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AB Government: Modernizing primary health care

Alberta’s primary health care leaders and national and global experts are being brought together to identify immediate and long-term improvements to strengthen Alberta’s primary health care system. Three advisory panels are being established as part of Modernizing Alberta’s Primary Health Care System (MAPS) to identify primary health care improvements in the short term and over […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202214 Views

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Siksika Nation to take over policing from RCMP

The Siksika Nation and the governments of Alberta and Canada have reached a deal allowing the nation to take over policing responsibilities from the RCMP, creating Canada’s first self-administered First Nation police service in 14 years. In July 2022, Alberta and Siksika Nation signed a memorandum of understanding to work towards establishing a self-administered First […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202214 Views

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Governments of Canada, Alberta and Siksika Nation announce transition to self-administered Siksika police service

From: Public Safety Canada Statement Ottawa – September 23, 2022 Today, the Honourable Marco Mendicino, Minister of Public Safety, Alberta Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Tyler Shandro and Siksika Nation Chief Ouray Crowfoot issued the following statement: “We are pleased to announce that the Governments of Canada, Alberta and the Siksika Nation are moving […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202218 Views

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Engaging Albertans on anti-racism

Albertans can help inform government actions to address racism and build a more inclusive province. As the province’s population continues to grow and become more diverse, Alberta’s government is committed to listening and learning about the experiences of all people in Alberta, including racialized individuals, Indigenous people and others who may face systemic barriers. “I […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202210 Views

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Opioid deaths continue to decline in Alberta

Sep 22, 2022 Opioid-related deaths in Alberta have decreased by nearly 50 per cent in July 2022 compared to the peak. Alberta has experienced a significant decline in opioid-related deaths in recent months. In July, opioid-related deaths decreased 47 per cent since the peak in late 2021. This continues the downward trend that has been […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202210 Views

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Alberta, Blackfoot Confederacy renew protocol agreement

Sep 22, 2022 Alberta’s government is renewing its commitment to the people of the Blackfoot Confederacy to work with them to address areas of mutual concern and to continue a positive relationship. The government and the Blackfoot Confederacy renewed a relationship agreement on Sept. 22. The original agreement, signed in 2019, includes an annual meeting […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 20229 Views

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Anniversary of Treaty 7: Minister Wilson

Sep 22, 2022 Minister of Indigenous Relations Rick Wilson issued the following statement on the anniversary of the signing of Treaty 7: “On this day in 1877 – at the Blackfoot Crossing of the Bow River – Treaty 7 was signed, bringing Siksika Nation, Kainai Nation, Piikani Nation, Stoney Nakoda Nation and Tsuut’ina Nation into […]

by ahnationtalk on September 22, 202217 Views

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Canada’s Building Trades Unions Launch Project to Support Small, Medium-sized Contractors and Increase Opportunities in the Skilled Trades

JASPER, AB, Sept. 21, 2022 – Today, Canada’s Building Trades Unions (Union) launched In The Trades, a federally-funded program that will help apprentices get started in the skilled trades. Over the next two years, In The Trades will provide financial incentives and training support for unionized small and medium-sized contractors that hire, train, and retain […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202214 Views

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Support for survivors and families of MMIWG2S+

Sep 20, 2022 Healing gatherings led by Indigenous women are providing support for the families and loved ones of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirit+ people (MMIWG2S+). With help from a $100,000 government grant, the YWCA is facilitating Indigenous-led retreats at Camp Yowochas for healing experiences based on Indigenous cultural practices and activities. […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202215 Views

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AB Government: Have your say on new teacher code of conduct

Sep 20, 2022 Public feedback will help the province create a new code of conduct for teachers and teacher leaders to ensure that students, parents and the public have confidence in the education system. Alberta’s government is asking Albertans for input to help develop a single code of professional conduct for all teachers and teacher […]

by ahnationtalk on September 20, 202214 Views

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