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Great Canadian Debates: Our broken health care system is infringing the rig...
Tue, 2 May 2017, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
Is our broken health care system infringing the rights of Canadians?
Ujjal Dosanjh and Dr. Brian Day will debate that question as part of another Great Canadian Debate, taking place May 2, 2017 at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa.
Canadians have long taken great pride in medicare. But with rising costs, long wait lists and middling outcomes, some say the system is failing them. It has been argued in court and in public that denying timely treatment violates our Charter rights. Others will tell you the system works well, the alternatives are worse, and the principle of universal public coverage is vital for equality. Who is right? Is our broken heath care system violating the rights of Canadians?
Dr. Brian Day, an orthopedic surgeon and former president of the Canadian Medical Association, will argue in favour of the resolution “Our broken health care system is infringing the rights of Canadians”. Ujjal Dosanjh, a former British Columbia premier and federal minister of health, will argue against.
When: May 2, 2017 at 7pm
Where: Barney Danson Theatre, Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Pl., Ottawa, ON
As an added bonus, all attendees of the debates will have access to the Special Exhibition: Vimy – Beyond the Battle after the debate finishes, between 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Click here for more information on this special exhibit.
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Do you offer free or discounted tickets for students?
Yes. To encourage youth engagement in the debates, MLI offers 30 free student tickets for each event. Once the free tickets are taken, student tickets are offered at a discounted rate of $15 each online, or $20 at the door.
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How much will tickets cost at the door?
Tickets will be available at the door for the following prices: $20 seniors, $20 students, $25 adults. We will be able to accept payments by cash only.
Is there an ATM on site?
Yes, there is an ATM on site near the museum gift shop.
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