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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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Alberta Updates COVID-19 PCR Testing Program

Alberta will continue to provide PCR COVID-19 testing for Albertans most at risk of severe illness and who live or work in high-risk settings. Beginning July 18, several eligibility and operational c

Celebrating Alberta’s Heritage

Alberta’s government is officially recognizing September 1 as Alberta Day to celebrate Alberta’s rich cultural heritage and recognize its unique place in Confederation. The Government of Alberta

Apply Now for the Civil Society Fund (Round Three)

All sectors and sizes of organizations can now apply for grants up to $500,000 through the third round of the Civil Society Fund. Alberta’s government is investing an additional $6 million through

Lethbridge Housing Authority Secures Funding for Seniors Housing Project

In her sixth attempt to secure a response from city council in the past year, Robin James finally left council chambers on Tuesday with a smile on her face. James, the chief administrative officer of

Electricity Rebate Program Extended Until December

Nearly two million homes, farms and businesses will receive electricity rebates for the rest of the year to help cover high bills amid rising energy costs. The electricity rebate program will now off

Nominations for the Canadian Mental Health Association, Alberta Division Awards Now Open (deadline September 30, 2022)

Do you know a mental health champion in your community? Nominate them for a Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Alberta Division Award today! Each year, CMHA, Alberta Division recognizes men

10% Increase to the Old Age Security Pension for Seniors Aged 75 and Older

Canadians are living longer than ever before. As they age, older adults tend to have lower incomes and often face higher health-related expenses because of the onset of illness or disability. This fin

Natural Gas Rebate to Support Albertans

Starting October 1, all consumers connected to the natural gas distribution system and paying a bill directly to a natural gas retailer with less than 2,500 gigajoules (GJ) of annual natural gas consu

Canadian Multiculturalism Day: Associate Minister Yaseen

Associate Minister of Immigration and Multiculturalism Muhammad Yaseen issued the following statement on Canadian Multiculturalism Day: “Since 2003, Canadian Multiculturalism Day has been celebrat

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