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May 7, 2018

"We decided that we could not stay silent in the face of a serious threat to a health care system Albertans cherish and upon which they rely. We have a responsibility to speak out." — Mike Parker, HSAA President

April 4, 2018

The smiles on the faces of patients and their families make the long days and hard work in Ecuador worth it. In Ecuador, there is a financial cost to medical care, one that many cannot afford. It is both rewarding and humbling to use their skills to help those people truly in need.

March 28, 2018

New collective agreement includes improvements to work/life balance, working conditions and benefits.

March 23, 2018

“HSAA/NUPGE will be keeping a close eye on where that money is spent to ensure it goes to the frontlines where it’s needed.” — Mike Parker, HSAA President

March 22, 2018

"Far too often across the province there are no ambulances to respond when emergency calls come in...Imagine what would happen if there was a large-scale emergency.”  — Mike Parker, HSAA President

February 28, 2018

 “The tentative agreement brings some real improvements to work-life balance issues for our members, and some improvements to benefits for which we’ve been advocating for many years." — Mike Parker, HSAA President

February 6, 2018

The Mustard Seed has been serving people experiencing poverty and homelessness in Alberta since the 1980s.

January 5, 2018

“By creating a subsidiary entity of Alberta Health Services (AHS) covering lab services province-wide, this government has created a further division in public health care in Alberta." — Trudy Thomson, HSAA Vice-President, and laboratory technologist

November 30, 2017

“The Finance Minister pledged to both protect frontline services and impose a hiring freeze. These 2 actions are incompatible." — Mike Parker, HSAA President

November 15, 2017

“The number of events that led to emergency calls has increased nearly 36 per cent since 2009, while the population of Alberta has increased by more than 15 per cent. Yet, we have virtually the same number of ambulances." — Mike Parker, HSAA President