Inner Circle January 9, 2019- February 13, 2019

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Inner Circle is a new program through our G.I.R.L.S. Empowered and Strong program at the Elizabeth Fry Society of Edmonton. This free 6-week group program is designed to strengthen relationships between caregivers and teen girls through learning communication skills, building trust, and connecting with Indigenous culture. Registration Details Participants must register in pairs: one teen…

Great Kids Award 2019

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Great Kids Award 2019 The nomination period for the 2019 Great Kids Award is now open! Sixteen children and youth from around Alberta will be recognized at the 19th Annual Great Kids Award ceremony in spring 2019. What is the Great Kids Award? Since 1999, the Great Kids Award has recognized remarkable children and youth…

*UPDATE* POSTAL SERVICES DISRUPTION

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The “72 hour strike notice” that was issued by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) to the Canada Post Corporation last week has now taken effect. As of 00:01 October 22, 2018, 24 hour rotating strikes have begun across the country. Edmonton (Alberta) is one of four locations effected October 22, 2018. The strikes…

Survey: Albertan LGBTQ2S + Youth (Age 12-29)

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The Alberta Ministry of Children’s Services, Edmonton Region CFS and the CHEW (Comprehensive Health Education Workers) Project have partnered to develop a survey to gather information from LGTBQ2S youth and young adults regarding their experiences with either the Children’s Services or Youth Justice system. This feedback will be used to inform program, policy and service…

What You Need To Know About Cannabis Legalization

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Cannabis Legalization in Alberta On October 17, 2018, cannabis will be legal across Canada. The Government of Alberta created the Alberta Cannabis Framework and legislation to set the stage for the legal and responsible use of cannabis in this province. For more information: Children Services/Caregiver Q & A

Aboriginal Day Celebration Art Contest

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Sharing: “…Paul First Nation, Enoch Cree Nation, Alexander Cree Nation, Parkland School Division, Stony Plain Aboriginal Parent Link Centre, Alberta Parenting for the Future, Town of Stony Plain, City of Spruce Grove, Parkland County, and Edmonton Region Child and Family Services are excited to announce our art contest. We want to see your artwork! Artwork…

Kids Bowl Free All Summer Long!!!

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Registered Kids Receive 2 FREE GAMES Of Bowling Each Day Of The KBF Program All Summer Long, Valued At Over $500 Per Child! Visit http://www.kidsbowlfree.com for all the details.

Alberta 2018 POW WOW’s

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2018 Alberta Pow Wow’s Visit: https://calendar.powwows.com/events/categories/pow-wows/pow-wows-in-alberta/ for some Pow Wow’s in Alberta in 2018 Below you will find some calendars showing Dates of Pow Wow’s in Treaty 6 JUNE 2018 Summer Pow Wow Calendar JULY 2018 Summer Pow Wow Calendar AUGUST 2018 Summer Pow Wow Calendar SEPTEMBER 2018 Summer Pow Wow Calendar Additional POW WOW not…

AFKA Bursary – Deadline June 1st

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The AFKA bursary fund is designed to assist foster, former foster, adopted, or a biological child of a foster or *kinship caregiver or a child currently placed with or formerly placed with a *kinship caregiver to continue education in either a college, university, vocational institution, or for other special educational pursuits. All applications must be…

2018 AFKA AWARDS – NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS

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DO YOU KNOW AN OUTSTANDING FOSTER OR KINSHIP FAMILY OR CHILD INTERVENTION SERVICES WORKER????? We are now accepting nominations for the follow categories: Foster Family of the Year Kinship Family of the Year Child Intervention Services Worker of the Year For nomination criteria and to submit a nomination, you can download the fillable nomination forms…