Alberta

First step of $20M commitment to enhance palliative care

News Release First step of $20M commitment to enhance palliative care Alberta’s government is honouring its $20 million platform commitment to improve access to palliative care for Albertans and their families. Funding of $5 million will be provided to the Covenant Health Palliative Institute to increase access to palliative and end-of-life services and promote advance … Continue reading

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Upgrades coming to University of Lethbridge

News Release Upgrades coming to University of Lethbridge Government is providing $20 million to upgrade the University of Lethbridge’s district heating and cooling centre, creating about 112 jobs in the Lethbridge area. The district heating and cooling centre is located in the iconic University Hall building, which first opened in 1971. An upgraded district heating … Continue reading

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Emergency management amendment to address COVID-19

NEWS RELEASE (Source: Alberta Government) The Emergency Management Amendment Act now allows local and provincial states of emergency to exist at the same time, helping communities and the province respond effectively to emergencies. As part of the government’s actions to respond to COVID-19 and keep Albertans safe during this global public health emergency, government made amendments to … Continue reading

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Alberta government updates: Coronavirus – new travel recommendations and mass gathering restrictions

Source: Alberta Government New public health restrictions on mass gatherings To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, we’ve asked event organizers to cancel large gatherings and international events. Events should be cancelled if they have:– 250 attendees or more– 50 attendees or more that involve international participants, critical staff, seniors, or other high-risk populations This … Continue reading

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Alberta Government: Information on Novel Coronavirus

Information on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Alberta The World Health Organization has declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a public health emergency. Ways you can keep yourself and others healthy: ·       Stay at home and away from others if you are feeling ill ·       Avoid physical contact like handshakes and hugs ·       Avoid touching your face … Continue reading

Alberta gov’t announces Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week
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Alberta gov’t announces Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week

Source: https://www.alberta.ca/carbon-monoxide-safety.aspx Overview Carbon monoxide is an invisible, odourless and colourless toxic gas produced by common sources found in your home, garage and workspace. Beat this silent killer by arming yourself with the facts. Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week is held each year during the first week of November. Show your support … Continue reading

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Awards celebrate municipal excellence

News Release Awards celebrate municipal excellence Five communities are recipients of the annual Minister’s Awards for Municipal Excellence to celebrate local projects that make life better for Albertans. Winners for 2018 are: Calgary, Drumheller, Coaldale, Lethbridge and Smoky Lake. The annual awards are presented to municipalities in the categories of partnership, innovation, safe communities, and … Continue reading

Prov’l community grants support more than 1,200 non-profit projects
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Prov’l community grants support more than 1,200 non-profit projects

News Release Investing in healthy and vibrant communities   Provincial community grants supported more than 1,200 non-profit projects across Alberta in 2016-17. Grade 3 and 4 students show Minister Ricardo Miranda the tomato plants they care for in the CKE Community Hall garden A wide range of community projects have benefited from grant support. Funding … Continue reading