For the first time our Youth Achievement Awards winners are sharing their stories with you. We hope that you enjoy reading them





In School Settlement

The In School Settlement Program operates in schools across the city offering comprehensive, client centered settlement services, and delivering information sessions and workshops on housing, employment, Canadian customs, traditions, and more.

Afterschool Program

The Afterschool Program works with immigrant youth throughout their school years (grades 1-12) and focuses on keeping youth positively engaged by providing academic support, English development, recreational and healthy life skills.

Mentorship Program

The Mentorship Program introduces immigrant youth (grades 10 – 12) to Calgary, Canada and pairs them with mentors who are successfully integrated. Our mentors provide a support system by offering school tours, translation, and friendship.

RBC Youth Empowerment

The RBC Youth Empowerment Program uses a holistic approach to help high school immigrant and English learners to overcome challenges in the classroom.  We offer free tutoring in math, sciences, literacy, and writing.

Latest Blog Posts


Calgary Stampede VIP Tour

On Monday, June 10th, some of our YAA scholarship winners were given a VIP tour of Calgary's Stampede grounds. The students were introduced to the Stampede's Youth Programs, learned the history behind the Indian Village, visited the barns that held many of the horses...

Canada Day Flash Mob

This past weekend 12 of our youth along with 3 CBFY staff members participated in a flash mob along Stephen Avenue celebrating Canada 150. Their 10 minute performance included an opening set with Afrination, Bollywood dancers, Philippine dancers, and a hip-hop dance....

CBFY’s 2017 Annual General Meeting

On the evening of June 21st, CBFY held its Annual General Meeting where the Board of Directors, partners, funders, and staff attended. Mark Olson, now the past Chairman, presented 3 Honorary Life Membership awards to Dr. John Wu, Debbie Wershler and Krystyna...

Canada 150 – Blast from the Past

Six years ago, Ryerson Centre for Immigration and Settlement published this on their website: In 2017 - just six years from now - Canadians will come together to celebrate their country's 150th anniversary. One of the most striking developments on which we will...

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Contact Info

Address:  #620, 5920 Macleod Trail SW | Calgary, AB T2H 0K2
Phone: 403-230-7745
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm
Closed Saturday, Sunday and Statutory Holidays


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