Month: May 2019

Retired medical laboratory technologist pens letter to Kenney about the future of lab services

Sandra Simard, a retired Medical Laboratory Technologist, sent the following letter to the office of the Premier on May 6 and shared it with HSAA. Dear Mr. Jason Kenney, I am writing to you today to express my concerns around the future of Medical Laboratory Services (Med Lab Services) in Alberta. I am a retired Medical Laboratory Technologist and for 37 years have worked in many capacities within this healthcare discipline in Alberta. The last 10…

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CBC: New health minister considering ramification of cancelling Edmonton ‘superlab’

This article was published by CBC News on May 8, 2019.  Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro says he is looking into the possible ramifications of cancelling Edmonton’s new “superlab.” “We have paused the construction,” he told reporters at the legislature Wednesday. “Now it is a matter of doing due diligence and find out what the consequences will be when looking into being able to cancel that.” The $590-million project, announced by the previous NDP government in…

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