Shandro calls mediation with the Alberta Medical Association ‘unsuccessful,’ says ‘all options’ now being considered

Health Minister Tyler Shandro said Friday that his government is considering “all options at our disposal” after he described voluntary mediation with the Alberta Medical Association as being “unsuccessful” with regard to physician negotiations. In a news release issued Friday…

AMA president ‘hopeful’ for ‘effective dialogue’ with Alberta health minister about controlling costs

A month after Alberta’s UCP government tabled numerous proposals for controlling health-care costs in the province, the Alberta Medical Association has provided the health minister with a formal response. “While I appreciate that these past weeks have caused a lot…

Alberta LGBTQ2 community fearful as conscience rights bill passes 1st reading

Alberta‘s LGBTQ2 community is bracing for the worst as a private member’s bill, that would allow doctors to refuse patients based on personal conscientious objections, passes first reading. “It’s a little bit scary for all of us in Alberta right…