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Weekly Update: July 24 – 30, 2021

July 30, 2021

Your Weekly Tune Up: July 24 – 30, 2021 Quarantine for close contacts will shift from mandatory to recommended. All positive cases will continue to be notified. Contact tracer will no longer notify close contacts of exposure. Outbreak management and identification will focus on high-risk locations. Asymptomatic testing is no longer recommended. Mandatory masking remains…

Weekly Update: July 17 – 23, 2021

July 23, 2021

Your Weekly Tune Up: July 17 – 23, 2021 5 Million doses of Vaccine Administered in Alberta   As of July 18, 5,056,062 doses have been administered through Alberta Health Services, community pharmacies, physician clinics and dedicated walk-in clinics. Now 74.8 percent of eligible Albertans have received at least one dose of vaccine and 59.7 percent…

Weekly Update: July 10 – 16, 2021

July 16, 2021

Your Weekly Tune Up: July 10 – 16, 2021 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, trophy pronghorn, elk or turkey. Albertans will have…

Weekly Update: July 3 – 9, 2021

July 9, 2021

Your Weekly Tune Up: July 3 – 9, 2021 Alberta’s government is focused on building a strong agriculture sector that creates jobs and attracts investment in sustainable value-added processing. The governments of Alberta and Canada will provide rent support to 35,500 low-income Alberta households in need through the Canada-Alberta Housing Benefit. Read More. Emergency grant…

Weekly Update: June 26 – July 2, 2021

July 2, 2021

Your Weekly Tune Up: June 26 – July 2, 2021 Last night, Bill C-30, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 19, 2021 and other measures received Royal Assent. Key measures to support Canadians that will be enacted starting today: The extension of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, the Canada…

The Value of Work Integrated Learning

June 30, 2021

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…

Weekly Update: June 19 – 25, 2021

June 25, 2021

Your Weekly Tune Up: June 19-25, 2021 Alberta 2030: Building Skills for Jobs Expanding apprenticeship education The Government of Canada announced the details of the first phase of its approach to easing border measures for travellers entering Canada. These cautious adjustments are now possible because of the successes of the vaccine roll out in Canada…

Weekly Update: June 12 – 18, 2021

June 19, 2021

Your Weekly Tune Up: June 12-18, 2021 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 aged 18 and over can still enter the first Open…

Weekly Update: June 5- June 11, 2021

June 11, 2021

Supports for Business Changes Include: Outdoor social gatherings increase to 20 people, with distancing. Indoor and outdoor wedding ceremonies may occur with up to 20 attendees. Receptions are permitted outdoors. Indoor and outdoor funeral services remain unchanged with up to 20 people permitted. Receptions are permitted outdoors. Restaurants may seat tables with up to six people,…

Weekly Update: June 1- June 4, 2021

June 4, 2021

News for Business New Canada Recovery Hiring Program New Prairie-focused Regional Development Agency investment announced in Budget 2021 Canada Invests in Hydrogen Fueling Station for Commercial Fleet in Alberta Funding for Infrastructure upgrades in Alberta New Smart Renewables and Electrification Pathways Program The Smart Renewables and Electrification Pathways Program (SREPs) supports building Canada’s low-emissions energy future and…

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