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Alberta Advanced Education and Technology
Information on Continuing Education, Family Literacy, International Adult Learner’s Week

Alberta Human Rights and Citizenship Commission
The Alberta Human Rights and Citizenship Commission is an independent commission of the Government of Alberta reporting through the Ministry of Culture and Community Spirit.  Provides public information and education programs, helps Albertans resolve human rights complaints.  Link to: Human Rights in Alberta- a newspaper-style publication that provides plain language information about Alberta’s human rights law and about the services offered by the Commission.

Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS)
Providing Albertans with valuable and timely information about career planning, post-secondary education and training, educational funding, job search, labour market trends and workplace issues.

Business Link
Alberta’s business information service- Federal Government & Provincial Government site.  Provides services to businesses such as business resources, tools, event listings, & links.

Campus Alberta
Campus Alberta is a set of principles developed to ensure key stakeholders in the advanced education system work together to deliver seamless learning opportunities for Albertans. As a key component of the Roles and Mandates Policy Framework, Campus Alberta publishes an annual Planning Framework to provide a common foundation of data and information to support planning and decision-making, to encourage stakeholders to work together and to highlight opportunities, challenges and key policy directions. Download the 2010 Campus Alberta Planning Framework here.

Canada Revenue Agency- Charities & Giving
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) registers qualifying organizations as charities, gives technical advice on operating a charity, and handles audit and compliance activities.

Canadian Language Benchmarks’ Essential Skills Website
A website created by the federal government to help sector councils, industry organizations, and workplaces to define occupational language requirements and to provide appropriate language training or development opportunities.

Community Futures Alberta
Community Futures (CF) is a program, funded in western Canada by Western Economic Diversification. Together community volunteers and staff are actively engaged in helping to develop and implement community-based economic development and diversification strategies.

Culture and Community Spirit – GOA
Culture and Community Spirit provides a diverse range of programs that support a high quality of life for Albertans, and makes Alberta an attractive tourism destination.  For information on grants available: http://culture.alberta.ca/grantprograms/default.aspx

Statistics Canada- Canada Survey of Giving, Volunteering and Participating (CSGVP) This study offers new perspectives on giving and volunteering. Imagine Canada has released the new results of the Canada Survey of Giving, Volunteering and Participating.