact@aaisa.ca Website: www.aaisa.ca AAISA is an umbrella organization for 19 immigrant serving agencies from 11 different locations in Alberta. Member agencies provide a range of services for immigrants and refugees to ease their integration and settlement ALBERTA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Human Rights and Citizenship T: 403-297-6571 310, 525 – 11 Avenue SW F: 403-297-6567 Calgary, Alberta T2R 0C9 E-mail: CommunityDevelopment@gov.ab.ca Website: www.albertahumanrights.ab.ca or www.cd.gov.ab.ca This Provincial government department assists community organizations to identify, develop and implement initiatives that address issues of equity and/or diversity. The main goals are to deter racism and discrimination, increase awareness of the economic and social benefits of cultural diversity, and promote community leadership in diversity planning and programming. Educational activities. ALBERTA NETWORK OF IMMIGRANT WOMEN (ANIW) Suite 107, 1409 Edmonton Trail NE T: 403-262-8040 Calgary, Alberta T2E 3K8 F: 403-262-4980 E-mail: aniw@shaw.ca Website: http://www.aniw.org/ The vision of the Alberta Network of Immigrant Women is to empower immigrant women across Alberta to take an active role in our communities. We address issues that impact the lives of immigrant women in Alberta. The process starts with research that provides an evidence-based approach to building education and training programs to assist immigrant women in addressing the issues or realizing opportunities in their communities. Key to our efforts are the partnerships with women‘s organizations, ethnocultural groups and other social sector groups that work with immigrant communities. ARUSHA CENTRE SOCIETY #106, 223 – 12 Avenue SW T: 403-270-3200 Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9 E-mail: arusha@arusha.org Website: www.arusha.org The Arusha Centre is collectively run, member-supported organization that provides resources and programming on local and global social justice and environmental issues. Educational and Social activities.

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BETWEEN FRIENDS CLUB (RECREATION FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES) 205, 8989 Macleod Trail S T: 403-269-9133 Calgary, Alberta T2H 0M2 F: 403-269-3919 E-mail: info@betweenfriends.ab.ca Website: www.betweenfriends.ab.ca Enables participants to experience a sense of belonging and enhanced quality of life. Providing social and recreational programs for children and adults with disabilities. Year round programs under 7 to 25 years old. We are all inclusive and focus on each person‘s individual abilities. BOW VALLEY COLLEGE (BVC) ESL Department 332 – 6 Avenue SE T: 403-410-3400 Calgary, Alberta T2G 4S6 F: 403-297-3984 E-mail: info@bowvalleycollege.ca Website: www.bowvalleycollege.ca BVC Calgary offers a wide range of English as a Second Language (ESL) courses and programs designed to address the needs of ESL speakers wishing to improve their English in order to integrate into Canadian society or meet their academic or career goals. Additionally, offers such programs as: Placement Services for Immigrant Professionals, Directions for Immigrants in Trades and Professional Careers, and Centre for Career Advancement. BOW VALLEY COLLEGE DIRECTIONS FOR IMMIGRANTS IN TRADES & PROFESSIONAL CAREERS #260, 700 – 4 Avenue SW T: 403-297-2555 Calgary, Alberta T2P 3J4 F: 403-297-3424 E-mail: directions@bowvalleycollege.ca Website: www.directionsforimmigrants.ca Directions for Immigrants is a no-cost career service centre that helps internationally educated professionals secure professional employment and gain accrediation. We work with professionals in all occupations. Our services include: website, career coaching, workshops, study groups for licensing exams, and industry networking sessions. BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF CALGARY – BELTLINE YOUTH CENTRE 221 – 12 Avenue S.W T: 403-263-7934 Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9 E-mail: dnel@bgcc.ab.ca Website: www.boysandgirlsclubsofcalgary.ca/programs/education-employment/beltlineyouth-centre Beltline Youth Centre provides social, recreational, creative, and educational opportunities for all youth ages 12 – 24, with a focus on immigrant and refugee youth.

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BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF CALGARY – ABORIGINAL SERVICES 731 – 13th Avenue N.E. T: 403-520-1512 Calgary, AB T2E 1C8 F: 403-276-9988 E-mail: tfox@bgcc.ab.ca Website: www.boysandgirlsclubsofcalgary.ca Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary (BGCC) Aboriginal Services provides culturally appropriate programs that have a lasting impact not only on the children and youth, but also for families and the broader community. BGCC Aboriginal programs, in collaboration with other agencies, provide hands-on cultural experiences, elder involvement, health and wellness activities, traditional arts programs and youth mentorship. Our collaborations and partnerships are guided by the Medicine wheel teachings promoting balance and harmonious connections between the mental, spiritual, emotional and physical components for each individual. CALGARY ACHIEVEMENT CENTRE FOR YOUTH 315 – 10 Avenue SE T: 403-268-3666 Calgary, Alberta T2G 0W2 F: 403-268-2383 E-mail: info@cacy.org Website: www.cacy.org The Calgary Achievement Centre for Youth provides a number of programs to help youth between the ages of 15 and 24 reach their educational and employment goals. Partnering with the City of Calgary, the Calgary Board of Education, the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society MCC Employment Development, Woods and the YMCA, the Centre offers programs and services that include: Computer training, Internet access, Immigrant services, Alternative high school, Career planning/development, Job search, ESL instruction, Child minding, Outreach school, Educational activities CALGARY BRIDGE FOUNDATION FOR YOUTH #201, 1112 – 40 Avenue NE T: 403-230-7745 Calgary, Alberta T2E 5T8 F: 403-230-0774 E-mail: admin@cbfy.ca Website: www.calgarybridgefoundation.com At Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth, we work with new immigrants whose children attend school in Calgary. We help the children and their families settle into Canadian life. We do this by teaching them how to dress for winter, how to travel on the bus and train, how to find work and where to go if they need food, clothing, housing, legal services. Our staff can talk to individuals on the phone and also meet with them; these meetings can be in the family‘s home, in the library or in a place the family feels comfortable meeting in. Young people that are in school can join many programs: newcomer orientation, life skills development, mentorship, homework help and educational field trips. These programs will help kids and teenagers make friends and adjust to their new schools. Our programs are available during school hours and also between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. We also plan evening and weekend trips to the theatre, to sports games and other fun activities. Our goal is to help new immigrants learn and adapt to Canadian culture, so they can make Calgary and Canada their new home.

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CALGARY CATHOLIC IMMIGRATION SOCIETY (CCIS) 5th Floor, 1111 – 11 Avenue SW T: 403-262-2006 Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G5 F: 403-262-2033 E-mail: contact@ccis-calgary.ab.ca Website: www.ccis-calgary.ab.ca The Society provides services and programs to all immigrants and refugees in Southern Alberta. The programs include employment preparation, settlement services, youth, seniors, skills training, language instruction, sponsorship, licensed daycare, school age programs and settlement and integration of newcomers. Educational, seniors‘ support groups, youth groups, services for new Canadians. CALGARY CHAMBER OF VOLUNTARY ORGANIZATIONS (CCVO) #1070, 105-12th Avenue SE T: 403-261-6655 Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A1 F: 403-261-6602 E-mail: admin@calgarycvo.org Website: www.calgarycvo.org The Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations is an umbrella organization with over 400 nonprofits and charities as members. We provide resources, research, policy work, and a bi-weekly newsletter to help network and strengthen nonprofits and charities in the Calgary region, so that they are informed on issues affecting the nonprofit sector, and have access to resources which will help them to continue to do their important work. CALGARY IMMIGRANT EDUCATIONAL SOCIETY (CIES) 1723 – 40 Street SE T: 403-235-3666 Calgary, Alberta T2A 7Y3 F: 403-272-7455 E-mail: linc@immigrant-education.ca Website: www.immigrant-education.ca Our mission is to provide education, multimedia information, job bank and referral services to newcomers and economically disadvantaged Calgarians to help them find their rightful places in Canadian society. Educational, resume and job skills, Other: employment skills training, LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada, Level 1 to 5); Drop-in ESL (English as a Second Language) (Pre-Basic to Intermediate); ESL Literacy, Accounting Programs: Basic Accounting, Simply Accounting, Advanced Simply Accounting, QuickBooks; Computer Program: Basic Computer, MS Word and Excel, Clerical Training, Advanced Computer; Employment Services Program for Youth CALGARY IMMIGRANT WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION (CIWA) #200, 138 – 4 Avenue SE T: 403-263-4414 Calgary, Alberta T2G 4Z6 F: 403-264-3914 E-mail: reception@ciwa-online.com Website: www.ciwa-online.com The Calgary Immigrant Women‘s Association (CIWA) was established in 1982 as a nonprofit organization to address the needs and concerns of immigrant and refugee women and their families. We are the only immigrant serving agency in Calgary offering all female programs and services. CIWA‘s Mission, Vision and Values guide staff and volunteers in our commitment to providing programs and services designed to empower

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women for the benefit of their families and our community. We offer services in the areas for Settlement and Integration, Language Training and Childcare, Family Support and Employment. CanLearn Society (formerly Calgary Learning Centre) 3930-20th Street SW T: 403-686-9300 Calgary, Alberta T2T 4Z9 F: 403-686-0627 E-mail: info@canlearnsociety.ca Website: www.canlearnsociety.ca Community Vision All children, youth and adults will develop literacy skills and have the support necessary to meet their complex learning and attention needs. Organization Vision The CanLearn Society will be a focal point for leadership, innovation and comprehensive services to help children, youth and adults with literacy development, learning and attention difficulties. Mission The CanLearn Society creates, uses and shares knowledge to remove learning barriers and support life long learning. Beliefs We believe that learning changes lives. We believe that CanLearn Society helps children, youth and adults learn, brings hope and improves their quality of life. We believe that individuals with learning, literacy and attention difficulties can achieve their full potential and become contributing members to society in a supportive and collaborative community. CALGARY NEWCOMER’S CLUB P.O. Box 235, Station M, T: 403-245-8993 Calgary, Alberta T2P 2H6 E-Mail: info@calgarynewcomersclub.com Website: www.calgarynewcomersclub.com The Calgary Newcomers‘ Club provides opportunities for women who have recently moved to Calgary to come together in friendship and to meet other newcomers through a diverse spectrum of interesting activities and groups, from theatre outings and dining to book clubs, moms and tots and crafts. Hospitality evenings are held monthly in both the north and south areas of Calgary for women interested in learning more about the Calgary Newcomers‘ Club. social CALGARY PUBLIC LIBRARY Central Library Diversity Services 616 Macleod Trail SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 2M2 Email: umashanie.reddy@calgarypubliclibrary.com

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Website: http://calgarypubliclibrary.com The Calgary Public Library is one of the largest public library systems in North America and the second largest public library system in Canada that leads the way in literacy development, fosters a lifelong love of reading and provides seamless and barrier free access to innovative programs services and resources to diverse communities. Calgarians visit the Library‘s 18 branches to borrow books, DVDs, eresources and other materials more than 17 million times a year. The Calgary Public Library‘s digital collection is also one of the most comprehensive in the country, which includes digital newspaper and magazine subscriptions, eBooks, online music streaming, language learning apps and interactive continuing education courses. Services for people with disabilities. CANADIAN HERITAGE Canada Place T: 780-495-3350 9700 Jasper Avenue, Room 1630 F: 780-495-4873 Calgary, Alberta T5J 4C3 E-mail: wr-ro@pch.gc.ca Website: www.pch.gc.ca This Federal government department develops policies and programs to promote artistic expression and the preservation and interpretation of Canadian heritage. Provide funding for not-for-profit organizations under the following programs: Aboriginal Peoples‘ Program, Arts, Museums, and other Official Languages. Performing, visual and literary arts, festivals, and Aboriginal groups. CENTRE FOR NEWCOMERS 1010, 999 – 36 Street NE T: 403-569-3325 Calgary, Alberta T2A 7X6 F: 403-248-5041 E-mail: newcomer@centrefornewcomers.ca Website: www.centrefornewcomers.ca Centre for Newcomers is a non-profit immigrant serving agency that provides settlement, youth, employment, and English language services to newcomers. Services are offered in various languages. The Centre also runs Ethnicity Catering, a social enterprise that serves multi-ethnic dishes and provides employment to new immigrants. Our mission is to achieve the integration of newcomers in the community, through services and initiatives that promote diversity, participation and citizenship. COALITION FOR EQUAL ACCESS TO EDUCATION 915 33 Street NE T: 403-261-5939 Calgary, Alberta T2A 6T2 F: 403-261-5992 E-mail: ceae@telus.net Website: http://www.eslaction.com/index.php The Coalition for Equal Access to Education is committed to working with community, education and government stakeholders to promote access to quality, equitable education and services for K-12 ESL learners. We envision responsive educational and social services that demonstrate the following:

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Effective ESL education with emphasis on pedagogically sound programming, adequate resources and measurable results; Integrated cultural competency in policies and programs; and Meaningful collaboration among provincial and federal departments, school boards and schools, service agencies and culturally diverse communities to address the linguistic, social and cultural needs of ESL learners DISTRESS CENTRE CALGARY #300, 1010 – 8 Avenue SW 24 Hour Crisis Line: 266-HELP or 4357 Calgary, Alberta T2J 1P2 : 403-266-1601(Administration) E-mail: info@distresscentre.com F: 403-262-2512 Website: www.distresscentre.com Distress Centre ensures everyone has a place to turn in time of crisis, by providing 24 hour support, counselling and referrals, free of charge. 24 Hour Support – All calls to our crisis line 403-266-HELP (4357) are confidential and are met with a caring ear. Calls are answered by highly trained volunteers with professional staff support. Crisis support is also available through online chat daily from 5pm-10pm www.distresscentre.com or email at help@distresscentre.com Counseling – short term professional crisis counseling offered to individuals, couples, families and groups at no fee. 211 – The easy to remember, 3 digit number that provides access to the full range of community, social, government and health programs in Calgary and area. 24 hour, free of charge and multilingual.

ETHNO-CULTURAL COUNCIL of CALGARY (ECCC) 915 33rd Street N.E. T: 403-263-9900 Calgary, Alberta T2A 6T2 F: 403-262-8973 E-mail: info@ecccalgary.com Website: http://www.ecccalgary.com The Ethno-Cultural Council of Calgary is a community-based organization that facilitates the collective voice of Calgary‘s ethno-cultural communities towards full civic participation and integration through collaborative action. We do this by:  Advancing community based public policy solutions affecting all citizens through research and public education  Promoting full civic participation of immigrants, refugees and ethno-cultural communities through leadership training and  Being a catalyst for all visible minorities and the community to gain greater understanding  of the ethno-cultural issues affecting the community  Building capacity in the ethno-cultural sector Action and Development, Building Bridges with Ethno-cultural Communities, Ethnocultural Community Action on Racial Discrimination, Connecting Elders from EthnoCultural Communities, Sustaining Healthy & Awesome Relationships, Research, Policy & Education and Ethno-cultural Youth Development.

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Education, Youth Groups, Senior support groups. IMMIGRANT LANGUAGE AND VOCATIONAL ASSESSMENT-REFERRAL CENTRE (ILVARC) #1401, 910 - 7 Avenue SW T: 403-262-2656 Calgary, Alberta T2P 3N8 F: 403-294-1173 E-mail: ilvarc@immigrantservicescalgary.ca Website: www.immigrantservicescalgary.ca The Centre assists immigrants and refugees to determine their English proficiency, access language training opportunities, advance vocational/career/employability goals, enhance educational opportunities and access support services. The services are primarily offered in the client‘s first language. Educational activities. IMMIGRANT SERVICES CALGARY #1200, 910 – 7 Avenue SW T: 403-265-1120 Calgary, Alberta T2P 3N8 F: 403-266-2486 E-mail: info@immigrantservicescalgary.ca Website: www.immigrantservicescalgary.ca Immigrant Services Calgary provides a variety of services to support the settlement and integration of newcomers in the Calgary community. We are committed to your success, and we are dedicated to make you feel at home. We can help you:    

Find language training opportunities and other community resources Adjust to life in Canada by supporting you in your settlement process Gain Canadian work experience through volunteer opportunities Meet people from diverse cultural groups

SECOND LANGUAGES AND INTERCULTURAL COUNCIL (SLIC) 11010- 142 St T: 780-447-9400 Edmonton, Alberta T2N 2R1 F: 780-455-6481 E-mail: joelenn@telus.net Web site: www.slic.teachers.ab.ca The Second Languages and Intercultural and Council of the Alberta Teachers‘ Association promotes, supports and celebrates linguistic and cultural diversity. It aims to fulfill the following goals: - To enable Alberta teachers to become more aware of the issues of culture and second language. - To enhance the knowledge, skills and understanding of teachers in the areas of second language and cultural studies through both in service and preservice education. - To disseminate information about existing practices, programs, and resources in second languages and intercultural education. - To encourage research into innovative practices, programs and resources in second languages and intercultural education. - To provide advice and expertise to the Alberta Teacher‘s Association on learning and working conditions, curricula and teacher preparation as related to second languages and intercultural education.

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- To act through the Alberta Teacher‘s Association as advocate for the enhancement and promotion of second languages and intercultural education. - To encourage networking with special interest groups to assist with professional development specific to those groups. Special interest groups operating at this time are Chinese, French, German, Intercultural, Japanese, Punjabi, Spanish and Ukrainian. Educational INTERNATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS ASSESSMENT SERVICE 9th Floor, 9942-108 Street Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2J5 Website: eae.alberta.ca

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JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE CALGARY 420 – 5920 1A Street SW T: 403-287-3510 Calgary, Alberta T2H 0G3 F: 403-287-3735 E-mail: info@jfsc.org Website: www.jfsc.org Jewish Family service Calgary is a non-denominational social services agency. Services include resettlement and acculturation for newcomers, counseling, job placement, services for seniors, and volunteer services. A computer room is available for client use. Clients are served in Russian, Hebrew and English. An appointment is required for our services, so please call ahead to book. MOSAIC FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE #520, 910 - 7 Avenue SW T: 403-265-6093 Calgary, Alberta T2P 3N8 F: 403-265-1604 E-mail: mosaic@immigrantservicescalgary.ca Website: www.immigrantservicescalgary.ca The Mosaic Centre offers holistic programming for immigrant and refugee families with children and youth. Components include support of first language and are as follows: parent groups, informal support, preschool, family literacy, youth support groups, ESL/peer tutoring for youth, communication, skill building, recreation/special events and a drop-in resource centre. Social, educational and recreational activities, youth groups, parent groups. PORTAIL DE L’IMMIGRANT ASSOCIATION (PIA) #1601, 840 – 7 Ave SW T: 403-668-0299 Calgary, Alberta T2P 3G2 F: 403-668-0299 E-mail: info@pia-calgary.ca Website: www.pia-calgary.ca PIA is a non-for-profit organization that aims to facilitate integration of new Frenchspeaking immigrants in Calgary, to promote and share the Francophone culture with all Calgarians.

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SETTLEMENT/ LANGUAGE BANK CENTRE #1200, 910 - 7 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 3N8 E-mail: settlement@immigrantservicescalgary.ca Website: www.immigrantservicescalgary.ca

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YMCA Calgary #510, 940 – 6 Avenue SW T: 403-237-9622 Calgary, Alberta T2P 3T1 E-mail: ho@calgary.ymca.ca Website: www.ymcacalgary.org It is a charitable organization driven by mission to facilitate and promote the spiritual, mental, physical and social development of individuals and to foster a sense of responsibility within the community. YMCA delivers such programs as: YMAP which provides youth ages 15-20 from diverse cultural backgrounds with preemployment and life skills training, summer work experience and job opportunities. It offers language instruction for newcomers. This is a community-based recreational program. It offers stay-in-school programs for visible minority youth and wellness programs for seniors, as well as ESL support for elementary students and an international education. Social, educational and recreational activities seniors' support groups, youth groups. YWCA OF CALGARY - YOUNG WOMEN’S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION #226, 320 – 5 Avenue SE T: 403-232-1581 Calgary, Alberta T2G 0E5 F: 403-232-1595 E-mail: esl@ywcaofcalgary.com or LINK@ywcaofcalgary.com or cesoff@ywcaofcalgary.com Website: www.ywcaofcalgary.com The YWCA of Calgary offers three programs: ENC, LINC and CES. English for New Canadians program (ENC): The ENC program offers English as a Second Language (ESL) courses and Skill Specific Instruction (SSI). ESL courses offer integrated skills to improving English proficiency and understanding of Canadian culture. SSI courses teach skill-linked learning strategies to improve student learning. The LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) program is a federally funded language instruction and settlement program for permanent residents and convention refugees. The CES program is a 25-week, full-time Immigrant Bridging program designed for new Canadians, who have occupational skills (in a non-regulated profession) from their first country, but lack appropriate English skills and Canadian work experience. CES assists newcomers in obtaining employment that takes advantage of their previous skills and training. The program includes ten weeks of Canadian Work Skills Training and twelveweek work experience in the clients‘ field.

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YOUTH GROUPS ABORIGINAL FRIENDSHIP CENTRE OF CALGARY 101, 427 – 51 AVENUE SE Calgary, AB T2H 0M8 E-mail: info@afccalgary.org Website: Under construction

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ACFA REGIONALE DE CALGARY 343 – 11 Avenue S.O Calgary, Alberta T2R 0C7 T: 403-532-8576 ext 225 E-mail: mtnickel@acfa-calgary.ca or bureau@acfa-calgary.ca T: 403-827-0837 Website: www.acfa-calgary.ca AFRICAN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY (ACAC) 205, 1409 Edmonton Trail NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 3K8

T: 403-292-6130 F: 403-232-8760

AFRIKADEY! FESTIVAL - African Festival and Presentation Society 1B, 1640, 16th Avenue NW T: 403-234-9110 Calgary, Alberta T2M 0L6 F: 403-234-9114 E-mail: info@afrikadey.com Website: www.afrikadey.com / www.afpscalgary.org AFRICAN SUDANESE ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY (ASAC) #201 1448 17 Ave SW Calgary, Alberta T2T 0C8 E-mail: dnyuon@hotmail.com Website: www.africansudanese.org ALL NATIONS THEATRE SOCIETY 3751 21Street N.E. Calgary, Alberta T2E 6T5 E-mail: allnationstheatre@telus.net Website: www.calcna-ab.ca/ants

T: 403-265-5560 F: 403-265-5561

T: 403-261-5877 F: 403-685-5877

ALLIANCE JEUNESSE-FAMILLE DE L’ ALBERTA SOCIETY (AJFAS) The Kahanoff Centre Suite 205, 1202 Centre Street SE T: 403-532-1337 Calgary, Alberta, T2G 5A5 F: 403-532-1337 E-mail: bureau.calgary@ajfas.ca Website: www.ajfas.ca ASOCIACION DE MUJERES LATINO AMERICANAS The Latin American Women‘s Association E-mail: janetmartinez2@gmail.com

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AUCAMAPU CHILEAN FOLK SOCIETY 74 Deerview Terrace SE Calgary, Alberta T2J 7C1 E-mail: ludovina@shaw.ca BETH TZEDEC CONGREGATION 1325 Glenmore Trail SW Calgary, Alberta T2V 4Y8 E-mail: info@bethtzedec.ca Website: www.bethtzedec.ca

T: 403-278-7576 F: 403-271 7611

T: 403-255-8688 F: 403-252-8319

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF CALGARY – BELTLINE YOUTH CENTRE 221 – 12 Avenue S.W T: 403-263-7934 Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9 E-mail: dnel@bgcc.ab.ca Website: www.boysandgirlsclubsofcalgary.ca BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF CALGARY – ABORIGINAL SERVICES 731 – 13th Avenue N.E. T: 403-520-1512 Calgary, AB T2E 1C8 F: 403-276-9988 E-mail: tfox@bgcc.ab.ca Website: www.boysandgirlsclubsofcalgary.ca CALGARY ACHIEVEMENT CENTRE FOR YOUTH 2nd Floor 315 – 10 Avenue SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 0W2 E-mail: info@cacy.org Website: www.cacy.org THE CALGARY BRIDGE FOUNDATION FOR YOUTH #201, 1112 – 40 Avenue NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 5T8 E-mail: admin@cbfy.ca Website: www.calgarybridgefoundation.com CALGARY CATHOLIC IMMIGRATION SOCIETY (CCIS) 5th Floor, 1111 – 11 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G5 E-mail: contact@ccis-calgary.ab.ca Website: www.ccis-calgary.ab.ca CALGARY CHINESE COMMUNITY SERVICE ASSOCIATION #1, 128 – 2nd Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 0B9 E-mail: cccsa@cccsa.ca Website: www.cccsa.ca

T: 403-268-3666 F: 403-268-2383

T: 403-230-7745 F: 403-230-0774

T: 403-262-2006 F: 403-262-2033

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CALGARY CHINESE UNITED CHURCH 124 - 2 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 0B9 E-mail: cuccalgary@gmail.com CALGARY ETHIOPIAN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION (CECA) P.O. Box 22050, Bankers Hall Calgary, Alberta T2P 4J1 E-mail: ceca@calcna.ab.ca Website: www.ethio-calgary.ab.ca

T: 403-262-4388 F: 403-262-4388

T: 403-262-7260 F: 403-262-7290

CALGARY JAPANESE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION - NIKKEI CENTRE 2236 – 29 Street SW T: 403-242-4143 Calgary, Alberta T3E 2K2 F: 1-888-367-7549 Email: cjcamain@shaw.ca Website: www.calgaryjca.com CALGARY LAO-CHINESE ASSOCIATION (CLCA) 2771 Sunridge Way NE Calgary, Alberta T1Y 7K7 E-mail: clca2k5@yahoo.ca Website: clca2005.com CALGARY UGANDAN COMMUNITY FOUNDATION P.O. Box 82075, Scarboro Postal Outlet 1400 – 12 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T3C 3W5 CALGARY VIETNAMESE YOUTH ASSOCIATION (CVYA) #204, 1829 54th Street SE Calgary, Alberta T2B 1N5 E-mail: calgaryvietyouth@gmail.com Website: www.cvya.ca CANADIAN CHRISTIAN LEBANESE CLUB OF CALGARY 3107 40 Street SW Calgary, Alberta T3E 3C9 E-mail: k.kobrosly@hotmail.com

T: 403-280-3547 F: 403-250-8523

T: 403-241-5099

T: 587-897-4041

T: 403-217-1131 F: 403-242-1944

CANADIAN STATUS OF WOMEN ACTION COMMITTEE (CSWAC) – HERLAND FEMINIST FILM and VIDEO FESTIVAL #208, 223 – 12 Avenue SW T: 403-245-3441 Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9 F: 403-234-9532 E-mail: herlandfestival@telus.net Website: www.herlandfestival.com

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CANADIAN UNITED TO SERVE HUMANITY (CUSH) INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION P.O. 57076, 2525 – 36 Street NE T: 403-813-7750 Calgary, Alberta T1Y 6R4 E-mail: support@cushinternational.org Website: www.cushinternational.org CENTRE FOR NEWCOMERS 1010, 999 – 36 Street NE Calgary, Alberta T2A 7X6 E-mail: www.centrefornewcomers.ca Website: newcomer@centrefornewcomers.ca

T: 403-569-3325 F: 403-248-5041

CHILD AND YOUTH FAMILY CALGARY – (YOUTH FOUNDATION) 820, 1202 Centre Street SE T: 403-266-5448 Calgary, Alberta T2G 5A5 F: 403-264-0266 E-mail: friendly@childfriendly.ab.ca Website: www.childfriendly.ab.ca CHILDREN’S INTERNATIONAL SUMMER VILLAGES #300, 400 – 5 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 0L6 E-mail: info@cisvcalgary.org Website: www.cisv.ca

Toll free: 1-877-472-2478 F: 403-264-9218

CHILEAN CANADIAN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY P.O. Box 50201 Marlborough Postal Outlet T: 403-293-6383 Calgary, Alberta T2A 7P1 F: 403-590-4953 Hall location: 412 – 28 Street NE, Calgary E-mail: chilecal@telusplanet.net or cccac@telus.net CITY OF CALGARY YOUTH EMPLOYMENT CENTRE – ABORIGINAL YOUTH OUTREACH 2nd floor, 315 – 10 Avenue SE T: 403-268-2490 Calgary, Alberta T2G 0W2 F: 403-268-2383 Website: www.nextsteps.org DARFUR ASSOCIATION OF CANADA 156 Hunterhorn Dr NE Calgary, Alberta T2K 6H3 E-mail: adambakur@yahoo.com

T: 403-202-2070

ERITREAN CANADIAN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY 318, 223 - 12 Ave SW T: 403-234-7646 Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9 F: 403-234-7646 E-mail: contact@calgaryeritreans.org Website: www.calgaryeritreans.org

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ETHNO-CULTURAL COUNCIL of CALGARY (ECCC) 915 33rd Street N.E. Calgary, Alberta T2A 6T2 E-mail: info@ecccalgary.com Website: http://www.ecccalgary.com FATHER LATOUR NATIVE PASTORAL CENTRE 216 – 18 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2S 0C1 E-mail: latourcentre@telus.net

T: 403-263-9900 F: 403-262-8973

T: 403-244-4248 F: 403-229-1506

FOUR DIRECTIONS FOSTER PARENT ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY 4869 Hubalta Road SE T: 403-273-4026 Calgary, Alberta T2B 1T5 F: 403-273-4027 E-mail: fdfpa4@telus.net Crisis Line: 403-272-6602 or 403-607-6121 Website: www.fourdirectionsfpa.com GHOST RIVER REDISCOVERY 107-1640 – 16th Avenue NW Calgary, Alberta T2M 0L6 E-mail: contact@ghostriverrediscovery.com Website: www.ghostriverrediscovery.com HINDU SOCIETY OF CALGARY 2225 – 24 Avenue NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 8M2 E-mail: jaimata@telus.net Website: www.calgarymandir.com THE HISPANIC ARTS SOCIETY 3360 14th Avenue NE Calgary, Alberta T2A 6J4 E-mail: hispanic@shaw.ca Website: www.hispanicarts.com IGBO CULTURAL ASSOCIATION of CALGARY P.O. Box 875, 3545 – 32 Avenue NE Calgary, Alberta, T1Y 6M6 E-mail: igbocalgary@yahoo.ca Website: www.igbocalgary.ca INDO-CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF IMMIGRANT SENIORS 216 Panamount Hill NW Calgary, Alberta T3K 5P5 E-mail: dassb@hotmail.com

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T: 403-291-2551 F: 403-291-5551

T: 403-271-2744 F: 403-232-1352

T: 403-256-1846

T: 403-239-0644 F: 403-366-7330


KHMER YOUTH ASSOCIATION OF ALBERTA 7011 Ogden Road SE Calgary, Alberta T2C 1B5 E-mail: info@khmeryouth.cambodianview.com Website: www.khmeryouth.cambodianview.com MAYOR’S YOUTH COUNCIL #820, 1202 Centre Street SE Calgary, Alberta T2P 5A5 E-mail: friendly@childfriendly.ab.ca Website: www.childfriendly.ab.ca

T: 403-455-8294

T: 403-266-5448 F: 403-264-0266

METIS CALGARY FAMILY SERVICES – Aboriginal Students Program & In Home Support 352 Sunvale Drive SE T: 403-240-4642 Calgary, Alberta T2X 2P1 F: 403-240-4846 E-mail: mail@mcfs.ca Website: www.mcfs.ca MÉTIS NATION OF ALBERTA REGION 3 1A – 4001 19 Street N.E Calgary, Alberta T2E 6X8 Website: www.albertametis.com E-mail: mlanz@metis.org MOSAIC FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE (CIAS) #520, 910 - 7 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 3N8 E-mail: mosaic@calgaryimmigrantaid.ca

Toll free: 1-800-267-5844 T: 403-569-8800 F: 403-569-8959

T: 403-265-6093 F: 403-265-1604

MUSLIM FAMILIES NETWORK SOCIETY (MFNS) P.O. Box 68256, 28 Crowfoot Terrace N.W. T: 403-466-6367 Calgary, Alberta T3G 2N8 F: 403-288-7093 E-mail: muslimfamilysociety@yahoo.com E-mail: idrees1147@hotmail.com Website: www.MuslimFamiliesNetwork.com  Programs for Families, Women, and Children: MFNS programs focus on educating the Muslim community through workshops, conferences, and seminars that raise awareness regarding the prevalence of domestic violence in the Muslim community as well as provide strategies for prevention and intervention.  Youth Development and Parental Education Programs: Providing an opportunity for youth and adults to participate in activities and discussions that are relevant to them.  Confidential Spiritual and Culturally sensitive Counseling on Various Issues: PreMarital and Post-Marital Counseling, Parenting, Domestic Abuse, Teen Health, Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Depression.  Newcomer Settlement Assistance: Assist refugees, new immigrations, and newcomers to Calgary in integrating comfortably into the community and society

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MUSLIM YOUTH INITIATIVE 303 Varsity Estates Bay NW T: 403-605-5701 Calgary, Alberta T3B 2W6 E-mail: info@thewesternmuslim.com Website: www.thewesternmuslim.com Muslim Youth Initiative is a not for profit organization that strives to create, strong positive connections with local communities and individual by collaborating with other organizations and encouraging innovative ideas that help make Canada a better place to live. Media Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Social, Religious, Educational and Youth Group NATIVE COUNSELLING SERVICE OF ALBERTA Second Floor, 614 6 Av SE Calgary, Alberta T2P 0S4 E-mail: calgary@ncsa.ca Website: www.ncsa.ca NORDIC FOLKDANCE SOCIETY Calgary, Alberta T2E 1G3 739 – 20 Avenue NW Calgary, Alberta T2M 1E2 E-mail: scanctr@telus.net

T: 403-237-7850 F: 403-237-7857

T: 403-284-2675 F: 403-230-0603

OUR LADY OF GRACE ITALIAN AND ENGLISH ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH 1714 -14 Avenue NE T: 403-276-1689 PACEKIDS PROGRAM #112, 5211 Macleod Trail South T: 403-234-7876 Calgary, Alberta T2H 0J3 F: 403-685-3146 E-mail: pacekids@telus.net Website: www.pacekids.ca We offer a variety of family-oriented therapeutic and educational programs for children with special needs. The programs are small group size. We help with arranging aide

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time for the child at home and in the school. We also operate summer camps along with regular programming throughout the year. Youth group, educational, services for people with disabilities. PLAST UKRAINIAN YOUTH ASSOCIATION - Calgary Branch Edmonton Trail RPO Box 52128 Calgary, Alberta T2E 8K9 E-mail: mhai@shaw.ca Website: www.plast.ca

T: 403-241-7615 F: 403-241-7639

POLISH CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF CALGARY 3015 – 15TH Street SW T: 403-291-3757 Calgary, Alberta T2E 7L8 F: 403-291-3758 E-mail: info@dompolski.ca Website: www.polishcanadianassociation.com The PCA aims to preserve the Polish heritage in Calgary and Alberta, enrich Canadian multiculturalism and support initiative important to our community. Hall rental, Youth Group, Seniors Support Group “POLANIE” POLISH SONG & DANCE ASSOCIATION 3015 – 15 Street NE Calgary, Alberta T2E 7L8 E-mail: info@polanie.ca Website: www.polanie.ca

T: 403-287-7336 F: 403-273-4632

POLISH SCOUTING ASSOCIATION T: 403-651-0707 E-mail: orlaperc@mlodybor.zhpkanada.org Polish Scouting Association in Canada is a member of the global organization of the Polish Scouting Association outside Poland, which continues the ideals of the pre-war Polish Scouting movement and has been working for more than 60 years. Our mission is to enable girls, boys and young adults to develop to their fullest potential, as responsible citizens of Canada who serve God, help others, contribute to their communities and are proud of their Polish heritage. Our mission and various goals are achieved through non-formal, activity based, hands-on educational programs, by which the scouting life-style and traditions, and the Polish culture are fostered. [taken from http://www.zhpkanada.org/index.php/about-us] Social, Educational, Youth Groups PORTAIL DE L’IMMIGRANT ASSOCIATION (PIA) #1601, 840 – 7 Ave SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 3G2 E-mail: info@pia-calgary.ca Website: www.pia-calgary.ca VALHALLA YOUTH DANCERS / VALHALLA YOUTH GROUP 4128 Maryvale Drive NE Calgary, Alberta

T: 403-668-0299 F: 403-668-0299

T: 403-272-7341 F: 403-272-7341

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E-mail: magentadesign@shaw.ca SCOUTS FRANCOPHONES de CALGARY c/o 2004 8th Avenue NW Calgary, Alberta T2N 4J4 E-mail: dcts@telusplanet.net SPANISH CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP P.O. Box 50198, Marlborough Postal Outlet Calgary, Alberta T2A 7P1 3125 – Catalina Boulevard NE Calgary, Alberta T1Y 6R1 ST. MARY’S ROMANIAN ORTHODOX PARISH of CALGARY 3511 – 3 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T3C 0A7 E-mail: information@saintmaryscalgary.org Website: http://saintmaryscalgary.org

T: 403-282-1630

T: 403-234-9980 F: 403-234-9980

T: 403-288-4699

ST. VLADIMIR’S UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH AND CULTURAL CENTRE 404 Meredith Road NE T: 403-264-3437 Calgary, Alberta T2E 5A6 F: 403-264-3438 E-mail: administration@stvlads.com Website: www.stvlads.com SWEDISH LANGUAGE SCHOOL 739 – 20 Avenue NW Calgary, Alberta T2M 1E2 Website: www.swedishschool.com

T: 403-284-2610 F: 403-284-2675

THE CALGARY FIDDLERS ASSOCIATION 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW T: 403-257- 4666 Calgary, Alberta T3H 6K6 E-mail: Nolana@calgaryfiddlers.com Website: www.CalgaryFiddlers.com The Calgary Fiddlers Association is a youth music organization, which provides young people the opportunity to learn the art of folk fiddling and to perform all that they have learned to audiences all over Calgary, Alberta, Canada and the world. TIBET CANADA WOMEN’S FOUNDATION 52 Hawkwood Cres N.W. Calgary, Alberta T3G 1X5 E-mail: admin@tcw.ca TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO CANADIAN ASSOCIATION 112, 3208 - 8 Avenue NE Calgary, Alberta T2A 7V8

T: 403-475-9350 F: 403-475-9350

T: 403-207-4499 F: 403-293-0317

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T: 403-275-1905 F: 403-274-3030

UKRAINIAN YOUTH ASSOCIATION OF CANADA (CYM) - Calgary Branch Edmonton Trail RPO Box 52128 T: 403-277-9673 Calgary, Alberta T2E 8K9 F: 403-277-9673 E-mail: CYMCalgary@gmail.com or cymnet@cym.org Website: www.cym.org/ca/calgary VIETNAMESE BUDDHIST CULTURAL CENTRE OF CALGARY 1720 – 36 Street SE Calgary, Alberta T2A 1C8

T: 403-235-3060

YOUTHINK PUBLICATIONS SOCIETY 223 – 12th AVE SW Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9 E-mail: info@youthinkit.com

T: 403-262-9983 F: 403-262-9984

YMAP Calgary (YMCA) 5700 Falconridge Blvd. NE Calgary, Alberta T3J 3N4 YMCA Calgary #510, 940 – 6 Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 3T1 E-mail: jramirez@calgary.ymca.ca Website: www.ymcacalgary.org

T: 403-280-4875 F: 403-293-5927

T: 403-531-1660 F: 403-531-1664

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