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'I'm eating my cookie': Alberta health official's media snub goes viral

<p>Alberta Health Service’s top dog is backtracking after snubbing the media for a cookie.</p>

Alberta Health Service’s top dog is backtracking after snubbing the media for a cookie.


Media questioned Dr. Stephen Duckett, president and CEO of AHS, on Friday following a meeting about emergency room wait times.


“I’m eating my cookie,” Duckett repeatedly told reporters as he walked out of the building.


Duckett posted an apology Saturday through his blog.


“The meeting made great progress,” he wrote. “That success has
to some extent been overshadowed by my poor responses to the media
afterwards, which I deeply regret and for which I apologize
unreservedly.”

 
 
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