Read the latest news and announcements from Alberta Blue Cross®.
More Good Days mental health text program catching on with Alberta youth and young adults
November 9, 2021
A free program that provides daily text messages to Alberta’s young people providing support, encouragement and inspiration through the pandemic has seen more than 800 subscribers join the program in the first six months since it was introduced.
New study determines ROI on workplace wellness investments
September 28, 2021
While employers know intuitively that investments in workplace wellness make for healthier and more productive team members, the lingering question with workplace wellness investments continues to be - do such investments provide a clear return on investment?
Alberta Blue Cross® Addresses impact of smart phone use on mental health of young adults
September 9, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a sharp rise in mental health concerns, particularly as individuals deal with feelings of isolation and loneliness.
Alberta Blue Cross® Indigenous scholarship program now open for applications
September 7, 2021
Alberta Blue Cross is encouraging Indigenous young adults across the province to consider applying for its Indigenous scholarship program, which is currently accepting applications.
Alberta Blue Cross® encourages parents to mind children’s mental health as students return to school
August 26, 2021
As the new school year approaches and more than 700,000 Alberta children and youth prepare to return to class, the continued uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to increased levels of stress and anxiety among children and parents alike.
New Keeping Well resource supports Alberta seniors emerging from pandemic
August 10, 2021
Alberta Blue Cross®and the Injury Prevention Centre have teamed up to create a timely new resource to support Alberta seniors as they emerge from the pandemic.
New Faces of Wellness program to recognize wellness champions
July 22, 2021
Alberta Blue Cross® is looking to recognize Albertans who are everyday champions for wellness in their own lives, in their workplaces and their communities.
Alberta Blue Cross® shares essential summer safety tips
June 29, 2021
With multiple locations across Alberta hitting record-breaking temperatures this week, Alberta Blue Cross® is sharing tips for Albertans to beat the heat and safety enjoy their summer.
Alberta Blue Cross® grant program supports rural and remote communities through COVID-19
July 16, 2021
With hope for an end to the pandemic now in sight, Alberta Blue Cross® is reporting back to Albertans on the high level of interest and participation in its popular COVID Community Roots Program....
Alberta Blue Cross® encourages Albertans to clean up local communities
June 3, 2021
With summer approaching, Alberta Blue Cross® has invited its team members, and all Albertans, to help tidy up their own neighbourhoods and parks across Alberta...
Alberta Blue Cross® resumes grant program to support active communities
June 1, 2021
Alberta Blue Cross® is bringing back its popular grant program to promote wellness and active living across the province...
Alberta Blue Cross® reminds parents to keep kids’ mental health top-of-mind, launches MoreGoodDays program to support youth mental health
May 19, 2021
As Alberta students prepare to return to school classrooms for the final month...
Alberta Blue Cross® partners with Alberta Women’s Health Foundation with awareness campaign to tackle gaps in health research
May 12, 2021
With a shared interest in raising awareness of the historic gaps in women’s health research...
MoreGoodDays program launching to provide young people with text-based mental health support
April 7, 2021
Alberta Blue Cross and the Mental Health Foundation are partnering with Kickstand to launch MoreGoodDays...
Alberta Blue Cross® challenges all Albertans to participate in Winter Walk Day
February 1, 2021
On Wednesday, February 3, hundreds of thousands of Albertans across the province will embrace the cold...
Alberta Blue Cross® continues to support community organizations through COVID grant program
February 17, 2021
Based on the continued need for support, Alberta Blue Cross has extended its popular COVID Community...
Support for targeted food security efforts
December 21, 2020
In the spirit of supporting Albertans in need through the holiday season, this week Alberta Blue Cross is stepping up...
Albertans urged to stay off thin ice
December 9, 2020
Alberta Blue Cross is reminding Albertans to stay off thin ice, given the unseasonably warm winter we have had so far....
Alberta Blue Cross® supports Ever Active Schools in securing funding
December 4, 2020
Alberta Blue Cross is proud to announce that its community partner Ever Active Schools has received funding of $100,000...
Alberta Blue Cross encourages Albertans to ‘buy local’ this holiday season
November 23, 2020
With the holiday season approaching, many Albertans are getting started on gift shopping...
COVID Community Roots Program providing funding across rural Alberta
October 26, 2020
Alberta Blue Cross is calling on organizations across rural Alberta that are serving their communities through the pandemic...
Alberta Blue Cross partners with Calgary Counselling Centre
October 7, 2020
As Depression and Mental Health Screening Month kicks off, Alberta Blue Cross is partnering with...
Alberta Blue Cross shares at-home wellness breaks to keep spirits up
September 4, 2020
Bringing wellness home to all Albertans.
Mental health tips for return to school during COVID-19
August 21, 2020
Starting a new school year can be a stressful time for children and parents alike...
Essential summer safety tips
June 25, 2020
COVID-19 has impacted summer vacation plans for many Albertans but the pandemic has not...
Supporting Alberta's rural and remote communities
June 08, 2020
Alberta Blue Cross and the Alberta Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA) have now opened...
Community Support during COVID-19
April 24, 2020
Earlier this week, Alberta Blue Cross announced temporary premium reductions to support...
Financial relief for customers during COVID-19
April 21, 2020
Alberta Blue Cross is expanding its commitment to supporting its customers through COVID-19...
Text4Hope program to support mental health
March 23, 2020
The lives of Albertans look different right now. As we navigate through COVID-19, words like...
Alberta Blue Cross' Winter Walk Day challenge
February 3, 2020
On Wednesday, February 5, hundreds of thousands of Albertans across the province will embrace...