What is the National Truth & Reconciliation Day?
This Thursday marks the inaugural National Day of Truth and Reconciliation to remember, learn, reflect, and act on mandates put forward in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls-to-Action. It is a day to honour the Indigenous victims and survivors of the residential school system, as well as to reflect on the lasting negative impacts these schools have had on Indigenous communities across the nation. Over the past decade, September 30th has been known to Canadians as
3 Free Things to Do In and Around Calgary this Fall
Many people love the onset of fall — it marks a aesthetic transitional period from hot summer holidays to cool school mornings. But, it's rumoured by local meteorologists that this year's fall will come to an abrupt end with the early onset of a long, frigid winter. To make the most of the time we have left with this beautiful season, we recommend having you and your family doing some of the following activities: 1. Bike Along the Bow River Wild Rose Adventures has prepared a
FaceTime with FESA Facilitators: Del Edwards
We sat down with Del to get to know her a little better; her history, some personal experience stories, and a little advice for our viewers. Del has been a facilitator at the Further Education Society of Alberta since 2016, and primarily works the Resume Writing and Financial Literacy programs, but facilitates other programs as well. If you are interested in FESA's free literacy programs, contact email@example.com for more info.
4 Books to Read this September
As classes resume for the fall, our reading recommendations this month focus on situations students might be experiencing as they head back to school. Unlike other years — where students might feel stressed about making friends, achieving high grades, or making a school sports team — this year has an additional stress of returning to in-person classes. Unfortunately, we don't have a book that covers this new situation, but there are resources that can help students with certa