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Health Services Preferential Access Inquiry Announces Public Hearings in Calgary

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Jan 18, 2013) - The Lieutenant Governor in Council has ordered a Public Inquiry to be held pursuant to Section 17 of the Health Quality Council of Alberta Act concerning the possibility of improper preferential access being given to publicly funded health services in Alberta.

The Honourable John Z. Vertes, Commissioner of the Health Services Preferential Access Inquiry, will hold Public Hearings in Calgary in February, 2013 on the dates and at the location listed below. The purpose of these hearings is to receive evidence pertinent to the Order in Council''s Terms of Reference.

February 19 and 20
Room #E1
Macleod Hall (Lower Level)- South Building
February 25, 26, 27, 28 and March 1
Telus Room 105 and 106- North Building
The Telus Conference Centre
120 - 9th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0P3

Additional information regarding the public hearings is available on the Commission''s website: www.healthaccessinquiry.com.