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APPTA Re-launches Policy Internship Program

The AGE-WELL National Innovation Hub: Advancing Policies and Practices in Technology and Aging (APPTA) is calling all Fredericton-based third- and fourth-year undergraduate students interested in exploring the fields of aging and public policy through a hands-on learning opportunity! We are seeking two enthusiastic, self-motivated interns who can commit seven hours each week to work on […]

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Welcome to the Team, Heather & Sam!

APPTA is excited to welcome two new members to our team—Heather Higgins and Samuel Hunter. Heather recently joined us as the Coordinator, Policy & Knowledge Exchange. After completing her BA, Psychology at Dalhousie University, Heather worked at the Heart and Stroke Foundation of NB as part of the health promotion team. Moving on to pursue her Master’s  in […]

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APPTA Hosts MP Matt DeCourcey

In April, APPTA hosted Fredericton Member of Parliament Matt DeCourcey at our offices to talk about our work on social isolation of older adults across Canada as well as our policy education programming. Our team shared some of our lessons learned so far, and our visions for evidence-informed aging policy in practice in New Brunswick, […]

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APPTA Launches Boardroom Portal

The Boardroom Portal is now online!

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A Successful Policy Stakeholder Meeting in Toronto

March 1st Policy Stakeholder Meeting on social isolation of older adults in Canada.

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Vancouver Policy Stakeholder Meeting

The APPTA Hub held its second Policy Stakeholder Meeting of 2018 in Vancouver, BC

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AGE-WELL NCE Reveals 8 Challenge Areas for Renewal

At the Canadian Science Policy Conference in November 2018, AGE-WELL NCE launched their eight Challenge Areas as part of their technology and aging research agenda for 2020 and beyond.

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APPTA Launches New Policy Education Program- PEP Talks

In January 2019, the APPTA Hub launched a new pilot project under its Policy Education Programming called PEP Talks.

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