‘Not far enough’: Saskatchewan health care unions respond to new COVID-19 measures

Alyson R. Briggs

Saskatchewan health care provider unions are welcoming efforts to ease COVID-19 pressures on emergency rooms and intensive care units, but are also calling for more to be done to relieve burnt-out workers.

“We need to have some breathing room in the system and that’s what a slowdown will give us,” said Saskatchewan Union of Nurses president Tracy Zambory.

“But the public health orders don’t go far enough. We needed to see mandatory masking put back into place. We needed to have more concrete action around vaccine passports. If we don’t do that and institute those public health measures that

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