David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: Why and how the Wildrose ‘wait time guarantee’ adds up to two-tier health care

Don’t expect the quality of health care in Alberta to improve because of a “wait-time guarantee” – unless you can pay. If you, dear reader, are one of the thousands of Albertans who has come to the conclusion the Wildrose Party’s health care wait-time guarantee sounds like a pretty good idea, there may be some ...

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: Wildrose leader openly lays out plan for privatizing health care

Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith in Promises, Promises, the Medical Comedy. The trouble is, it’s not funny. Real Alberta politicians may not be exactly as illustrated. Below: Ms. Smith as she really, really appears. There’s not much need for scare tactics by supporters of public medicare: Yesterday the Wildrose Party laid out a pretty clear plan ...