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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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Convenient Access to Workplace Health, Safety Rules

The OHS legislation search tool consolidates the OHS Act, regulation and code into one interactive, online resource. The tool will enable employers and workers to more efficiently access and apply

Renovations Can Help Homeowners Age in Place

If you are like most Canadians, you want to age in your own home. A 2020 survey conducted by the National Institute on Ageing (NIA) at Toronto Metropolitan University, with TELUS Health, found that 91

Helping Continuing Care Residents With Inflation

To help with the rising cost of living, the government will provide more financial relief to Albertans in designated supportive living and long-term care from Nov. 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023. Alberta

Securing the Future for Diabetes Care for Albertans

A diabetes working group is being formed to develop a comprehensive diabetes strategy for the province.' The government will work with representatives from across Alberta to shape a go-forward care p

Fret vs. No Sweat? Generational Divide Drives Concern Over Next COVID-19 Wave and Preventing Infection Spread

For at least the seventh time in an ongoing pandemic, Canadians are once again faced with a decision point this summer: to change their plans and behaviour to mitigate risk of contracting or spreading

Working Together to Stop Elder Abuse

Alberta’s government is taking action on elder abuse by releasing a new prevention strategy to make our province safer for seniors. A Collective Approach: Alberta’s Strategy for preventing and ad

Expanding COVID-19 Booster Choices for Those 18+

Expanded availability of a second booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine will provide Albertans with more choices about increasing their protection against COVID-19 based on their personal risk factors. Al

A New Road Map for Combating Racism

Alberta’s Anti-Racism Action Plan outlines the Alberta government’s commitment to play a leading role in addressing racism. The plan outlines actions that will help educate Albertans about the val

New Recovery College Classes Available (Edmonton)!

CMHA Recovery College courses are interactive and create positive learning experiences, emphasizing connection, hope and belonging. An emphasis is placed on individual’s talents and strengths. Cours

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