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Supporting Canadians Aging at Home Consultation (deadline April 23, 2023)

National Seniors Council

The National Seniors Council has launched an online consultation to hear from people about ways to further support those wishing to age in their homes and communities for as long as possible.Have your say! Take part in the consultation by completing this online survey by April 23, 2023.Spread t

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

Too Essential to Fail: 2023 Platform Priorities

The Nonprofit Vote

With a Provincial Election on the horizon, we want the nearly 300,000 nonprofit workers and the communities they serve prioritized in party platforms. We’re speaking up - and you can join us!Here’s how the Government of Alberta can help support jobs, ensure community well-being and attract inves

Looking Back and Looking Forward: How the COVID-19 Pandemic Changed Us

Statistics Canada

Three years after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, life in Canada has changed in many ways. Economic activity in Canada has proved resilient throughout the pandemic, as households and businesses adjusted to the enforcement and removal of public health restrictions. However, many of the social impa

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

Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) Community Consultation Survey

City of Calgary

The City of Calgary is currently exploring Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) approaches that are being used in Calgary. While this approach is already being used in some of The City's programs, we are hoping to learn how ABCD is being applied by other organizations, what support is needed to

2023 Healthy Aging Alberta Regional Gatherings: Call for Presentations

Healthy Aging Alberta

Healthy Aging Alberta is seeking presentation proposals from CBSS professionals for the Conversation Cafe portion of our 2023 Regional Gatherings.Anyone interested in sharing their experiences, ideas, or success stories with the greater CBSS community is invited to submit a presentation proposal.P

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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