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Government of Alberta
Albertans will now have a simpler, more convenient way to get proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. Starting on Sept. 19, Albertans can access a convenient card-sized proof of vaccination easily and quickly on alberta.ca/CovidRecords without creating an online account. Albertans should have immediate
CanAge
On Feb 1-2 of this year, CanAge participated in a consultation panel, led by McMaster University’s Health Forum, on the potential of emerging technologies to transform long-term care in Canada. The research project, entitled ‘Identifying and Harnessing the Potential of Technology in Long-term Care
Government of Alberta
Daily vaccine doses nearly tripled on Sept. 16, as more than 3.1 million Albertans are now vaccinated with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. In addition, 72 per cent of eligible Albertans are now fully immunized with both doses, helping protect their health and prevent the spread of COVID-19
Government of Alberta
Alberta has declared a state of public health emergency and will implement new health measures to expand capacity, increase vaccination rates and reduce transmission of COVID-19. New temporary health measures to help slow the spread of COVID-19 will apply provincewide. This includes new restrictions
Mark Neufeld and CityNews Staff
Before the election campaign, Canadians were coming to terms with the stark reality of residential schools with the discovery of unmarked graves. But reconciliation seems to have taken a backseat during the campaign. The country was in shock when hundreds of children were discovered in unmarked
Government of Alberta
Albertans can soon get their proof of vaccination on a new convenient card-sized printout through MyHealth Records. Starting on Sept. 16, Albertans will be able to print a copy of their card-sized COVID-19 proof of vaccination or show it on their phone or tablet. Work is also underway to make proof
Government of Alberta
Vaccination incentive launches September 13, 2021 Eligible Albertans can now register to get a $100 debit card for receiving a first or second dose of COVID-19 vaccine. This one-time incentive is for all Albertans age 18 or older who receive either a first or second dose of vaccine between September
Government of Alberta
Alberta’s mobile vaccination clinic will be in a number of locations across the province Sept. 13-17. Launched in July, the mobile vaccination clinic is a joint effort between Alberta Health and a broad coalition of businesses to help further extend Alberta’s vaccination campaign. The clinic’s focus
National Institute on Ageing
At the National Institute on Ageing, we have long advocated for greater federal leadership and provincial cooperation to address the challenges and to harness the opportunities of Canada’s ageing population. The need for a coordinated, comprehensive, national strategy has become acute over the
CanAge
This week, we hosted an interactive voter information session with Elections Canada. Our Members had the chance to ask their burning questions about voting in this year’s federal election, and find out how COVID-19 safety protocols are affecting the polls. In case you missed it, there is a recording