Life Support – Medicare’s mid-life crisis (Interviewed on CBC: The Sunday Edition)
Though our national health care system is top of mind for Canadians, you rarely hear politicians talk about it. We look back at the foundation of medicare, and ahead to its uncertain future.
Meyer Brownstone, one of the architects of medicare, recalls the ambitions, the battles, and the compromises behind Canada’s first national health care system.
Then health policy analyst Colleen Flood and medical journalist André Picard take its pulse, and give us their prognosis.