Alberta New Democrats release health-care report

CALGARY — The Alberta NDP released a new health care report this weekend.

CALGARY — The Alberta NDP released a new health care report this weekend.

The report, called “What People Want,” is the result of public hearings the NDP held in seven communities across the province last fall.

The 37-page report touches on two main themes the NDP says Albertans feel are crippling the health care system: a shortage of long-term care beds and the effects of that shortage such as increased wait times.

The report also includes 37 recommendations.

It will be handed out to every MLA just ahead of the legislature reconvening this week.

NDP Leader Brian Mason and NDP MLA Rachel Notley are now on a follow-up tour of the