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UCP hold Morinville-St. Albert AGM

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Founding Meeting of the Morinville-St. Albert United Conservative Party Constituency Association took place Tuesday night at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre with more than 110 people in attendance. […]


Alberta’s unfilled job rate sits at 2.4%

Reading Time: 1 minuteCanada’s job vacancy rate sat at a record high of 3 per cent in the first quarter of 2018, according to a Help Wanted Report released Tuesday by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). Alberta sits just below the national average on unfilled work opportunities at 2.4 per cent. […]


On the job harassment protection

Reading Time: 1 minuteClear definitions of harassment, including sexual and domestic violence, and increased protection from violence and harassment come into effect June 1 with Alberta’s updated Occupational Health and Safety laws. […]


Government offers one number abuse line

Reading Time: 1 minuteThe Government of Alberta has one number to call for a variety of abuse concerns. The Alberta Supports abuse line is 1-855-4HELPAB (4435722) and offers Albertans the ability to report abuse and receive support, information and referrals through the new centralized phone line.


Alberta apologizes to Sixties Scoop survivors

Reading Time: 2 minutesAlberta officially apologized for past practices that led to the removal of Indigenous children from their families. Known as the Sixties Scoop, the government says the actions lead to a loss of culture, identity and connection to their communities, and those impacts are still felt by survivors and their families today. The apology is part of Alberta’s reconciliation efforts.