On this week’s show: A mother shares her frustration over her son’s life-changing surgery being cancelled due to rising COVID-19 hospitalizations. MPs offer their thoughts on Quebec’s proposed health tax on unvaccinated people. A Montreal ER nurse reveals the burnout felt by frontline hospital workers, and two former health ministers discuss how to relieve pressure on Canada’s health care system. Plus — two pollsters examine the public mood in Ontario and Quebec ahead of this year’s provincial elections.
Two former health ministers say that there is no single solution to building a more robust health-care system for the long haul, but it does include more investment from the federal government.
A Liberal MP who works as a medical doctor says he's in favour of making unvaccinated Canadians pay some kind of a special tax — and he believes others in his party agree.