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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 is ready for relaunch

With strict safety guidelines in place, Albertans can and should confidently support Alberta businesses as the province gradually relaunches the economy.

Province invests more than $170 million for enhanced staffing and extra cleaning supplies in long-term care, designated supportive living facilities and seniors lodges

A provincial investment of more than $170 million will help keep residents and staff in long-term care, designated supportive living facilities and seniors lodges safe from COVID-19.

Prioritizing funding for front-line non-profits

Increased funding to the Community Initiatives Program Operating grant will help front-line non-profits continue caring for vulnerable Albertans. Read more here.

‘We need to do a better job.’ COVID-19 shows why national standards are needed for long-term care, federal health minister says

Canada needs to go beyond voluntary guidelines and consider national standards for long term care facilities as the COVID-19 crisis has exposed the need for “dramatic reform,” the federal health m

Alberta’s safely staged COVID-19 relaunch

April 30, 2020: A phased relaunch will put Albertans’ safety first as we gradually reopen closed businesses and services and get people back to work. It is because Albertans have acted responsibly

The governments of Canada and Quebec announce more support for vulnerable people who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless during the COVID-19 pandemic

April 29, 2020: The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, and Danielle McCann, Quebec’s Minister of Health and Social Services, announced that the governme

COVID-19 modelling data update

April 28, 2020: Revised data show protective measures and the efforts of Albertans are making a critical difference in our fight against COVID-19.

Government of Canada launches applications for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

April 27, 2020: To help employers keep and re-hire workers amidst the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government has implemented the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). This importan

Family violence during COVID-19 pandemic: Joint statement

April 25, 2020: Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women, Leela Sharon Aheer, Minister of Community and Social Services, Rajan Sawhney, Minister of Children’s Services, Rebecca Sc

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