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RP Embassy in Ottawa issues advisory on Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Embassy of the Philippines Ottawa ADVISORY ON CANADA’S TEMPORARY FOREIGN WORKER PROGRAM (TFWP) (Source: http://www.vancouverpcg.org/) Following consultations with relevant Canadian authorities to whom concerns of Filipino temporary foreign workers (TFWs) in Canada were conveyed, the Philippine Embassy calls the attention of affected Filipino nationals to the following program changes and situations relative to the TFWP. 1. … Continue reading

City thanks everyone, cites big benefits from hosting FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015

City thanks everyone, cites big benefits from hosting FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015

source: edmonton.ca FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ Thank you for your support Edmonton! Opening Match on June 6, 2015 at Commonwealth Stadium Congratulations to the champions USA, and all the teams who participated in the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015TM! Thanks to everyone who made this amazing event possible! Here are just a … Continue reading

Big ticket event hands out over 2,800 violations;  June 2015 Operation 24 Hours results

Big ticket event hands out over 2,800 violations; June 2015 Operation 24 Hours results

News Release Big ticket event hands out over 2,800 violations June 2015 Operation 24 Hours results More than 2,800 traffic tickets were issued last week by Edmonton Police Service officers and City of Edmonton automated enforcement during the June 2015 Operation 24 Hours. In the 24-hour period of the enforcement campaign, which took place on … Continue reading

AHS takes action on OAG mental health report; Health Minister responds to Auditor General recommendations on mental health

AHS takes action on OAG mental health report; Health Minister responds to Auditor General recommendations on mental health

News Releases AHS takes action on OAG mental health report EDMONTON – Alberta Health Services (AHS) continues to take action that will address recommendations from the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) to improve care and supports for those suffering from addiction and mental illness. The OAG report, released yesterday (www.oag.ab.ca/node/494), makes three new recommendations … Continue reading

Safe motorcyclists are taught, not born

Safe motorcyclists are taught, not born

News Release Safe motorcyclists are taught, not born Alberta’s Office of Traffic Safety urges drivers of all vehicles to be extra vigilant when sharing the road with motorcyclists. From 2009-2013, 3,415 motorcycles were involved in casualty collisions. These collisions resulted in 155 deaths and 3,548 injuries. Motorcycles are less stable and less visible than cars … Continue reading