Alberta Liberals raise new concerns over government handling of the FOIP process

EDMONTON, AB (February 19, 2015): House Leader Laurie Blakeman says documents obtained by Alberta Liberals raise new concerns about how the PC government handles freedom of information requests.

“It looks like the Premier’s Office is now moving from an aura of power to an era of absolute power,” says Blakeman.

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Study shows PC Inaction on Acute Care Beds

EDMONTON, AB (February 10, 2015): Alberta Liberal Leader David Swann says a new study on the availability of acute care beds is another sober reminder of the continual health care access crisis.

“If it wasn’t abundantly clear already, this study sends another strong signal about the access to care crisis in Alberta,” says Swann. “The PC government is not ensuring the sufficient number of beds are available to meet our provinces’ needs.”

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World Cancer Day shadowed by PC government delaying cancer centre

CALGARY, AB (February 4, 2015): Alberta Liberal Opposition Leader David Swann issued the following statement to acknowledge World Cancer Day:

“As we observe World Cancer Day this year, we have reason to be grateful and hopeful. There have been major medical advances in the detection and treatment of cancer in recent years, with available data showing screening and prevention which have contributed to a decrease in cancer rates across the province.

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