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Combat Mental Health Stigma with a Shift Towards People-First Language

Mental Health Commission of Canada

People-first language is the step of prioritizing a person over their illness, disability, or condition when addressing them. It helps the speaker to be mindful of their language and to bring the focus back to the person by avoiding language and terminology that can stigmatize. READ MORE HERE

Guidelines for Age-Inclusive Communication

Changing the Narrative

A short, easy guide to help keep ageism out of your writing. These guidelines for age-inclusive communications address: What is ageism and why should we care? Terminology to avoid and preferable terms Ageist imagery vs age-positive images Avoiding Ageist Storylines https://changingthenarrat

Alberta Blue Cross Guide to Retirement

Alberta Blue Cross

Whether you’re retiring, leaving your group benefits plan or assisting aging parents, this guide from Alberta Blue Cross can help you understand the complexity of retirement health, dental and travel benefits. READ MORE HERE  

Seniors' Falls in Canada Infographic

Government of Canada

Statistics from the Government of Canada's Seniors' Falls in Canada: Second Report that are noteworthy and available in an infographic format to be shared with organizations and the public are now available. Falls are the leading cause of injury among older Canadians with 20-30% of seniors experie

Race, Identity, and Social Policy: Significant Works by Black Authors

Edmonton Social Planning Council

With Black History Month taking place in February, Edmonton Social Planning Council has put together a list of notable works by Black authors who can inform our understanding of race, identity, and social policy. READ MORE HERE

Community Profile Submission

F.A.S.T. Track, HelpAge Canada

F.A.S.T. Track is collecting information across Canada to discover the barriers and challenges that are preventing older people from being able to access transportation. They are creating the first-ever snapshot of Canadian seniors' transportation and are asking for input. SUBMIT INPUT HERE

Boosting income by filing taxes

Vibrant Communities Calgary

For many Canadians, filing taxes is viewed as an obligation or responsibility. However for many Canadians, particularly those living on lower incomes, filing a tax return can be an overwhelming process. Even though filing them is the only way to access benefits that provide a meaningful boost to the

Everyday Reconciliation Podcast

Everyday Reconciliation

How can all settlers on Turtle Island engage more deeply in reconciliation? Everyday Reconciliation, the latest show from the 2020 Network, looks to answer that question. Host Elin Miller talks to Indigenous and non-Indigenous experts and community leaders about their work towards reconciliation, a

Fundraising Regulation and Compliance in Canada for Registered Charities

Charity Law

Many Canadian charities fundraise. In total fundraising brings in over $20 billion for Canadian charities every year. Through the dedicated work of volunteers, staff and consultants many Canadian charities fundraise to have resources to conduct their charitable activities. While fundraising is vital


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