Families

Charlotte lives with chronic lung disease. Her wish was to go to her favourite theme park – a dream made true by Make-A-Wish Canada and generous donors when she was three-years-old.

‘Magic truly does exist:’ Creating lasting memories for children facing serious illness

Thanks to generous donors, Make-A-Wish Canada granted nearly 1,000 life-changing wishes last year

  • Dec 5, 2022

 

Come out to the Push & Pace fundraiser and have fun while supporting child special needs in your community.

Aspire’s Push Pace: Walk, run or wheel for children in Red Deer!

Have fun, get moving and support programs for children with special needs

  • May 16, 2022

 

British Columbia’s provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday, July 3, 2020. New provincial family court rules in British Columbia meant to resolve legal matters without going to court have been called “effective” by the province, but some lawyers and advocates say they don’t adequately address the needs of victims of intimate partner violence. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

B.C. family court mediation not adequate for domestic violence victims: advocates

Groups caution mediation process risks repeating power imbalances

 

Statistics Canada says public health measures introduced during the pandemic were likely important drivers of the relatively low number of divorces in 2020. Pixabay photo

Divorces granted in Canada have dropped sharply, new Statistics Canada report shows

Canada granted fewer divorces last year than any year since 1973

Statistics Canada says public health measures introduced during the pandemic were likely important drivers of the relatively low number of divorces in 2020. Pixabay photo
After opening its doors nearly four years ago, the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre has helped over 1,750 children in 87 communities find the courage to deal with difficult, unthinkable circumstances.

Courageous kids in Central Alberta need your support

50/50 cash draw supports Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre

  • Nov 22, 2021
After opening its doors nearly four years ago, the Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre has helped over 1,750 children in 87 communities find the courage to deal with difficult, unthinkable circumstances.
Ecole La Prairie offers Francophone education from kindergarten to Grade 12!

7 Reasons Central Albertan students benefit from learning EN FRANÇAIS!

With bilingual confidence and a broad cultural education, your child gets a world of opportunities

  • May 24, 2021
Ecole La Prairie offers Francophone education from kindergarten to Grade 12!
CACAC strives to create a healthy and happy future for the children of Central Alberta and the greater community.

1,100 reasons to support Central Alberta children this Christmas

Annual lottery fundraiser will fund Central Alberta Child Advocacy Centre’s vital work

  • Dec 7, 2020
CACAC strives to create a healthy and happy future for the children of Central Alberta and the greater community.
The YMCA of Northern Alberta's Northside Community Centre is open! Advance registration is required, and masks are mandatory when you're not doing physical activity.

Welcome work out! Fitness for all ages

Red Deer’s choice for accessible, affordable and safe community fitness

  • Nov 2, 2020
The YMCA of Northern Alberta's Northside Community Centre is open! Advance registration is required, and masks are mandatory when you're not doing physical activity.
$5 ticket + 3 awesome prizes = meaningful opportunities for children!

$5 ticket + 3 awesome prizes = meaningful opportunities for children!

Aspire raffle supports local children with special needs

  • Apr 6, 2020
$5 ticket + 3 awesome prizes = meaningful opportunities for children!
Statistics Canada data for 2018 show 7.2 per cent of homicide victims were killed by their sons or daughters in Canada. (File photo)

When family relationships turn deadly

33 per cent of homicide victims killed by family

Statistics Canada data for 2018 show 7.2 per cent of homicide victims were killed by their sons or daughters in Canada. (File photo)