Alberta Health Services (AHS) has boosted its service to help Albertans should they need to speak with someone about mental health concerns.
If Albertans call the Mental Health Help Line at 1-877-303-2642 or the Addiction Help Line at 1-866-332-2323 between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m., seven days a week, they will be connected directly to a dedicated team of AHS addiction and mental health staff.
This change will support 811 …
We received this update from Alberta Labour this morning with some resources available to small business:
Government of Canada Resources
APRIL 21 4:20 PM – UPDATED INFO: Canada Emergency Response Program – A reminder that you have to apply for this every month and not just once to get four payments. $2000/month for up to four months for those that have lost their income due to COVID-19. Update as of Friday i…
UPDATE: MARCH 23, 2020
Our store-front offices are now closed. We will re-assess opening again after Easter.
We are working virtually following isolation protocols. If you need to reach us you can do so via email and phone. Our response times may be intermittent as we adapt to this situation.
Thank you for your continued support during these uncertain times. We will continue to do our best to share information releva…
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The OI Mission is to “foster and promote community and economic development for Olds and Region through engagement, coordination and capacity building to enhance the quality of life for our residents, organizations and businesses.”
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We have had so many changes over the past three years, and now it is now time to bring our website up to date.
A lot of the content will be streamlined, easier to navigate, and quick to read. The new website will focus on the work OI was created to do: economic development, community development, and community marketing. There will be regular posts and news articles about topics like business investment and attraction, s…
10TH ANNIVERSARY CONTINUES AT NATIONAL CONFERENCE IN 2020
(OLDS, Alberta – December 20, 2019) When Olds Institute formed the Fair Trade Olds committee, it likely didn’t imagine the visibility it would have gained for the community a decade later.
“We’ve had a presence on the national stage on several occasions, with our youth at Olds High School to the awards we’ve won and international producers we’…
Olds Institute is a Community Economic Development organization connecting people with purpose, creating a healthy, inspired, entrepreneurial community.
A local CED organization can help individuals and organizations in a region to work together toward common goals. This can happen when community members in the region join to determine appropriate strategies and actions to address common issues in a strat…
(OLDS, Alberta – February 28, 2018)
The Community Lifestyles Committee of the Olds Institute in partnership with the Red Deer & District Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Women of Excellence Nominees.
Nominated in the Health Category – Jody Carrington: Mother, wife, and psychologist, Jody is a passionate volunteer. She dedicates her time to coaching hockey, her church – where she o…
The Olds Institute for Community & Regional Development invites your participation in nominating outstanding individuals from Olds and District for The Olds and District Humanitarian of the Year, Citizen of the Year and Youth Citizen of the Year awards.
Click here to download Citizen/Youth Citizen nomination form PDF version
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RESULTS ARE IN FOR AGE FRIENDLY SURVEY, NEXT STEP IS AN ACTION PLAN
Committee is reviewing survey results and building plan for an age-friendly community
(OLDS, Alberta – March 24, 2017) The Olds Institute’s Age Friendly Committee is developing an action plan based on the results of over 200 surveys completed members. include eight dimensions Alberta Health characterizes in age-f…