COVID-19

Post Pandemic Recovery: What are the Main Issues Facing Alberta?

Alberta is arguably in the midst of a generational economic shift as we face the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Looking ahead to the post-pandemic recovery, what should Albertans expect from their Government with regards to the serious economic challenges we face as a province.

How are Post-Secondary Students Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many challenges for post-secondary students. Despite the flexibility, support and hard work of professors to create an engaging online learning experience, the change to at-home learning has been very difficult for some students.

COVID-19 Vaccines: Are there any reasons to be concerned about efficacy and long-term safety?

As the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths (currently near 100 million and over 2 million respectively) continues to rise around the globe, health-care systems are being put under extreme stress and the need for effective vaccines, with enough supplies for everyone, is crucial.

The Response to COVID-19: Do Lockdowns Cause more Harm than Benefit?

The response to COVID-19 across the world has involved lockdowns in order to “flatten the curve” of cases and deaths. This public health response was initially based on inaccurate estimates of infection mortality rates and high-risk groups, overestimating the threat from COVID-19.

Mental Illness Awareness Week Mental Health & Coping & Covid-19

Mental Illness Awareness Week is October 4th-11th; a national campaign created to educate the public on the importance of mental illness, end the stigma of mental illness, and advocate for mental health support.

Are there Issues with Kids going back to School as usual during COVID-19

Recognized as the provincial organization representing parents on school councils in Alberta, Alberta School Councils’ Association (ASCA) has worked alongside other education partners and stakeholders to advise the Ministry of Education on matters related to the K-12 Re-entry plan.