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Rodeo History

iMay 15, 2018

Rodeo was first introduced to  North America by Mexican explorers in the late 1680s.  Mexican explores moved from one Hispanic territory to another eventually spreading their culture and heritage to the Americans and Canadians. It was in the latter half of 1880’s that the explorers tradition...

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iApr 24, 2018

For some people, Victoria Day is a sign that summer is just around the corner. The holiday, which is only celebrated in Canada and Scotland, began as a celebration to honour Queen Victoria’s birthday. The British queen was born on May 24, 1819. She was the longest reigning monarch in...

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Brooks Got Talent 7-Another great success!

iDec 12, 2017

Image of the event can be found under the photos tab Our Brooks Got talent 7 event was another success. Each year we here at Brooks County Immigration Services (BCIS) have the great honor of hosting Brooks Got Talent year after year. This year we celebrated our 7th year hosting this...

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Unity Walk a Success

iMar 23, 2017

Images of this event can be found under the Photos tab! Around 100 people took part in the annual Unity Walk on March 21 to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Festivities began at Veteran's Park near City Hall where a special banner was unveiled, titled the...

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Unity Walk on March 21!

iMar 09, 2017

When you see a large group of people carrying flags in Brooks on March 21, come and join the fun! BCIS, in conjunction with SPEC Association, the City of Brooks, the Francophone Society of Brooks and MHC Brooks Campus invite you to join us on March 21 for a special Unity Walk,...

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Brooks Got Talent 5 is Coming!

iNov 16, 2016

Showcasing the best in cultural dance, song, and other amazing talents, Brooks Got Talent is back for it’s fifth year. The region’s longest running talent show always draws a capacity crowd, and this year is going to be another blockbuster. In addition to the wonderful entertainment,...

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BCIS to Sponsors Diversity Award

iOct 20, 2016

The annual Brooks & District Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year awards gala is happening Oct. 21. Once again, BCIS is proud to sponsor the Business Diversification Award during this event. Recipients are those who believe and put into practice the values of inclusion and respect. These are businesses...

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Celebrating Alberta Culture Days

iAug 29, 2016

Every fall, Albertans gather to celebrate the cultures that makes our province vibrant. Last year, there were over 900 events in more than 70 communities across Alberta during this special weekend. In Brooks, we're lucky to have some amazing events going on durig Alberta Culture Days, held this year Sept. 30...

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Summer Celebrations

iJul 05, 2016

The next few months are a time for great celebrations! We just had Canada Day, and we’ve marked the end of Ramadan with Eid al-Fitr. Many people take this time of year to enjoy holidays in nature with their families. BCIS has reason to celebrate, too. On Aug. 24,...

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Get ready for Rodeo!

iMay 26, 2016

Yes, the annual kick-off to summer is here. Rodeo Week is an exciting time in Brooks as we celebrate this amazing tradition. There’s a free pancake breakfast every morning of Rodeo Week (June 6-11) at several local businesses, which is a great way to meet with friends...

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