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In terms of its legislated process, the Alberta provincial electoral system received an overall unacceptable electoral fairness score of 54 percent (out of a reasonably attainable score of 100 percent).
'Ethical oil' promoter quits city's Atmospheric Fund agencyToronto StarAlykhan Velshi, a former federal Conservative strategist and promoter of the Alberta oilsands as “ethical oil,” resigned from the sustainability-promoting fund because he is no...
Health care, power bills hot topics at seniors' forumSt. Albert GazetteTim Osborne from the Alberta Party, Progressive Conservative Steven Khan and Nicole Bownes from the NDP, who will challenge for the St.
“Alison Redford and her PC government are guilty as sin,” says Alberta Liberal Leader Raj Sherman. “The fact that they refuse to hold a public inquiry into any of the damning conclusions of last week’s HQCA report tells us all we need to know: they don’t want Albertans to know the truth.”
A public inquiry into Alberta’s health system will only look into concerns of queue jumping for medical services and won’t address concerns of physician intimidation and muzzling raised in last week’s report by the Health Quality Council of Alberta.
Alberta Premier Alison Redford is promising that complaints from doctors who say they have been ignored, abused, punished and even fired for speaking out on poor patient care will be part of an upcoming public inquiry.
Always a persuasive talker, Premier Alison Redford did her best Wednesday to convince Albertans her health-care inquiry will be wide-ranging and look at intimidation of doctors. But her line is a tough sell.
Raj Sherman demands that Premier Redford remember she works for the public, not the PC Party, and stay true to her word - calling an immediate inquiry into health care: ''Fear does not become her - the Premier needs to roar like a lion'...
Time to clean up our political actCalgary SunEvery day, Alberta gears up more for our next provincial vote, with politicians spinning hot-button political issues such as energy provision and health care.
The head of the provincial health superboard promised new efforts to use hospital beds more efficiently — and to work to create a “just culture” in Alberta Health Services — in response to a blistering medical report released last week.
After all the solemn vows, after months of PC trumpeting, we end up with a Seinfeldian health inquiry about nothing at all. It’s not clear if Premier Alison Redford broke her promise, or her cabinet did it for her.
CTV released a new poll by ThinkHQ Public Affairs for the Alberta provincial election last week, and it echoes what some other polls have been showing. Also released last week were a few riding polls for Lethbridge, indicating that the Tories are on track to sweep the city after it was closely contested in 2008.