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YEG Youth Connect helps Edmonton’s vulnerable youth for the ninth year running
05 oct. 2022 13h37 HE | YMCA of Northern Alberta
EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After two years, YEG Youth Connect is back in person at the Boyle Street Plaza YMCA on Thursday, October 6, 2022. This important event helps...
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Boyle Street Playground Grand Opening the Result of Community Collaboration
19 sept. 2022 11h47 HE | YMCA of Northern Alberta
EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For residents of the Boyle Street community, the grand opening event for the new playground at Boyle Street Plaza on September 24 is a way to...
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Youth support program helps students serving suspensions in Grande Prairie
24 août 2022 17h22 HE | YMCA of Northern Alberta
GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alberta, Aug. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For many youth, succeeding in school or even staying in school can be a significant challenge. To support youth in the region, YMCA of...
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Labour shortage among lifeguards, swim instructors a province-wide issue
21 juin 2022 17h16 HE | YMCA of Northern Alberta
EDMONTON, Alberta, June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As summer approaches and families look forward to recreation at Edmonton’s swimming pools or the province’s many lakes, the issue of water safety...
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YMCA believes a fun summer experience is for everyone, offers financial assistance
02 juin 2022 13h21 HE | YMCA of Northern Alberta
EDMONTON, Alberta and RED DEER, Alberta and FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta, June 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The last two years have been hard on everyone, especially children and youth who have missed out...
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YMCA’s Supports for Wellness program delivers hundreds of family enhancement kits to families in Fort McMurray and surrounding communities
19 mai 2022 13h24 HE | YMCA of Northern Alberta
FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta, May 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Residents of the Wood Buffalo communities know resilience and the process of recovery better than anyone, and while the past six years have...
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May 20th is Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day, child care providers continue to feel the strain of labour shortages
18 mai 2022 16h23 HE | YMCA of Northern Alberta
EDMONTON, Alberta and FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta and GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alberta, May 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day on May 20th, many child care providers are...
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Kids and youth find mentorship and community at Red Deer skateparks
16 mai 2022 18h43 HE | YMCA of Northern Alberta
RED DEER, Alberta, May 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kids and youth in Red Deer can head to the Glendale Skatepark to meet friends and learn to skateboard with mentors from the Northside Community...
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Landscape of child care in Edmonton is changing, YMCA of Northern Alberta
06 avr. 2022 13h12 HE | YMCA of Northern Alberta
EDMONTON, Alberta, April 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- When the Government of Alberta announced the expiration of the provincial work-from-home mandate at the start of March, many organizations...
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Local company helps pave the way for youth to thrive in Red Deer
10 mars 2022 15h44 HE | YMCA of Northern Alberta
RED DEER, Alberta, March 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- When the Northside Community Centre YMCA opened next to the Glendale Skatepark in 2019, the need for quality programs for youth in the area...