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Free Health Care For Children of Low-Income Families

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 »

AUSU Council News – SPRING UPDATE. Contributed by AUSU

The last few months have been very busy for Council members. The new group of 9 councillors met for the first time on March 16, and a variety of projects have been ongoing since then. Some of the highlights of the last few months: · New Council spent two days attending a board development workshop… Read more »

Healthy Cities, People & Communities. An Urban Environmental Issues Workshop. Contributed By The Community Networks Group

INFOLINE: Nicholas Cornell @ 780.423.3264 Wednesday August 21 At: City Hall in the Heritage Room, 7-9pm Discuss visions of your community with others & hear about urban environmental and city planning issues in Edmonton. Presenters will be speaking about actual projects occurring in the Edmonton community. Topics include: · Public transportation and bicycle racks on… Read more »

Canadian Diabetes Association

What We Do Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) is a non-profit, charitable organization with over 150 branches across Canada. CDA volunteers and staff work directly with people with diabetes and their families at the grass roots level. The CDA Collections Program collects clothing and reusable household items as an entrepreneurial fundraising venture. The funds raised from… Read more »

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Full Time Coordinator for Friends Of Medicare

The Friends of Medicare require a full time Coordinator. Please visit the FOM website at www.keepmedicarepublic.ca for details. Deadline for applications is August 16, 2002. Please send resume to: Christine Burdett, Chair, Friends of Medicare c/o 10212 – 112 Street, Edmonton, AB T5K 1M4 About Friends of Medicare (FOM) The Friends of Medicare is non-profit,… Read more »