ANNOUNCEMENTS

Sympathy and Prayers

August 3, 2022
Our thoughts and prayers are with the following colleagues after the recent loss of a family member (June 11-July 31, 2022)
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Congratulations

August 3, 2022
Congratulations to our colleagues on the following life events (June 11 - July 31, 2022)
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CSS Welcomes Pope Francis

July 5, 2022
It has been broadly publicized in the news, Pope Francis is making a historic visit to Canada as part of the journey toward Truth and Reconciliation.
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Congratulations

June 11, 2022
Congratulations to our colleagues on the following life events (May 11- Jun 11, 2022)
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Sympathy and Prayers

June 10, 2022
Our thoughts and prayers are with the following colleagues after the recent loss of a family member (May 11-Jun 10, 2022)
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Last Chance - 2022 Employee Engagement Survey

May 31, 2022
It's the final week of the 2022 Employee Engagement survey. If you have not yet participated, now is your last chance!
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HOPEfull FUNdraising Bubble Battles

May 25, 2022
The anticipation is finally over… for your enjoyment open this article to witness some incredibly FUN Bubble Battles!
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5 time slots remain for StFX Bike-a-thon

May 24, 2022
Join the Solidarity Peddlers in StFX Bike-a-thon
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Week 3: Employment Engagement Survey Participation Rates

May 24, 2022
It's the final week of the 2022 Employee Engagement survey. If you have not yet participated, now is your last chance!
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Sunanda Bhattacharya, New VP of HR

May 24, 2022
Welcome Sunanda Bhattacharya to the Agency as out new Vice President of Human Resources.
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Agency Prayer

May 24, 2022
As CSS continues to mark our 60th anniversary, we have written a new agency prayer for the occasion.
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Cree Language & Recovery Program (Registration now open!)

May 18, 2022
Catholic Social Services is partnering with Dwayne Lesas to host his 2 day intensive Cree Language introduction. Dwayne was taught and mentored by the late Dr. Freda Ahenakew. Ahenakew’s program was call “Indigenous Language Specialist Program”.
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HOPEfull FUNdraising Challenge for Team CODS

May 17, 2022
Some of our CODS clients had a very special visit from Dr. Seuss with friends Thing 1 and Thing 2! Click here to witness the encounter and a very remarkable rhyme indeed!
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CSS Media Roundup May 2022

May 17, 2022
Please see for a list of our media stories and mentions for the last four weeks.
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Client Satisfaction Survey Results

May 17, 2022
Attached is a summary of key results from our annual survey of the people we serve. Over 1300 individuals responded to this year's survey.
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Week 2: Employment Engagement Survey Participation Rates

May 16, 2022
The survey will run from May 2 - 31. At the end of the survey period, the service area with the highest participation rate will be entered to win great prizes!
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Congratulations (Updated)

May 11, 2022
Congratulations to our colleagues on the following life events (Oct 11, 2021- May 11, 2022)
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Sympathy and Prayers (Updated)

May 11, 2022
Our thoughts and prayers are with the following colleagues after the recent loss of a family member (Oct 2, 2021 to May 11, 2022)
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Week 1: Employment Engagement Survey Participation Rates

May 9, 2022
Week 1: Employment Engagement Survey Participation Rates
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New Health & Safety Coordinator Nomvula Ncube

May 6, 2022
Welcome our new Health & Safety Coordinator Nomvula Ncube
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Mass for Mothers and Gianna Centre

May 5, 2022
Livestream or in person May 6th at noon. The intention will celebrate all the Mothers near and dear to our agency.
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Disability Management Services for Well-Being

May 5, 2022
our wellbeing is important, and the Agency Disability Management program is here to provide support during unexpected and challenging periods in your life.
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What is JOSH committee? AND contest!

May 4, 2022
On Day 3 of our Safety and Health Week, we would like to highlight a key component of the Health and Safety program here at CSS, our Joint Occupational Safety and Health committee, fondly referred to as the JOSH committee.
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Video: Why do you work safely?

May 3, 2022
As part of Occupational Safety and Health Week, we have recorded a video message from CEO Troy Davies and Senior Health and Safety Specialist Patrick Kadaali on why they work safely.
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Safety and Health Week

May 2, 2022
A message from your Health and Safety team.
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2022 Employee Engagement Survey has launched!

May 2, 2022
A message from CEO Dr. Troy Davies, on the launch of the 2022 Employee Engagement Survey.
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The Beacon - Spring Edition 2022

April 29, 2022

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Mission Recognition Event Recording

April 22, 2022
The 2022 Mission Recognition event was held virtually and broadcast to all staff on April 14. If you did not have a chance to join us live, I encourage you to watch the recording.
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Happy Easter from the CEO!

April 17, 2022

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Mission Recognition Publication 2022

April 14, 2022

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Archbishop's Easter Message

April 14, 2022

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2022 Mission Recognition Event Recording

April 14, 2022

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35-Year Service Milestone - Gayle Murray-Duggan

April 13, 2022

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35-Year Service Milestone - Monica Romanko-Woods

April 13, 2022

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35-Year Service Milestone - Jose Madriaga

April 13, 2022

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30-Year Service Milestones and Bios!

April 12, 2022
Join us in thanking these people for their service to our Agency!
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Easter Message from our Spiritual Care Team

April 12, 2022

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5-Year Service Milestones

April 11, 2022
Join us in thanking these people for their service to our Agency!
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10-Year Service Milestones

April 11, 2022
Join us in thanking these people for their service to our Agency!
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15-Year Service Milestones

April 11, 2022
Join us in thanking these people for their service to our Agency!
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20-Year Service Milestones and Bios!

April 11, 2022
Join us in thanking these people for their service to our Agency!
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25-Year Service Milestones and Bios!

April 11, 2022
Join us in thanking these people for their service to our Agency!
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Save the Date: 2022 Mission Recognition

March 28, 2022
Mark your calendar for the 2022 Mission Recognition event!
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CSS Anti-Racism Statement

March 21, 2022
On March 21, 2022, in honour of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the agency released its Anti-Racism Statement.
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CSS Cookbook - Easter Sale

March 17, 2022
All proceeds support our Sign of Hope programs!
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CEO Town Hall recording available

March 14, 2022

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Synod on Synodality

March 4, 2022
In 2021 Pope Francis launched a new initiative called the Synod on Synodality. It is a worldwide exercise in listening which has been described as "the largest public engagement exercise in world history."
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2021 T4s now available

March 1, 2022
Tax season is upon us and many of our staff are starting the process of filing their taxes for 2021.
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2nd Annual Virtual CEO Town Hall - March 7

February 28, 2022
All staff are invited to attend an interactive CEO Town Hall. Click to view details!
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Annual Client Satisfaction Survey 2022

February 22, 2022

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CSS Servant Leadership Training

February 1, 2022

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Faith Spaces, Safe Spaces: Interfaith Reflections on Anti-Black Racism

February 1, 2022

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Sad News

January 20, 2022
It is with a heavy heart that the Agency shares news of the loss of our Controller & Vice President of Finance, Mr. Sandy Morrison.
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CSS - 60 Years Strong

January 19, 2022
This week, 60 years ago, our founder, Father Bill Irwin, gathered with a small group at Le Marchand Building in Edmonton to celebrate the opening of Catholic Social Services.
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CEO Message: COVID-19 Update #33

January 7, 2022
Please read this message from CEO Troy Davies, regarding the latest update on COVID-19.
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ISS Celebrates "Virtual" First Christmas in Canada

January 5, 2022
On December 21, more than 60 newcomer families logged on for the second "virtual" First Christmas in Canada.
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Important Update: Agency COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

December 23, 2021
Please note, that effective today, the Agency has a new COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.
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CEO Message: COVID-19 Update #32

December 21, 2021
Please read this message from CEO Troy Davies, for an update on our agency's response to COVID-19.
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HOPEfull FUNdraising Challenge Update from Chris Simonson and Gary Bienert

December 15, 2021
Watch as Chris Simonson, VP, Children, Family and Community Service, and Gary Bienert, Manager and member of the SHED Committee, dye their hair in support of Sign of Hope!
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The HOPEfull FUNdraising Challenge - Results Are In!

December 1, 2021
The results are in and te HOPEfull FUNdraising Challenge was a huge success!
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New Occupational Injury Service Program

November 30, 2021
On December 1, 2021, Catholic Social Services will launch its new Occupational Injury Service (OIS) program.
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Message from the CEO: Hybrid-Work Model

November 22, 2021
A message from the CEO regarding the agency's hybrid-work model for office-based staff.
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Congratulations

November 1, 2021

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Sympathy and Prayers

November 1, 2021

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CEO Message: Catholic Social Services Sunday - October 31

October 29, 2021
Read more to learn about Catholic Social Services Sunday.
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HOPEfull FUNdraising Challenge Update

October 19, 2021
Read more for an update on the HOPEfull FUNdraising Challenge!
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Annual Public Meeting and Annual Report

October 18, 2021
Read more for links to the Annual Public Meeting and Annual Report
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Vaccination Status Disclosure Policy

October 13, 2021
Read more to learn about the new Vaccination Status Disclosure Policy
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APM Reminder - October 14, 12:00 - 12:45

October 12, 2021
Read more for information on the upcoming Annual Public Meeting.
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Staff Vaccination Disclosure

October 7, 2021
Read more to learn about mandatory staff participation for the vaccination data collection process.
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Sympathy and Prayers

October 4, 2021

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Congratulations

October 4, 2021

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HOPEfull FUNdraising Challenge

October 1, 2021
Read more to learn about the Sign of Hope HOPEfull FUNdraising Challenge!
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First Friday Mass - October 1, 2021

October 1, 2021
You are invited to participate in our First Friday Mass which will be lived streamed on October 1, 2021 at 12:00.
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CEO Message: Truth & Reconciliation

September 29, 2021
Read more for a message regarding the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
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CEO Message: Sign of Hope Launch

September 23, 2021
Read more for details on the Sign of Hope launch.
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Sign of Hope Launch

September 20, 2021
Read more for information on the Sign of Hope launch.
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CEO Message: Covid-19 Update #31

September 16, 2021
Please read more for an update on COVID-19 protocols in our offices and residences.
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There's a New Payroll Portal Site!

September 9, 2021
Please read more for details on the new payroll portal site.
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It's International FASD Awareness Day!

September 9, 2021

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CEO Message: Recognizing the Sept 30th Statutory Holiday

September 9, 2021
Please read more for an update on the upcoming National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
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CEO Message: Covid-19 Update #30

September 8, 2021
Please read more for an update on masking requirements in our offices and residences.
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CEO Message: Covid-19 Update #29

September 2, 2021
Please read more for an update on masking requirements in our offices and residences.
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Test - PDF?

April 8, 2020

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Oremus: Hear Our Prayer -


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Congratulations


We congratulate staff as they celebrate the birth of new members of their family.
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____ parish joining us in prayer on Friday


Parishes across the Archdiocese of Edmonton are holding near-weekly masses for the intentions of our Agency.
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Sign of Hope activity



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Canada declares June "Filipino Heritage Month"



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Submit your recipes for the CSS



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OH&S Directive: PPE & Cleaning Procedures



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First Aid and Safety



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Family Wellness and Community Enhancement Program presented in Toronto


Andrew Lam and Frank Bessai from Immigration and Settlement Service, were invited to the National Conference Pathways to Prosperity in Toronto. They had the opportunity to showcase our newest addition to the variety of programs aiming to support newcomers in Canada offered by Immigration and Settlement Service.
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COVID-19 Employee Check In Survey



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