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ESCTVYEG - curated online streaming channel for 55+

Edmonton Seniors Centre

ESCTVYEG is a free online streaming service operated by Edmonton Seniors Centre. It’s easily accessible, just click on the link and unmute the sound! No software to download and no fees to pay. You can watch from a computer, a tablet, a smartphone, or a TV. All you need is an internet connection!

WEBINAR: Cities in the Time of COVID-19: How is the COVID-19 pandemic affecting ageing populations?

Canadian Urban Institute

Recording of the July 21, 2020 Webinar Cities in the Time of COVID-19: How is the COVID-19 pandemic affecting ageing populations? The webinar, organized by the Canadian Urban Institute, features experiences from age-friendly work in Nova Scotia, Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia. Speakers: 

From Emergency to Opportunity: Building a Resilient Alberta Nonprofit Sector After COVID-19

Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations

On Monday, July 20, the Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations (CCVO) released their newest report From Emergency to Opportunity: Building a Resilient Alberta Nonprofit Sector After COVID-19. In this report, CCVO combined recent research from across Canada with data from their own Alberta Nonp

Comparison of Pandemic Experience in the Long-Term Care Sector in Canada with other countries

Canadian Institute for Health Information

Canada’s long-term care (LTC) sector has been especially hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 840 outbreaks have been reported in LTC facilities and retirement homes, accounting for more than 80% of all COVID-19 deaths in the country (as of 9 p.m. ET on May 25, 2020). This short analysis e

COVID Signpost 100 Days

Canadian Urban Institute

COVID Signpost, 100 Days examines how life in Canadian cities has changed over the first 100 days of COVID, specifically in how we live, move, work, care and prosper. The report draws on research from across Canada, including public health data and a survey conducted by the market and social resear

A CBSS Sector Discussion on Relaunch Health & Safety Considerations

CORE Alberta

On Friday, June 19 the CBSS Leadership Council, through CORE Alberta, held a sector discussion on relaunch health and safety considerations. After Stage 2 of the provincial relaunch was announced for June 12, community-based seniors serving (CBSS) organizations have been working to develop relaunch

Accessible University

Accessible Housing

Accessibility is a measure of how simply a person can participate in an activity. It takes many forms in many places, including physical environments, transportation and even web and digital environments. A concept known as universal design refers to a form of design for use by anyone, regardless of

NEW 211 Alberta Contact Dashboard

211 Alberta - Distress Centre

211 Alberta has created two data dashboards, now available at www.ab.211.ca! You can now explore the overall 211 contacts in addition to COVID-19 related contacts. Both dashboards include data from contacts to 211 via:  phone  text  chat  email  The dashboards allow

Changing Our Narrative about Narrative: The Infrastructure Required for Building Narrative Power

Rashad Robinson, Nonprofit Quarterly

Editors’ note: This article from the summer 2020 edition of the Nonprofit Quarterly was originally published by the Othering & Belonging Institute at UC Berkeley, on April 18, 2018, as part of its Blueprint for Belonging project. It later appeared in the Quarterly’s winter 2018 edition,


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