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‘Vibrant Communities Initiative’. Published November 27, 2002

Contributed by The Community Networks Group http://www.vibrantcommunities.ca 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 »

Diverse Voices: Bridging Troubled Waters. Annual Family Violence Conference

November 28-29, 2002 Infoline: 437-8013 / Fax: 439-6819 · E-mail: dorothy@icdr.com 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 »

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 »

CHANGES TO THE UNDERGRAD GRADING POLICY AT AU!

This is to advise you of an important change in the undergraduate Grading Policy at Athabasca University. Athabasca University has approved a new Alpha/4.0 grading scale for undergraduate studies effective January 1, 2003. The grades that students achieve will be stated, on transcripts and in student records, as alpha grades on a scale from A… 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 »

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 »