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  • Renowned health journalist Andre Picard to give talk on Canadian healthcare in February

    Jan 30, 2018 | Posted by: Rhys Mahannah

    apAndré Picard, renowned health columnist for the Globe and Mail, will give a talk on Canadian healthcare later this month at the University of Victoria.

    Titled "Quirky Past, Uncertain Future: The State of Canadian Healthcare," Picard will examine the history that led to the creation of medicare, and the social, financial, and technological challenges of providing universal healthcare in the twenty-first century.

    Below are the details for the talk. Click here for the poster.

    When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
    Time: 4:30 to 5:15pm (talk); 5:15 to 5:30pm (questions).
    Where: UVic, Bob Wright Centre, Flury Hall (see map)

    Admission is free and open to everyone. RSVP required: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YTSKZK3

    André Picard, besides writing for the Globe and Mail, is the author of five books, most recently Matters of Life and Death: Public Health Issues in Canada. He is a graduate of the University of Ottawa and Carleton University, and has received honorary degrees from six universities.