The Alberta communities of Fairview, Rocky Mountain House, and Elk Point temporarily lost their emergency departments this week.
Lethbridge has seen a record number of drug-related deaths since ARCHES was forced to shut down its supervised consumption site last summer.
AHS chose the company that was already providing them with laundry services in Calgary and Edmonton.
The federal Conservatives have released their preliminary campaign platform. Here’s what I think of it.
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.
Yet they’re spending nearly $200 million less per year than the NDP had planned.
December 2020 saw the most drug-related deaths of any December on record, and tied for the most of any month on record.
There’s a catch though.
The UCP recently announced nearly $150 million for 5 capital projects related to health care over the next 3 years.
When Jason Kenney and Tyler Shandro announced a $200 million increase to continuing care funding last week, they left out a few details.