For decades, we've been talking about doctors leaving the public system to go private. And many are worried this could be leading to a two-tier healthcare system. Doctors are still leaving the public system in increasing numbers. But they remain a tiny percentage of the number across the province. We talk to experts from the medical community about what the future of our medicare system may be, and what that will mean for all patients.
Guest(s) : Dr. Hugo Viens, President, Quebec Medical Association Anne Lagacé Dowson, Political Commentator Ethan Cox, Ricochet Media Aaron Derfel, Montreal Gazette Health Reporter
CityLife examines issues that affect all anglo Montrealers in an engaging and accessible way. Host Richard Dagenais and his team delve into politics, public transit, roadwork, the environment, the economy, immigration, social issues, culture and much more. Each CityLife show zeroes in on a particular subject or issue unfolding in Montréal, often with original approaches and creative coverage of local stories you may not find anywhere else.
Richard Dagenais was born, raised, educated and, continues to be employed, in Montréal. Twice nominated for ACTRA National Radio Awards, he works in Montréal television and radio as a host, anchor, reporter and writer. He is a singer, songwriter, and musician who has performed the anthems for the Expos and Alouettes. He's married with one son and two nutty dogs. He enjoys sports but hates going to the gym; he goes, but he hates it! He's got a blog and he tweets, too!