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Alberta Healthy Community Symposium 2019

Communities ChooseWell and the Alberta Cancer Prevention Legacy Fund are partnering once again to bring you the annual Alberta Healthy Community Symposium! The event will be held in Edmonton, March 7-8, 2019 and will focus on ‘Connecting Changemakers’. Changemakers use a deep-rooted sense of empathy for others, identify a specific problem or opportunity to tackle, and give themselves permission to do something about it. Communities ChooseWell and ACPLF are excited to bring together wellness changemakers and offer supports to help grow healthy change across Alberta.

Date: March 7-8, 2019
Location: Santa Maria Goretti Centre, 11050-90 Street NW Edmonton, Alberta
Registration: This event is FREE! Click here to register (Registration will be open January 3 – February 18, 2019).
Travel: Coming in from out of town? Click here to apply for a travel subsidy (Travel subsidy applications will be accepted January 3 – February 4, 2019). Applicants will be informed of a decision February 11, 2019.
Accomodation: We have blocked off a limited number of rooms at the Chateau Nova Kingsway Hotel (159 Airport Road in Edmonton) for both the night of March 6 and March 7. The majority of rooms have 2 queen beds at a rate of $119/night. There are also a few rooms with 1 queen bed on the night of March 7 for $109/night. To book from our room block, please call the hotel at 780-424-6683 and mention that you will be participating in the Alberta Healthy Community Symposium, or book online at and use the code 'abhealthy'.

Click here to see agenda.

Indigenous Champions’ Gathering: If you are part of the Indigenous Champions’ Community of Practice, please join Janet Naclia of the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association for the preconference Indigenous Champions’ Gathering March 7, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, also at the Santa Maria Goretti Centre. Please email Janet at for more details.