Chronic Condition: Why Canada's Healthcare Needs to be Dragged into the 21st Century
Jeffrey Simpson discusses his new book regarding the state of Canada's Healthcare system
Uploaded: 4 Feb, 2013
Recording Date: 31 Jan, 2013
Recording Location: Queen's Univeristy Kingston, ON
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Program Title: Chronic Condition: Why Canada's Healthcare Needs to be Dragged into the 21st Century
Description: Jeffrey Simpson has been the Globe and Mail's national affairs columnist for more than 25 years. An Officer of the Order of Canada, he is an award-winning author of nine books whose work has won all three of Canada's leading literary prizes - the Governor-General's award for non-fiction book writing, the National Magazine Award for political writing, and the National Newspaper Award for column writing (twice) - as well as the Hyman Solomon Award for excellence in public policy journalism. Mr. Simpson’s latest book, “Chronic Condition: Why Canada's Health Care System Needs to be Dragged into the 21st Century”, examines how Canadian health care is ill-adapted to an aging population, and explores how to tackle this growing crisis. Mr. Simpson regularly contributes to television and radio programs and is a sought-after speaker at major conferences in Canada and abroad.
Host(s): CFRC 101.9fm
Featured Speakers/Guests: Jeffrey Simpson
Credits: Recorded and Edited by Brendon Wilson
Health > PolicyType: Speech/Presentation
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