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Province invests $6M into affordable housing project in the Fort

Low income families and seniors in Fort Saskatchewan will soon have access to new safe, modern and affordable housing. The Alberta government announced its $6M investment into the affordable housing project on Friday, February 8. A four-storey apartment building will be co...

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New growing technology debuts at Thiel’s Greenhouses

Thiel’s Greenhouses will be offering fresh greens throughout the year by way of new growing technology in the Bruderheim area ­– dry hydroponic vegetable growing. “My fresh greens project has been a fair number of years in the making. I decided I wanted to diversify in...

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Edmonton artist named Alberta’s first artist in residence

Edmonton’s Lauren Crazybull has been named Alberta's first Artist in Residence. The Artist in Residence program is a Canadian first and was designed to have the government support artists. With the residency comes a $45,000 grant and up to $30,000 in additional funding t...

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Get ready to book your camping trips

It may feel a bit too cold to think about camping right now, but Alberta Parks have opened online campsite reservations. Starting 9 a.m. on Monday, February 4 campers can log onto Reserve.AlbertaParks.ca and start booking their group camping areas. At 9 a.m. on Fe...

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Mental health matters

Today is Bell Let's Talk Day 2019. The hashtag #BellLetsTalk is trending all over social media and this initiative last year resulted in Bell committing almost $7M more for mental health. In conjunction with this awareness day, ThreeSixty wanted to provide you with mental...

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Alberta organizations to receive anti-racism community grants

33 organizations will benefit from anti-racism grants from the Alberta Government. This is a first for the province, which will distribute the grants to create greater awareness and cross-cultural understanding to reduce racism. These grants were a key recommendation from the...

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EIPS opens registration for returning students

Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) registration for returning students begins February 1. EIPS families will be notified via email asking to confirm their child's enrolment for the upcoming school year. Parents/guardians can do so by filling out an online returning student regi...

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Alberta junior high & high schools to receive Indigenous atlases

A copy of the Canadian Geographic Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada will be handed out to every junior high and high school in Alberta. This initiative by the Alberta Government was announced on Friday, January 18th, as part of their commitment to the Truth and Reconciliatio...

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EIPS seeks volunteers for audit committee

Interested in volunteering with Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) in a financial capacity? The school board is currently looking for two volunteer community members to serve on its audit committee. This committee reports to the Board of Trustees, which consists of three electe...

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