U of S to host Canada 150 forum on the future of health care in Canada

SASKATOON – Members of the media are invited to hear from a panel of experts as they discuss the best way forward for Canadian health care.

Monday Sept. 18, 2017
4:30 – 6 pm
Convocation Hall
Peter MacKinnon Building
107 Administration Place
University of Saskatchewan

In 2001, the federal government established the Royal Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada to review medicare and recommend ways to improve the system. The commission was headed by Roy Romanow, former Saskatchewan premier and now chancellor of the University of Saskatchewan. Now, 16 years later, a distinguished panel will look at where health reform is headed.

The event will be emceed by Chancellor Romanow. Speakers will include:

  • Greg Marchildon, chief executive officer to the Romanow Royal Commission, and Ontario Research Chair in Health Policy and System Design at the University of Toronto;
  • Daniel Béland, Canada Research Chair in Public Policy and U of S Canada Research Chair in Public Policy at the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy;  and
  • JoLee Sasakamoose, associate professor, Faculty of Education, University of Regina, and research affiliate with the Indigenous Peoples’ Health Research Centre.

The event is presented by the U of S Canada 150 Project in partnership with the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy. The event is open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend.

For more information about the U of S Canada 150 Project, visit: http://canada150.usask.ca/



For more information, please contact:

Jennifer Thoma
Media Relations Specialist
University of Saskatchewan

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