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Government of Alberta
The Government of Alberta is urging everyone to get immunised against influenza this year, more than ever, to protect their health and support the province's fight against COVID-19. Flu shots are now available free of charge at pharmacies and doctors’ offices across the province. Alberta Health
Alberta Health Services & CBC News
On October 13, 2020 AHS released a statement regarding the AHS review implementation, indicating that the Government of Alberta has directed Alberta Health Services (AHS) to proceed carefully in implementing a portion of their plan. The news release also stated that there will be no job losses for
The Canadian Press
Tens of thousands of seniors are at risk of losing benefits because they haven't yet filed their taxes. The Liberals are making a public plea for them to submit their returns as soon as possible so payments of the guaranteed income supplement aren't suspended come January 1. Service Canada has sent
United Way of Calgary and Area
Healhty Aging CORE Alberta (United of Calgary and Area as backbone orgnization) is looking for a Community Developer to fill a 7 month fixed-term position. The Community Developer plays a key role in supporting the provincial sector; building, networking, and coordinating activities of the Community
Government of Alberta
The Affordable Housing Review Panel was appointed to review Alberta’s affordable housing system in July 2020. This review explored ways affordable housing can become even more affordable and accessible for people with low income. Nearly 500,000 Albertans spend more than 30% of their household income
Government of Canada
On October 5, the Federal Government will release the final installment of the $350M in emergency community funding to alleviate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on vulnerable communities. Three national partners including United Way Centraide Canada, Canadian Red Cross, and Community
Government of Canada
The Government committed to action on critical issues for seniors in the Speech from the Throne delivered on September 23, including: Increasing Old Age Security once a senior turns 75, and boosting the Canada Pension Plan survivor benefit. Taking additional action to help people stay in their homes
Government of Alberta, Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women
In response to popular demand, Albertans now have until Wednesday, October 6 to nominate stellar volunteers for the Stars of Alberta awards, which includes the new Breaking Barriers category. The Stars of Alberta awards highlight and pay tribute to volunteers who give their time, energy and skills
Orange Shirt Day
Orange Shirt Day is a legacy of the St. Joseph Mission (SJM) Residential School (1891-1981) Commemoration Project and Reunion events that took place in Williams Lake, BC, Canada, in May 2013. This project was the vision of Esketemc (Alkali Lake) Chief Fred Robbins, who is a former student himself
Government of Canada
On September 16, The Prime Minister, shared the details of the investments that will be made through the Safe Restart Agreement. Through the Agreement, reached earlier this summer, the Government of Canada announced over $19 billion in federal funding to help provinces and territories safely restart