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What Matt Wolf got wrong about ADHD and AISH

Last September, Jason Kenney’s executive director of issues management said some things about AISH that weren’t quite correct.

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UCP increase diagnostic spending by $35M after cutting it by $40M

In this year’s budget, the UCP plan to spend $35 million more on diagnostic, therapeutic and other patient services. Their first year in power, they cut spending in that area by $40 million.

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UCP to spend $50 million on capital health projects

Yet they’re spending nearly $200 million less per year than the NDP had planned.

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Alberta pilots new overdose app after lobbying from former UCP staffers

Three of the lobbyist were staffers for Jason Kenney.

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Lethbridge’s 2020 drug-related death rate highest in Alberta

December 2020 saw the most drug-related deaths of any December on record, and tied for the most of any month on record.

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UCP government to fund 20% of costs for Calgary NICU expansion

The UCP recently announced nearly $150 million for 5 capital projects related to health care over the next 3 years.

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Why Jason Kenney’s health care investment isn’t “historic”

Last week, Jason Kenney announced what he referred to a “historic investment in health care”. Here’s why that’s misleading.

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Alberta announces Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation in Alberta

Earlier this month, Alberta’s multiculturalism minister declared 6 February as the annual Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation in Alberta.

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EMS responses to Lethbridge drug events at highest level since SCS closed

Alberta government data shows that Lethbridge EMS responses in November 2020 were at their highest levels since the SCS closed last summer.

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Trudeau government announce $5.6M for Alberta tech & health companies

Last week, the federal government announced about $5.6 million in funding for 44 Alberta companies to integrate health care and technology.