Calgary Adapted Hub — Accessible Sport and Recreation Programming for Children & Youth Living with Disability

Lisa C. Accessibility, Community, Daily Life, Newcomer Information, Updates

Calgary Adapted Hub powered by Jumpstart (CAH) connects children, youth, and families living with disabilities with inclusive and accessible sport and recreation programming in the City of Calgary. Programs are offered either as an adapted sport and recreation program for children and youth with a disability or an inclusive program for children and youth of all abilities. Visit this link …

About Canada Geese and How to Avoid Conflicts with Them

Lisa C. Community, Daily Life, Fun Facts, Newcomer Information

Fun facts about Canada Geese Throughout Canada, there are 11 subspecies of the Canada Goose. Canada Geese can live up to 20 years. The oldest known wild goose was a 33-year-old female. They feed on grasses but also eat garbage or compost. And in case you haven’t noticed, geese are quite comfortable in an urban environment, such in towns and …

K-12 Students to Return to In-Person Learning

Lisa C. COVID-19, Settlement & Community News, Updates

The Alberta government has recently announced the following: Most K-12 students will return to in-person learning starting May 25. Students in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, who will return May 31. Students and staff will continue to follow all health measures in schools even if they are fully or partially vaccinated, including: wearing masks, staying home when sick, and …

CP Kids Summer Camp 2021 by Cerebral Palsy Kids and Families

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Cerebral Palsy Kids and Families will host CP Kids Summer Camp 2021 in person with AHS guidelines and protocols in place. Campers will be paired with a camp staff member for the week. Note that this camp is tailored to kids with physical disabilities. Not everyone will be able to participate in person, so a virtual option for Summer Camp …

2021 – 2022 Playschool Registration Now Open

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City of Calgary’s 2021/2022 school year program runs from September 2021 – June 2022. Preschool-aged children will enjoy an engaging program that prepares them for school. Kids learn active play, songs, activities, arts & crafts and social skills helping build a foundation of being active for life. To register, email: liveandplay@calgary.ca with one of the following email subject lines: Playschool …

Your Feedback is Needed for the Draft K-6 Curriculum

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After a year of consultations with parents, teachers, and subject matter experts. the Government of Alberta has recently updated its K-6 curriculum. Alberta’s new K-6 curriculum is founded on 4 key learning themes: Literacy Numeracy Citizenship Practical Skills Now you can take a look at the detailed overview of the revised curriculum here: https://www.alberta.ca/curriculum.aspx Your feedback is needed! Take a …