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Great West Newspapers Introduces a Community Marketing Fund

Great West Newspapers Introduces a Community Marketing Fund

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted businesses across the province, but our Alberta-based newspaper group has established a community marketing fund to help small business owners get back on their feet again.
Meeting the demand for masks

Meeting the demand for masks

Two Calgary businesses pivot to meet big demand for mask protection during the COVID-19 crisis
Calgary, Brooks to learn Friday if restaurants, hair salons, can reopen

Calgary, Brooks to learn Friday if restaurants, hair salons, can reopen

Online hub helps seniors during COVID-19 and beyond

Online hub helps seniors during COVID-19 and beyond

CORE a new online platform for seniors to find resources and information on key COVID-19 issues such as transportation, food security, home supports and social isolation.
Welcoming Albertans back to provincial museums

Welcoming Albertans back to provincial museums

As phase 1 of the Alberta relaunch takes off, provincial museums open with reduced admissions and pre-booking entry policies.
Free grocery delivery service a benefit to seniors and volunteers

Free grocery delivery service a benefit to seniors and volunteers

A few volunteer grocery pickup/delivery services for seniors and the city's vulnerable populations have emerged since COVID-19.
Connection is just a phone call away

Connection is just a phone call away

Phone-based programming engages seniors during COVID-19 pandemic
COVID-19's impact on long-term care today and as impetus for future change

COVID-19's impact on long-term care today and as impetus for future change

Canada's most vulnerable population has been particularly hard-hit by COVID-19. Long-term care facilities are under the microscope to see what can be done differently during the pandemic and beyond.
Mental Health Week a chance to check in on how we're coping

Mental Health Week a chance to check in on how we're coping

Surveys show many Albertans are having difficulty coping with social isolation and financial stress resulting from COVID-19. Resources are plentiful to help get through these difficult and unusual times.
Bye-bye bears: Calgary Zoo returning pandas to China due to bamboo barriers

Bye-bye bears: Calgary Zoo returning pandas to China due to bamboo barriers