Strong Communities can Change Lives Rob Yager • October 17, 2019 On the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, I want to take a minute to reflect on the generous community we have here in the Alberta Capital Region. We have an incredible challenge when it comes to addressing the needs of people living in poverty, but we see time and time
Every year, engineering firms from across the Alberta Capital Region come together for a whirlwind day of caring, community building and transformation.
United Way offers a poverty simulation as a learning tool to help increase understanding about the difficulties living in poverty brings on a daily basis.
The Annual Engineering Challenge, in partnership with United Way, brings together the engineering community to challenge each other to strengthen communities across the Alberta Capital Region.
I’ve worked for Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton for the past few years, and in 2016, I was put in a unique and privileged position.
There is a growing cross-Canada movement to expand school nutrition programs, with everyone from doctors and nurses to food producers, indigenous leaders and anti-poverty advocates adding their voices. (Source: The Coalition for Healthy School Food. ) Now a new study by the C.D. Howe Institute suggests the strategy should target the most at-risk students. (Source: