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CANADA | Jun 06, 2023

Alberta Ends Provincial State of Emergency

With the wildfire situation continuing to improve, Alberta’s provincial state of emergency is expiring but all resourcing and support remains in place.

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Growing 211’s Mental Health and Addiction Support Capacity

Alberta’s government is investing more than $15 million over three years to help connect Albertans to local addiction and mental health services. As part of building a recovery-oriented system of c

Alberta Commits $20 Million to Food Banks, Agencies Struggling With Inflation

The Alberta government is committing $20 million over two years to support food banks and civil society organizations across the province as people grapple with inflated grocery prices. Seniors, Comm

Alberta Non-profits Call For $30M Cash Injection From Province to Address ‘Crisis’

Alberta non-profits joined forces Tuesday to issue an urgent plea to the province for more funding. The ask for an immediate, one-time top-up of $30 million comes as many charities across Alberta jug

Alberta Seniors Expected to Be Hit Hard This Flu Season

Doctors and infectious disease specialists are urging Albertans to look after seniors as Alberta heads into an early influenza season. As of Friday, four Albertans over the age of 60 have died and 15

Celebrate Métis Heritage: Minister Wilson

Indigenous Relations Minister Rick Wilson issued the following statement to recognize Métis Week, Nov. 13-19: “I am proud to celebrate the rich history, heritage and accomplishments of Métis peo

Calgary and Area CBSS Organizations: We Want to Hear From You!

Healthy Aging Alberta is exploring the possibility of a common referral system for community-based seniors serving (CBSS) organizations providing home supports services to older adults within Calgary

Standing Up for Albertans

Premier Danielle Smith has issued mandate letters to multiple government ministers to take actions to stand up for Albertans and get a better deal for Alberta within Canada. The mandate letters issue

Seniors Get Social Boost From Walking Clubs

We've all heard about the physical health benefits of going for regular walks, with studies linking brisk walking to a decreased risk of heart disease, high cholesterol, diabetes and hypertension; no

Alberta Government to Re-Index AISH, Seniors Benefits to Inflation

The Alberta government will re-index benefit payments to inflation for nearly 300,000 people, the minister of seniors, community and social services announced Wednesday. Minister Jeremy Nixon said he

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