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Inclusive Communities for LGBTQ2S+ Seniors

Government of Alberta

Seniors-serving organizations and businesses have many opportunities to recognize and meet the needs of all seniors, including those from LGBTQ2S+ communities. An organization or business is considered inclusive and affirming of LGBTQ2S+ seniors when those seniors:can access programs and services th

Report: Tackling Loneliness through the Built Environment

Campaign to End Loneliness

The design of our neighbourhoods can play an important role in tackling loneliness and helping people connect. Our report Tackling Loneliness through the built environment (2022) sets out why the built environment matters for loneliness, what features make a difference to our experience, and how t

Appropriate Prescribing and Medication Use for Older Albertans: Seeking Feedback and Ideas

Provincial Seniors Health and Continuing Care

Imagine taking a walk in the life of George. George is a 78-year-old man living in a supportive living facility. He takes 28 pills everyday but does not know what they are for. His daughter Laura is also struggling to find out why he needs these many medications. Gaining insights to these experience

Canada must have a more inclusive definition of homelessness for women and gender-diverse people

Canadian Centre for Housing Rights

Canada must have a more inclusive definition of homelessness for women and gender-diverse people

Building the Cybersecurity and Resilience of Canada’s Nonprofit Sector

Canadian Centre for Nonprofit Digital Resilience

The Canadian Centre for Nonprofit Digital Resilience convened a Working Group focused on Building the Cybersecurity and Resilience of Canada’s Nonprofit Sector. This document captures the knowledge and insights of the working group participants as well as the many sector stakeholders who offered

The Age of Rage: 2023 Environmental Scan

James Stauch, Institute for Community Prosperity

Commissioned by the Calgary Foundation, this seventh annual scan looks at a wide range of contemporary and emerging issues, locally, provincially, nationally, and beyond, adding context to current events, and illuminating undercurrents and ‘sleeper’ trends. In addition to regular updates on econ

Dreaming and Designing Healing Systems

Sonia Sarkar, Nonprofit Quarterly

Imagine with me, for a moment, that when you feel physically, emotionally, or spiritually unwell, your first stop is a nourishing, natural space. It envelops you in warmth and the familiar scents of the herbs, that possibly your grandmother grew. The healers that greet you deeply understand your soc

Innovations In Social Prescribing: The Role of Housing


Our health and wellbeing is impacted by all parts of our lives – our work and income, our connections with our friends, families and neighbours, our places and communities and most importantly our homes. Social Prescribing recognises that connecting people to communitybased support and social acti

Public Health Emergencies Governance Review Panel: Input Requested

Government of Alberta

The Public Health Emergencies Governance Review Panel will review the legislation that guided Alberta’s response to COVID-19 and recommend changes to improve the handling of future public health emergencies for Albertans.Experts and members of the public are invited to share their input on what a


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