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December 19, 2014 - News & Views PIA E-Newsletter PIA News & Events 1. PIA releases Position Paper on Long-Term Care Earlier this week, 16 organizations who are part of our Seniors Task Force released a Position Paper on Long-Term Care. The... Dec. 19, 2014 Blog , PIA, Human Services & Poverty, Seniors
On December 10, 2014, we presented our annual Public Interest Awards at our annual holiday open house. Southern Alberta Award The recipient for Southern Alberta was Dr. Paul Parks, Trauma Medical Director and Department of Emergency Medicine Chief at... Dec. 18, 2014 Blog , PIA
On December 16, 2014, Public Interest Alberta's Seniors Task Force released its Position Paper on Long-Term Care. The paper lays out Alberta's current needs for long-term care and shows how we got to the crisis point we are at today. The paper finishes... Dec. 16, 2014 Blog , PIA, Seniors
Families Suffering Due to Underfunding of Care System Public Interest Alberta’s Seniors Task Force released a Long-Term Care position paper today that calls on the Prentice government to fix the growing crisis in seniors care. The sixteen organizations... Dec. 16, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Seniors
Advocate says province must add 6,000 new long-term care beds to cope with need CBC NewsDec 16, 2014 Seniors advocates are pushing the province to deal with what they call a long-term care crisis. Seniors groups and health-care unions say Alberta spends... Dec. 16, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Seniors
BY KAREN KLEISS, EDMONTON JOURNAL DECEMBER 15, 2014 EDMONTON - When her daughter arrived at the senior’s care facility, Marion “Dicksie” McEwen was lying in bed and gasping for air so desperately she was sucking the skin on her throat deep into her... Dec. 15, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Seniors
The following video is from the rally we hosted in front of Conservative MP Peter Goldring's office in Edmonton on December 10, 2014, to tell the federal government to stop the attack on refugee claimants. Thanks to Paula Kirman for putting together the... Dec. 11, 2014 Blog , PIA, Human Services & Poverty
EDMONTON, AB - A rally was held in front of MP Peter Goldring’s office today, International Human Rights Day, to demand answers to why the Conservative government is pushing through legislation that will allow provinces to deny refugee claimants access... Dec. 10, 2014 Media Releases, PIA, Human Services & Poverty
December 5, 2014 - News & Views PIA E-Newsletter PIA News & Events 1. Report on child poverty in Alberta released We joined with the Edmonton Social Planning Council and the Alberta College of Social Workers to release an annual report on child... Dec. 05, 2014 Blog , PIA, Human Services & Poverty
BY PEGGY REVELL ON NOVEMBER 25, 2014 IN MEDICINE HAT NEWS prevell@medicinehatnews.com @MHNprevell Two out of 13 children in Medicine Hat live in poverty, according to a study released Monday by Public Interest Alberta. The report comes on the 25th... Nov. 25, 2014 PIA, PIA in the news, Human Services & Poverty