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What we heard: Indigenous Peoples and COVID-19: Public Health Agency of Canada's companion report

Government of Canada

This report was led by the Waakebiness-Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health (WBIIH) at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto and submitted to the Public Health Agency of Canada. This report is to complement the CPHOā€™s Annual Report on the State of Public Health in Canada

Developing Human Capital: Moving from Extraction to Reciprocity in Our Organizational Relationships

Jeanne Bell, Nonprofit Quarterly

This article, first published on October 23, 2018, comes from the Fall 2018 edition of the Nonprofit Quarterly. Itā€™s the second in a three-part ā€œAdvancing Practiceā€ series on building a different paradigm for nonprofit human resource management. You can read the first installment here. Many o

Family Violence in Canada: A Statistical Profile, 2019

Statistics Canada

Family violence in Canada: A statistical profileĀ is an annual report produced by the Canadian Centre for Justice and Community Safety Statistics at Statistics Canada as part of the Federal Family Violence Initiative. Since 1998, this report has provided data on the nature and extent of family viole

Blog: Asian Canadiansā€™ safety amidst the pandemic

Edmonton Social Planning Council

Starting this past summer, ESPC has released a series of posts focusing on racism in Canada: its history and influence on those working to dismantle systems of oppression. Racism and discrimination are deeply rooted in the structures in which we operate, and the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the


CORE Alberta

VIEW RECORDING HEREĀ  Please find the slide deck shared during the presentation attached .Ā  TheĀ CORE Elder Abuse GroupĀ hosted an overview presentation on capacity assessments and the role they can potentially play in relation to mistreatment of older adultsĀ on February 26, 2021 with facilitato

Drive Happiness: COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Drive Happiness

The attached document provides contact information for Drive Happiness' Seniors Assisted Transportation programĀ and instruction on how to book a COVID-19 vaccineĀ appointment through Alberta Health Services.Ā  Drive Happiness provides transportation to eligible riders throughĀ their volunteer driv

Pharmacies participating in Alberta's Vaccination Program

Alberta Blue Cross

Select pharmacies in Edmonton, Red Deer, and Calgary participating vaccination program are able to offer immunizations to seniors 75 years of age and older living in the community. A listing of participating pharmacies is available here (see drop down menu on this page). More pharmacies are being in

Range of free-to-use ā€˜age-positiveā€™ icons launched to replace stereotypical symbols of ageing

Centre for Ageing Better

The Centre for Ageing Better has released a series of ten age-positive icons, designed to replace the limited and stereotypical selection of icons and symbols commonly used to depict ageing and older people in public life. The new range of icons was developed as part of a competition Ageing Better

Screening for breast cancer reduces death due to breast cancer in women 50 to 69 years of age who have an average risk

McMaster Optimal Aging Portal

Review Questions In women who have average risk for cancer, what are the benefits and harms of screening for breast cancer in women less than 50 years, between 50 to 69 years, or between 70 to 74 years of age? Background Breast cancer screening involves regular examination of womenā€™s breasts wi


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