History wars at the ROM.
Cost: Individual debates: $25/ROM Members $20.
Tommy Douglas Put Canada's Healthcare on the Wrong Path
Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 6:30 to 8 pm
Moderator: J. L. Granatstein
Pro: Michael Bliss, Canada's leading medical historian, is the author of The Discovery of Insulin and biographies of Frederick Banting, William Osler, and Harvey Cushing.
Con: Greg Marchildon was executive director of the Romanow Royal Commission on the Future of Health Care and holds the Canada Research Chair in Public Policy and Economic History at the University of Regina.
Canada is not Bilingual, Binational, or Bicultural
Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 6:30 to 8 pm
Moderator: Michael Bliss
Pro: David Bercuson of the University of Calgary is one of Canada's leading political-military historians.
Con: Political scientist Antonia Maioni, director of the Institute for the Study of Canada at McGill University, writes and speaks on Quebec and Canadian politics.