Province

On the job harassment protection

Clear 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. […]

Province

Government offers one number abuse line

The 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.
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Province

Alberta apologizes to Sixties Scoop survivors

Alberta 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.
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Columns

National Column: Peace doesn’t need Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump may have cancelled his planned summit with North Korean dictator Kim
Jong Un (although even that is unclear). But it seems that plans for bringing peace to the Korean Peninsula will carry on anyway ñ with or without America. […]