Healthcare

Hauck Vision and Hearing

The eyes have it: Local vision and hearing office offers new space and great one-day frame event

That your eyes are important seems clear, yet often it’s not until…

  • Aug 23, 2021

 

Health Minister Tyler Shandro says he’s touring the province after 16 months of pandemic restrictions (Photo submitted by the office of the Minister of Health)

Minister of Health: Ponoka’s Centennial Centre a ‘world-class’ facility

Minister of Health Tyler Shandro made a stop in Ponoka on July…

 

STARS VIP Jason Lunn and daughter Cadence in her high school grad dress. When you buy a STARS lottery ticket, you help ensure STARS is available for the next patient who needs them. (Photo: Lyle Aspinall)

A father-daughter dance to remember

Lacombe man thanks his lucky STARS that help arrived on the day he needed it most

  • Feb 15, 2021

 

ndigenous Services Minister Marc Miller speaks during a news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa, on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. The federal government will work with Indigenous leaders to co-develop legislation aimed at giving First Nations, Metis and Inuit people control over the delivery of health care in their communities. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Feds launch process to develop legislation on Indigenous-controlled health care

Task complicated by the fact that delivery of health care is jealously guarded by provinces

ndigenous Services Minister Marc Miller speaks during a news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa, on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. The federal government will work with Indigenous leaders to co-develop legislation aimed at giving First Nations, Metis and Inuit people control over the delivery of health care in their communities. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
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Council of Canadians protesting proposed health job cuts in Red Deer Friday

Rally set for City Hall Park at noon on Friday

  • Oct 18, 2020
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Scheer promises premiers health transfer increase in anticipation of attacks

Scheer promises premiers health transfer increase in anticipation of attacks

OTTAWA — Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is putting Canada’s money where his…

Scheer promises premiers health transfer increase in anticipation of attacks
Can’t ignore frustrated patient’s ‘heartbreaking’ video, doctors group says

Can’t ignore frustrated patient’s ‘heartbreaking’ video, doctors group says

Can’t ignore frustrated patient’s ‘heartbreaking’ video, doctors group says HALIFAX — A…

Can’t ignore frustrated patient’s ‘heartbreaking’ video, doctors group says
Alberta UCP leader would axe proposed Edmonton superlab, calls it a ‘boondoggle’

Alberta UCP leader would axe proposed Edmonton superlab, calls it a ‘boondoggle’

EDMONTON — Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney says a United Conservative government…

Alberta UCP leader would axe proposed Edmonton superlab, calls it a ‘boondoggle’
Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums

Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration Tuesday spelled out a plan to lower…

  • Feb 20, 2018
Trump plan: Less health insurance for lower premiums

Doctors who object to treatment on moral grounds must give referral: court

TORONTO — Ontario doctors who have a moral or religious objection to…

GOP hopes for Senate health care bill flickering out

GOP hopes for Senate health care bill flickering out

WASHINGTON — The Republican drive to tear down President Barack Obama’s health…

  • Sep 25, 2017
GOP hopes for Senate health care bill flickering out
Sen. Graham implores colleague to vote for GOP health bill

Sen. Graham implores colleague to vote for GOP health bill

WASHINGTON — In an overheard phone call Wednesday, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham…

  • Sep 20, 2017
Sen. Graham implores colleague to vote for GOP health bill
GOP shows signs of reaching out to Democrats on health care

GOP shows signs of reaching out to Democrats on health care

WASHINGTON — Republicans showed signs Tuesday of reaching out to Democrats for…

  • Aug 1, 2017
GOP shows signs of reaching out to Democrats on health care
Little progress evident as GOP hunts health bill votes

Little progress evident as GOP hunts health bill votes

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell explored options for salvaging the…

  • Jun 28, 2017
Little progress evident as GOP hunts health bill votes
Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                                Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., right, and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., left, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday. In a bruising setback, Senate Republican leaders shelved a vote on their prized health care bill Tuesday until at least next month, forced to retreat by a GOP rebellion that left them lacking enough votes to even begin debate.

These senators will make or break the GOP’s health care push

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s campaign promise to repeal and replace “Obamacare”…

  • Jun 27, 2017
Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                                Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., right, and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., left, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday. In a bruising setback, Senate Republican leaders shelved a vote on their prized health care bill Tuesday until at least next month, forced to retreat by a GOP rebellion that left them lacking enough votes to even begin debate.