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The awards coincide with International Volunteer Day, a global initiative to recognize the work, dedication and contributions of volunteers. Two awards are presented in the youth, adult and senior categories and three awards are presented in the breaking barriers category. This year’s recipients
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Organizations can apply for grants that help newcomers access services to make Alberta their home and contribute to economic recovery. Non-profit organizations supporting newcomers building a new life in Alberta can apply for Alberta’s Supports for Newcomer Integration grants. Through the grant
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Alberta’s government is asking Albertans to help set the direction of the upcoming budget. After more than a year of historic economic challenges, Alberta is once again poised to lead the nation in economic growth. Budget 2022 is an opportunity to continue improving the province’s finances. In
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Expanded availability of third doses of COVID-19 vaccine will help Albertans increase their protection against COVID-19. Starting Dec. 2, all Albertans aged 60 and older can book appointments for a booster dose of mRNA vaccine six months after receiving their second dose. First appointments will be
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Minister of Labour and Immigration Tyler Shandro issued the following statement on the updated Occupational Health and Safety Act and revised regulations taking effect on Dec. 1: “The updated Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act and revised regulations will help ensure healthy and safe
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The Alberta Health Services (AHS) immunization policy will now allow proof of negative COVID-19 tests in some communities to protect high-quality health care for Albertans. Alberta’s government is directing AHS to introduce, temporarily, frequent and targeted COVID-19 testing as part of the
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A new crowdfunding platform will help non-profits raise funds to support programs, services and causes that enhance quality of life and support arts organizations. Alberta’s government is providing $1 million in top-up funding to encourage more donations to the Crowdfunding Alberta platform, which
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The Women’s Economic Recovery Challenge Grant program will help address areas of concern for women entrepreneurs and women working in Alberta. Grants are open to non-profit groups, including community organizations, municipalities, First Nation and Métis communities, industry associations and
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A technical issue on the website used to access the updated QR code vaccine record for travel has resulted in a possible privacy breach on the morning of November 24. Alberta Health’s support desk received 12 reports from Albertans that they got the wrong vaccine record when they entered their
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Alberta’s front-line workers can now access safety training to help them keep businesses open and patrons safe during the pandemic. The Restrictions Exemption Program Safety Training is available to employees of Alberta-based businesses and organizations who are implementing the REP and other COVID