Nurses support Sicko

Canadian Press, July 6, 2007 Edmonton – The United Nurses of Alberta believes the new Michael Moore documentary Sicko is so good, the union spent nearly $1,800 so Edmontonians could watch it. Wearing sandwich boards, sunglasses and summer smiles, several nurses handed out free movie passes in downtown Edmonton on Wednesday. Union vice-president Bev Dick said every cent of the 150 tickets, costing $11.95 each, came out of union coffers. "It's certainly part of our role to promote strong public health care," she said. "(The movie) shows what can happen when you allow for-profits into a public system." ... Nurses