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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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Buddy Up: Calgary Centre for Suicide Prevention Campaign Seeks to Open the Conversation Surrounding Men’s Mental Health

Editor’s note: If you or a loved one need help regarding suicide, you can call the Canada Suicide Prevention Service’s 24/7/365 free support line at 1-833-456-4566. You can also text 45645 between

Retirement Home for LGBTQ2S+ Seniors Is in the Works

The Edmonton Pride Seniors Group (EPSG) is getting closer to its dream of building a queer-friendly retirement home. The group is working with the city to acquire a piece of land on which to build

An Older Canada Deserves Wiser Communities

The recently released 2021 census data reveals Canada’s population is not just aging; it’s already aged. Baby boomers, who make up almost a quarter of Canada’s population, are now hurtling tow

Electricity Rebates to Start Arriving on July Bills

Beginning in July, almost two million Albertans will receive rebates on their electricity bills to help them manage high electricity costs. More than 1.9 million homes, farms and small businesses wil

Extending Fuel Tax Relief for Albertans

Albertans will continue to save the 13-cent provincial fuel tax on every litre of gasoline or diesel they purchase for at least another three months. With the fuel tax relief program in place, Albert

Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

Everyone is welcome to join Lt.-Gov. Salma Lakhani, Premier Jason Kenney, Minister of Indigenous Relations Rick Wilson and Edmonton Mayor Amarjeet Sohi on June 20 at Edmonton City Centre, on the main

Celebrating Albertans Who Protect our Communities

Fourteen organizations and individuals have received Alberta Community Justice Awards for their work improving safety in their communities. Recipients received awards in five categories: leadership,

Women’s Hub Helps Women Find Support

The new Women’s Hub directory connects women easily with services and resources that will help empower them to succeed at work, at home and in the community.  This online directory allows women to

Canadian Men’s Health Month: Minister Copping

Minister of Health Jason Copping issued the following statement on Canadian Men’s Health Month: “June marks Canadian Men’s Health Month. It’s an important reminder to men of every age and

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