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CANADA | Feb 03, 2023

CORE Alberta News - February 3, 2023

Thank you for being a part of the CORE Alberta community!Already a month into 2023 and we know you are all just as busy as ever! As we enter Black History Month, this is a critical time to engage in open dialogue with other partners around systems change and look deeper at internal Diversity, Eq

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Ottawa Giving Alberta $115 Million for Seniors Care

A new agreement between the federal and provincial governments will see additional funding to support seniors living in long-term care in Alberta. Officials have signed the Safe Long-Term Care Fund (

Cancer Surgeries Exceeding Pre-Pandemic Levels

Cancer surgeries in Alberta are now at nearly 115 per cent of pre-pandemic volumes, with an increased number completed within clinically recommended time. As part of Alberta’s Surgical Initiative,

Canada’s Population Could Increase to 57M by 2068, Posing Challenges for Housing, Health Care

As Canada's population is set to become larger and older in the decades to come amid high immigration and low fertility, experts say these trends have huge implications for our housing and health care

Helping More Albertans in their Pursuit of Recovery

More than $5 million in community grants will support Albertans of every age in their recovery from mental health and addiction challenges. This $5 million in new grant funding will help 27 community

Lethbridge Celebrates New Homes for Seniors

The governments of Alberta and Canada are joining in the grand opening celebration of the new 64-unit Southgate seniors’ complex in Lethbridge. Located near shopping, medical services, and walking

Statement by the Prime Minister on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: “Today, on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous

Senior Living: Organization Gives Men a Place to Talk, Find Support

The whine of a mitre saw and the sharp aroma of a wood preservative are clues that something is happening in Punch Jackson’s spacious Edmonton garage. But that something is more than the creation o

Statement by the Prime Minister on Emancipation Day

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Emancipation Day: “Today, on Emancipation Day, we acknowledge the painful history of slavery here in Canada and celebra

Project Tracking COVID-19 in Canadian Long-Term Care Paused Due to Lack of Data

A think tank that’s been compiling data on COVID-19 in Canadian long-term care homes says it has to stop its work because provinces are no longer making enough information public about the spread of

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