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Dr. Bonnie Henry sits down with Paul Wells: Maclean's in Conversation

B.C.'s health officer sits down with senior writer Paul Wells to discuss the challenges of managing a year-long health crisis, and what comes next

Dr. Bonnie Henry has been one of the leading figures in Canada’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As provincial health officer for British Columbia, her informative briefings have been part of the information diet for all Canadians. Dr. Henry will speak to Maclean’s senior writer Paul Wells about the challenges of managing a year-long health crisis, and what comes next.

The conversation will air on Thurs., Feb. 25, 2021 at 7 p.m. ET on the Maclean’s Facebook page and YouTube channel, as well as at macleans.ca/inconvo.

Presented by the Canadian Bankers Association in partnership with the National Arts Centre.


Past guests include:

February 2021: Edmonton mayor Don Iveson
January 2021: EJ Dionne Jr. and Maryscott “Scotty” Greenwood discuss the dawn of the Biden era
December 2020: Jagmeet Singh
December 2020: Historian Margaret MacMillan
November 2020: Erin O’Toole, leader of the Conservative Party of Canada
November 2020: Annamie Paul, Leader of the Green Party of Canada
October 2020EJ Dionne Jr., Maryscott “Scotty” Greenwood, Eugene Daniels and Carlos Lozada
October 2020: Investigative journalist Justin Ling on serial killer Bruce McArthur
September 2020: Federal environment minister Jonathan Wilkinson
July 2020: Dr. Catherine Hankins and Dr. David Naylor, members of the COVID-19 Immunity Task Force
June 2020: Kevin Loring, playwright, actor, director of Indigenous Theatre at the NAC
June 2020: Guest host Desmond Cole with panelists Esi Edugyan, Robyn Maynard, Syrus Marcus Ware and Ian Williams
June 2020: Carol Anderson and Kevin Young
June 2020: Parliamentary budget officer Yves Giroux & Information Commissioner Caroline Maynard
May 2020: Health minister Patty Hajdu
May 2020: Alberta Premier Jason Kenney
April 2019: Bank of Canada governor, Stephen Poloz
February 2019: Canadian ambassador to the U.S., David MacNaughton
December 2018: Former prime minister Jean Chrétien
November 2018: Alberta Premier Rachel Notley
September 2018: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
June 2018: Jane Philpott, former minister of Indigenous services.
May 2018: Jason Kenney, leader of Alberta’s United Conservative Party (current Premier of Alberta)
April 2018: Katie Telford, chief of staff to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
March 2018: Conservative leader Andrew Scheer
February 2018: NDP leader Jagmeet Singh