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Government of Alberta
Edmonton 2 Spirit Society is receiving a provincial grant to create a safer future for missing and murdered two-spirit people, survivors and their families. The $99,600 grant will go towards developing a plan to engage with and provide recommendations to address the Calls for Justice in the National
Government of Alberta
Alberta’s government is investing more than $850,000 to create more than 340 new seats in health-care learning in northwest Alberta. The funding is part of the targeted enrolment expansion program and will support seats in high-demand programs, including nursing, practical nursing, health-care aide
Government of Alberta
Alberta’s government is investing in front-line crime prevention by funding Alberta Crime Stoppers for the first time. Crime Stoppers will use the $850,000 over the next three years to continue its crime prevention efforts and create an independent, provincewide crime prevention task force. The
Office of the Prime Minister
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia: “Today, on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia, we join members of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Two
Nicholas Frew
Larry King started a new job last weekend — at 65 years old. He's working as a catering server at the Muttart Conservatory in Edmonton's river valley. King wished he had worn his Skechers instead of dress shoes to his first shift, but otherwise he loved it. "The people I worked with were good, and
Government of Alberta
As of May 17, Albertans can renew their driver’s licences and identification cards online. Services will be available through the MyAlberta eServices portal. To renew online, Albertans will log in with a verified account and will need to meet the following eligibility criteria: Be 18 to 75 years old
Government of Alberta
Alberta Health Services has opened and staffed 19 of 50 permanent intensive care unit (ICU) beds supported by $100 million this year from Budget 2022. The remaining 31 beds are expected to open by the end of September. With the opening of the new beds, Alberta now has 192 adult general ICU beds
Stephanie Hughes
More Canadian seniors have been tapping into their home equity for cash to fund their retirements over the course of the pandemic, giving an earnings boost to the lenders that offer reverse mortgages and other similar loans. One of those, Equitable Bank Inc., reported a 262 per cent year-over-year
Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary
A selection of images and text from the study will be on display at the Kerby Centre in mid-May in an exhibit organized by UCalgary Bachelor of Social Work student Anita Shepperd as part of her research practicum. “We wanted to showcase some of the predominant themes of the study,” says Shepperd
Office of the Prime Minister
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on National Nursing Week, which runs from May 9 to 15: “Today, as we mark the beginning of National Nursing Week, we recognize the courage, sacrifice, and commitment of nurses and the important role they play in supporting the