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News Releases and Information Bulletins
The Alberta government is investing in short-term supportive housing in Calgary for men transitioning from the criminal justice system into the community.
To mark Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day on Sept. 9, the government is asking Albertans to help women avoid alcohol if they are trying to conceive or during pregnancy.
Albertans are invited to nominate community leaders for recognition in the fifth annual Inspiration Awards
The Alberta government is investing $4 million for permanent supportive housing for Albertans with disabilities.
Seven community organizations throughout Alberta are receiving funding so survivors of child sexual abuse can get specialized services and the healing supports they need.
The Government of Alberta is seeking feedback on proposed safety ideas for a team of disability community stakeholders.
The Government of Alberta is investing $13.5 million over three years toward Calgary’s Low Income Transit Pass.
The Government of Alberta is investing $6.2 million over three years towards a Low Income Transit Pass in Edmonton.
Province celebrates children and youth who inspire, change lives and make Alberta a better place.
As part of the Alberta Jobs Plan, the living allowance for the Advancing Futures Bursary is being increased to help former youth in care focus on education as they prepare for careers.
The Government is reminding eligible parents to file a tax return to receive the new Alberta Child Benefit and also that free tax clinics are available throughout Alberta to help.
The Ministers of Human Services, Education, Indigenous Relations and the Associate Minister of Health issued the following statements in response to the Child and Youth Advocate’s Special Report on Aboriginal Youth Suicide:
Minister of Human Services Irfan Sabir issued the following statement in response to the report from the fatality inquiry into the death of a person receiving services funded by the Persons with Developmental Disabilities program:
Government takes action to protect the safety and dignity of persons with developmental disabilities
Human Services Minister Irfan Sabir has repealed the Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) Safety Standards Regulation in response to Albertans’ input.