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Supporting health care in rural Alberta

Posted on August 18, 2021

Over the next several years, we are spending over $3 billion on everything from paving hospital parking lots to building brand new hospitals. Hundreds of… Read More »

AHS facilities open and ready to provide care to Albertans who need it

Posted on August 4, 2021

Dear Editor: Every day, our health care teams carefully manage hospital beds to ensure Albertans get the care they need. Aligning health care resources such… Read More »

Alberta government disconnect with health care front-line caregivers

Posted on July 13, 2021

Out of all the sectors in Alberta for the provincial government to start spending cuts in - front-line health care workers shouldn't be on any… Read More »

Doctors not immune to virus

Posted on June 22, 2021

Dear Editor: Staffing challenges are not new to rural Albertans, who are familiar with the longstanding challenge of recruiting doctors to their communities.Unfortunately, COVID-19 has… Read More »

Alberta aims to tackle backlog

Posted on March 9, 2021

By Nikki Jamieson Sunny South news The Alberta government has an ambitious plan to eliminate the current surgery backlog. In a recent media conference, Health… Read More »

At least have the guts to stand up for your bad

Posted on October 27, 2020

When the government hurriedly announced health-care cuts last week that will eliminate 11,000 jobs in yet another shift toward private-sector service delivery, a majority of… Read More »

COVID-19 and report on seniors’ care in Ontario exposes ugly truth

Posted on June 10, 2020

One hears of giving seniors who are living in care homes the dignity and quality care they deserve. It sounds nice, inspiring and dignified and… Read More »

Bill 207 may have served its true purpose

Posted on December 3, 2019

Bill 207 has been aborted, at least for the time being. The controversial piece of legislation, which would have allowed health-care providers to refuse to… Read More »

Are we getting value for health-care dollars?

Posted on September 3, 2019

The Fraser Institute says an average Canadian family of four will pay $13,311 this year for government health care That is a 65.8 per cent… Read More »

Health care costs shouldn’t increase with age

Posted on May 28, 2019

Many Canadians are worrying that the “Golden Years” might not be so golden for seniors struggling to pay for their health care. The Canadian Medical… Read More »

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