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Premier Prentice assures Michener residents facility will not close

During a visit to Michener Centre today, Premier Jim Prentice addressed any uncertainty families and guardians may have regarding ongoing residency in the Centre.

Alcohol and pregnancy don’t mix

Albertans are encouraged to recognize and support Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day on September 9.

Response to call for Michener investigation

Naresh Bhardwaj, Associate Minister for Persons with Disabilities, today issued a statement in response to calls for an investigation into the deaths of people who have transferred from the Michener Centre.

Alberta signs MOU with Western Australia for largest international system-wide implementation of Signs of Safety

Alberta is changing its child intervention practice to strengthen families and help reduce the number of children in care.

Alberta launches mentorship campaign to support children and youth in care

More kids will benefit from caring adults with the launch of a recruitment campaign to help find a mentor for every child and youth in care in Alberta.

Albertans appointed to Premier’s council on disabilities

Seven members have been either reappointed or appointed to the Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities that advises government from a disability perspective.

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