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July 10, 2020

“Alberta can’t afford Kenney’s plan for health care. In the end, patient care suffers as desperately-needed funds are sent out of the province.” — Mike Parker, HSAA President

June 26, 2020

Brown urges Kenney to oppose the bill that would repeal the Voluntary Blood Donations Act.

June 22, 2020

“Their decision to move forward with privatizing lab services in Alberta is asinine and will lead to worst outcomes for future outbreaks.” ― Mike Parker, HSAA President

June 18, 2020

“The pandemic is showing us that the cost-cutting and understaffing that go hand-in-hand with privatization can also be deadly.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President 

May 7, 2020

The evidence has never been clearer that for-profit homes are a risk to the lives of the residents.

April 17, 2020

"I am calling on your government to extend the provisions of the Canada Health Act to include Canada’s residential care facilities. By doing so you would ensure that they must meet the 5 principles of the CHA: public administration, accessibility, comprehensiveness, universality and portability." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

March 12, 2020

If the proposed accounting standards mean the full costs of P3 accounting schemes will have to be reported, it will be a major step forward. Unfortunately, there is good reason to be worried that won’t happen.

February 20, 2020

Unions and others who believe the public good should come ahead of corporate profits must continue to fight to protect public services.

February 5, 2020

“Jason Kenney said he would protect health care. He should keep his word.” ― Trudy Thomson, HSAA Vice-President

December 2, 2019

“Once again this premier is announcing critical decisions that impact Albertans while he is out of the public limelight.” ― Mike Parker, HSAA President