Alberta health-care workers walk out to protest Kenney cuts

Alberta health-care workers walk out to protest Kenney cuts 1


Alberta Union of Provincial Employees Guy Smith has more on why hospital workers in the province have walked off the job.


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68 Comments on "Alberta health-care workers walk out to protest Kenney cuts"

  1. Kenney and his criminal goons have to go!

    • @okallup and you have the brain the size of pea

    • @rudy sheen I clearly made it clear excuse me for my grammar, if you had a brain you would of seen it 😂

    • Not Entirely Apathetic | October 26, 2020 at 9:36 PM | Reply

      @okallup liberals cultists have no brains at all… they don’t even understand that borrowed money needs to be repaid.

    • Dwayne Wladyka | October 26, 2020 at 10:48 PM | Reply

      @Nuatski The Alberta PCs put in a plethora of different taxes for Alberta. The UCP have increased certain taxes that the Alberta PCs put in, and the UCP have put in hefty taxes of their own.

    • Dwayne Wladyka | October 26, 2020 at 10:53 PM | Reply

      @Brad Lyons They miss the fact that the only sensible Conservative premier in Alberta was Peter Lougheed. The rest of the Conservative premiers and governments in Alberta, wasted and lost exponential amounts of money on the most costliest debacles repeatedly, never saved money, never built things up, neglected essential services and infrastructure in Alberta, and never planned for the future, when oil prices would go in the gutter.

  2. Olegation Football F.C. | October 26, 2020 at 7:27 PM | Reply

    Kenny its time to go!

  3. Still love those conservatives, Alberta?

  4. Anmoldeep Bhullar | October 26, 2020 at 7:57 PM | Reply

    I support Alberta Healthcare workers!

  5. Kenny is tone-deaf and he thinks Alberta is Texas in the ’70s.

  6. Gulf Island Aviator | October 26, 2020 at 8:28 PM | Reply

    Kenney was elected on a promise to punish BC for complaining about a pipeline, but instead he is tearing Alberta apart and punishing the Alberta taxpayer. Ain’t karma a wonderful thing? It will be Kenney’s conservatives who bring a provincial sales tax to Alberta. Keep voting conservative….it’s worked out so well for you.

  7. Cmon Quebec, we’re alone in this world, lets be one! (Ontario)

  8. tthe ucp govt have twisted notion that there going to be able to use there ” we reduced the debt the NDP created even though it was originally ucp debt from when rolled over in the pre pre-election

  9. Just wait till the bill for this “Pandemic” comes in, guess who’s gonna pay for it? Workers and taxpayers.

  10. Mike McLachlan | October 26, 2020 at 8:42 PM | Reply

    No captions. Great job MSM.

  11. Siyincaba Dube | October 26, 2020 at 8:43 PM | Reply

    Why would he tell nurses that they will lose their jobs after covid.very dumb

    • Dwayne Wladyka | October 26, 2020 at 10:18 PM | Reply

      @Not Entirely Apathetic No. The UCP also will let go of over 600 nurses. That’s going to happen.

    • Because he hates them?
      Seriously, Kenney only believes in passing tax cuts for oil companies. Everyone else, UCP considers ‘useless eaters’.

    • Not Entirely Apathetic | October 26, 2020 at 10:54 PM | Reply

      @John Konrad 😂

    • Vince Schryver | October 26, 2020 at 10:59 PM | Reply

      @Not Entirely Apathetic who’s going to do those jobs ?Oh ya farm it out to the private sector, we know how that works out. Nothing like minimum wage job creation.

    • Speak Yourmind | October 26, 2020 at 11:01 PM | Reply

      Dwayne Wladyka sorry but you are mistaken. Laundry, cafeteria and janitorial is being privatized saving the tax payer $60M per year while still proving the same level of service.

  12. I bet after a few weeks without a paycheck they’ll be right back at work

    • @Dustin Tobler Yes it does !

    • Education Solution | October 26, 2020 at 9:16 PM | Reply

      @Dustin Tobler you sound sounds like your extra jealous of government employees……

    • @Dustin Tobler There is already a shortage of professional nurses Canada wide, you may not mind a waitress or dishwasher providing your nursing care but trust me the vast majority of Canadians want professional nursing!!! Having survived three near death experiences this year I can assure you Canada has the best healthcare in the world!!! I wouldn’t want to get sick in alberta right now!!!

    • dumb gambler

    • Matteo Pereira | October 26, 2020 at 10:50 PM | Reply

      If you’re in a union you get paid for picketing! So if this is organized by the union they are still paid

  13. Cutting healthcare budget in the middle of a pandemic, only the cons could do something idiotic like that.

  14. NDP should takeover Alberta.

  15. Who announces healthcare cutbacks in the middle of a deadly pandemic??? An ultra right wing PO💩 that’s who!!!

    • If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck

    • Not Entirely Apathetic | October 26, 2020 at 9:51 PM | Reply

      Who thinks money grows on trees and no skill workers deserve government pensions? NDP and Liberals.

    • Matteo Pereira | October 26, 2020 at 10:52 PM | Reply

      @Not Entirely Apathetic healthcare professionals are not qualified enough for their pay check? I think you have oil workers mistaken for healthcare professionals that spend easily 8 years in school to be qualified enough for their job!

    • Not Entirely Apathetic | October 26, 2020 at 11:06 PM | Reply

      @Matteo Pereira Does healthcare professional include laundry catering and custodians? I highly doubt anyone went to school for eight years to lean to mop or fold sheets. These are where the cuts are being made. This reporting is misleading by omission, and deliberately so. Doctors and Nurses are keeping their jobs.

  16. THIS IS not a fight against covid . It’s a fight against Gov. against Tyranny .

  17. Steve Bottrell | October 26, 2020 at 10:22 PM | Reply

    I’ve never wished a politician would come back before. I actually miss Notley…

  18. Alex Povolotski | October 26, 2020 at 10:23 PM | Reply

    … and rightfully so!

  19. Let me see if I got this right, the government tries to slash spending by cutting jobs in the healthcare AFTER the pandemic is over (you know, debt needs to be repaid)…the healthcare workers are so concerned about saving peoples lives (esp. during the pandemic) that they walk off the job…… few see anything wrong with the unions actions yet most condemn the government for doing it’s job, cutting spending. Got it, irony alert !

  20. We need an election. UCP is destroying this great province!

    and this is coming from someone who votes blue.

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