Danielle Smith, Leader, Wildrose Alliance Party – November 30, 2010
Danielle Smith was interviewed after her Lunch on the Frontier speech in Winnipeg on November 22, 2010.
Dr. Jacques Chaoulli – January 1, 2008
Our conversation with Dr. Jacques Chaoulli, the man who successfully challenged Canada's entrenched healthcare monopoly.
Dr. Vaughan Glover, President, Canadian Association for People-Centred Health – November 12, 2007
Bottom up, people centred heath is the wave of the future despite our politicians.
John Carpay, Executive Director, Canadian Constitution Foundation – March 5, 2007
Two years after a court decision that said laws outlawing the use of private insurance for primary medical care were in violation of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, another case is wending its way through the courts in Alberta. How long will it take for this freedom to be restored to all Canadian consumers?
Dr. Mark Godley, Maples Surgical Clinic, Winnipeg – January 20, 2006
Can the private sector deliver cost-effective services within a public healthcare system? A Canadian doctor with an established record of doing that says it can, and explains how and why.
Johan Hjertqvist, President, Health Consumer Powerhouse, Brussels – November 30, 2005
The new EuroHealth Index is beginning the next wave in public services, where consumers are empowered with information that assists them in navigating the bureaucratic byways of service provision.
Philippe Cyrenne, Economics Professor, University of Winnipeg – March 31, 2005
A committed supporter of Medicare considers how it might be improved, and tramples a few Canadian orthodoxies.
Dr. Henry Friesen, Chair, Genome Canada – January 24, 2004
We should stop thinking of Medicare as a social program, and start thinking about its potential for generating economic growth, says a pioneer in genetic research.
Larry Desjardins, former NDP Health Minister – March 28, 2003
It’s been proven in studies done years ago that throwing money at problems doesn’t work. You’ve got to solve the problem. We can’t keep up now.
A Conversation with Johan Hjertqvist – October 4, 2000
We have redefined what is good healthcare and have been quite successful in some parts of Sweden - cutting waiting lists, speeding up productivity, improving quality, satisfying personnel working in healthcare.
A Conversation with David Gratzer – June 21, 2000
Increasingly people have angst about the system. Eight out of ten Canadians in a recent Angus Reid Poll thought the system was in crisis.