Chinook Arch Regional Library System | September 11, 2019


Free Intergenerational Program for Seniors & Children available in various Southern Alberta locations on select dates between September 10 to November 7.

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Families Canada - Familles Canada | June 07, 2019


At all stages and ages, being a present, attentive and loving dad will help ensure children’s success and happiness. Learn more about the ways in which dads going through the immigration process can continue to support and provide for their families through employment services, community involvement and play. This video is part of the Family Life in Canada resource series. The series aims to help newcomers adjust to life in Canada and encourages them to access information, programs, services and resources in their community.

Families Canada - Familles Canada | June 07, 2019


Children’s rights are human rights, and it’s important for every Canadian and every newcomer to understand what those rights are. When parents model behaviour that respects child and human rights, children feel that their needs are met, that they are valued and that they can thrive. How do children’s rights apply in Canada? What’s the difference between a want and a right? This video answers these questions and more to help newcomer families adjust to their new life in Canada.

Families Canada - Familles Canada | June 07, 2019


Moving to a new country is especially hard for teenagers. They must learn how to navigate challenges such as balancing culture, traditions and Canadian customs all while making new friends. Changes at home, a new school system, a new language and a harsh winter can be difficult. Learn from other teenagers’ experiences and get their best advice about being a teen in Canada.

Families Canada - Familles Canada | June 07, 2019


Parents can face many challenges when they arrive in a new country with their children. Most parents, no matter where they are from, want their children to be happy and healthy, and have good relationships with them and other people. Is parenting in Canada different? What are the expectations? How can parents establish trust and manage stress? This video answers these questions and introduces parents to positive discipline.

Families Canada - Familles Canada | June 07, 2019


By building a social support network, newcomer parents and children can feel less stress and isolation. By using positive discipline, parents can build a relationship with their child that will last forever. This way, families can manage the changes that come with building their new life in Canada.