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COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MBA
Posted August 9, 2018

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About: Earn your MBA on Weekends in Calgary or Edmonton. With classes scheduled about 16 weekends a year, this MBA program caters to working people needing flexibility to balance work, family/studies, in either Calgary or Edmonton. The MBA in Community Economic Development resonates with people working in the public sector, community organizations, social enterprises and entrepreneurs, attracting learners who want to make a difference in their organizations and communities. CBU MBA is also accessible to non-degree applicants who have significant managerial experience, as well as to degree applicants with non-business degree backgrounds. All courses are delivered face-to-face on weekends by acclaimed faculty from all across Canada, allowing you to advance your career while continuing to work by earning your MBA degree in 24 to 26 months. Fully approved by Alberta's Minister of Advanced Education and Technology, this program has already been delivered in Edmonton for 15 years, with over 60 Learners currently enrolled. An affordable program, with tuition paid on a course by course basis; eligible for student loans, Credit Union and Bank Education Lines of Credit, and RRSP lifelong learning loans.
Context: Cape Breton University now offers its unique MBA degree in 8 cities across Canada: Edmonton, Calgary, Kingston, Toronto, Brandon, Saskatoon, Whitehorse, and Sydney; a 15 year track record delivering the program outside the CBU main campus!

Infosession Edmonton
Date: Tuesday August 28th
Times: 12:00 pm, 5:00 pm, and 6:00 pm
Venue: NAIT (Room WA 114)
Registration: Register online for NAIT information sessions online

Infosession Calgary
Date: August 29th
Times: 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm
Venue: Calgary Public Library (616 MacLeod Trail, Basement Meeting Room #2)
Registration: Register for Calgary Library sessions online

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CED - MBA
Posted June 19, 2018

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About: Earn your MBA on Weekends in Edmonton or Calgary: with classes scheduled about 16 weekends a year, this MBA program caters to working people who need flexibility to balance work, family and studies. The MBA in Community Economic Development resonates with people working in the public sector, community organizations, social enterprises and entrepreneurial businesses, attracting learners who want to make a difference in their organizations and communities. All courses are delivered face-to-face on weekends by acclaimed faculty from all across Canada, allowing you to advance your career while continuing to work by earning your MBA degree in 24 to 26 months in any of the 8 cities of program delivery. Fully approved by Alberta's Minister of Advanced Education and Technology, this program has already been delivered in Edmonton for 15 years, with over 60 Learners currently enrolled. An affordable program, with tuition paid on a course by course basis, and eligible for student loans, Credit Union and Bank Education Lines of Credit, and RRSP lifelong learning loans.

Meet us in Calgary
Date: Monday June 18th
Times: 12noon and 5pm
Venue: SAIT (Heritage Hall Room AA117, SAIT Main Campus)

Date: Tuesday June 19th
Times: 7:45am and 12noon
Venue: Calgary Chamber of Commerce (Samuel Donald Room)

Meet us in Edmonton
Date: Thursday June 21st
Times: 4pm and 6pm
Venue: NAIT (Room W114)

Date: Friday June 22nd
Time: 7:30am
Venue: Edmonton Chamber of Commerce (6th Floor Small Conference Room)

Date: Friday June 22nd
Time: 12noon
Venue: NAIT (Room W114)

Contact: Email mba@cbu.ca | Mobile-Text: 1.902.317.3754
PS. Cape Breton University (CBU) now offers its unique MBA degree in 8 cities across Canada: Edmonton, Calgary, Kingston, Toronto, Brandon, Saskatoon, Whitehorse, and Sydney, with a 15 year track record delivering the program outside the CBU main campus.

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Train the Trainer Edmonton
Professional Development
Posted May 29, 2018

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Dates: June 26 to 29, 2018
About: join us for RentSmart Educator in Edmonton. Our purpose is to provide education/support to tenants & landlords with the goal of Successful Tenancies. Successful Tenancies are key to housing stability, prevention of homelessness and strong communities. RentSmart Educator (Train the Trainer) is a 4-day professional development course that covers: Best practices in housing stability and homelessness prevention; Adult education and facilitation best practices; Prevention of homelessness and increasing housing stability; Curriculum for RentSmart and RentReady; Engaging landlords; Measuring impact; Conditions for successful delivery of RentSmart model.
Goals: By the end of the workshop, trainees will be ready to organize and deliver the RentSmart model as a Community Educator. Community Partners and Educators receive the following benefits: License to deliver a program proven to help youth, individuals and families achieve housing stability; Regularly updated curriculum focused on building the knowledge, skills and confidence to help people find and keep their housing; Connection to a growing network of community partners; Bi-monthly Community Educator newsletters and webinars; Staff support to organize and host your first RentSmart course; Regularly updated data that can be shared with funders and community; Part of a growing movement for the prevention of homelessness.
For More Information & Pricing: Call Katie MacDonald at: 780.420.6161 ext. 652 or Ready to Rent at 250.388.7171

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CBU MBA in Community Economic Development
Information Sessions
Posted March 28, 2018

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About: Cape Breton University offers its unique MBA degree in 7 cities across Canada, including Edmonton and Calgary. All courses are delivered face-to-face on weekends by acclaimed faculty from all across Canada. Advance your career while continuing to work by earning your MBA degree in 24 to 26 months.
Context: The program resonates with people working in the public sector, community organizations, and entrepreneurial businesses, attracting learners who want to make a difference in their organizations and communities.
Highlights: with classes scheduled about 16 weekends a year, this MBA program caters to working people who need flexibility to balance work, family and studies. An affordable program, with tuition paid on a course by course basis, as well as transfer credits for relevant courses taken previously. And by keeping pace with the Edmonton or Calgary cohort taking about 8 courses per year, learners qualify for student loans, credit union or bank education lines of credit, and RRSP education loans.
Quality: Fully approved by Alberta's Minister of Advanced Education and Technology, this program has already been delivered in Edmonton for 15 years, with over 60 Learners currently enrolled.
Meet us in Calgary: Thursday April 5th at SAIT (10am and 3pm, Room AA117 Heritage Hall, SAIT Main Campus), and at the Calgary Chamber of Commerce (12noon and 5pm) | Calgary Facebook event
Meet us in Edmonton: Friday April 6th at NAIT (10am and 12:00noon Room WB116; 3pm and 5pm Room WA112) and Saturday April 7th at NAIT (10am Room WA110) | Edmonton Facebook event
Contact: If you cannot attend one of these sessions, contact Barrie Riome MBA Director at Cape Breton University 1.902.563.1981 or mba@cbu.ca

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Star of the North Retreat Centre Programs
Posted January 9, 2018

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TLC for Caregivers | An afternoon of quiet reflection and some sharing and rest to honour those who are in for the long haul of caring for someone with little ability to care for themselves. Take time to honour the feelings that come with selfless giving and compassion and to spend time with others who understand the wave of emotions that are often mixed with sorrow and joy on the continuing journey. Facilitator Helen Gledhow.
Date: Wed Jan 24
Time: 1-4 pm
Cost: $25 (Subsidy available)

Slow Down! Retreat Days with Sandy Prather | Take time to rest your body and refresh your spirit. Each retreat day consists of thought-provoking presentations on a spiritual topic combined with ample time for personal reflection and prayer.
Dates: Thurs January 18: “How I Love Your Word!” Soaking in Scripture | Thurs March 15: Leaning Into Lent: Daring to go Deep | Thurs April 19: “Pack Nothing!”: Travel Notes for the Journey
Time: 9:30 to 3 pm
Cost: $40/retreat day (includes lunch)

Writing Our Sacred Lives from Sacred Earth | Do you dream of writing? These four sessions will provide input, time for writing, and time for sharing. The focus will be on a connection of our individual lives to the land, our planet & the cosmos: a contemplative ecological approach. Come explore the life-lines of your life in a prayerful, reflective space.
Facilitators: Anita Allsopp & Lucie Leduc
Dates: Feb. 1: What waters are you from? | Feb. 8: The gift of tears | Feb. 15: The home landscape | Feb. 22: At home, always a stranger.
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Cost: $80 for 4 week session

St. Paul: Accepting the Challenge to Follow ‘The Way’ | This 30 minute live theatre piece shares St. Paul’s conversion experience, of how he was filled with God's Light and Love and was sent on an amazing journey! The performance is followed by a reflection, and talk-back session.
Facilitated by: Paul Punyi, Rooney Punyi Educational Theatre
Date: Wed Feb 7, 2018
Time: 7:30-9 pm
Cost: $25.

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ENGLISH TEACHERS RESOURCES
Posted May 29, 2017

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Dates: Workshops take place on alternating Saturdays
Time: 9:00 am to 2:30 pm
Cost: Free - a light breakfast and lunch are included
About: CCI-LEX offers free support and materials for volunteer English teachers and tutors! Are you a community-based English tutor/teacher supporting refugees or other recent newcomers? We would like to support you! Come to one of our free workshops and receive training, lesson plans, and a stack of ready-to-go teaching materials (aimed at Beginner learners).
About CCI-LEX: Cultural Connections Institute – The Learning Exchang is a non-profit, charitable organization offering English as a Second Language classes to refugees, permanent and temporary residents, and citizens in Canada. Our mission is to promote personal growth for adults through English language instruction and the exchange of cultural knowledge.

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ESL Workshops
Posted February 16, 2017

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Offered by: CCI-LEX
Dates: Workshops are held on alternating Saturdays
Time: 9:00am to 2:30pm
Participants: Community-based English tutor/teacher supporting refugees or other recent newcomers
Note: If you have a larger group of people who is interested in taking our workshop, we can come to you!
Cost: Free! Includes light breakfast/lunch, support & materials
Program: Receive free training, lesson plans & materials for English teachers and tutors, and a stack of ready-to-go teaching materials (aimed at Beginner learners)
About Us: Cultural Connections Institute – The Learning Exchange Edmonton www.cci-lex.ca | is a non-profit, charitable organization offering English as a Second Language classes to refugees, permanent and temporary residents, and citizens in Canada. Our mission is to promote personal growth for adults through English language instruction and the exchange of cultural knowledge.
Information: Contact CCI-LEX for details by Email: bel@cci-lex.ca | Ph: 780.944.0792

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WORKSHOPS
New Alberta Workers (NAW)
Posted August 23, 2016

Context: Improving Workplace Health and Safety for Temporary Foreign Workers and other New-to-Alberta Workers
Length: 1.5 -2 hours any day of the week (including weekends) or time of day (including evenings)
Cost: FREE
Participants: Maximum number in a session: 20
PLEASE NOTE: The NAW program fits very well within ESL/EAL, job preparation, citizenship and other existing programs supporting newcomers. We would NOT suggest marketing it as a stand alone program.
About: New Alberta Workers is a province wide program provided by the Alberta Workers’ Health Centre in partnership with the Multicultural Health Brokers Cooperative and the Ethno-Cultural Council of Calgary. Workshops’ content is tailored to meet each group's need. We provide FREE workshops to support New to Alberta workers (Temporary Foreign Workers, immigrants and refugees) and those who support them to know more about how to improve workplace health and safety and to better understand our rights as workers under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. We have had great success providing the workshop with learners engaged in a number of programs with immigrant serving agencies, ethno-cultural community organizations and Community Adult Learning Councils across the province. We would be VERY pleased to provide the workshop for your community members or to participants in your programs!
What will you learn? Some workers may find it difficult to speak up about workplace health and safety issues. New Alberta Workers workshop provides information and resources that help workers to better understand and exercise their rights. Topics include: Information about occupational health and safety; How to identify workplace dangers and hazards; Rights and Responsibilities – The Three Worker Rights; The Right to Refuse process; The best ways workers can protect themselves; Resources (where to get help) including Workers’ Compensation Board.
Resources: We have done our best to develop resources and to deliver the program in an accessible and interactive manner for EAL/ESL participants at the intermediate and advanced levels. For basic EAL learners, our workshop facilitators can deliver the program in a variety of languages, including Tagalog, Russian and Spanish. We will also work with you to provide translation into first language, when necessary. The workshop is interactive and includes skits, and small and large group activities.
INFO: If you would like to learn more about the New Alberta Workers program or to schedule a workshop, please contact Lori Shortreed, Program Coordinator at 780.486.9009 | Toll free at: 1.888.729.4879 or by email to: info@newalbertaworkers.org

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Workshops
New Alberta Workers (NAW)
Posted January 13, 2016

About: NAW is a province wide program provided by the Alberta Workers’ Health Centre in partnership with the Multicultural Health Brokers Cooperative and the Ethno-Cultural Council of Calgary. We provide FREE workshops to support new to Alberta workers (Temporary Foreign Workers, immigrants/refugees) and those who support them to know more about how to improve workplace health/safety and to better understand our rights as workers under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. We have had great success providing the workshop with learners engaged in a number of programs with immigrant serving agencies, ethno-cultural community organizations and Community Adult Learning Councils across the province. We would be VERY pleased to provide the workshop for the participants in your programs!
Overview: Some workers may find it difficult to speak up about workplace health and safety issues. New Alberta Workers workshop provides information and resources that help workers to better understand and exercise their rights. Topics include: Information about occupational health/safety; How to identify workplace dangers & hazards; Rights and Responsibilities – The Three Worker Rights; The "right to refuse" process; The best ways workers can protect themselves; Resources (where to get help) including Workers’ Compensation Board.
Workshops: Content is tailored to each group's need. We have done our best to develop resources, and to deliver the program in an accessible and interactive manner for EAL/ESL participants at the intermediate and advanced levels. Workshop facilitators can deliver the program in a variety of languages. The workshop is interactive and includes skits, small and large group activities. Length: 2 hours any day of the week (including weekends) or time of day (including evenings). Cost: Free. Maximum number of participants in a session: 20.
PLEASE NOTE: The NAW program fits very well within ESL, job preparation, citizenship and other existing programs supporting newcomers. We would not suggest marketing it as a stand-alone program.
Inquiries: If you would like further information or to schedule a workshop, contact Lori Shortreed, Program Coordinator at 1.888.729.4879 (toll free) or send an email to: info@newalbertaworkers.org

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