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This week's reflection

This week's reflection

I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.

Martin Luther King Jr.

News & events bank


Additional dementia spaces open at St. Michael’s

December 12, 2013

LETHBRIDGE – Local and area seniors living with dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, and their families now have additional supports with the opening of 48 new supportive living dementia beds at St. Michael’s Health Centre. The beds, operated b...

Celebrating past present and future - 2013 Annual Community Meeting

October 23, 2013

Looking back, we're celebrating 150 years of Catholic health care in Alberta. Looking ahead, we know we're going to create our own legacy of hope and service in this province. Looking at right now, we're making a difference in the lives of Albertans. ...

Covenant Health Confident in Care at St. Therese Villa

September 11, 2013

Edmonton—Covenant Health is co-operating fully with Alberta Health and Alberta Health Services in reviews following allegations that a resident was bitten by a mouse at St. Therese Villa.Through its follow up investigation, Covenant Health has gathered mo...

Covenant Health Committed to Resident Safety - Patrick Dumelie, President and Chief Executive Officer, Covenant Health

September 9, 2013

Statement in Response to Friends of Medicare ReleaseOur dedicated staff at St. Therese Villa are committed to providing quality, compassionate care to our residents.We are reviewing allegations that came forth today regarding one of our residents. The all...

Statement on Executive Compensation- W. John Brennan Chair, Covenant Health Board of Directors

August 13, 2013

Covenant Health recognizes that dynamic leadership is one of the most critical factors to fulfill the mission and achieve the vision of our organization. We believe that the work of Covenant Health is a calling, and that people who share our values are dr...

Ethics Conference 2013

July 15, 2013

On June 13, 2013 Covenant Health held its third biannual ethics conference.  Titled, Risky Business: The Ethics of Humility and Vulnerability in Health Care, the conference reflected on the deeply honest—and, at times, unsettling—conversations betwee...

Covenant Health receives $18.75 million for new facility in Calgary

June 4, 2013

On June 3, 2013, the Alberta Government announced that Covenant Health has received an $18.75-million Affordable Supportive Living Initiative (ASLI) capital grant to support the development of a 250 bed supportive living facility in Calgary. The $58.8-mil...

Covenant Health opens first newborn safe havens in Alberta

May 6, 2013

Edmonton, Canada – Today Covenant Health officially opened and blessed two newborn safe havens in Edmonton to provide an option for safe abandonment of newborns. The Angel Cradles, which are the first in Alberta, are located by the Grey Nuns Communit...

Covenant Health’s President and CEO, Patrick Dumelie, honoured with a midcareer award

May 5, 2013

Patrick Dumelie, President and CEO of Covenant Health, has been recognized for his significant contribution to Catholic health care in Canada, receiving the national Midcareer Leadership Award from the Catholic Health Alliance of Canada. Patrick was ...

Grey Nuns Community Hospital celebrates 25 years by saying thank you to the community

May 4, 2013

Staff host a Spirit Walk and Community BBQ Edmonton, Canada – The Grey Nuns Community Hospital celebrated 25 years of operations with the people it has meant the most to: the residents of southeast Edmonton. Current and long-time Grey Nuns staff, ph...

2013 Covenant Health Mission Awards recipients announced

April 26, 2013

This year’s Covenant Health Mission Awards captured our imaginations and transported us to 14 Covenant Health sites across the province where we witnessed our mission in action. The Mission Awards recognize staff, physicians and volunteers who are outstan...

Grey Nuns Community Hospital celebrates its 25th anniversary in Mill Woods

April 16, 2013

Edmonton General staff symbolically pass services to the Grey Nuns Hospital through a Spirit Run.On May 5, 1988, the new Grey Nuns Hospital in Mill Woods opened its doors to patients for the first time. Now, it’s hard to imagine southeast Edmonton without...

2013 public parking rate increase

March 28, 2013

Public parking rates at the Grey Nuns and Misericordia Community Hospitals will increase to $2/half hour on April 1, 2013. Daily and monthly rates will remain the same in 2013. These increases align with changing market rates and other healthcare faciliti...