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New Report Challenges Government to Fulfill Promise to End Child Poverty The Edmonton Social Planning Council, the Alberta College of Social Workers and Public Interest Alberta released a new report, “No Change: After 25 years of Promises it is Time... Nov. 24, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Human Services & Poverty
Public Interest Alberta, the Edmonton Social Planning Council, and the Alberta College of Social Workers’ released a new provincial report on child and family poverty on Monday, November 24th. The day was the 25th anniversary of the unanimous... Nov. 24, 2014 Blog , PIA, Human Services & Poverty
EDMONTON JOURNAL NOVEMBER 21, 2014 Some grumpy old guys — especially the grandfathers of youngsters whose parents can’t find decent, affordable daycare — may bridle at Rachel Notley’s explanation this week for one of Alberta’s longest enduring shortfalls... Nov. 21, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Childcare, Human Services & Poverty
Ryan White, CTV Calgary November 20, 2014 Click here to see the story on CTV Calgary's website (includes video) Families in Alberta are increasingly likely to encounter waiting lists while attempting to secure a place for their children in a childcare... Nov. 20, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Childcare, Human Services & Poverty
Stress of long delays increases in families with special-needs children BY KAREN KLEISS, EDMONTON JOURNAL NOVEMBER 20, 2014 EDMONTON - Karolyn Slowsky has panic attacks at work because she is so worried about day care for her nine-year-old son, Mackenzie... Nov. 20, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Childcare, Human Services & Poverty
Families with infants, children with special needs and low-incomes hit hardest by lack of childcare funding In recognition of National Child Day, Public Interest Alberta released the results of a new province-wide survey of childcare centres, day homes... Nov. 20, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Childcare, Human Services & Poverty
Public Interest Alberta coordinated a survey of childcare centres, day homes, and after-school care centres across Alberta in August and September 2014. Close to 1,000 childcare operators were invited to participate and 212 filled out the survey. “This... Nov. 20, 2014 Blog , PIA, Childcare
BY MARIAM IBRAHIM, EDMONTON JOURNAL NOVEMBER 17, 2014 Environment Monday’s throne speech promised action on the province’s climate change framework, but opposition critics said Albertans have already been waiting years for a definitive environmental... Nov. 17, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Human Services & Poverty
BY PEGGY REVELL ON NOVEMBER 13, 2014 in Medicine Hat News prevell@medicinehatnews.com, @MHNprevell Medicine Hat isn’t the worst when it comes to child-care costs —but it’s definitely not the best. “The median in Medicine Hat for infant (child care... Nov. 13, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Childcare
EDMONTON, AB - Immigrant and refugee serving agencies started an advocacy campaign today across Alberta to convince the Harper government to stop their plan to allow provinces to deny refugee claimants access to social services. Sections 172 and 173... Nov. 10, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Human Services & Poverty