Media releases | May 14, 2022

Please note: Public Interest Alberta was only one part of a coalition of organizations at the rally, including the Alberta Federation of Labour, the United Nurses of Alberta, Friends of Medicare, Health Sciences Association of Alberta, the Alberta Union of Provincial Employees and more. A request for correction was sent to CTV News Calgary on May 16th, 2022. 

Albertans rallied across the province Saturday to support public healthcare and frontline staff.

Outside the South Health Campus, a group of Calgarians drew attention to the state of Alberta's healthcare system.

The rally follows an announcement made by the province Friday that more ICU beds are being added to Alberta hospitals to help address the surgery backlog, burned-out health care workers, and growing wait times. Read more →