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Funding will help northern Alberta recover and rebuild

The Government of Alberta is providing up to $147 million to help Albertans in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo and Mackenzie County recover and rebuild after spring flooding caused significant damage. The new Disaster Recovery Program will provide financial support to residents and business owners for uninsurable damages, as well as help restore municipal […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 2020234 Views

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2020 Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund now open for applications

January 24, 2020 The Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund is now accepting applications for grants in 2020. The annual $2 million program supports registered charities taking action to improve access to mental health care in every region of Canada. “Over the last decade, the Bell Let’s Talk Community Fund has helped more than 650 organizations […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 2020146 Views

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AB Government: New grant promotes cultural awareness, inclusion

Government is accepting applications for a new grant program designed to build greater cultural awareness and more inclusive communities. The Multiculturalism, Indigenous and Inclusion Grant revitalizes the Anti-Racism Community Grant to support a broader range of projects. Projects will focus on promoting cross-cultural understanding, celebrating diverse backgrounds and helping Albertans understand the impacts of discrimination. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 2019219 Views

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Office of the Child and Youth Advocate releases videos in Indigenous languages to improve service accessibility

February 19, 2019 Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) has released two videos about the organization in the Blackfoot and Cree languages. These videos, which include information about what a young person can expect when they call the OCYA and how the office can help advocate on their behalf, are unique new […]

by aanationtalk on February 19, 2019312 Views

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Evacuation orders mount as wildfire spreads in southwestern Alberta – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 12, 2017 14:03 WATERTON, Alta. _ A wildfire that Parks Canada says has spread to various spots in Waterton Lakes National Park has prompted evacuation orders in some surrounding areas. The Blood Tribe, a First Nations community southwest of Lethbridge, ordered everyone out early Tuesday from homes and apartments in the extreme southwest corner […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 2017296 Views

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MISSING: Angel Swampy, 16, of Ponoka – Ponoka News

September 07, 2017 Ponoka RCMP request help in locating a missing Aboriginal girl last seen Sept. 5. Police say 16-year-old Angel Swampy was last seen near the Ponoka Youth Centre Sept. 5 at about 10 p.m. She is described as 5’8”, 160 pounds with brown eyes and light pink/red hair. RCMP say she was last […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017247 Views

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Man dies during altercation with police on reserve northeast of Edmonton – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 7, 2017 11:00 ST. PAUL, Alta. _ The agency that investigates serious incidents involving police in Alberta has been called after a man died on a reserve northeast of Edmonton. RCMP say they were called to a home on the Whitefish Lake First Nation on Wednesday night because a man was causing a disturbance […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017319 Views

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With you until I die’ – CBC

Two First Nations teens, in love and off to college, had a bright future ahead of them. Now they share a grave, and their small Alberta community is trying its best to heal In one letter to her boyfriend, she wrote, “I have faith in us and I have faith in you. You make me […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 2017217 Views

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Premier Notley, Jason Kenney clash on changes to school curriculum – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 5, 2017 19:07 By Dean Bennett THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON _ Premier Rachel Notley says conservative leadership candidate Jason Kenney is deliberately sowing fear and confusion over Alberta’s school curriculum overhaul _ but Kenney says it’s Notley who has a lot of explaining to do. Kenney has been stepping up his attacks on the […]

by pmnationtalk on September 6, 2017210 Views

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