Alberta doctors getting ready for court fight against new pay, benefits deal

The head of the Alberta Medical Association says it’s preparing for a court fight after the province cancelled its master agreement this week and announced a new pay and benefits deal. READ MORE: Alberta government ends master agreement with doctors; new…

Higher fees, more privatization highlight recommendations on Alberta’s long-term care system

It is a challenge that governments right across Canada are struggling with, providing enough long-term care spaces for an aging population. This year, Alberta Health Services will spend more than $1 billion on continuing care, but the system is still…

Albertan thanks STARS Air Ambulance for saving her life a decade after rural crash

WARNING: This story contains graphic content that may be disturbing to some readers. An Alberta woman who credits STARS Air Ambulance with saving her life is speaking out about how vital the non-profit organization is as it undergoes its annual…

New imposed pay plan a good deal for Alberta doctors: Premier Jason Kenney

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted February 21, 2020 3:27 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Premier Jason Kenney says even with looming changes to physician pay in the province, Alberta’s…

Edmonton doctors say long wait times for MRI and CT scans are getting worse

Edmonton doctors are again sounding the alarm about long wait times for MRI and CT scans. They say delays are getting worse. At one local hospital, they see patients waiting over a year. “How much would you like it if…