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Tomasia DaSilva
Alberta non-profits joined forces Tuesday to issue an urgent plea to the province for more funding. The ask for an immediate, one-time top-up of $30 million comes as many charities across Alberta juggle heightened demand for services, while revenues — including donations — decrease substantially
Government of Alberta
Indigenous Relations Minister Rick Wilson issued the following statement to recognize Métis Week, Nov. 13-19: “I am proud to celebrate the rich history, heritage and accomplishments of Métis people during Métis Week. “A distinct people born of First Nations and European settlers, this rich
Healthy Aging Alberta
Healthy Aging Alberta is exploring the possibility of a common referral system for community-based seniors serving (CBSS) organizations providing home supports services to older adults within Calgary and surrounding areas. Through autumn 2022 and winter 2023, we are hosting a series of stakeholder
Government of Alberta
Premier Danielle Smith has issued mandate letters to multiple government ministers to take actions to stand up for Albertans and get a better deal for Alberta within Canada. The mandate letters issued November 10 build on mandates already announced to address the effects of the affordability crisis
Ashley Geddes
We've all heard about the physical health benefits of going for regular walks, with studies linking brisk walking to a decreased risk of heart disease, high cholesterol, diabetes and hypertension; not to mention stronger leg muscles. But longtime Alberta walking enthusiasts say the social benefits
Janet French
The Alberta government will re-index benefit payments to inflation for nearly 300,000 people, the minister of seniors, community and social services announced Wednesday. Minister Jeremy Nixon said he's working to get Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH), income support benefits and
Government of Alberta
Premier Danielle Smith has issued mandate letters to multiple government ministers tasked with addressing the effects of the affordability crisis. The letters to the ministers of Affordability and Utilities, Children’s Services, Culture, Education, Municipal Affairs, and Seniors, Community and
Josh Kozelj
The shed is tucked away at the end of a cul-de-sac in a residential neighbourhood. It’s about six metres high with dark blue panels on its side and a red cursive sign hanging from the roof that reads “Coquitlam Men’s Shed.” Outside, you can hear cars zooming by on Lougheed Highway. Inside, there are
Cathy Barr, Ph.D. & Emily Jensen
As we enter the final stretch of the year, Canada continues to experience considerable social and economic tumult. Although the pandemic is no longer dominating the headlines, its impacts are still being felt in many ways. In this challenging environment, nonprofits continue to do their best to
Government of Alberta
Alberta’s government wants to hear from Albertans as Budget 2023 is prepared. Listening to Albertans through public consultations is a valuable part of the process to develop Alberta’s budget. In addition, the government will also receive input from groups including community and business leaders