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Government of Alberta
All Albertans over the age of 12 can soon get vaccinated to protect themselves, those around them, and stop the spike of COVID-19 in our province. To avoid overwhelming booking systems, appointments will open in 2 stages: Starting May 6: Every Albertan born in 1991 or earlier (turning 30+) Starting
Government of Alberta
These include new restrictions on outdoor social gatherings, schools, retail, restaurants, places of worship, personal and wellness services, outdoor sports and fitness, funerals, and post-secondary institutions. The new restrictions come into force effective May 5, unless indicated otherwise, and
The Lieutenant Governor’s Circle on Mental Health and Addiction
The Lieutenant Governor’s True Awards offers honours in three categories: recognizing grit, compassion and imagination. These categories offer opportunities to recognize an individual who has faced mental health or addiction challenges, an individual or group’s contribution and an individual, public
Government of Alberta
Teachers, support staff, and child care workers can now get their COVID-19 vaccine. Appointments can made through a participating pharmacy, online or by calling 811. People eligible in this group include: certificated teachers actively teaching in kindergarten through grade 12 substitute teachers
Nickie Shobeiry, Community Foundations of Canada
Over the past decade, loneliness has been recognized as a public health issue, shown to increase the risk of mortality at a higher rate than smoking or alcohol. With social distancing safety measures, the pandemic has seen a steep rise in loneliness; in 2019, one study found that just over half of
Government of Canada
The global COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating for Canada’s seniors, especially those living in long-term care homes. On top of this crisis, too many seniors are worried about their retirement savings running out and concerned about being able to live independently in their own homes. To give
Sage Seniors Association
Here’s to the community champions. The ones who build inspired, healthy, and sustainable communities. The gift sharers. Trailblazers. Groundbreakers. Community builders. The 14th Annual Sage Awards, presented by Servus Credit Union, will take place during senior’s week, virtually on Friday, June 11
Government of Alberta
From May 4-10, the Genesis Centre clinic in northeast Calgary will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. This will allow Albertans to access their vaccines after sundown, which is an important daily marker during Ramadan. Approximately 700 additional evening appointments will be added at the Genesis
Government of Alberta
Targeted restrictions will apply to municipalities or regions where there are at least 350 cases per 100,000 people and 250 currently active cases. New measures will apply to junior and senior high schools, and sports and fitness activities in these communities. These targeted restrictions will
Government of Alberta
Under the redesigned Rent Supplement Program, the new temporary benefit provides a subsidy for working households with low income or those between jobs. Support is available for up to two years to help tenants afford their rent while they stabilize or improve their situation. The Temporary Rent