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Alberta had worst 3rd quarter since 2016 for physician registrations

The province saw a year-over-year increase of only 0.13%. In 2016, it was 3.35%

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Lethbridge saw record number of drug deaths in 1st half of 2021

Alberta government data shows that Lethbridge saw more drug-related deaths between January and June 2021 than in the same period any other year.

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Strong support for UCP government’s pandemic response down to just 4%

Plus, Jason Kenney’s approval tanks at 22%, his lowest ever.

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AHS shut down hospital services in 17 communities since May

One community has lost its emergency department 14 times.

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Election 2021

Using addictions funding to build supportive housing

Yesterday, the Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce hosted an all-candidate forum. Given recent restrictions implemented by the Alberta government, the chamber chose to have no public audience and livestreamed the video, which you can view below. As part of their livestream, they allowed viewers to submit questions, which then the moderator would share with the candidates. […]

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My thoughts on privatized long-term care

Yesterday, a voter send me a link to a page about long-term care on Workers Vote, a website run by the Canadian Labour Congress. The page is set up to email election candidates about long-term care in Canada. Except I’m not on the list. So, I figured I’d give my response here. The website claims […]

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The real story behind compensation for Alberta nurses

Alberta nurses have been getting the short end of the stick for years. And it’s not all the UCP’s fault.

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14 Alberta communities lost hospital services since May

One of the communities had their emergency department closed 13 times.

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Health minister’s campaign CFO appointed to provincial health board

Plus, he donated over $2,000 to Tyler Shandro’s 2019 election campaign.

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2021 has 2nd most drug deaths in Lethbridge in just 5 months

Lethbridge has seen 25 drug-related deaths so far in 2021. That beats out every other year except last year, but we’re on track to beating that, too.