Government funding in central Alberta opens promotional opportunities
August 2, 2012 by Chloe
MP of Red Deer, AB and the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Government Services and Minister for the Status of Women, Mr. Earl Dreeshen announced a Government of Canada funding initiative that well help ensure the prosperity of immigrant women in the community of Red Deer and Central Alberta.
Through the Status of Women Canada’s initiative, the Central Alberta Immigrant Women’s Association (CAIWA) will receive $300,000 in funding to help secure the economic prosperity for women in conjunction with local community providers, service agencies and businesses. In particular, the project will help newcomers to make differences in their families and the communities at large. The project is in response to a recognized economic insecurity and instability among immigrant women in the community.
Print companies can play an essential role in the CAIWA grant and the Status of Women Canada’s initiative, by providing printing services that help support numerous local projects that encourage community involvement among women and break down areas of participation in communities. The Government of Canada has already invested more than $14 million in 55 projects across the country.
Some of the concrete services that printers can provide include the dissemination of information of job opportunities and education and training programs in the Red Deer areas, advertising community projects that support immigrant women and families and soliciting volunteers to help support newcomers in the community.
Through the Status of Women initiative, the Government of Canada’s support for community-based projects has doubled since 2006-2007, from $10.8 million to almost $19 million.