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News Release:

ARDN Awarded $2.4 Million for Projects Addressing Homelessness in Rural Alberta

Being homeless can happen anywhere, including rural Alberta.  Albertans in rural and remote communities will have increased access to supports and services that prevent and reduce homelessness, with the awarding of $2.4 million in federal funding over five years to the Alberta Rural Development Network (ARDN). Click here to read the release


CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO ADDRESS THE ISSUE OF RURAL AND REMOTE HOMELESSNESS IN ALBERTA- Closed

We thank all those who applied, we will be reviewing and informing everyone in August.

This project is funded by the Government of Canada

 


Call for Submissions: Digital Stories Role Models

Avatar Media, in partnership with ARDN, is excited to announce the Digital Stories component of the Trades Warriors Network. The Digital Stories are designed to allow curious youth a look into the lives of people who have found success as skilled trades workers. Avatar Media is currently looking for young Aboriginal adults who want to be champions for their culture and heritage. The Digital Stories will be broadcast on television and digitally on Telus Optik in 2014.

Click here to view the Call for Submissions and here to view a one page information sheet for potential role models.


 

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