Three things worth celebrating in the 2018 Alberta Budget

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The Government of Alberta announced its 2018 Budget yesterday. From our perspective, here are three things worth celebrating: Provincial funding for preventative social services was protected In 2016, the Government of Alberta boosted funding for preventative social services in communities across the province by $25 million. This was the first...

Enough For All: Raising Awareness of Poverty in Calgary

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We generally think of Calgary as a prosperous city; but, did you know that Calgary has the highest level of income inequality of any city in Canada? More than 127,000 people live in poverty in Calgary. Enough For All is a commuity-led campaign with a goal to reduce this number...

Strengthening Our Communities Through Change

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Today we have a blog post from guest blogger Laura Conrad, Public Policy Assistant at Momentum. Change is a very difficult topic to write about or even talk about, especially when it’s in progress. But sometimes it is necessary, especially when a large number of people are simultaneously influencing this...