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Tyler Shandro gives a press conference on June 23, 2020. (Image: Alberta Newsroom/Flickr)
David J. Climenhaga | Efforts to explain the depth of the government's animus and aggression towards the Alberta Medical Association during a global pandemic have not cast much light on the conflict.
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Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro during a press briefing on July 13, 2020. Image: Alberta Newsroom/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Yesterday's desperation play confirms the UCP government's "war on doctors" isn't going well.
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Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro. Image: Screenshot of Government of Alberta video
David J. Climenhaga | The echo chamber of UCP "issues managers" and press secretaries vilifies any doctor that talks back, and seems to be daring physicians to leave the province.
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David J. Climenhaga | The Babylon "virtual care" app has created significant disruption to public health care in the United Kingdom.
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David J. Climenhaga | Alberta cancels change to physician billing rules. Call it status quo ante bellum, which is Latin for "you can fight the doctors, but you can't win."
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David J. Climenhaga | The UCP is unique in the history of Alberta and Canada: it will fight with anyone except Big Oil.
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David J. Climenhaga | Several organizations and businesses are going to find the transition to Alberta's new Orange reality difficult, perhaps impossible.
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David J. Climenhaga | Bet on it there's more to Alberta docs' deal than meets the eye; Redford Government education cuts start to bite; Tory attack ad looks cheesy after Liver Foundation defends Justin Trudeau.
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Lori Theresa Waller | A recap of the week's top labour stories. Public service workers call out killer cuts, federal budget lukewarm on job creation, pension plans overhauled, and more.
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David J. Climenhaga | Separating the dual roles of the Alberta Teachers Association would be in the interests of teachers and the public -- but it's unlikely to happen because it suits the ATA and the government.
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David J. Climenhaga | It's getting so bad for Alberta Premier Alison Redford one can only assume if an election were held tomorrow … Albertans would all march out and vote in another Progressive Conservative majority!
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David J. Climenhaga | Alberta New Democrats, Liberals and Wildrosers alike stand to benefit significantly from the sense of crisis and disorder that is sure to follow such a bonehead play.