Doctors answer call in Saskatchewan, applying for emergency licences during pandemic

Physicians have answered the call and returned to practice medicine in Saskatchewan since the novel coronavirus pandemic struck. Back in March, the College of

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Leaving hand sanitizer in hot vehicles a fire risk: Alberta doctors

Doctors at Alberta Health Services say people using hand sanitizer when they are out shouldn’t leave it in their cars for too long because

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Alberta doctors push back against government’s ‘divide-and-conquer’ strategy

The association representing Alberta’s doctors is preparing for a protracted battle over pay, bargaining rights and the reformation of the province’s health-care system. In

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10 Lac La Biche doctors resigning from serving hospital over recent government funding changes

Ten doctors have resigned from serving the hospital in Lac La Biche over recent government funding changes, according to a letter sent to the

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‘We’re in uncharted waters’: Doctors adjust as virtual appointments become the new norm

Until a little more than a month ago, Edmonton family physician Dr. Krystle Kay-Pfau assessed only a handful of patients every week by video

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Doctors testing Prince George-made intubation boxes that protect physicians treating COVID-19 patients

Doctors in Prince George, B.C., are testing locally made intubation boxes to be used while working with COVID-19 patients.  Anesthesiologist Dr. Jamil Akhtar, with

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Alberta’s health-care funding changes now in effect, despite doctors’ pleas to hold off

The province’s restructuring of doctor pay and other changes to the health-care system have now officially gone ahead, despite pleas from many doctors for

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Alberta doctors scrambling to get cancer surgeries done before ‘tidal wave’ of COVID-19 patients

Health officials and doctors in Alberta are hard at work trying to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, but trend lines in other areas of the

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Alberta gives doctors go ahead to see patients virtually

The Alberta government says it is making it easier for doctors to provide care online and over the phone. In response to physicians’ concerns,

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‘We are putting the entire public at risk’: Doctors say shelters need urgent help with COVID-19 response

It wasn’t a usual, crowded protest. On Saturday, a small group of doctors marched across the street from the Calgary Drop-In Centre, keeping two metres

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