In question period MLA Greg Clark asks the Health Minister about the ballooning costs of bringing Lab Services in house.
"The NDP have failed to focus the healthcare system on its core Business. That is delivering patient care. First it was bringing laundry services in house. at great expense then they decided to take over the proficient and professional outsourced Lab services."
"Management positions within AHS will expand significantly. Labs are brought back in house. Why are we increasing administration at a time when Albertans are demanding that we save."
Of the 6,218 positions listed the Minister was unable to report how many were new or existing position."
"The NDP continue to solve a problem we don't have. Adding thousands of management in an already top heavy system."
MLA Karen McPherson commenting during question period on the increasing number of times the opposition party has claimed Alberta Party ideas as their own.
December 7, 2018 (Edmonton) – The Alberta Party is asking Alberta Premier Rachel Notley to deliver a message to Eastern Canada at the start of tomorrow’s First Ministers Conference in Montreal: “Stop Eastern Canada from giving preferential treatment to foreign oil from ethically-questionable foreign regimes with dubious human rights records – or pay the price.”
“While today’s decision by the government to mandate a cut in production for Alberta oil producers is the correct decision, it comes far too late to save the winter drilling season and the $80 million dollars a day that has been lost in revenue as a result of this foot-dragging,” said Alberta Party Leader Stephen Mandel.
If you have been following this session of the legislature, you know that the Alberta Party Caucus has been punching above its weight on the issues that matter to Albertans.
Our caucus worked hard to hold the government to account on why performance measures continue to slide in healthcare, despite record levels of spending.
We were the first to propose production cuts to address the growing price differential for our energy products, and this week continued to lead the charge demanding the government take action.
Our caucus knows that Albertans want solutions instead of constant bickering, and we will continue to lead the way in pressing for solutions.