New data from the Canadian Institute of Health Information (CIHI) shows the number of physicians in Alberta has increased twice as fast as the population.
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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.
In the Community
We’re expanding asymptomatic testing to community pharmacies, giving Albertans greater access to #COVID19AB testing closer to home.
Thank you to the Schizophrenia Society of Alberta for 40 years of understanding, compassion, hope and success for those living with schizophrenia.
In recognition of #WorldHepatitisDay, our government is providing a multi-year $1.8 million grant to the hepatitis C support program.
Alberta has the most expensive health care system in Canada, with far too many Albertans on waitlists.
We hit a new record in Alberta, with over half a million Albertans tested for #COVID19AB.
Yesterday, Minister Tyler Shandro and Premier Jason Kenney announced that 20 million more medical masks will be available to Albertans.