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Government of Alberta
The government is providing $750,000 to the Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Council to support elder abuse prevention and intervention initiatives. Approximately $650,000 of this funding will help coordinated community responses (CCRs) increase supports for seniors subjected to abuse. CCRs are
Government of Alberta
Three lucky Albertans aged 18 and older who get vaccinated will each win a $1-million lottery jackpot this summer. Alberta’s government will hold three draws for $1 million each to incentivize Albertans to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Beginning June 14, any Alberta resident 18 and older who has
Prime Minister of Canada
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Public Service Week, which runs from June 13 to 19, 2021: “Today marks the start of National Public Service Week, an opportunity to recognize all public servants across the country for their hard work and their
Government of Alberta
The recommendations submitted to the Government of Alberta were based on research from subcommittees on four priority areas: a government that reflects Alberta; preventing and responding to hate crimes and hate incidents; teaching respect for each other; and valuing skills and experiences in the
Government of Alberta
Starting this fall, religious and ethnic organizations and Indigenous groups that are at risk of being targeted by hate-inspired violence or vandalism will be able to apply for grants for security and technology improvements. Funding for upgrades to facility infrastructure, including security and
Government of Alberta
A new community liaison on hate crimes will connect directly with ethnic and religious groups and sexual minority communities most targeted by hate-motivated crimes. Working with these groups, the liaison will provide government with a range of perspectives and expertise on how we can tackle hate
Government of Alberta
Second doses are now available for anyone who received a first dose in April or earlier. Albertans are encouraged to continue to book appointments for first doses so we can safely return to normal. READ MORE HERE
Government of Alberta
Alberta is a national leader in second doses, with 16.7 per cent of the eligible population already fully immunized. Now Alberta’s government is speeding up second-dose appointments ahead of schedule to help protect more people from COVID-19. Starting June 10, another 650,000 Albertans can start
Government of Alberta
Any Albertan who has received a first or second dose outside of the country or in another province can bring a copy of their immunization records to one of the 141 AHS public health clinics located throughout the province to have their immunization record updated. You can also contact 811 for
Government of Alberta
Beginning June 10, Stage 2 of the Open for Summer Plan will take effect, two weeks after 60 per cent of Albertans age 12-plus received at least one dose of vaccine and with COVID-19 hospitalizations well below 500 and still falling. Officials will continue to monitor the progress of Alberta’s