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Thank you, foster and kinship caregivers

Caregivers are recognized for opening their homes to children in need during National Foster Family Week – October 18 to 24. Caregivers are recognized for opening their homes to children in need during National Foster Family Week – October 18 to 24. Foster parents and kinship caregivers support some of Alberta’s most vulnerable children. They […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 2015359 Views

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Former federal prosecutor to lead review of Alberta’s bail system

Nancy L. Irving will lead a comprehensive review of the bail system to assist government in deciding if and how the bail process could be changed to better protect Albertans. On June 16, 2015, Justice and Solicitor General Minister Kathleen Ganley released a report into the involvement of the Alberta Crown Prosecution Service with Shawn […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 2015379 Views

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Helping secure a bright future for Alberta’s children

The Premier and her Cabinet are restoring education funding for the 2015-16 school year —and are also funding enrolment growth — to provide needed resources to support student learning. “This government firmly believes that Alberta’s students deserve the best education we can deliver and, by restoring funding for kindergarten to Grade 12 students, we are […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2015362 Views

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Premier reverses decision to close Calgary Young Offender Centre

May 28, 2015 Young offenders in Calgary and southern Alberta will stay in custody in Calgary to receive rehabilitative education services. Alberta’s new government is reversing the decision to close the Calgary Young Offender Centre. As a result, the centre will keep youth from Calgary and southern Alberta at the centre instead of moving them […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2015364 Views

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Child and Youth Advocate releases two investigative reviews involving serious injuries

May 27, 2015 Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate has completed two Investigative Reviews regarding serious injuries and is publicly releasing the results of the reviews as outlined under the Child and Youth Advocate Act. The circumstances for the young people are quite different. Sixteen-year-old “Sam” sustained a brain injury following a suicide […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2015382 Views

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Supreme Court decisions creating economic uncertainty for First Nations, for Canada

April 9, 2015 CALGARY—Recent Supreme Court decisions on aboriginal rights and title are impeding, rather than helping, the economic prosperity of First Nation communities, according to a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian policy think-tank. “The positive aspect of the new jurisprudence is the Court’s recognition that aboriginal peoples did possess […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 2015367 Views

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