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Past Events

Public Forum - Defend Medicare in Court

June 10, 2014 - 07:00 pm

Join a panel of those involved in the Supreme Court case against Dr. Brian Day. Brian Day operates the Vancouver-based for-profit Cambie Surgery Corporation, infamous for unlawfully billing patients – in some cases, up to six times the legal amount. Day and his clinics are behind a constitutional challenge to Medicare, scheduled to go to trial in BC Supreme Court this September.…Read More

Danielle Martin: Three Big Ideas to Transform Health Care

November 27, 2014 - 06:00 pm

Last spring, Dr. Danielle Martin took on a U.S. Senate committee and defended Canada's health care system. While igniting pride from coast to coast, Dr. Martin also acknowledged that our health care system still has a long way to go. Join us to hear this health care leader's three big ideas on how we can improve our health care system for every Canadian.…Read More

Danielle Martin: The Ivory Tower on Main Street (BCHC Co-sponsored Event)

November 28, 2014 - 12:30 pm

The relationship between researchers and advocates in Canada is changing, and Medicare stands to benefit from that change. We have long known that evidence is not the only input to policy, but to make informed changes in Canadian health care financing and delivery we need to use evidence along with values and other critical inputs. In this session Dr. Danielle Martin will provide an analysis of the intersection between research and advocacy and apply some lessons to the current public debate about national Pharmacare.  …Read More

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