Alex in the News

2017

October 7, CBC CalgaryRestaurants for Change addresses food insecurity at the dinner table

August 30, 2017, CTV News, On-site interview and footage from Open Mic Night (begins at 14:28)

August 30, 2017, City TV Breakfast Television, Open Mic Night Channels Youth’s Creativity

August 24, 2017, Swerve Magazine, The Alex gives its creative clients a platform to perform

June 17, 2017, Global TVCalgary community food centre opens with vine-cutting celebration

April 11, 2017, CTV CalgaryVeteran dentist providing underprivileged kids with dental care

April 8, 2017, Calgary HeraldCalgary youths create mural for 150+ Reasons We Love Canada

March 30, 2017, MetroCalgary clothing swap hopes to help LGBTQ2S+ people to dress for success

March 24, 2017, University of Calgary Faculty of Nursing BlogGrad student uses technology to open doors for learning and health care innovation

February 24, 2017, Global NewsAlberta grant allows for expanded hours, more nurse practitioners at health centres

February 24, 2017, CBC CalgaryNurse practitioners hired in Calgary, Edmonton under pilot project

February 24, 2017, Calgary HeraldHealth-care centres get $10 million to hire more nurse practitioners

February 1, 2017, CTV Calgary, The Alex secures a new home (video)

January 31, 2017, Calgary Herald, The Alex preparing for a major move

January 15, 2017, Calgary HeraldAlex Dental Health Bus sees growing demand for dental care in Calgary, hosting clinic for disadvantaged families

January 15, 2017, Metro CalgaryDonation keeps The Alex Dental Health Bus rolling

2016

October 27, 2016, Calgary Now (Shaw TV), Alberta’s Fentanyl Crisis Part 1

October 27, 2016, Calgary Now (Shaw TV), Alberta’s Fentanyl Crisis Part 2

October 20, 2016, Global TVShaw Charity Classic eclipses $5 million in charity donations

September 22, 2016, Global News, At-risk, homeless Calgary teens reconnect with school through unique program

September 20, 2016, Avenue Magazine, The Alex Community Food Centre Celebrates Its Soft Launch on September 20

September 14, 2016, The Current – CBCTooth decay up in Calgary kids after fluoride removed from drinking water: study

September 12, 2016, National PostCalgary’s poor suffered when city councillors bought into conspiracy theories about fluoride

September 7, 2016, Global TV, Calgary fluoride debate: councillors push for ‘objective assessment’ from health institute

August 19, 2016, Calgary Herald, More parents unable to afford children’s dental care in poor economy

July 18, 2016, Global TVProviding information about prenatal care to new mothers (CenteringPregnancy)

June 27, 2016, GrainsWest Magazine, The Table is Set (Alex Community Food Centre)

June 21, 2016, CBCLong waitlists for low-income dental care called unacceptable

June 18, 2016, Global TVWestern Canada’s first community food centre to open in Calgary

June 18, 2016, CTV, A Sneak Peek at The Alex Community Food Centre

June 17, 2016, Calgary HeraldQ+A: Alberta’s first community food centre to open in Calgary later this year

April 29, 2016, UToday, Alberta’s deputy minister of health calls on public health researchers for expertise

April 14, 2016, Calgary SunCUPS cuts dental program

March 4, 2016, CBC News, The Alex to open community food centre in Calgary

March 3, 2016, BT Calgary, On Location – The Alex Community Food Centre

February 22, 2016, CBC NewsNew youth detox beds in Alberta cheered, but some want more action

February 21, 2016, Metro CalgaryFluoride debate: The Alex sees growing demand for dental services

February 19,  2016, Calgary HeraldEditorial: Nothing to smile about

February 18, 2016, National PostCalgary’s health officer urges council to rethink fluoride removal after study showing alarming spike in cavities for kids

February 18, 2016, Calgary HeraldFortney: Fluoride fight is back with a vengeance

February 18, 2016, Calgary HeraldCalgary city councillors defend fluoride decision

February 17, 2016, CBC NewsLack of fluoride in Calgary drinking water leads to rise in kids’ tooth decay, study indicates

February 17, 2016, Calgary HeraldFluoride study triggers calls for council rethink

February 13, 2016, CBC Calgary, Calgary Syrian refugees get bus-based dental care

February 13, 2016, CTV Calgary, Dental bus helps Syrian refugees

February 12, 2016, Metro Calgary Calgary Syrian Refugees to get free dental check-ups from Alex Dental Health Bus

2015

November 20, 2015, CBC Radio – The Homestretch, Alex Youth Health Bus

October 29, 2015, Alberta Views, The Gap: Why doesn’t health care include teeth?

October 27, 2015, CBC National “Keeping Canada Alive Season One”   Improving Access to Dental Care in Canada

October 26, 2015, Avenue MagazineThe Alex Community Food Centre is Set to Open in 2016

October 15, 2015, Calgary HeraldDine out Oct. 21 to help all Canadians access healthy food through fundraiser

September 21, 2015, Calgary Herald, Mock election used to encourage homeless Calgarians to vote

September 19, 2015, Metro CalgaryCalgary’s homeless prepare for mock vote

September 19, 2015, Global Calgary‘Harvest Moon’ raises money for Calgary’s first community food centre

August 9, 2015, Calgary HeraldNew urban fruit orchard to benefit Calgary Homeless Foundation tenants

August 9, 2015, Global NewsNew orchard helps Calgary’s most vulnerable

May 12, 2015, Toronto Star, Graffiti-tagged RV becomes Ontario’s first mobile mental health clinic

April 21, 2015, Metro CalgaryNew little free library expected to alleviate stress and reconnect Calgary youth

April 19, 2015, Global Calgary, Alberta children suffering because dental care is out of reach

April 19, 2015, Calgary SUN, Big smiles for underprivileged Calgary kids at free SAIT dental clinic

April 19, 2015, Calgary Metro, Calgary youth in need see day of free dental care

Spring 2015, Apple Magazine, Delivering a vision for oral health

March 18, 2015, Calgary MetroAlberta health minister seeks to expand school-based mental health services

March 16, 2015, Calgary MetroCalgary’s most vulnerable benefiting from ancient Chinese medicine

February 9 2015, CTV Alberta: Alberta Primetime, The Alex Mobile Dental Health Centre (video)

January 25, 2015, Calgary HeraldProvince creates working group to tackle LGBTQ youth homelessness

January 25. 2015, Calgary HeraldAlleviating dental discomfort in Alberta likely to cause more financial pain than elsewhere in Canada

January 8, 2015, Metro NewsJump in heroin charges contributes to increase in Calgary drug offences

2014

December 31, 2014, Calgary Herald, Five things to know about the Alex Dental Health Bus

December, 2014, CBC News, Dental decay rampant in Calgary children, pediatric dentist says

December 4 , 2014, Calgary Herald, The Alex Dental Health Bus: a real, live tooth fairy

December 4, 2014, Metro NewsEnd Calgary homelessness by addressing housing, mental health, and aboriginal issues: Panel

November 29, 2014, Global News, Calgary’s Child (video)

November 7, 2014, Breakfast Television, CenteringPregnancy Program (video)

September 18, 2014, CTV News, Holistic based pilot project to provide support at select southeast schools

September 14, 2014, Spruce Meadows, Horses Jump and Take Flight to New Homes

September 9, 2014, CBC NewsEarly Snowfall has Homeless Groups Scrambling for Clothing

July 10, 2014, Global News, Recovery and Healing Addiction – An Alternative to the “War on Drugs”

June 5, 2014, Calgary Sun, Spruce Meadows Offers Flood Victims a Leg Up

June 5, 2014, Calgary HeraldThe Alex Dental Health Bus, Calgary

March 13, 2014, CBC NewsCalgary man finds a home after a year tenting in parkades, garbage rooms

March 9, 2014, U Magazine, University of Calgary, The Wheels on the Bus Go…

March 9, 2014, Metro NewsCrystal meth addiction on the rise in Alberta: Data

February 3, 2014, CBC News, The Homestretch, Youth homelessness in Calgary

January 21, 2014, CTV NewsMental health puts people on the path to recovery

2013

November 13, 2013, Global News, The Alex clients document struggles, resiliency

October 2013, Canadian Homelessness Research Network PressHousing First in Canada: Supporting Communities to End Homelessness

October 2013, Avenue Magazine, The Alex Mobile Health Fleet

October 29, 2013, Metro News, New Alberta Health Services CEO eyes better mental health strategies for children

October 7, 2013, SHAW Go TV – Former Homeless Man Spreads Hope

September 19, 2013, Alberta Government, The Lieutenant Governor’s Circle on Mental Health and Addiction, True Leadership Award – Pathways to Housing

September 19, 2013, CTV News CalgaryA new re-SORCe for Calgary’s most vulnerable

June 12, 2013, Global Calgary, Plan to End Homelessness Targets Most Vulnerable

May, 2013, Vital Signs Magazine, The Alex – Forty Years of Caring for Calgarians

May 31, 2013, Swerve, There’s No Place Like HomeBase

May 8, 2013, Swerve, The Alex Dental Health Bus

May 2013, Vital Signs, The Alex — Forty years caring for Calgarians

April 18, 2013, FFWD, Rethinking Foster Care

April 9, 2013, Global News, Woman of Vision: Sue Fortune

April 6, 2013, Calgary Herald, Pathways to contentment

March 20, 2013, City TV: Breakfast Television, Scotiabank Marathon (The Alex is featured at 9:29 – 12:24)

March 15, 2013, CBC News, Schools, agencies struggle to keep up with youth mental health services

February 21, 2013, Calgary ShawTV, Alex Youth Health Bus

February 21, 2013, CBC News, At-risk renters shut out in tight market

January 24, 2013, Avenue MagazineBig Idea: Mobile Health Bus to Treat Calgary’s Youth

January 2, 2013, Global Calgary Morning News, The Alex Dental Health Bus

January 3, 2013, Metro News, Calgary police stats show 80-per-cent jump in crystal meth

2012

December 14, 2012, CBC News, Calgary’s homeless feel effect of low vacancy

December 14, 2012, Calgary Sun, Calgary agencies receive provincial cash, pushing ahead 10-year plan to end homelessness

December 14, 2012, Calgary Herald, Province to spend $27 million on housing, support for homeless in Calgary

December 13, 2012, CBC NewsFunding injection to provide homes, support for hundreds

December 6, 2012, Metro News, Calgary eyes low-income transit pass for kids and teens

November 8, 2012, Calgary Journal, Gearing up for winter: Calgary comes together to help homeless youth

August 29, 2012, Airdrie City ViewFundraiser helps students kick off school year in new shoes

August 21, 2012, Metro NewsCrystal meth resurgence reported, task force co-chair not surprised

August 4, 2012, Calgary HeraldAuthors fear teens trade sex for drugs

July 30, 2012, CBC NewsCalgary marks $750K in fluoride savings for dental care

July 5, 2012, Metro NewsFluoride-free Calgary savings go to children’s dental health

July 5, 2012, Cosmetic Dentistry GuideMobile Dental Unit Set for Calgary

July 4, 2012, Airdrie City ViewLocal tattoo shop donates funds on Friday the 13th

July 4, 2012, Calgary Herald‘Dental office on wheels’ pulling into town soon

July 4, 2012, Canadians Opposed To FluoridationAlex launching mobile dental health bus next week

July 4 , 2012, Canadians Opposed To FluoridationCalgary earmarks $750,000 from fluoridation savings for kids’ dental care programs

June 1, 2012, Global NewsCalgary students get lesson in homelessness

February 24, 2012, Metro NewsRiding the Alex Youth Health Bus

February 24, 2012,  Metro NewsPregnant teen swears by Calgary’s youth bus

January 26, 2012 , Metro NewsBus brings health care to students

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Contact Johanna Schwartz
Marketing and Engagement Specialist
jschwartz@thealex.ca
403-520-6442


 

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