In December 2001, the Senate of Canada passed a motion to officially designate May as Asian Heritage Month in recognition of the important contributions of Asian Canadians to the settlement, growth and social and cultural development of Canada and in recognition of Canada’s diversity.

ImaginASIAN 2012, Calgary’s Asian Heritage Month,  joins eleven cities across Canada, including Fredericton, Montréal, Toronto, Winnipeg and Vancouver in presenting a month long festival to celebrate Canada’s Pan-Asian heritage.

Through ImaginASIAN and other programs during the year, the AHF creates engaging opportunities for people of all backgrounds to participate in activities and events that reflect the diversity of Asian-Canadians in Alberta.

In addition to the ImaginASIAN lineup, the AHF also helps to promote other community events held in honour of Asian Heritage Month.

Sponsors _ Supporters

Asian Heritage Month provides an opportunity for communities to work together to make cross-cultural connections and recognize the value of cultural diversity. Join our growing list of sponsors and supporters today.

2012 Asian Heritage Month Events

May 2012- Find out more details about the 2012 ImaginASIAN Events by clicking the Events listed on the left menu starting with Kick-Off.  Plus, peruse all our community sponsored events in our events calendar!

What Makes Apartments In The Calgary Area Worth Living In?

Do you want a new place to live that can meet all of your lifestyle needs? Apartments for rent Calgary options exist that can help you be happy and comfortable. However, you first have to know what to seek out in the way of an apartment, which is what you're about to get familiar with here.

A home that is an apartment has to be in a place where you know the neighbors are decent enough to live around. Some places are known for people that party, do drugs, or have other problems all the time. You can read up on what people think of the apartments through reviews if you want to know if you should expect problems when living there. It's also possible that you can go and do a walk-through to see if you notice a lot of issues when you visit.

The best apartment for you isn't going to be the same as someone else. You may want certain features or want it on the bottom floor. Think carefully about what you want because you can then narrow down your choices instead of just looking around aimlessly and hoping for the best. It can take a ton of time to look around at places and it can start to get frustrating after a while. Look online for information about where you can go and what they offer and that can be a good start. Call to confirm anything you learn about in case a website has out-of-date information on it.

Are there any specials for those that want to live in a complex? Sometimes landlords or property management companies will give you a deal so that you can save money or get something free when you move in. For instance, they may have a special going on where you don't have to pay the first or last month of rent like usual. If they are not getting a lot of interest from potential renters then they have to do what they can to make the place seem more attractive to get business.

The apartments in Calgary you can find by utilizing the great tips from above will be worth the money you pay in rent. It's a lot better to be sure of what you are going to be paying for so you don't get stuck in a place you dislike. Now you know what to seek out and can get started.