The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

October 26, 2007 11:00 ET

The Fraser Institute: Media Advisory; Former President of the Ontario and Canadian Medical Associations to Discuss the Future of Canadian Health Care

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 26, 2007) - Dr. Albert Schumacher, former president of the Canadian Medical Association and the Ontario Medical Association, will discuss the future of Canadian health care at a Fraser Institute luncheon in Vancouver on Monday, October 29.

Dr. Schumacher is visiting the Institute as part of a national health care campaign sponsored by the National Citizen's Coalition designed to engage Canadians in a dialogue focused on the important facts about the current state of our health care system. The culmination of this campaign and dialogue will be included in a report on practical health care solutions which will be presented to federal and provincial governments.

Dr. Schumacher is among the youngest physicians ever to have served as president of the Ontario and Canadian Medical Associations. In these roles, he championed patient health and physician issues. He currently practises family medicine in Windsor, Ontario.

Date:: Monday, October 29, 2007

Time: 11:45 am-1:30 pm
(Schumacher will speak from 12:15 pm-1:00 pm, followed by 30
minutes of questions)

Location: Fraser Institute Boardroom
4th Floor, 1770 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC

Interested media are invited to attend.

The Fraser Institute is an independent research and educational organization based in Canada. Its mission is to measure, study, and communicate the impact of competitive markets and government intervention on the welfare of individuals. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit

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