"The result of the historic gamble on the market price of a single commodity won't be fixed in one year, given the stubbornness of the downturn, and that's what this budget acknowledges." — Elisabeth Ballermann, HSAA President
"To suggest that there would not be ambulance services available to respond to an emergency when needed, whether in the midst of a strike or not, is a dangerous misrepresentation." — Michael Parker, HSAA Vice-President
Twice a year, Homeless Connects Edmonton and its service providers and volunteers host an event at the Shaw Conference Centre to help over 2000 guests create pathways out of homelessness.
“We are prepared to give credit where due, but as the union representing a total of more 24,000 health professionals, including EMS, we will continue to advocate for appropriate resources to serve Albertans." — Elisabeth Ballermann, HSAA President
“Protecting [farm and ranch workers] will not only save lives and prevent injuries, it will reduce the strain on our health-care system.” — Elisabeth Ballermann, HSAA President
Young Calgarian isn't letting learning disabilities — or a heavy workload at university— sink his dreams.
"The investments being made now will pay dividends for Albertans in the future." — Elisabeth Ballermann, HSAA President
"The work of the committee is important for all Albertans. It is a refreshing change to see this new NDP government include the voice of workers as it charts a path for the future." — Elisabeth Ballermann, President HSAA
This campaign accurately depicts HSAA/NUPGE members as professionals who not only bear skill and training but also compassion, humanity, kindness and a dignified strength.
"David is a proven leader and I look forward to working closely with him on ensuring a stable health system that is focused on delivering the services Albertans rely on each and every day.” — Sarah Hoffman, Alberta Minister of Health