Quebec Premier François Legault speaks to the media at the COVID-19 press briefing Monday, Oct. 26, 2020 in Montreal. Canada's premiers are growing impatient with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's failure to schedule a meeting to discuss their demand for at least $28 billion more each year for health care. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Premiers call on PM to schedule meeting on health funding without delay

Premiers call on PM to schedule meeting on health funding without delay

 

“Our members have decided they just can’t do this anymore. We’ve protected this province and you’ve treated us like dirt, so enough is enough,” says AUPE vice-president Bonnie Gostola, whose members protested outside the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre on Momday. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)

Updated: Hospital workers strike in Red Deer

Some surgeries and ambulatory care clinics postponed around the province

 

A Red Deer woman wants the government to cover shingles vaccines to benefit many older Albertans who can’t afford to pay. (Contributed photo)

Alberta Health should cover shingles vaccine cost, says Red Deer woman

Many people can’t afford the $300 expense

 

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