Last week, Innovative Research Group published the results of a recent study they conducted into how COVID-19 has affected marginalized populations in Canada.
Earlier this week, the provincial government announced that it’d be spending $4.5 million on mental health funding for first responders.
The UCP government recently published a statement regarding some new CIHI data regarding physicians in the country. The statement makes some claims that I wanted to clarify.
Government officials were in southwestern Alberta over the weekend to announce recovery centres, and detox and transition beds.
Last month, the Alberta government released their Opioid Response Surveillance Report for the first quarter of 2020. Here’s a summary of how Lethbridge fares regarding the ongoing drug crisis.
The Alberta lieutenant governor recently approved the appointment of the following individuals to the Health Disciplines Board, all of whom were recommended by Tyler Shandro, the health minister.
Yesterday, Jason Luan, the associate minister for mental health and addiction, wrote an opinion piece on the safe supply of drugs. It contained myth and half truths, so I thought I’d address them here.
The UCP government recently increased the health budget by $500 million in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This sounds impressive, but context reveals more about that increase.