The Union of Healthcare Professionals

The Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA) is a labour union representing over 24,000 paramedical technical, professional and general support employees in the public and private health-care sectors of Alberta, Canada. HSAA maintains a head office in Edmonton and an office in Calgary.

by Hannah Murphy
2017.09.21

Sheri MacMillan, an addictions counsellor at the Grande Prairie Aberdeen Centre and an HSAA member, has been appointed to the Northern Alberta Development Council (NADC), a position she will hold until Sept. 13, 2018.

by Hannah Murphy
2017.09.19

Media Advisory
While opposition politicians staged a theatrical event to demonize Alberta’s climate-change plan, a leading environmental group and a public-sector union are teaming up to explain the plan’s real benefits.

by Hannah Murphy
2017.09.18

What does clean energy have to do with a union of health-care professionals? Why would HSAA get involved in a project to educate its members and the public about the benefits of sustainable technology, the opportunities for homeowners in Alberta’s climate-change plan and the potential for creating good jobs in the province? Shouldn’t we leave that to other organizations and focus on issues closer to home, you know, like negotiating collective agreements and filing workplace grievances?

by Hannah Murphy
2017.09.18

By David Booth,
Motor Mouth

by Kim Adonyi-Keegan
2017.09.14

The number of visits to hospital emergency departments in Alberta from opioid overdoses has multiplied more than 10 times in five years, according to a new report.