Stories from Alberta communities
The province of Alberta was built by hardworking people from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Our diverse, welcoming communities reflect this foundation. In this section of the website you can read about some of the ways Albertans from all walks of life are helping newcomers settle in their new home so that they can enjoy all the province has to offer.
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Many cultures make up Alberta's welcoming communities
Newcomers play a significant role in the economic prosperity and social fabric of Alberta. Come Together Alberta helps Alberta communities to be the best they can be to maintain a high quality of life and sense of belonging for all community members. Read more…
Calgary catering business helps newcomers create recipe for success
Geeta Khanduja from India is one of the hundreds of newcomers EthniCity Catering has helped since the business began in 1997. Read more…
City of Brooks celebrates diversity
"A community that people are proud to call home" is the vision of the City of Brooks, located in the heart of southeastern Alberta, which is achieving this goal is by promoting the importance of cultural diversity. Read more…
Red Deer soccer team helps players reach their goals
A men's soccer team is helping newcomers in Red Deer adjust to the challenges of living in a new country. Read more…
Rocky Mountain House paves road for increased settlement services for newcomers in smaller centres
A pilot-project offered through Am Braighe Education & Training Services in Rocky Mountain House is helping newcomers in the area feel more settled in their community. The project was developed by the West Country Welcoming Community Association in Rocky Mountain House, which promotes cross-cultural awareness and continues to look for ways to create a more welcoming and inclusive environment in the Rocky Mountain House area. Read more...
Watch videos about Albertans from different cultural backgrounds talking about the province they call home.
Date Updated: Tue, 12 Mar 2013 10:10:40