Alberta Doctors

Alberta Doctors Accept 7-Year Deal

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.30.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's rank-and-file doctors signed off on a seven-year contract with the province Thursday, wrapping up years of sometimes bitter negot...

Alberta Government, Doctors Sign Tentative Deal

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.15.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Alberta doctors won't get a pay increase for three years but will have more input on fees and health care under a tentative deal announced M...

How Much Is Your Doctor Getting Paid?

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 04.14.2013 | Canada Alberta

It's been a rough couple of months for Alberta's health care community. A lean 2013 provincial budget means no money for doctor wage increases, nur...

Alberta Doctors Call In Premier

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta's doctor-pay dispute took a nasty turn Friday, with doctors telling Health Minister Fred Horne that if he wants to cut their budget...

Arbitration Prescription Is Not The Cure

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Alberta Health Minister Fred Horne says he sees no point in sending the ongoing fee dispute with physicians to arbitration.A facilitator wor...

Sneaky, Sneaky: Health Cuts Disguised As Funding

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 03.08.2013 | Canada Alberta

The amount the province dishes out for health care is going up, and it plans to borrow money for health infrastructure, but doctors and nurses shouldn...

Where Did All Of Alberta's Rural Doctors Go?

CBC | Posted 04.16.2013 | Canada Alberta

An estimated four million Canadians still don't have a family doctor — a shortage that continues to plague small towns in Alberta. Two ...

Redford's Doctors Comments 'Inaccurate And Misleading'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.14.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The nasty rhetoric in ongoing contract talks between the Alberta government and the province's doctors continues, with the latest salvo com...

Doctors Call MLAs Out On Their Pay

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 02.05.2013 | Canada Alberta

As the spectre of an anemic and potentially controversial budget looms closer, doctors told MLAs to get their own financial situations in order before...

No Strike For Doctors

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.16.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta doctors have agreed they will not take strike action even if contract talks with the province fail.Hundreds of members of the Alber...

Alberta Doctors Outraged At This Guy

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.20.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta Health Minister Fred Horne says he will consider a request from doctors to go back to the bargaining table — but there's no extra...