Media Advisory - Healthcare policymakers to speak to more than 100 Canadian

TORONTO, March 29 /CNW/ - Major Canadian healthcare policymakers will discuss including patients as part of government decisions on the future of Canada's health care system with 100 patients living with chronic medical conditions.

    Date:     Monday, March 29
    Time:     8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Location: MaRS Centre Auditorium, 101 College Street, Toronto
    With:     The Hon. Deb Matthews, Ontario Minister of Health and Long-Term
              Mark Stabile, Associate Professor, Rotman School of Business,
              University of Toronto
              Andre Picard, health columnist, Globe & Mail
              Elaine McCoy (Alberta), Canadian Senator, former Alberta
              Cabinet Minister
              Dr. Carolyn Bennett, MP, Liberal Party of Canada health critic
              & author of Kill or Cure? How Canadians Can Remake their Health
              Care System
              Adrian Dix, MLA British Columbia
              George Smitherman, former Ontario Minister of Health; Toronto
              mayoral candidate
              Andy Barrie, patient & former CBC Metro Morning Host
              Maureen McTeer, professor & author of Tough Choices: Living &
              Dying in the 21st Century
              David Cravit, Executive Vice President, CARP/ZoomerMedia Ltd.
              Dr. Michael Evans, Li Ka Shing Institute, St. Michael's

Patients and keynote speakers will be available for interviews.

This event is open to the media. French and English simultaneous interpretation is available. Media are encouraged to register at the event.


For further information: For further information: For a full speakers/panelist list and more information, please contact: Marc Kealey, Communications Lead, (647) 292-2537; Tiffanie Ing, Communications Coordinator, (647) 296-7577

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