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CANADA | Mar 24, 2023
Food Prices Are Not the Only Obstacle to Achieving Food Security: Root Causes Include Systemic Barriers
Increasing food prices and stagnant incomes have been identified as major obstacles to achieving food security. About one in six, or 15.9 per cent, of households in Canada experience food insecurity.Economic barriers like food prices are not the only obstacles to food security. Our study, publisheREAD MORE
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
Alberta Blue Cross commits $500,000 for pandemic support
Along with the announced temporary premium reductions to support our customers through the COVID19 pandemic, Alberta Blue Cross is expanding support for communities with a $500,000 commitment from our
Personal protective equipment for non-AHS facilities
The government is working hard to source personal protective equipment (PPE) and expedite its distribution to groups and organizations in need.
New Horizons for Seniors Program projects can now be used for COVID-19 support
The Honourable Deb Schulte, Minister of Seniors, announced flexibility for organizations under the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) to use funding previously received through the community-base
Minister Schulte and Minister Hajdu express Canada’s gratitude on National Caregiver Day
“On behalf of all Canadians, we are deeply grateful for the millions of individuals that provide care to those in their lives who need support. On National Caregiver Day, we take the time to recogn