Alberta

AHS issues Request for Proposals for laundry services

EDMONTON, AB – Alberta Health Services (AHS) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for third party providers interested in taking over responsibility of laundry services across the province. Earlier this month, Health Minister Tyler Shandro announced that about 9,700 positions within AHS would be cut, with jobs outsourced and contracted out in sectors such as laundry, community labs, housekeeping and ...

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Province targets surgical backlog

A backlog of non-urgent surgeries exists in Alberta due to COVID-19 shutdowns, but the province is working to increase surgical capacity to catch up. Non-urgent, scheduled and elective surgeries were postponed across the province in response to the ongoing pandemic on March 17. Urgent and emergency surgeries, as well as oncology and scheduled caesarean (c-section) procedures were said not to ...

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Alberta government asking for proposals to study feasibility of provincial pension plan

Citing recommendations made by its Fair Deal Panel, the Alberta government is now accepting bids for a contract to study the pros and cons of opting out of the Canada Pension Plan and setting up a provincial benefit program in its place. “The province is seeking a detailed analysis of the costs, benefits and structure of a potential Alberta Pension ...

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Alberta Pension Plan: UCP seeking outside study of costs, benefits, whether to leave CPP

Premier Jason Kenney’s UCP government has issued a request for proposals seeking more information on a potential provincial pension plan. The Alberta government is looking for an external analysis of the potential risks and benefits of a provincial pension plan. In a request for proposals issued last Thursday and closing Oct. 13, the government says it wants a detailed analysis ...

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Alberta to expand chartered surgical facilities to clear backlog created by COVID-19

The Alberta government will be issuing a formal request for proposals for new chartered surgical facilities, in an effort to clear the backlog of scheduled surgeries within the public health system created by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Alberta government will be issuing a formal request for proposals for new chartered surgical facilities, in an effort to clear the backlog of ...

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OAKLU Receives $100B in RFPs in the Last 30 Days

EDMONTON, AB.  — Oaklu President Morgan Reynolds reported the company was asked for proposals to build its Turnkey Hospital™ facilities, affordable housing projects ranging from 50,000-500,000 units, and energy projects with contracts totaling USD $100 billion. Mr. Reynolds said his goal was to build better communities, not to get into the Guinness Book of Records, but he could appear in their pages, nevertheless. ...

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Exciting features for new multi-million dollar aquatic and arena complex

The planned aquatic and arena recreation centre is outlined in red. We’re learning more about specifications and very special features planned for Prince Albert’s multi-million dollar aquatic and arena recreation centre. The city has put out a request for proposals (RFP) for the design of phase one of the facility, which will include two 800-seat arenas and a 47,000 square foot ...

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Province to review pandemic response

Alberta will undertake a third-party review of its COVID-19 response that will improve the province’s ability to respond to a potential second wave of the virus as well as any future pandemics. The government is currently seeking proposals for the review. The deadline to submit a proposal is Aug. 10 and the province wants to choose the successful candidate by ...

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Alberta to commission third-party review of pandemic response

Applications close Aug. 10 Frontline healthcare workers brings back swab samples which will be tested for COVID-19 at a drive thru clinic in Edmonton. The province is seeking bids for a consultant to conduct a third-party review of Alberta’s response to the pandemic. The province is putting out a call for bids on a third-party review of Alberta’s pandemic response. The ...

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City approves $42.5 million in RMR projects next year

Around $4.3 million taken out of 2021 projects overall A resident strolls over the Children’s Bridge on a rainy afternoon. According to the city’s capital RMR budget for 2021, funds for bridge repair dropped by $5,000 to $275,000. Approximately $42.5 million in repair, maintain and replacement (RMR) projects have been conditionally approved for next year in St. Albert, covering everything ...

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