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Event summary produced by The Globe and Mail Events team. The Globe’s editorial department was not involved.

Even before the pandemic, lengthy wait times, uneven access to care and mounting costs were common issues in Canadian health care. Those challenges have only sharpened and today, health care providers face a significant backlog in elective surgeries, treatments and tests.

On November 15, The Globe and Mail hosted a webcast looking at how Canada’s health care system might recover from the current crisis, and move toward a better model for the future.

Missed the live event or would like to view it again? Scroll down to the video player below.

Globe and Mail health reporter and columnist, André Picard spoke with a panel of health care professionals, experts and community leaders about how Canada’s health care system should evolve to become more accessible, effective and resilient for all people in Canada.


  • Lysanne Lessard, co-lead of the learning health systems modeling lab at the Telfer School of Management.
  • Dr. Naheed Dosani, palliative care physician with the department of family and community medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital at Unity Health Toronto.
  • Sonia Kumar-Seguin, CEO of Body Brave.
  • Cameron Love, president and CEO of The Ottawa Hospital

Watch the full discussion (60 minutes) below.

The Globe and Mail presented the event with sponsor support from Telfer School of Management. The event included a representative from the Telfer School of Management, along with other speakers who participated independently at The Globe’s invitation.

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