Our New East Village Community Space

carya east village

Help us build our Space for All in East Village! Vote for carya in Aviva’s Community Fund competition. As you might have heard, we’re coming to Calgary’s East Village! We’re already offering programs and services in the area, such as The Way In and our older adult Wellness Exchange. Now, we’re excited to create a permanent… Read more »

An Engaged Father is a Game Changer

An engaged father is a game changer

This Father’s Day, consider giving the gift that helps build strong families for generations to come. Fathers come in many shapes and sizes. A dad might be a biological or adoptive parent, a stepparent, a father figure or any other male-identified individual in a child’s life that serves a caregiving role. Whoever they are, they… Read more »

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Carya Causes / Families

Doing Some Sirius Good

Sirius Allies

Two of our Sirius Allies share what they’ve loved and learned as carya volunteers. Being a volunteer requires a special kind of commitment. Choosing to be part of something not because you have to, but because you truly want to is a powerful and wonderful thing. We are very lucky to have Barbara and Laura as… Read more »

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Teens and Tweens

A Blind Man and his Library


An Elder Service Corps project Everyone’s got a story to tell. Clem Blakeslee’s story is a pretty amazing one. Clem is 83 years old. He has a number of university degrees, and flourished in several careers, including teaching, journalism and broadcasting. His passion for learning is surpassed only by his great love of non-fiction books, and… Read more »

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Older Adults