The province is looking for independent providers to perform more surgeries and reduce wait times.
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.
Health Information In 8 Additional Languages | Des Renseignements Sur La Santé Offerts En Huit Autres Langues
People from across Alberta now have access to important health information translated into eight additional languages.
Government is updating food regulations to create new business opportunities for bed-and-breakfasts and help food banks serve Albertans more effectively.
Health Minister Tyler Shandro has appointed Brent Windwick, an expert in health law and ethics, as the new board chairman of the Health Quality Council of Alberta.
Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health has confirmed the province’s first case of severe vaping-associated lung illness.
In 2020, seniors will have one number to call for
information, advocacy and referrals regarding
Alberta government services.
The government is keeping its platform commitment to drive down surgical wait times with the Alberta Surgical Wait-Times Initiative
The government is keeping its platform commitment to drive down surgical wait times with the Alberta Surgical Wait-Times Initiative.