Alberta – Rally for Public Health Care!

(Alberta Federation of Labour, 2022)

Saturday, May 14th will see Albertans rallying for public health in the province. Here is where and when the rallys will be taking place.

Edmonton
Where: Alberta Legislature, 10800 97 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB
When: Saturday, May 14, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

Calgary
Where: South Health Campus – U of C Hospital, Seton Hall off of Front Street, south side main entrance, 4448 Front Street SE Calgary, AB
When: Saturday, May 14, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

Red Deer
Where: City Hall, 4914 48 Ave, Red Deer, AB
When: Saturday, May 14, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

Lethbridge
Where: City Hall, 910 4 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB
When: Saturday, May 14, 2022, 12:00 p.m. (Noon)

Medicine Hat
Where: Medicine Hat Regional Hospital, 5th Street Side, 666 5 St SW, Medicine Hat, AB
When: Saturday, May 14, 2022, 11:00 a.m.

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Profits Over People?

Another example of profits over people. How many individuals, especially seniors and/or people with disabilities, are being taken advantage of by businesses etc.?

“‘Being that I am a diabetic and I struggle with mental illness and I’m legally blind and I’m legally deaf I thought this might be a way that I could try and save money. ‘”

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Why are healthcare workers burning out?

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Given that healthcare workers have been dealing with the pandemic for over two years, it is fully understandable that many of them are burnt or burning out. Howevever, as the following statement suggests, the underlying reason for healthcare worker burnout may have existed well before the pandemic began.

“Our system was not okay before COVID-19. It was functioning because of the people in it, and because they give 110 percent every time they come into work….The cracks that were there widened and it became apparent to everybody.”

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An Absolute Must Read

If you have not had the opportunity to read this Twitter thread, you might want to do so. It is definitely worth the time.