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January 23, 2015 - News & Views PIA E-Newsletter PIA News & Events 1. Avi Lewis announced as keynote speaker for 2015 PIA conference We are excited to announce that award-winning journalist and filmmaker Avi Lewis will be the keynote speaker for... Jan. 23, 2015 Blog , PIA, Environment, Human Services & Poverty, Seniors
January 9, 2015 - News & Views PIA E-Newsletter PIA News & Events 1. Public discussion on taxes to continue in 2015 An opinion piece in the Toronto Star by Alex and Jordan Himelfarb (Alex spoke at our annual conference last year) shows how... Jan. 09, 2015 Blog , PIA, Democracy, Education, Human Services & Poverty
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
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
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
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
November 21, 2014 - News & Views PIA E-Newsletter PIA News & Events 1. PIA shows need for investment in childcare with release of childcare survey We received wide media coverage on Thursday when we released the results of a survey we... Nov. 21, 2014 Blog , 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