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Government of Alberta
Targeted health measures will take effect on Nov. 13 to curb the rapid growth of COVID-19 in Alberta and protect the health system. Alberta’s government is implementing additional health measures to help protect hospitals, keep schools and businesses open, and protect vulnerable Albertans. There are
Government of Canada
On November 9, the Prime Minister announced an investment of $1.75 billion to help connect Canadians to high-speed Internet across the country, grow businesses, and create jobs. This investment will connect 98 per cent of Canadians across the country to high-speed Internet by 2026, with the goal of
World Health Organization
When COVID-19 first arose in the Canadian city of Lethbridge, the province of Alberta shut down all businesses, schools and non-essential operations. The severity of the outbreak was relatively low, but the restrictions affected the whole community. The “Lethbridge Helping Organizations COVID-19
Government of Alberta
Hon Rajan Sawhney, Minister of Community and Social Services issued the following statement recognizing November as Family Violence Prevention Month: “Family violence is devastating and happens every day. During Family Violence Prevention Month, I want to remind Albertans of what we can all do to
Imagine Canada
As charities and nonprofits continue to serve their communities while managing the impacts felt from the COVID-19 crisis, rising cases across the country spell the onset of a second wave. Fortunately, the Government of Canada recently announced updates on a series of federal supports available to
Alberta Nonprofit Network
Take Alberta Nonprofit Network’s nonprofit survey to inform our combined understanding and decision making A lot can happen in a few months – what nonprofits were dealing with in the spring is vastly different than the struggles of today. To help build an understanding of the current state of
Government of Alberta
The Government of Alberta is urging everyone to get immunised against influenza this year, more than ever, to protect their health and support the province's fight against COVID-19. Flu shots are now available free of charge at pharmacies and doctors’ offices across the province. Alberta Health
Angus Reid Institute
Percentage of older Canadians using video calling apps has nearly doubled since last year. As COVID-19 cases surge and public health officials plead with Canadians to stay home and minimize their contact with others whenever possible, a new study from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute sheds light
Alberta Health Services & CBC News
On October 13, 2020 AHS released a statement regarding the AHS review implementation, indicating that the Government of Alberta has directed Alberta Health Services (AHS) to proceed carefully in implementing a portion of their plan. The news release also stated that there will be no job losses for
The Canadian Press
Tens of thousands of seniors are at risk of losing benefits because they haven't yet filed their taxes. The Liberals are making a public plea for them to submit their returns as soon as possible so payments of the guaranteed income supplement aren't suspended come January 1. Service Canada has sent