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AGE-WELL
GE-WELL is excited to host AgeTech Innovation Week, a unique new event for anyone with an interest in technology and aging, to be held October 4-8, 2021. This free virtual event will feature curated public panels, workshops, networking opportunities and catalytic conversations that connect people
Government of Alberta
Extending the deadline for applications gives employers more time to apply as they focus on reopening their businesses. As Alberta’s economy recovers, small and medium-sized businesses are focused on reopening and rehiring staff. Many of these businesses also provided services to Albertans in the
Government of Alberta
Close to $182 million in applications to Alberta’s largest jobs training program signals confidence in the province’s future economic recovery and growth. Since launching in May, the Alberta Jobs Now program has approved approximately 2,700 applications from employers. This will help nearly 14,000
Government of Alberta
As part of Alberta’s Recovery Plan, Alberta’s government will invest up to $150 million to expand and improve broadband internet in rural, remote and Indigenous communities. Currently, about 80 per cent of Indigenous communities and 67 per cent of rural communities do not have access to the high
Government of Alberta
More than 2.8 million Albertans have rolled up their sleeves to protect themselves, their loved ones and their communities from COVID-19. As of July 22, 75 per cent of eligible Albertans have received at least one dose of vaccine through Alberta Health Services, community pharmacies and physician
Government of Alberta
Alberta’s government will invest nearly $8 million to support Indigenous-led efforts to care for mental health, including supporting the healing of residential school survivors and their families. Through the new Residential School Mental Health Support Grant Program, First Nations, Metis
Government of Alberta
Alberta’s government and a coalition of businesses have partnered to launch a new mobile vaccination clinic focusing on worksites, rural and hard-to-reach communities. Alberta’s first mobile vaccination clinic is a joint effort between Alberta Health and a broad coalition of businesses to help
Government of Alberta
The governments of Alberta and Canada will fund new housing for Blackfoot women who intend to move to Lethbridge from nearby reserves. This unique project will provide 14 safe and stable housing units for Blackfoot women and their children who are relocating from the Kainai, Siksika and Piikani
Government of Alberta
The governments of Alberta and Canada are bringing more mixed-income housing to Lethbridge-area seniors. The new development includes 64 housing units addressing the need for more affordable seniors homes in the City of Lethbridge. The units will incorporate a mixed-income model, allowing residents
Government of Alberta
Since the beginning of July, Minister Madu has been meeting with municipal councils, Indigenous leaders and other stakeholders throughout the province. Starting July 20, the first in a series of town hall meetings scheduled across Alberta will give the public an opportunity to voice their concerns