The Alberta Government is committing $137 million to build a bigger, better emergency department and mental health units at Calgary’s Peter Lougheed Centre.
Minister Shandro was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta on April 16, 2019, as the MLA for Calgary-Acadia.
A husband and father to two young children, Shandro has been an active member of his community for years. Previously serving a member of the National Parole Board, the Municipal Government Board, the Criminal Injuries Review Board, the University of Calgary Senate, the Calgary Parking Authority, and the Calgary Police Commission.
After the devastating 2013 floods, Shandro was appointed to the Disaster Recovery Committee by the Minister of Municipal Affairs on matters related to disaster recovery assistance. His public service record continues further, as he has been a volunteer for the Calgary Stampede’s Promotion Committee, an instructor and evaluator for CPLED (the Legal Education Society of Alberta’s bar admission course), a volunteer mentor for the Law Society of Alberta, and a volunteer lawyer for Student Legal Assistance at the University of Calgary. Shandro was a former director of a number of non-profit organizations, including the Calgary Ukrainian Festival, Digital Alberta, the Canadian Police Governance Association, and the Alberta Media Production Industries Association.
Tyler Shandro was appointed as Alberta’s Minister of Health on April 30, 2019. He will apply his strong record of public service to addressing the challenges currently facing Alberta’s healthcare system. He is committed to ensuring key pledges are met, including reducing wait times, and ensuring that all Albertans have access to a publicly funded, universal and reliable healthcare system.
Minister of Health Tyler Shandro issued the following statement on physician negotiations.
The next phase in the emergency department expansion at the Misericordia Community Hospital gets underway Monday with the start of demolition.
Health Minister Tyler Shandro has asked Calgary-Fish Creek MLA Richard Gotfried to lead a stakeholder engagement committee in a review of the province’s continuing care legislation.
The governments of Alberta and Canada are developing new affordable seniors housing for Albertans in Oyen, Spirit River and Manning.
Minister of Health Tyler Shandro issued the following statement on Heart Month.
Forty new continuing care living spaces will help Camrose seniors remain close to family and friends and in their community.
Minister of Health Tyler Shandro issued the following statement on World Cancer Day.
Internal savings will allow more money to be directed to patients and front-line care and will free up funds for more surgeries to cut growing wait times.