Month: May 2018

Health Care Matters

It’s government’s #1 job: making sure you can count on health care when you and your family need it. After years of cuts, neglect and privatization, Alberta’s health care system is stretched pretty thin. But the good news is, we’re finally seeing long-overdue investments and improvements in our hospitals and health care. The bad news is, politicians and the UCP are talking about more cuts and privatization. Cuts are too risky. We know the kind of…

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Union fights political threat to Alberta’s struggling health-care system

Media Advisory May 4, 2018 Alberta’s union of health-care professionals will launch a campaign on Monday, May 7, to raise health care as a provincial election issue in light of recent threats from the United Conservative Party (UCP). “For some time now, we’ve been seeing frightening comments from the UCP about the future of health care, including talk of wanting to cut spending by 20 per cent,” says Mike Parker, president of HSAA, which represents more…

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Health care matters

It’s government’s #1 job: making sure you can count on health care when you and your family need it. After years of cuts, neglect and privatization, Alberta’s health care system is stretched pretty thin. But the good news is, we’re finally seeing long-overdue investments and improvements in our hospitals and health care. The bad news is, politicians and the UCP are talking about more cuts and privatization. Cuts are too risky. We know the kind of…

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4 Things you need to know about Alberta’s Health Care before the next election

Our system is stretched pretty thin. Alberta’s health care system is stretched pretty thin from years of cuts, privatization, and neglect. We’re finally seeing some long-overdue investments and improvements in our hospitals and health care, but politicians and the UCP are talking about more cuts and privatization – as if they haven’t learned their lesson. Cuts are too risky. HSAA members deliver vital services to Albertans every day so we know first hand the kind of…

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