Fall 2023 Business Training Wraps Up with Pitching Practice and La Prosciutteria

After three months of beginner and advanced streams of business training on essential topics like marketing and sales, business regulations and licensing, pricing and profit scaling, management methods and client relations, our Fall 2023 Business Development Training Program recently wrapped up with Business Pitching Workshop. Each entrepreneur was able to craft impressive business plans and…

RECAP: AHC’s 2nd Annual Community Experience Sharing Forum – Building Inclusive Communities: A Common Vision

This past November, AHC’s Community Capacity Building Program hosted their 2nd Annual Community Experience Sharing Forum – Building Inclusive Communities: A Common Vision With a focus on fostering a strong sense of community and celebrating the power of collaboration, the day saw community members and leaders with diverse backgrounds come together, share their varied experiences,…

Rural Small Centres Hosts Winter Badminton Tournament in Camrose.

Earlier this October, AHC’s Rural Small Centres’ Team hosted their first Winter Badminton Tournament in Camrose.  Inclusion in sports has innumerable benefits for youth, but many newcomer youth face barriers to sports due to sports organizations and facilities not anticipating their background and accommodating to their different languages and cultures.  We are so happy to…

Recap: 8th Annual Celebration of Alberta’s Entrepreneurial Successes

This past weekend AHC’s Entrepreneurship Supports hosted it’s 8th Annual Celebration of Alberta’s Entrepreneurial Successes. The celebration serves as an opportunity to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of each of the newcomer entrepreneurs involved with AHC over the past year.  With 60+ entrepreneurs receiving certificates for their successful participation in an entrepreneurship program, the…

Recap: English Corner – Exploring Multiculturalism in Canada

Over the summer, AHC introduced English Corner, a series meant to bring people together to celebrate and learn about multiculturalism in Alberta while improving their English skills. Every session asked community members to share as a group about their own cultural experiences while learning more about how various cultures approach different customs like clothing, colour,…

Recap: k-days by ESP

K-Days 2023 brought so many special opportunities to AHC and its clients!    AHC’s Entrepreneurship Supports Program collaborated with Explore Edmonton to showcase over 30 newcomer-owned small businesses which have been supported by the program in the past at the K-Days Pop-Up Marketplace. From July 21st to 23rd every passionate entrepreneur was able to represent…

Mental Health Event – Recap

Nurturing Minds, Transforming Lives, Championing Mental Health for a Brighter Tomorrow!    In May, AHC hosted multiple introductory mental health events to support people of all backgrounds as they learned tools for self-exploration and emotional regulation. This included our “Art-Based Support – An Introduction” Workshop where people of many ages and cultures had the opportunity…

AHC’s Seed Grant Ceremony – Event Recap

AHC’s Community Development Department hosts its first Seed Grant Ceremony Here at AHC, we aspire to make stronger, healthier communities and a part of doing that is by providing ambitious community initiatives with resources to grow. Earlier this June, our Community Development department hosted AHC’s first ever Seed Grant Ceremony after completing their largest grant…