Bitter Medicine, Part Two: Medicare in Crisis

Part two of a 2-part documentary examining Canada's national health insurance system from its conception on the Canadian Prairies in the early part of the 20th century to its present state of crisis. This second part examines national Medicare 20 years after its inception and the bitter struggle among various authorities as they jockey to attain a position of power in a new scheme of things.

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Film Credits

director
Tom Shandel
script
Tom Shandel
producer
George Johnson
Tom Shandel
associate producer
Penny Gurstein
photography
Brian Hosking
Andy Ormsby
Kirk Tougas
sound
Gerry King
Mike Oldfield
Norm Rosen
Wolf Ruck
John Uhthoff
editing
Barbara Evans
re-recording
Paul Sharpe
narrator
Ann Petrie
music
Jean Piché

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