The Military Families and Veterans Pilot Project will improve access to important services such as doctors, schools and spousal employment.
“This pilot is an exciting project that will help military families settle in as smoothly as possible, so their lives can get back to normal more quickly. It’s another way to help them feel welcome and appreciated.”
~Nicole Goehring, MLA and Government of Alberta Liaison to the Canadian Armed Forces
“Being a soldier in the Canadian Armed Forces is tough work, but loving one can be tougher. Our families often sacrifice so much to enable uniformed service, and posting requires loved ones to find new schools, jobs and support services. We are grateful to the Government of Alberta for its efforts to make these transitions easier on our incredible military families.”
~Brig.-Gen. Trevor Cadieu, Third Canadian Division
“Having to move to other provinces can be a stressful process. Knowing what services are available and where to find them will help make it easier to start life in Alberta.”
~Michelle Jzkwarek, military spouse
The government-wide pilot project will help:
Alberta and New Brunswick are both developing pilot projects as part of a federal initiative called Seamless Canada to help military families relocate.
Alberta will share its best practices to help other provinces set up similar initiatives.