Monday, January 25, 2016

Summer Temporary Employment Program (STEP)




STEP is a 4 - 16 week wage subsidy program that provides funding to eligible Alberta employers to hire high school or post-secondary students into summer jobs from May to August.

A standardized wage subsidy of $7.00/hour to a maximum of 37.5 hours/week will be provided to approved applicants.

More information for Alberta businesses.

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Wednesday, January 13, 2016

#YYC 2016 Folk Alliance South Fundraiser


January 31 (2:00 – 6:00 p.m.)
Ironwood Stage & Grill
1229 9th Avenue S.E., Calgary

The Bow Valley Music Club are amazing supporters of Alberta Musicians and have been leading the Folk Alliance charge for years now; helping our musicians showcase their talents to the world. They head south to Kansas City again this year so the least YOU can do is get out, enjoy some great music AND show YOUR moral and financial support.
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Monday, January 11, 2016

#YYC Back Porch Swing at Foothills Bluegrass Music Society


 Opening Act: Allan and Arnell
January 30 - 7:00 p.m.
Irish Cultural Center
6452 35 Avenue NW, Calgary
Member price $25, non-member price $35.

Come JOIN US for some great music with 2 great groups: Allan and Arnell, followed by Back Porch Swing! You won't want to miss this one! Share with friends, bring your neighbours, call your kids and let's show our love for great entertainment to kick off 2016 with a success!!

Alberta musicians Jane Allan & Lance Arnell can play a song that will bring back a memory, inspire an adventure and warm your spirits. Acoustic instruments compliment their tasteful vocals in a variety of musical styles: country, bluegrass-lite, folk, roots and a growing collection of their original tunes. They`ve performed at a variety of venues: community events, gallery openings, corporate functions, Stampede breakfasts, train rides, cowboy poetry festivals, and a multitude of house concerts and campfires while on the trail. If you're searching for music that will take you to the blue sky prairies, into the rugged mountains for some fresh air or around a campfire to hear a tall tale then listen to the music of Allan & Arnell.


Since 2003 Back Porch Swing has been writing songs and performing at festivals and clubs across western Canada. Their hot licks, tight harmonies, and funny lyrics are delivered in ever-changing musical styles that will have you wondering"what don't they do?" From square dancing to western swing, from bluegrass to folk, their "cowjazz" flavor will surely leave you a fan.


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Saturday, December 19, 2015

Holiday Season Online Shopping - For the Outdoors Person in Your Life

Ya'Gotta buy travel gear, accessories, boots, tents, sleeping bags, jackets and cameras at our online store

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Monday, November 23, 2015

Alberta, Canada “Adventure Tourism Information About Places Ya’Gotta Go To!”

Ya'Gotta Is Updating Their Western Canadian Adventure Travel Site, From HTML To Wordpress. 
The pages all have share buttons, at the bottom, of each article, so you can send them to your friends. Be sure to check the links, at the top and bottom of each page, for booking adventures and travel.

Here are updated Alberta destinations that offer excellent adventure travel opportunities, or are major tourism gateway points for onward travel to camping, hiking and backpacking. 
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Sunday, September 13, 2015

Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards - Deadline to submit Tuesday, Sept. 15/15!

The Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards recognize extraordinary Albertans whose volunteer efforts have contributed to the well-being of their community and fellow community members. Six awards, two in each category of youth, adult and senior are presented annually on or around International Volunteer Day, December 5.

The Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards Program is an integral part of government's commitment to Alberta's nonprofit/voluntary sector. Seeking out ways to pay tribute to volunteers is part of the Government of Alberta's way of acknowledging and thanking our volunteers whose generous efforts contribute to the vibrant quality of life Albertans enjoy.

2015 Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards Nomination Form
The 2015 nomination form is now available! You can access the form two ways:

Download the PDF version (PDF, 3.07 MB) 
Fill out the online 2015 nomination form (PDF)  
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: The deadline to submit the 2015 nomination form is TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15.

Mail To:
Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards
Alberta Culture and Tourism
907, Standard Life Centre
10405 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5J 4R7
Fax: 780-427-4155
E-mail:  ABVolunteerAwards@gov.ab.ca

More information
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Monday, September 7, 2015

Come To Camrose For Alberta Culture Days!



With only a few weeks left, make your plans to come to Camrose, AB for Alberta Culture Days September 25-27. There's going to so much to do for adults and families! Here'a a listing of the events that you don't want to miss out on:

Free Concert With The Dungarees (Sept. 25) Don't delay...Tickets are going to be limited to this free concert by Alberta's up-and-coming country band, at the historic Bailey Theatre!

Camrose Street Performers Festival (Sept 26) Camrose is going to hold their very first Street Performers Festival, on historic main street, in downtown Camrose. It's free admission and fun for all ages, as these "busking" performers will entertain you!

Annual Mandala Art Show (Sept 25 - Oct. 23) This free show will run at the Chuck McLean Arts Centre in Camrose. Artists and crafters are invited to submit 1-2 Mandalas, by September 15 (click on the first link for application information.

For other event information, for the weekend, including: The Annual Scarecrow Festival, Kids Zone, Family Fun Day, Culture Walks Photo Contest, Heritage Walks, Art Shows, Scavenger Hunt, Collecting Passports Stamps (Camrose Businesses) Machinery and Threshing Day (museum), Sharing Stories (library) and Camrose Churches Celebrating Culture...Download our 2015 Alberta Arts & Culture Days brochure

This brochure lists all the events happening in Camrose, that weekend, as well as the times and places. Don't miss out an event on the very exciting weekend that's been planned for residents of Camrose and tourists!

The theme, for this years Alberta Culture Days is multiculturalism. Camrose is encouraging performers and attendees to wear all or part of their heritage clothing. One of our committee members is wearing his Crawford tartan tie, an Irish tweed jacket and hopefully something English.

Coming to Camrose for Alberta Culture Days events (Sept 25 - 27, 2015)...Be sure to contact the Norsemen Inn, for the special rate they're offering.

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