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International Literacy Day 2022

On September 8, Project Adult Literacy Society celebrated International Literacy Day at Edmonton City Hall with an official proclamation from the City of Edmonton, refreshments, and speakers, followed by an open house at the PALS office. This was an important date to raise awareness to the fact that 48 percent of Canadians 16 years of age or …

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Ending Poverty through Education

Ending Poverty through Education Monica Das is the Executive Director of Project Adult Literacy Society (PALS) a charity in Edmonton, Alberta.  She is passionate about the importance of Adult Literacy and explains the importance of literacy in society and the links between literacy and all aspects of life. Through this podcast she introduces PALS and the importance …

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Emotional and Social Literacy

Emotional & Social Literacy Hannah is a theatre enthusiast, sourdough bread baker, Quidditch player, and tap dancer. By day, she teaches Jr High students about mental health, and by night, she’s usually asleep by 9:00 pm. Hannah is passionate about cultivating communities of care where ever she goes! In this podcast Hannah and Erin talk …

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Talking About Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy Erich Ly is a practicing Chartered Professional Accounting who’s worked with over 300 small businesses and individuals on taxes, financial reporting, accounting, and business consulting in Alberta Canada. Erich has a degree in psychology and a successful career in corporate retail sales and team management. Erich has a people-first approach to being a …

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PALS on Global Morning News

How the Project Adult Literacy Society helps Edmontonians Posted January 7 2022 08:28am How the Project Adult Literacy Society helps Edmontonians | Watch News Videos Online (globalnews.ca)

PALS on CBC Radio – Cost of Living

  Nearly half of adult Canadians struggle with literacy — and that’s bad for the economy CBC Radio, Jan 17, 2021 Nearly half of adult Canadians struggle with literacy — and that’s bad for the economy | CBC Radio

Phil Beakhouse

P.A.L.S. has every reason to be grateful this Thanksgiving. We are honoured to have received a selfless donation from Phil Beakhouse’s estate. Phil was a student and an honorary member of P.A.L.S. Phil passed away in 2019. This gift is like no other we have ever received. “Thank you” does not seem to say enough, but …

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2019 Literacy and Learning Awards Banquet

2019 Literacy and Learning Awards Banquet PALS received the Council of the Federation Literacy Award at the Literacy and Learning Awards Banquet on Thursday, September 26th. CALP Connections: October 2019