Commentary

Speech to Economic Club of Canada

On September 23, 2013, Leslee Thompson, President & CEO, Kingston General Hospital and Chair, Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO), spoke at the Economic Club of Canada on the topic “Healthier, Wealthier & Smarter: The New Bottom Line for Investment in Health Research and Innovation.”

Thompson used the speech to open a dialogue on the value of investing in health research. “Today is a start. I want you to think about the value of Ontario renewing investment in discovery science,” she said. “I think we need to invest in making Ontario the place where the brightest minds in the world want to come to research, explore, and discover,” she said.

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