CBC Television Network

Healthier, Wealthier, Wiser?

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1965

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired from May 3 to May 24, 1965 for 4 weeks.

Paul Fox hosted this public affairs program dedicated to health care. It coincided with 5 radio programs on health services in Canada. The 4 television shows were The Family, The Doctor, The Society and The Future, all based on the recent findings of Justice Emmett Hall on national health care coverage. Most of broadcasts followed public meetings across the country on the issues of health care: a debate that continues to this day.

Producers: Christina McDougall and Denny Spence

Writer: Warner Troyer

Researcher: Joan Lollobon

Host: Paul Fox

Written by John Corcelli – May, 2005