This article was originally published by CTV News Edmonton. Medical professionals say they’re concerned about challenges in light of the government’s move to scrap plans for a super lab in Edmonton. The NDP government started building a $590 million super lab near the University of Alberta. The plan was to move five medical labs in the city under one roof. The UCP stopped construction on the project and said the new lab would do nothing to improve…
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Whether we’re working in the labs, in diagnostic imaging, in emergency medicine, in therapy, in addictions or any of the 240 professional disciplines to which we belong, we spend every day of our working lives caring for you.
We’re there for you in your scariest, hardest and happiest moments. We’re there for you when you get injured, we’re there for you when you get sick, we’re there for you when you’re born and we’re there for you when you or your loved ones pass on.
It’s because we care about caring for you that we’re talking now about the future of Alberta’s health-care system.
We'll be watching.
We watched the election results come in and we’ll keep watching the government today and the day after that because we need to make sure they take care of Albertans. We’ll be watching for the government to help us do our jobs to provide great patient care, to protect and invest in public health care and to work as hard as we do for the people we take care of every day.
Because nothing matters more than your health.
to all of us.
You know that
and we know that.
On June 27, 2019, the Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA) served the Government of Alberta with a statement of claim, which you can see here. Essentially, we are claiming that the Government acted unconstitutionally when they delayed the date for arbitration on our wage re-opener in Bill 9 Public Sector Arbitration Deferral Act. HSAA, along with its president, Michael Parker, and South District board member, Jason Soklofske, have been named as the plaintiffs. Dan Scott of…