10 other communities in Central, Northern, and Southern Alberta saw their ER closed. Another lost its ambulatory care.
October 2023 saw EMS responding to less than half the number of drug responses the same time last year. This was the second time this year the numbers dropped below 30.
Between July 2018 and July 2023, Alberta saw 1,119 fewer active business, the largest decline seen by any province in Canada during that period.
British Columbia wages had been slowly gaining on Alberta throughout 2023, coming within just 2¢ in September. Last month, they were 55¢ higher.
Under the UCP, Alberta has seen an increase of over 100,000 more payroll employees. That may seem like a lot, but it’s not keeping up with the rest of the country.
85% of the term debt that Alberta currently owes was incurred under the NDP and UCP.
United Nurses of Alberta just held their annual general meeting, and they made it clear that they want the government to be serious in contract negotiations next year.
One community saw its ER closed 7 times last month for a combined 180 hours.
September 2023 saw EMS responding to almost half the number of drug responses. This was the first time this year the numbers dropped below 30.
Between the third quarter of 2022 and the third quarter of 2023, Alberta gained 138 physician registrations in family medicine. But that wasn’t enough to keep up with population growth.