Jeffrey
Simpson

Awards

2012 Finalist

Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing

for Chronic Condition: Why Canada's Health-Care System Needs to Be Dragged into the 21st Century

Jury Citation

“Jeffrey Simpson tackles a perennial subject – medicare – with a fresh and unstinting eye. He thoroughly reviews our health system’s past and present, before examining possible solutions, including efficiencies, user fees, privatization, prevention, and pharmacare, with reference to the experiences of Sweden, Australia, and Britain. A serious and timely contribution to the debate over the future of Canadian health-care.” – 2012 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing Jury (Ed Broadbent, Tasha Kheiriddin, and Daniel Poliquin)