Parkland Blog — Alberta lab services: from guinea pigs to heroes (and back again?)

“A quick Google search suggests that this is the first year the Prime Minister has issued a formal statement (and tweet) to mark National Laboratory Week. In his message, Prime Minister Trudeau acknowledged the “the invaluable and life-saving contributions of our country’s dedicated medical laboratory professionals” during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Rebecca Graff-McRae from the Parkland Institute looks at the state and politics of Alberta’s medical lab services on the Parkland Institute blog, read the full article here.

“Will public labs and lab workers remain the heroes of the story? Or will they once more be cast as the guinea pigs in a privatization experiment?”