Tag Archives: COVID-19

Local State of Emergency and Spring Time Activities at CHC Properties

Local State of Emergency and Outdoor Activities The local State of Emergency in Calgary continues, with public events cancelled through August 31, 2020 and with limited or restricted access to public spaces. See below for outdoor related information gathered from The City of Calgary and stay tuned for more information on what to expect with CHC spring…
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2020 Mental Health Week is May 4 – 10

2020 Mental Health Week is May 4 – 10 The theme of this year’s mental health week is ‘social connection’ and its importance for mental health. This year we are being called to #GetReal about how we really feel. People in Canada commonly ask one another how we are, but just as common is to…
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Ongoing Essential Site Work During COVID-19 Pandemic

Ongoing Essential Site Work During COVID-19 Pandemic CHC has implemented changes to our business to reduce exposure and minimize transmission such as meeting with tenants over the phone, electronic lease signing and reducing our maintenance work to essential work only to minimize exposure to our tenants, employees and contractors. As we navigate the coming weeks…
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Bow West Literacy Program – Online Dollars and Cents

BowWest Literacy Program - Online Dollars and Cents BowWest Literacy Program is offering their Dollars and Cents workshops online! Dollars & Cents is a financial empowerment program that helps participants develop the financial skills needed to build the lives they want to lead. The program has five workshops which include topics such as budgeting, banking, and…
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Using non-medical face masks / face coverings

Using non-medical face masks/face coverings Recently, there has been a lot of discussion about the use of non-medical face masks to help control the spread of COVID-19. According to Alberta Health, wearing a non-medical mask, such as a homemade cloth mask, has not been proven to protect the person wearing it. However, face coverings are…
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A Letter from CHC President Sarah Woodgate

We're All in This Together! A Letter from CHC President Sarah Woodgate Greetings to all CHC Tenants, At Calgary Housing Company, the health, safety and wellbeing of our tenants is of the utmost importance. The current situation we are facing with COVID-19 is unprecedented. All levels of government, citizens and the community are comingtogether to…
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How CHC has been supporting tenants

How CHC has been supporting tenants April 2, 2020 Calgary Housing Company, our partners at the City, and local social service agencies have come together in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Making sure CHC tenants are taken care of throughout the current situation remains a top priority. As such we have been working on a…
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Good news stories from around the world

Good news stories from around the world We've started collecting good news stories, acts of kindness and other positive things happening in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. We will keep updating this page with good news and feel good stories so keep checking back. Good News Feeds Good News Network Huffington Post Good News MSN…
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