Paramedics furious over alleged memo asking them to buy own equipment
Alberta paramedics are outraged over a memo from the province that allegedly asks them to fund the purchase of medical equipment through a voluntary payroll deduction. Elisabeth Ballerman is the president of the union that represents paramedics. She says this is unbelievable. "What's next? Will they be asked to take out a car loan to pay for the ambulance? Perhaps pharmacists should pay for the drugs they dispense and lab technologists for test tubes they use?" Ballerman, with the Health Sciences...