|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Two reversals at Alberta Health Services suggest the Redford Government is starting to notice growing opposition to some of its policies in smaller Alberta centres.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Spectacular executive salaries for senior public officials on Alberta’s Sunshine List yesterday contrast with $30,985 for a clerk at the Admin Support 1 grade in the current AUPE collective agreement.|
About those 620,000 missing patient files: The timing's interesting but the accountability's a bigger dealDavid J. Climenhaga | When it comes to information held by private health-care companies, it turns out Alberta's privacy and information protection laws have more holes in them than the proverbial block of Swiss cheese.
Alberta Health minister's flu-jab count: thoughtful response to a health problem or quick fix to a political crisis?David J. Climenhaga | This whole scenario smacks of another scheme sketched out on the back of a napkin by the PCs’ political advisers to quickly fix an emerging political crisis.
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Anyone can come up with a list of the 13 biggest news stories of the year. Alberta Diary gives you a list of the 13 biggest Alberta political stories ignored by the media.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Who's next when Alberta's Redford Tories get done sorting out their own employees? Property owners? Members of regulated professions? Bloggers?|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Important question: Were the PCs who endorsed Alberta Premier Alison Redford last night the the same Tories who voted to keep Ed Stelmach on in 2009?|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Dislike Alberta's premier as her own caucus might and as nervous as she makes her own supporters, who else have they go to go with? It is a foregone conclusion the PCs will keep Alison Redford on.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | The reality at Alberta Health Services today: the revolving door continues to whirl. Who said Toronto has all the fun?|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | After yet another reshuffling of the Alberta health-care system yesterday, it’s unlikely Alberta Health Services will ever again be run by a board of public-spirited citizens!|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's report on health-care queue jumping, released yesterday, all but called Alberta Liberal Leader Raj Sherman a liar -- or, to put an only slightly more kindly spin on it, a deluded fantasist.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | It would be easer to believe the government and AHS were taking action to improve care if they hadn't been taking equally vigorous action to muck it up just weeks ago.|