Premier to announce funding to benefit Alberta children and youth

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March 29, 2011

Premier to announce funding to benefit Alberta children and youth

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Calgary… Premier Ed Stelmach will make a funding announcement regarding government support for child and youth mentoring. He will make the announcement during his remarks at Mobilizing for Safe Communities 2011, an event bringing together stakeholders and experts from across the province to talk about mobilizing communities and partners to prevent crime.

Date: Wednesday, March 30
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Mount Royal UniversityRoderick Mah Centre for Learning – Ross Glen Hall

4825 Mount Royal Gate SW

Calgary, Alberta

Participants: Premier Ed StelmachLiz O’Neill, Co-Chair of the Alberta Mentoring Partnership and
Executive Director of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Society of Edmonton and Area

Youth representatives involved in mentoring



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Media inquiries may be directed to:

John TuckwellChildren and Youth Services Communications

780-427-4801 (Office)

Tim ChamberlinEducation Communications

780-718-2370 (Cell)


To call toll free within Alberta dial 310-0000.

Comments 4

  1. Congratulations on a bold initiative support mentoring in Alberta. Watching from Ontario we are a bit green with envy!

    1. Thank you Bruce. We so appreciate the ongoing support of the Big Brothers Big Sisters organizations in Alberta and nationwide and look forward to what we can continue to accomplish together for the benefit of children and youth.

  2. Mentoring is everybody's business!! Thank you Alberta Mentoring Partnership for helping children, youth an families across the province…having a mentor benefits everyone…remember mentors don't have to be superhuman but they can feel like it!!

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