|Blog David Climenhaga | Alison Redford's Alberta PC government is responding to what should be easily manageable criticism about long-ago health executives' expense accounts without a clue in a cartload.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | The credibility of the inquiry hinges on whether it pursues leads about a private clinic got patients jumped to the front of a long waiting list for a public cancer-screening centre.|
Inquiry suggests pricey private clinics -- nudge-nudge, wink-wink -- really can engineer preferential accessDavid J. Climenhaga | We need to know who scratched whose back, and how, to get preferential Helios patients jumped up to the head of the line.
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | The government of Premier Alison Redford controlled the timing of three investigations this week, and readers can take it they were scheduled for strategic reasons.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Yesterday’s inquiry session was no inquisition. The tone of the questions put to a former health minister and Premier Redford’s sister was more like what you’d expect from a meditation class.|
|Blog David Climenhaga | The former CEO of Alberta Health Services and the doctor who helped him write a memo about medical queue jumping testified yesterday at an inquiry. Neither could recall much.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Premier Alison Redford is trying vainly to put out several serious fires at the same time. Her crisis-management skills seem lacking.|