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CITY CONVERSATIONS

Fixing B.C.’s Healthcare System:
Two Important and Controversial Views

WHEN: April 20, 12:30–1:30pm
WHERE: Room 1600, SFU Vancouver at Harbour Centre

Canadians love what we think is our healthcare system: public, universal and comprehensive. Universal it is— everyone’s covered. But only hospital stays and doctors' visits are paid from public funds, not other critical components such as medications, long term care, or physiotherapy. So, it’s hardly comprehensive.

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SIX DEGREES CITIZEN SPACE

6 DEGREES VANCOUVER:
ARE YOU HOME?

WHEN: April 24, 8:00am–5:00pm
WHERE: SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 West Hastings St.

For refugees, immigrants, Indigenous peoples and settlers, notions of home are complex. In Canada — and particularly in unceded Coast Salish territory — questions of home, belonging, and who is welcoming whom are constantly scrutinized. Who is “home” in Canada and who is not? How do we reconcile home with place of origin? Are you home?

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