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Social Workers Celebrating National Aboriginal Day

Friday, June 20, 2014 3:55 PM
National Aboriginal Day was proclaimed in 1996 as a national day of celebration by Governor General Romeo LeBlanc. In Alberta, there are three First Nations Treaties: Treaty 6, Treaty 7 and Treaty 8 and eight Métis Settlements. There are five main Indigenous languages in Alberta, Blackfood, Chipewyan (Dene), Plains Cree, Stoney (Nakota) and Michif spoken by the Métis people.

ACSW Council, Public Member published

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 11:20 AM
"Some families are placed in a position of having to file complaints against their children to get them help. These kids literally have to commit a violent act before our health services can be forced on them." Read more below...

Tax advantage - but for whom?

Monday, June 16, 2014 9:30 AM - Advocacy, Social Policy Partners
"If adopted, the "Alberta Could" proposal would see Alberta benefit from an additional $2 billion per year to invest in the priorities of Albertans" Read more below....

Social workers making a difference, Edmonton Public Library receives international distinction

Thursday, June 12, 2014 11:20 AM - Social work recognition
The Edmonton Public Library receives international distinction as Library of the Year. Read more ...

CASW's paper on promoting equity for a stronger Canada

Thursday, May 22, 2014 3:20 PM
"Today the Canadian Association of Social Workers issued a paper that proposes Canada adopt an equity framework for the development of future social policy. The paper is in response to CASW’s growing concern over the federal government’s diminishing role in social programming, and dwindling federal fiscal contribution to provincial and territorial social programs." Read more below ....

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