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Mar 25

CFIB Welcomes UCP Policy Proposals Promoting Balance and Flexibility for Employers

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Better direction on job creation needed from Government in Throne Speech CALGARY – The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) responded positively to this week’s announcement by the United Conservative Party proposing a series of reforms to Alberta’s employment laws, and encouraged all political parties to come forward with their own policy ideas on this critical area. […]

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Mar 25

Planet Waves Horoscopes: March 25 – April 1, 2019

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Aries (March 20-April 19) — You are making your mind up about something, though you may not know what it is yet. This is a deep and somewhat mysterious process that is difficult to name, though the decision may involve your commitment to a healing process that you’ve been concerned about for some time. It’s […]

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Mar 25

First Nations Getting New Water Systems

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More First Nation communities than ever before will have access to clean, safe drinking water thanks to major historic investments by the Alberta government. In 2017, Premier Rachel Notley committed $100 million to deliver clean drinking water to the boundaries of First Nations. Ten projects are now underway that will benefit 14 First Nations across the […]

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Mar 25

AHS Weekly Wellness: Walking for Fitness

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Warmer days are ahead and make getting outside for a walk an easy and enjoyable way to add exercise to your day. Health Canada recommends healthy adults under the age of 65 get at least 2.5 hours a week of moderate physical activity. Simply adding a brisk walk to your daily routine can improve overall […]

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Mar 24

John Barlow: A Budget of Blatant Ineptitude and a Corruption Coverup

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OTTAWA – With the SNC-Lavalin corruption scandal still dragging them down, yesterday, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government introduced Budget 2019. John Barlow, Member of Parliament for Foothills, released the following statement in response: “The deliberate failure of the Liberals to balance the budget has undermined any fiscal credibility of this government. This budget is, simply put, […]

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Mar 24

What a ‘Right to Housing’ Means for Homelessness: The Case of Veterans

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Abe Oudshoorn (Western University) In this bi-weekly blog series, Abe Oudshoorn explores recent research on homelessness, and what it means for the provision of services to prevent or end homelessness. Follow the whole series! Social systems are strongly influenced by underlying philosophies. These philosophies can be more implicit (such as a belief that individuals are responsible for […]

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