Diverse Voices: Bridging Troubled Waters. Annual Family Violence Conference

November 28-29, 2002 Infoline: 437-8013 / Fax: 439-6819 · E-mail: At the Santa Maria Goretti Community Centre 11050 – 90 Street, Edmonton, Alberta Join outstanding speakers & colleagues to: · Learn how to develop educational initiatives · Explore how to reach people with varying needs · Share success stories and best practices with colleagues… Read more »


From: Action on Smoking & Health (ASH) Re: Support a Smoking Ban in Restaurants, Bars and Lounges Edmonton City Council is now considering amendments to the smoking bylaw to ban smoking in public places, including restaurants, bars and lounges. Last year, City Council amended the existing bylaw to protect children from second hand smoke by… Read more »

‘Vibrant Communities Initiative’. Published November 27, 2002

Contributed by The Community Networks Group Canada is a country of countless opportunities. We have exceptional health, education and social programs, a robust economy and a quality of life that is envied around the world. It’s hard to think of Canada as a “poor” country. And yet more than 16% of us live in… Read more »

Just Christmas 2002. Published in The Voice November 27, 2002

Infoline: 474-6058 (or) 995-6819 An early Announcement Just Christmas (from ‘justice at Christmas’) is an alternative global marketplace for quality fair trade crafts and other goods. Marketplace participants are not-for-profit organizations whose mandate is to foster global awareness and to support international development projects in Asia, Africa and Latin America. This year the event takes… Read more »


on behalf of AUSU FALL EDITION AUSU met on the evening of September 16th for the last regular council meeting of the 2001/2002 fiscal year. Finances and our preliminary budget for the upcoming fiscal year were the main topics of discussion, and we laid the groundwork for some exciting new scholarships and student awards. Also… Read more »

Notice to AU graduate students and those considering entering graduate studies at AU.

Athabasca University Students’ Union is in the process of establishing an AU Graduate Students’ Association. Here’s a sampling of benefits of belonging to a Graduate Students’ Association: · Graduate student representation on University Committees · University and government advocacy and lobbying · Affiliation with provincial and national graduate students’ organizations · Assistance with university/student dispute… Read more »

Free Health Benefits for Children in Low-income Families. From information provided by Alberta Human Resources and Employment.

The Alberta Child Health Benefit (ACHB) provides children in low-income families with free: · Dental care · Prescription drugs · Eyewear · Emergency ambulance services · Essential diabetic supplies More families are now eligible for coverage through the ACHB because of increased income eligibility levels, which took effect July 1, 2002. These income levels are… Read more »

Be part of the Global Picture with Canada World Youth

ATTENTION: PLEASE INFORM YOUNG PEOPLE OF THIS UNIQUE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY – Be part of the Global Picture with Canada World Youth Contributed By The Community Networks Group How BIG is your world? How big would you like it to be? Next year you could be living, working and learning in Bénin, Burkina Faso, Brazil, Canada,… Read more »