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June 18, 2015

Bill 3 restores stability to Alberta’s education, health care and human services, and freezes tuition – The new government has taken steps to ensure Alberta families have the access to the essential services upon which they rely.

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June 15, 2015

Liberal Leader Swann to co-chair mental health review – Premier Rachel Notley and Liberal Leader Dr. David Swann announced that Dr. Swann will co-chair a review of Alberta’s mental health policy, working with Government MLA Danielle Larivee, a registered nurse.

May 31, 2015

Government acts to protect youth from the dangers of menthol tobacco and prevent cancer – The province is banning the sale of menthol flavoured tobacco in Alberta after September 30, 2015.

April 2, 2015

Improved access to primary health care coming to Peace River  

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Media inquiries concerning Alberta's health care system and the department of Alberta Health can be directed to:

  • Cameron Traynor, Communications Director, 780-427-5344
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