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Your Weekly Tune Up: July 10 – 16, 2021 New vaccine lottery has great outdoor adventure prizes The Outdoor Adventure Vaccine Lottery gives Albertans another incentive to get vaccinated as soon as possible. This includes fishing licences, Canmore Nordic Centre ski passes and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a special licence hunting tag for bighorn sheep,…

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Your Weekly Tune Up: July 3 – 9, 2021 Cabinet Changes Support Economic Recovery and Renewal Premier Jason Kenney has announced several changes to cabinet and welcomed six new members to further support Alberta’s economic recovery. Read more Diversifying Alberta’s Agricultural Sector Alberta’s government is focused on building a strong agriculture sector that creates jobs…

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Your Weekly Tune Up: June 26 – July 2, 2021 Virtually All COVID Restrictions Lifted as of July 1 As of July 1, Albertans are now free to gather indoors and outdoors, places of worship and businesses can operate at full capacity, the provincial mask mandate is repealed, and people can safely get back to…

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Work-integrated learning is an internationally recognized strategy that places students into real-world work placements, exposing students to interactive learning experiences in their field of study, equipping them with the required employability skills to succeed in the workforce. These placements are an important element in developing the future workforce and include applied research projects, apprenticeships, co-operative…

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Your Weekly Tune Up: June 12-18, 2021 Alberta hits 70% threshold, triggering full reopening on July 1 With 70.2 per cent of eligible Albertans having been vaccinated with at least one dose as of June 17, Alberta will move to Stage 3 on July 1 and fully reopen, removing all mandatory restrictions. Anyone in Alberta…

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Weekly Update: June 1- June 4, 2021 News for Business New Canada Recovery Hiring Program The proposed Canada Recovery Hiring Program would help hard-hit businesses hire the workers they need to recover and grow as local economies reopen. The program would provide a subsidy of up to 50 per cent of eligible salary or wages.…

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Weekly Update: May 7 – May 13, 2021 Supports for Business Rapid COVID-19 testing program Employers and service providers can apply to receive free rapid test kits for use in their organization’s COVID-19 screening program. Rapid test kits are provided free of cost to successful applicants. Businesses and service providers that want to access free…

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Where do you live, 2019!? Such was the typically hilarious response from a friend in Silicon Valley when I recommended a podcast “for his commute.” From Google employees like him to accountants and lawyers, to economic development professionals and psychologists, if it is possible to work remotely, COVID has pushed entire industries to do so.…

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Weekly Update: April 30 – May 6, 2021 Supports for Business Expanded public health measures for Business Mandatory public health measures will apply to all communities with more than 50 cases per 100,000 people and with 30 or more active cases. Indoor fitness – Effective May 5 All indoor fitness must close, including for one-on-one training.…

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Weekly Update: April 1 – 8, 2021 Supports for Business Step 1 Restrictions in place again Additional restrictions were announced on Tuesday, April 6th. Effective at 11:59 p.m. on April 6, updated mandatory health measures go into effect for retail, fitness and performance activities. Effective at noon on Friday, April 9, restaurants will be restricted…

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