2016 Great Kids Award

Fri, 2015-11-20 15:03 -- Judy

Nominate a Great Kid Today!

Do you know a young person who helps, inspires and changes the lives of others? Nominate them for a Great Kids Award! Nominations close on November 27th.  

All nominees receive a certificate of recognition from the Minister of Human Services.  Award winners receive a trophy, prize package and are invited to a special dinner sponsored by the Fantasyland Hotel. For more information, visit www.greatkids.alberta.ca

The FCSS Story

Fri, 2015-01-09 09:56 -- Anonymous (not verified)

Every child who isn’t stimulated as a toddler, who doesn’t feel safe in grade school, who discovers drugs and alcohol in high school, who battles suicidal thoughts after dropping out, costs Albertans more - economically, socially, culturally.

It is hard to link outcomes and metrics and specific cost-savings to a single child. But we can measure the impact in other ways.

2015 Great Kids Award

Fri, 2014-10-10 11:36 -- cdodge

Nominate a Great Kid Today!

The Alberta government is asking Albertans to nominate children and youth for the 2015 Great Kids Awards.  These are young people ages 5-18 who deserve recognition their outstanding determination, generosity, and compassion. Community members who work with young people are encouraged to nominate great kids, from which winners will be selected.  All nominees receive a certificate of recognition from the Minister of Human Services.

Public Interest Alberta

Thu, 2012-11-08 19:58 -- admin

Public Interest Alberta is a non-profit, non-partisan, province-wide organization focused on education and advocacy on public interest issues.  PIA exists to foster an understanding of the importance of public spaces, services and institutions in Albertans' lives, and to build a network of people and organizations committed to advancing the public interest.

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Caledon Institute of Social Policy

Thu, 2012-11-08 19:53 -- admin

Caledon Institute of Social Policy does rigorous, high-quality research and analysis; seeks to inform and influence public opinion and to foster public discussion on poverty and social policy; and develops and promotes concrete, practicable proposals for the reform of social programs at all levels of government and of social benefits provided by employers and the voluntary sector.

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ADR Institute of Alberta

Thu, 2012-11-08 19:52 -- admin

ADR Institute of Alberta (ADRIA) is a not-for-profit organization that provides service to clients and students, and assists more than 450 members engaged in the practice of arbitration and mediation throughout the province of Alberta.  ADRIA provides a list of quality arbitrators and mediators. It also provides instruction and assistance to organizations with creating dispute prevention and resolution systems.

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