Tags : Shannon Phillips

NDP says doctor shortage requires action from UCP

NDP Finance Critic and Lethbridge-West MLA, Shannon Phillips, had a harsh message Tuesday afternoon for the newly appointed Health Minister Jason Copping. Phillips says the Alberta government isn’t doing enough to help out residents who have been experiencing a shortage of family physicians in the city. Phillips talked with two women who said they have […]Read More

Shannon Phillips calling for stronger COVID-19 response from UCP

Alberta NDP Finance Critic and Lethbridge-West MLA, Shannon Phillips met with the media today demanding for a stronger COVID-19 response from the UCP for all of us here in southern Alberta. The NDP is demanding the government to do more to help take the pressure off our hospitals as hospitalization increases and elective surgeries are […]Read More

Alberta nurses hold ‘Day of Action’ protests in response to

Nurses and healthcare workers were outside Chinook Regional Hospital on Wednesday holding a ‘Day of Action’ information picket and protesting in solidarity in response to the recent wage cuts announced by the Alberta Government.    Rallies were held at hospitals throughout Alberta on Wednesday as thousands of nurses and healthcare staff gathered to protest a […]Read More

UCP firm on pay cut for healthcare workers

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Finance Minister Travis Toews visited Lethbridge discussing the current state of the Alberta economy. Kenney also addressed the ongoing negotiations with the nurses union in our province. Micah Quinn has the details.Read More

LPS Police Chief responds to allegations by Shannon Phillips

Lethbridge West-MLA Shannon Phillips spoke out at the Legislature yesterday and alleges that not one or two, but five members of the Lethbridge Police Service did searches on her multiple times. She says the actions of LPS no longer make her feel safe in her own community. Lethbridge Police Chief Shahin Mehdizadeh addressed those allegations by MLA Shannon Phillips earlier today at the LPS. He says the investigation into the allegations is ongoing, and has been turned over to the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team. The Chief also acknowledged that trust has been broken between LPS and the community. Read More