Episode 113 – Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society

On this episode, we find out how the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is working to conserve and protect Alberta’s natural environment.

CPAWS is Canada’s only nationwide charity dedicated solely to the protection of our public land and water, and ensuring our parks are managed to protect the nature within them. The Northern Alberta Chapter was the first regional chapter and was established in 1968.

Links:
Find out more about Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS), Northern Alberta Chapter.
Check out the Climate Projection Maps for Alberta.
Connect with CPAWS on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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See our Rapid Response Fund in action!
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Check out our ECF Fund listing and Strategic Granting Guide.
See more ways ECF connects you with Edmonton’s community.
Check out some of the amazing funds our donors have created.

ECF Grants:
ECF Community Grant – Deadline is March 1.
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The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.

Picture for this episode is courtesy of Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society Northern Alberta Chapter. 

Episode 112 – Flying Canoe Volant Festival

On this episode, we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Flying Canoe Volant Festival! We hear the legend of La Chasse Galerie, and sit down with Daniel Cournoyer to hear about how the Flying Canoe Volant Festival celebrates Francophone, Métis and Indigenous culture with all Edmontonians.

Links:
Register to attend Flying Canoe Volant (opens Feb. 3rd).
Find out more about La Cité Francophone.
Learn more about Daniel Cournoyer.
Listen to Les Raconteurs full audio project for Rendez-Vous de la Francophonie 2016.
**Excerpt of La Chasse Galerie was taken from this project, created for CJSR FM and the National Campus and Community Radio Association.

ECF Happenings:
Read the latest on our blog.
See our Rapid Response Fund in action!
Create your own fund to support the causes you care about.
Check out our ECF Fund listing and Strategic Granting Guide.
See more ways ECF connects you with Edmonton’s community.
Check out some of the amazing funds our donors have created.

ECF Grants:
ECF Community Grant – Deadline is March 1.
* Click here too see all ECF Grants.

Upcoming Student Awards:
* Click here to find details for all of our student awards!

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.

Images are courtesy of Daniel Cournoyer and the Flying Canoe Volant Festival.

The music you hear at the end of the story of La Chasse Galerie is called Boop by Podington Bear.

Episode 111 – Roozen Family Hospice Centre: Edmontons First Free-Standing, Residential Hospice

On this episode, we learn about the Roozen Family Hospice Centre. Operated by Pilgrims Hospice Society, it is the first freestanding, residential hospice in Edmonton.

Grief is big, and weird, and hard. It is also a reflection of the love we carry for one another. This new hospice designed to help families with end-of-life care and grieving. It is designed to feel more like a home. And, there is  a focus on providing compassionate support and programming for patients and their families (including children, teens, and caregivers).

Links:
Find out more about Pilgrims Hospice Society.
Take a virtual tour of the Roozen Family Hospice Centre
If you are grieving, their Grief Services may be of help.

ECF Happenings:
Read the latest on our blog.
See our Rapid Response Fund in action!
Create your own fund to support the causes you care about.
Check out our ECF Fund listing and Strategic Granting Guide.
See more ways ECF connects you with Edmonton’s community.
Check out some of the amazing funds our donors have created.

ECF Grants:
Young Edmonton Grants – Deadline is Feb. 15.
* Click here too see all ECF Grants.
Upcoming Student Awards:
* Click here to find details for all of our student awards!

The Well Endowed Podcast is produced by Edmonton Community Foundation. And is a proud, affiliate member of the Alberta Podcast Network.

Music for the Roozen Family Hospice Centre Segment is Room To Grow by Birds of Norway. Licensed through Soundstripe.