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Dedicated to battling injustice of any form against children, youth, persons with disability and the elderly. Family-Centred Care Practice is the most ethically viable and cost-effective approach of service delivery.
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Harper takes on terror : Prime time : SunNews Video Gallery

Harper takes on terror : Prime time : SunNews Video Gallery | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it
Watch the latest on-air news and political coverage, as well as in-depth feature stories from the Sun News Network.
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Inside the Orwellian Launch of Tories' Anti-Terrorism Act - TheTyee.ca - Mobile

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Police investigating murder of child

Police investigating murder of child | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it
Police are now investigating the suspicious death of a child in southeast Calgary in December of last year as a homicide.
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Calgary parents say school lotteries take toll on city’s youngest students

Calgary parents say school lotteries take toll on city’s youngest students | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it
If Shane Byciuk's son Kyron was to toss a rock from the front stoop of his home it would likely smash a window at Cranston School. "We literally live right across the street from the school," he said. "I look…
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Prentice laments 'cumbersome' student enrolment lotteries

Prentice laments 'cumbersome' student enrolment lotteries | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it
Premier Jim Prentice said Wednesday that student enrolment lotteries are a clumsy quick fix for school boards grappling with overcrowded classrooms but provided no alternatives as the province star...
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Two more PC MLAs calling it quits | News Talk 770 (CHQR)

Two more PC MLAs calling it quits | News Talk 770 (CHQR) | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it
Longtime Calgary PC MLA Alana Delong has announced this ...
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Boy struck by SUV has 'months of recovery ahead' says mom

Boy struck by SUV has 'months of recovery ahead' says mom | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it
Twelve-year-old Ben Jones is in a lot of pain. Doctors have told his mom that Ben has bleeding in his brain and major swelling. His family won't know the extent of his brain damage until the swelli...
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Robert Ventress, convicted of child sexual offences, released

Robert Ventress, convicted of child sexual offences, released | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it
Edmonton Police are issuing a warning to citizens about the release of Robert Ventress, a man convicted a number of times for sexual offences against children.
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Evil piece of crap

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CBC My Region - Hundreds protest disability cuts at Alberta Legislature

CBC My Region - Hundreds protest disability cuts at Alberta Legislature | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it
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Just as informed people anticipated with justified fear.

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Human Rights complaints launched over PDD Housing

Human Rights complaints launched over PDD Housing | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it
An Edmonton group that supports people with developmental disabilities has launched a complaint with the Human Rights Commission over housing standards.
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Just as informed people anticipated with justifiable fear: http://www.cbc.ca/m/touch/canada/edmonton/story/1.1317622
clare wakeman's curator insight, January 31, 3:17 PM

What about children in the systems 

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Bikman brings Linden View issues to seniors minister › The Taber Times

Bikman brings Linden View issues to seniors minister › The Taber Times | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it
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Care dispute prompts calls for intervention - Nanaimo News Bulletin

Care dispute prompts calls for intervention - Nanaimo News Bulletin | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it
NANAIMO – The Good Samaritan Society says its not receiving appropriate funding from Island Health.
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Take the Parliament’s Top Priority Poll. Justin Trudeau wants you to weigh in!

Take the Parliament’s Top Priority Poll. Justin Trudeau wants you to weigh in! | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it
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Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive, taken to hospital - CNN.com

Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive, taken to hospital - CNN.com | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it
Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown was found unresponsive Saturday in a bathtub full of water in Roswell, Georgia, police said.
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Calgary student and William Shatner bridge #CHHSLetsTalk divide as #BellLetsTalk begins

Calgary student and William Shatner bridge #CHHSLetsTalk divide as #BellLetsTalk begins | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it
Brett Rothery woke up to a ping from Twitter Wednesday morning – it was William Shatner making sure he made the switch. #CHHSLetsTalk may be over but #BellLetsTalk is just beginning. The Calgary high school student whose own social-media campaign in…
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Alberta’s new school pledges now being reviewed on a ‘case-by-case basis': Minister

Alberta’s new school pledges now being reviewed on a ‘case-by-case basis': Minister | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it
Alberta's infrastructure boss is warning a past promise to pony up the necessary funds in 2015 to keep construction of 55 new schools on track may miss the mark. Not two months ago — Dec. 2 to be exact —…
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Prentice still coy about election & possible cabinet shuffle | News Talk 770 (CHQR)

Prentice still coy about election & possible cabinet shuffle | News Talk 770 (CHQR) | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it
Premier Jim Prentice continues to play coy when it come ...
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Alberta Premier Jim Prentice announces 5% wage cut for cabinet

Alberta Premier Jim Prentice announces 5% wage cut for cabinet | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it
The government payroll got lighter Thursday after Premier Jim Prentice announced a five-per cent cut to cabinet wages, with MLAs and possibly government workers next in line. Following a meeting, Prentice said his cabinet agreed to cut their pay and…
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What to watch for in feds’ new counter-terror law

What to watch for in feds’ new counter-terror law | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it
Look for longer detention without charge and laws criminalizing certain kinds of speech in the federal Conservatives' new anti-terror law.
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Licensing required for all care facilities: fatality report

Licensing required for all care facilities: fatality report | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it
A fatality inquiry into the death of a woman in a fire in an Edmonton group home is recommending the province license all social care facilities and that proper inspections be carried out before those licenses are issued.
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CBC My Region - New housing standards for people with disabilities will do 'horrendous' damage, advocate warns

CBC My Region - New housing standards for people with disabilities will do 'horrendous' damage, advocate warns | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it
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Peter Malko: EPS say may be more sex assault victims

Peter Malko: EPS say may be more sex assault victims | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it
Edmonton Police have charged Peter Malko with sex-related charges after the 52-year old allegedly sexually assaulted a 16-year old girl last week.
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PM Harper admits proposed anti-terror law would not have stopped Ottawa attack - APTN National News

PM Harper admits proposed anti-terror law would not have stopped Ottawa attack - APTN National News | Family-Centred Care Practice | Scoop.it
Prime Minister Stephen Harper admitted the anti-terror bill tabled in the House of Commons Friday would not have stopped the Oct. 22, 2014, attack in Ottawa.
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