Weekly Update Blog

In a fast-paced sector constantly changing, our members need regular information and updates on policy changes, government priorities, research, and program updates. That’s why our Executive Director posts a sector update each week for all of our members. Those posts appear here the following week.

New Funding & Subsidized Training

Most of you are already well aware of the grant funding that is available for organizations through the Community Social Services Training Fund and many Federation members have applied for […]

2021 Select Standing Committee Submission

Every year, The Federation makes an official submission and presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services. This committee holds province-wide consultations on the upcoming provincial budget […]

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

What we are doing and what you can do… September 30th has been introduced as a National Day of Truth and Reconciliation by the federal government. The day—a new federal […]

Projects and Issues Update: Subsidized Training, Specialized Homes and Support Services, Adolescent Health Survey

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of meetings and announcements and consultations and issue management at The Federation. We are continuing to work and advocate on many different […]

Transformative Reconciliation

Apply to participate in the program’s next cohort! Last year, The Federation partnered with Dr. Dustin Louie from the University of Calgary to offer a cohort-based, year-long program called Transformative […]

Projects & Issues Update: Mental Health Budget, Master Insurance Plan, Round Table, Health & Safety Council

Over the past 18 months, the entire Federation team has been focusing a lot of time and energy on supporting you and your organizations through the chaos and uncertainty of […]

Support to Practice Training

New Fall Cohorts Open for Registration In the spring, The Federation launched the latest iteration of our regional training opportunities for members, allies, and partners across the sector—Support to Practice […]

Join the Reconciliation Book Club

Take another step toward reconciliation You have probably heard, over the past few years, Federation staff and board members speaking about our organization’s commitment to reconciliation and resurgence. Most of […]

Youth Education Bursary Awards 2021

A personal thank you and a call for donations Each year, when The Federation’s Youth Education Bursary Committee reviews the application from dedicated and deserving young people beginning or continuing […]

National Indigenous Peoples Day

Monday, June 21 is National Indigenous People’s Day—a chance to recognize, honour, and celebrate the heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples! This year, […]