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Opening the Door to Opportunity

Opening the Door to Opportunity November 23, 2021 Indigenous Peoples are integral to the future economic prosperity of Alberta. The current economic impact of Indigenous Peoples in Alberta is significant. However, Alberta will not be able to reach its maximum potential without growing stronger together. To move forward together it is important that there is […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 202143 Views

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Auditor General of AB: Auditor General report highlights need for strong internal controls

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada…The findings and recommendations in the Report of the Auditor  General—November 2021 call for process improvements and strong internal controls. The report includes the results of the audit of the 2020-2021 Consolidated Financial Statements of  the Province of Alberta, along with the results of three new performance audits and five  assessment of implementation […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 202189 Views

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Child and Youth Advocate Releases Annual Report

Edmonton…Del Graff, Provincial Child and Youth Advocate, released the 2020-21 Annual Report of the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA). This year’s annual report provides a summary of OCYA major activities during the past year and looks ahead at how the OCYA plans to strengthen its services so that we continue to advance […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 2021113 Views

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AB Government: Report explores benefits of provincial police service

An independent report shows that creating a made-in-Alberta provincial police service is realistic, cost-effective and worth serious further consideration. Alberta’s government hired PwC Canada in October 2020 to study the feasibility of replacing the RCMP in Alberta with a provincial police service. This follows the recommendation of the Fair Deal Panel report that Alberta should […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 2021136 Views

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Canada’s oil and natural gas industry plays key role in Indigenous prosperity

October 28, 2021 The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) has released a new report, Indigenous Engagement and ESG, its second in a series outlining environment, social and governance (ESG) performance in Canada’s upstream natural gas and oil industry. The report highlights many examples of how Indigenous peoples and the upstream oil and natural gas […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 2021141 Views

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Rapid coal phase-out in Canadian provinces sets stage for a net-zero grid

Oct. 19, 2021 New report outlines next steps for governments, warns against unabated natural gas use CALGARY — Canada is preparing to go to COP26 with its ambitious goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 40-45 per cent by 2030, and nothing has been a bigger step in that direction than the remarkable, swift movement […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 202122 Views

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Child and Youth Advocate releases mandatory reviews concerning nine young people

September 21, 2021 Themes of family violence, importance of cultural connections, need to support for young people transitioning out of government care Edmonton…The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate released reviews into the circumstances of nine young people who passed away between October 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021. The mandatory reviews includes three […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202150 Views

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Child and Youth Advocate releases systemic review concerning nine young people

September 7, 2021 Thorough assessment, information-sharing, and collaboration among service providers are key areas of  recommendation “There is legislation in place such as the Children First Act which works to promote the well-being, safety and security of children and families by allowing for information-sharing and collaboration between service providers,” said Del Graff, Provincial Child and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 2021135 Views

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Sacred and Strong – Report on the Health of First Nations Women and Girls Tells Stories of Strength, Resilience

Jul 28, 2021 ​The partnership between the First Nations Health Authority and the Provincial Health Officer takes a different approach to reporting on the health and wellness of First Nations women and girls.​ Sacred and Strong: Upholding our Matriarchal Roles carries the voices of over 120 women who have shared their stories and lived experiences to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 28, 202152 Views

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Child and Youth Advocate releases follow-up report on youth opioid use

June 16, 2021 Edmonton… Alberta’s Child and Youth Advocate has released a follow-up report on youth opioid use. Renewed Focus: A Follow-Up Report on Youth Opioid Use in Alberta explores what has changed since the Advocate’s first report on this issue was released in June of 2018. The Advocate is calling on government to develop […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 2021121 Views

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