Tags : Alberta Health Services

Group of frontline workers want vaccine mandate needs met by

A group called Fight For The Frontline is challenging Alberta Health Services on their decision to implement mandatory vaccinations for frontline workers. As Micah Quinn explains, two local first responders in our city are fighting back against AHS and the group has sent a letter to the head of the AHS, Dr. Verna Yiu, demanding […]Read More

Alberta nurse speaks out on alleged misinformation and vaccine injuries

  An Alberta nurse sits down with Jeannette Rocher to talk about alleged misinformation and bullying that she sees within the Alberta healthcare system.  Private healthcare, vaccine mandates, and euthanasia are all discussed in this video. Nurse “Carole” asks “Are you okay with unvaccinated healthcare staff, or will you be left with no one?”  Nurse […]Read More

Heath care aide faces unpaid leave amid vaccine mandate

According to healthcare workers who are opposed to mandatory vaccinations, we could see a drop in on-duty staff in Alberta beginning this month.  One worker who says that part of the rural hospital she is employed at could potentially be shut down, once she, and other staff are placed on unpaid leave of absence for […]Read More

Alberta Health Services set to offering mental health workshops

Mental health is on the forefront for many people in Alberta, especially after  the last 19 months of dealing with the pandemic. Alberta Health Services has announced two new virtual workshops to help identify and transform stress that many may be feeling.   Education Consultant with the Mental Health Promotions, Alberta Health Services, Colleen Pruden, […]Read More

Hundreds protest vaccine mandate in Lethbridge, as COVID-19 cases continue

About 300 people came together outside City Hall on Wednesday afternoon for a silent protest in response to the mandatory vaccinations for healthcare workers in Alberta and Albertans freedom of rights.    Protesters voiced their displeasure with pandemic protocols and widespread mandates.   The protests come following a recent announcement from Alberta Health Services requiring […]Read More

UNA says AHS proposal would include wage cuts

We’re updating a story we first brought you yesterday. Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews released a statement calling for a wage freeze for the first three years for nurses, and a wage increase in years four and five. The United Nurses of Alberta shot back, calling the statement by Toews misleading. The UNA says Alberta […]Read More

AUPE raising concerns over employers on Truth and Reconciliation Day

A new National Truth and Reconciliation Day statutory holiday was announced in September. The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees alleges that some employers are choosing to not acknowledge it. According to AUPE, Alberta Health Services, Covenant Health and the Alberta Gaming, Liquor, and Cannabis Commission (AGLC) plan to either not give staff time off for […]Read More

Protests in Lethbridge against ending COVID-19 isolation, testing

A group of concerned citizens rallied outside the Provincial Building in Lethbridge on Friday expressing their concerns with the Government of Alberta ending all COVID-19 requirements including testing and isolation on Aug. 16. Rallies have been happening across Alberta for the past week and a half following the announcement from Dr. Deena Hinshaw to end […]Read More

Extendicare wants to cut Alberta health care workers wages by

Extendicare employees working in Albertan aren’t pleased with the latest announcement that 4 per cent of employee wages will be cut by Canada’s largest private home care provider. The cuts come shortly after Alberta Health Services offered a similar package to AUPE members working in AHS General Support Services.    Vice-President with the Alberta Union […]Read More

AHS short staffed, closure of beds and facilities in rural

The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees is laying the blame for recent facility and bed closures in rural Alberta at the feet of AHS and Health Minister Tyler Shandro. This has resulted in a shortage of staff and the closure of facilities and beds. Mike Dempsey, Vice-President of AUPE, says there hasn’t been any closures of […]Read More